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  • Nanni N3.21

    New Nanni importer for South America


    French engine manufacturer Nanni has signed a partnership with a new dealer in Latin America. Fibrecon Marine will cover Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Chile and Argentina.

  • Rutgerson signs global contract with Elvstrom Sails

    Rutgerson in Elvstrøm supply deal


    Swedish sail hardware manufacturer Rutgerson has signed a three-year supply contract with Elvstrøm Sails, one of the world’s largest sail-makers.

  • News

    Donovan Marine acquires Morgan Recreational Products


    Donovan Marine, the Louisiana-based international distributor of marine components and transportation equipment, has acquired Morgan Recreational Products in a deal with undisclosed terms.

  • Bertrand Thiebaut

    Thiébaut out, BRP Powersports restructures


    Bertrand Thiébaut is out as head of the BRP Powersports Group and an “internal leadership restructuring” will have the company co-led by Sandy Scullion as Senior Vice President, Global Retail Services and Thomas Uhr as Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Manufacturing Operations.

  • News

    New Albanian marina to open in 2021


    Swiss company Finsec AG is building a new marina on Albania’s Kalaja e Turrës peninsula on the Adriatic Sea that will form part of a luxury complex. According to company representatives, the marina and service area are scheduled for completion in the first half of 2021.

  • The catamaran capsized near the entrance to the Port of Cape Town on Monday

    Safety protocols in question as details emerge of dramatic SA rescue


    A senior South African politician has questioned whether a breach of safety protocol led to the catamaran accident in Table Bay on Monday involving five British tourists and three local crew.

  • BG-One, winner of an Innovation Award at IBEX in October

    Blue Guard appoints manufacturers’ rep


    Blue Guard Innovations (BGI) has appointed Charles A Perry Company as its manufacturers’ representative for the BGI range of smart switches and sensors as well as the BG-Link IoT Marine Gateway products on the US eastern seaboard, southern states and the US Midwest.

  • Equanimity

    Disputes involving superyachts continue


    Two large superyachts involved in different disputes are still awaiting resolution of their respective situations. The superyachts at the centre of these disputes are the 115m (377ft) Luna and the 91.5m (300ft) Equanimity.

  • Parsun Marine

    Chinese outboard engine maker reports growth, secures UN supply contract


    Chinese outboard engine manufacturer Parsun has come quite a way since it became part of the Chinese, A-share listed public company Eastern Precision in 2015, of which it is now a fully owned subsidiary.

  • The OTAM 80HT

    Hull No 6 of OTAM 80HT sold


    Italian boatbuilder OTAM has announced the sale of Hull No 6 in the OTAM 80HT series. Attitude is currently in build at the yard’s facility in Genoa and is due for delivery to its new owner in April 2020.