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  • MYS 2018

    EBI: EU must end smorgasbord of boating sector training norms


    European Boating Industry (EBI), the Brussels-based lobby of the European leisure marine industry, is urging the EU to end the lack across of common rules across Europe on acquiring boating sector skills and vocational training.

  • The Benetti Diamond 145 was first presented at Cannes 2018

    Benettti sells first Diamond 145


    Italy’s Benetti Shipyard has announced the sale of its first Diamond 145 model, the 44m displacement yacht presented last September at the 2108 Cannes Yachting Festival. The new flagship in the Class product line is a yacht that symbolises power and balance.

  • The Marine Social Responsibility Consultancy - making a splash in eco-marine

    New marketing and PR firm launches in UK


    A new full-service marketing and PR agency, The Marine Social Responsibility Consultancy, has formed in the UK with the aim of helping brands, companies and organisations better connect with the issue of the world’s “marine health”.

  • The new AV32 day boat from Aviara

    MasterCraft, MarineMax partner on new Aviara line


    MasterCraft Boat Holdings, parent company of NauticStar, Crest and MasterCraft Boats, has entered an exclusive national distribution deal with boat and yacht retail giant MarineMax on MCBH’s new Aviara brand of boats.

  • Bartletta's slide-out pontoon developed with LCI Industries

    US equipment company Lippert reports 15% growth


    Lippert Components is on a fast-track to diversify from the RV sector by expanding in marine markets and other adjacent industries

  • News

    BSI acquires Danish propeller firm


    Danish deck hardware and rigging manufacturer BSI A/S has acquired Hundested Propeller A/S, a Danish supplier of controllable pitch propellers and gearboxes, and tunnel and retractable swing thrusters. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • Newly-acquired Crest Marine is attributed to contributing $25.9m to Q2 net sales

    MasterCraft posts record Q2 results


    Tennessee-based MasterCraft Boat Holdings Inc, manufacturer of the MasterCraft, NauticStar and Crest Marine boat brands, reported strong growth for the second quarter of its 2019 fiscal year.

  • Palumbo's Ship Lift Platform 3300 required an investment of around €6m

    Palumbo invests €6m in new syncrolift


    A new syncrolift is now operating at Palumbo Superyachts’ shipyard in Ancona, Italy.

  • Monte Carlo Yachts

    Monte Carlo Yachts targets Panama


    Monte Carlo Yachts has appointed its first key partner in Panama, Narval Marine.

  • Brannskar, Finland

    Finnboat reports boom in domestic boat sales


    Finnish marine federation Finnboat today reported that the warm summer of 2018 helped boost domestic sales of small motorboats and PWCs in Finland last year. Sales of motorboats over 9m in length also continued to grow, as did sales of large outboard engines.