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  • IBEX Export Excellence Award

    Final call for US Export Excellence Award entries


    Deadline for entries this Friday

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    MCI signs deal with Princess


    The UK’s Marine Components International (MCI) has signed a deal with Princess Yachts to supply Bennett Marine trim tab systems on its latest model, the Princess X95. The Bennett trim tabs will assist with the planing attitude of the 95ft, 104-tonne X95 yacht, which have a speed range of 24kt-26kt. ...

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    Wells Fargo: US business owners bullish on current economic environment


    New data from US financial services provider Wells Fargo shows US business owners across a broad spectrum of sectors reporting continuing revenue growth while demonstrating little concern that their businesses could be impacted by American trade policies.

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    New marinas to be built in Greece


    The Greek island of Leros in the eastern Aegean Sea is to host a new marina. A concession agreement to construct a marina in Ormos Alindon was signed by ex-Tourism Minister Thanassis Theocharopoulos just before the start of the recent Greek elections.

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    Spate of yacht incidents sees fire, collision and death


    Three events over the past week or so in Phuket, Cairns and Cannes involving two superyachts and a smaller craft have resulted in a major fire, a collision, and the death of a British superyacht crew.

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    Hatteras/Cabo inks deal with SkipperBud’s


    Hatteras/Cabo Yachts has formed a partnership with SkipperBud’s in which the iconic family-owned string of 18 Midwest dealerships will have exclusive rights to the luxury brands in the Great Lakes region of the US.

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    Poland to launch new yacht registration system in 2020

    2019-08-12T13:59:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Poland’s law on the registration of yachts and other craft of up to 24m (79ft) is set to enter into force on 1 January 2020, introducing new fees for local yacht owners and capping them based on a percentage of the country’s minimum wage.

  • Global Yachting Group

    SY services firm anticipates ‘better than expected’ full-year results


    After a challenging 2018, the Global Yachting Group (GYG) has issued a trading update that suggests the “positive momentum” experienced in the first half of 2019 will result in a “profit performance for the full financial year that will be ahead of current market expectations”.

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    Enterprise Florida creating jobs through export growth


    With only 4% of US companies exporting goods, state organisations like Enterprise Florida play an important role in helping businesses move into foreign markets with the goal of stimulating job growth through export growth. So, it’s no surprise that nine of the 13 US exhibitors at the Sydney International Boat ...

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    2019 Cannes Yachting Festival set for busy six days

    2019-08-09T15:10:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    With just over a month to go before the start of the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival (CYF), the volume of news that has already been issued about new launches suggests the event will be as busy as usual – if not more so.