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    Superyacht Tenders & Toys opens Monaco division


    The UK’s Superyacht Tenders Toys (SYTT) has launched a watersports toy rental service in the Med. Based in Monaco, the new division was created in response to rising consumer demand. It also offers SYTT a base outside the UK in the midst of uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the company ...

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    Azimut Yachts appoints Australian dealer


    Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group has named d’Albora Marine as its exclusive Azimut dealer for Australia. The brand was previously represented by 5 Star Motor Cruisers.

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    Tariffs take toll on US firms


    How two very different boating companies are impacted in different ways by the Trump administration’s tariff on Chinese goods

  • The 2019 Australian Marine Industry Award winners

    Australian Marine Industry Awards highlight global success


    An inherent element of the annual ASMEX conference is the Australian Marine Industry Awards. Always held at a gala event, the awards reflect the success of the country’s strong marine industry, covering superyachts, marine recreation and commercial marine activities.

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    Bahamas targets US$50m in yacht charter fees


    The Bahamian government is focused on improving revenue and is targeting what one official calls the “low hanging fruit” of existing, uncollected revenue sources such as the island nation’s 4% yacht charter fee.

  • Lignia's Dale Warren, Anthony Carroll and Chris Palmer

    UK timber modification firm grows team


    Lignia Wood Company, a UK manufacturer of modified timber for the marine and other markets, has hired Dale Warren, Anthony Carroll and Chris Palmer as purchasing manager, senior technical sales executive and production manager respectively.

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    Beneteau First Yacht 53 to launch at Cannes


    After two years of development, the eagerly awaited First Yacht 53 from Beneteau will be shown for the first time at the autumn boat shows in Europe (Cannes, Genoa, Barcelona), and Annapolis in the US.

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    Suzuki posts strong 2018 marine performance


    Global financial results for the 2018 fiscal year released by Suzuki Motor Corp reveal strong performance by its marine division

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    US boat trailer manufacturer expands production


    Magic Tilt, a US builder of marine trailers, has expanded its production facility in Clearwater, Florida by adding an additional six-bay, 8,000sq ft building for trailer service, set-up and stacking purposes.

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    Dutch marine wholesaler reports strong Q1


    Allpa Marine Equipment, a Dutch wholesaler with branches in the Netherlands and Germany, has reported an 8% jump in turnover in the first quarter of 2019, with sales benefitting from “nice weather” during the start of the year.