• BOB Awards jury 2019

    Best of Boats (BOB) Awards – jury revealed


    The jury has been announced for this year’s Best of Boats (BOB) Awards. They come from 16 countries and represent every important watersports destination and boatbuilding nation.

  • Figaro Race

    Boat Builder Awards 2019: Foilers on the innovation radar


    Last year it was a dynamic new deck layout by Galeon that picked up the Innovative On-Board Design Solution award sponsored by Fusion. As foilers enter the mainstream, will the technology make them a front runner in this year’s Awards?

  • BBS queue

    2019 Brisbane Boat Show approaches


    The 2019 Brisbane Boat Show is returning to the Brisbane Convention Exhibition Centre this year from August 23-25. The three-day event is one of the largest recreational boat shows in Queensland, Australia, covering more than 20,000sq m of floor space across four halls at the South Bank venue. ...

  • Bob's Machine Shop

    NMMA honours Bob’s Machine Shop with Global Star export award


    Recognising members who exemplify export success through a demonstrated commitment to exporting, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the US has named Bob’s Machine Shop as a 2019 Global Star export honoree.

  • Last year's HISWA In-Water Boat Show attracted 23,000 people

    3km of boats to be displayed at Dutch in-water show


    More than 300 boats with a total length or around 3km will be on display from September 4-8 at this year’s HISWA In-Water Boat Show in Lelystad in the Netherlands – 12% more than last year’s edition.

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    Cannes show organiser unveils new sailing events


    The organisers of the 42nd Cannes Yachting Festival have prepared a packed itinerary of sailing events for this year’s show – a fitting tribute to mark its 42nd edition and the opening of the Port Canto Sailing area, which will host 80 exhibitors and 120 new sailing boats, monohulls and ...

  • The Kaohsiung Exhibition Center

    Taiwan yacht market ‘thriving’ in run-up to TIBS 2020


    The Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS) will be returning to the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center next year from March 12-15 for its fourth bi-annual edition.

  • US boat sales

    1,300 US dealers receive Customer Satisfaction Index award


    More than 1,300 US boat dealers have been recognised by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) with its 2018 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award and just over 900 were recognised for excellence in customer service.

  • ADEC 2019 Innovation Award overall winner

    Abu Dhabi show organiser wins award


    Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), organiser of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show, has won an AIPC (International Association of Convention Centres) Innovation Award for its new meeting space, the Hive.

  • Durban Point Yacht Club

    2019 Durban Boat & Lifestyle Show cancelled again


    For the third year in a row the reformatted Durban Boat Show has been cancelled, this time reportedly due to a pollution scare in Durban harbour.