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    Groupe Beneteau offers two new models at Sydney show


    Groupe Beneteau chose the Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS) to release two new models of what it calls “crossover” boats designed in large degree to meet the needs of the Asia/Pacific market.

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    Garmin reports record Q2 revenues, profits


    Marine electronics manufacturer Garmin Ltd. reported record revenues and profits in its second quarter 2019 results, released yesterday.

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    IBEX announces 2019 Super Sessions


    The organisers of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) have announced a series of Super Sessions and special events, as part of its Education Conference. The Super Sessions are hosted by exhibiting companies and industry associations to offer in-depth training and topic-specific learning. The pre-conference Super Sessions take place ...

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    New €4m marina planned for northern Spain


    A new marina is to open in San Vicente de la Barquera on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, thanks to an investment estimated to be worth some €4m (US$4.5m).

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    Garmin inks exclusive supply deal with Regulator Marine


    Garmin International has signed an exclusive supply agreement with North Carolina-based Regulator Marine that will see Garmin electronics offered as standard equipment on all Regulator boats from 23ft-41ft, including the company’s new 26XO centre console crossover.

  • Wallytender

    Wally teams up with top European resort


    Wally, the newly acquired Ferretti Group brand , has teamed up with one of the Mediterranean’s most exclusive party venues – Phi Beach on Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda – by providing a Wallytender to serve as an exclusive concierge boat for the summer season. The Wallytender will transfer VIPs to the ...

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    Greta Thunberg chooses sailing yacht for Atlantic crossing


    Climate activist Greta Thunberg will sail from Europe to North America in mid-August to start a “climate tour” of America. The 16-year-old Swede is using the completely emissions-free ocean-going yacht Malizia for this purpose.

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    Canadian government implements new legislation to deal with abandoned boats


    The Government of Canada is busy this week promoting the official implementation of its new Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act, which provides fines of up to C$50,000 for individuals and $250,000 for businesses which are found to be guilty of abandoning boats.

  • Sirena 88

    Turkish builder launches new flagship


    Sirena Yachts has launched its new flagship model, the Sirena 88. At 26.8m, it is the largest yacht ever built by the Turkish yard.

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    SIBS preview: Sydney show not just about selling boats


    Some 60,000 people are expected to visit the Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS) from August 1-5, but with only about 14,000 new boats registered each year in Australia, not a lot of those people are buying boats. But that’s OK, according to Domenic Genua, general manager for marketing and events ...