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    ICOMIA/IFBSO Conference 2019 – Day 2 review


    Speed networking, the environment and putting a value on the ‘End of Life Boat’ pipeline

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    NauticStar appoints first Australian dealer


    US boatbuilder NauticStar Boats is focusing on “expanding its international footprint” and has named Marine Partners as its first authorised dealer in Australia.

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    Bass Cat, Yar-Craft complete expansion


    Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats have completed construction of a new building and renovations to existing facilities that add 4,000sq ft of space and should increase production by 40%, according to a company news release.

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    New app for yacht temps sees steady uptake


    What claims to be the first “fully integrated online temp recruitment platform for the private yacht industry” is now live and attracting attention from yacht owners/operators seeking crew as well as crew seeking yachts.

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    The Moorings expands charter fleet


    UK-based charter operator The Moorings has added two new models to its sailing fleet. The Moorings 52.3 and 52.4 monohulls, built by Beneteau, will be ready to make their inaugural sail in the British Virgin Islands in December 2019.

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    Croatian marinas grow revenues in 2018


    Croatian marinas managed to increase revenues to HRK 857m (US$130m) in 2018, up 2.7% compared with a year earlier, according to the Marina Association of the Croatian Chamber of Economy (HGK).

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    2019 Genoa show details revealed


    The official announcement of the 2019 Genoa International Boat Show, organised by Italian marine industry association UCINA, was held in Milan yesterday at the headquarters of Italy’s national business newspaper, Il Sole 24 Ore .

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    US policymakers hear from boating industry to kick off National Fishing and Boating Week


    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) kicked off National Fishing and Boating week by holding two briefings for over 100 congressional staff in Washington, DC, Tuesday to discuss the importance of the US$650 million Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund (Trust Fund) and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). ...

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    Borrow A Boat teams up with Ocean Independence


    Borrow A Boat, the UK’s first peer-to-peer yacht charter platform, has teamed up with superyacht central agent Ocean Independence to launch Borrow A Boat Plus.

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    US bans private boating to Cuba


    The Trump Administration on Tuesday banned most US travel to Cuba under the so-called ‘group people-to-people educational travel,’ to pressure the Communist island over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.