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    Maritimo pursues ambitious global expansion plan


    An active new model launch programme, major facility investment, and increasing the global reach of its international dealer network are all facets of the ambitious expansion strategy for Maritimo, the Australian luxury yacht builder.

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    Canadian boat dealer subject of fraud investigation


    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have arrested one person and siezed a number of boats as part of an ongoing fraud investigation into a Vancouver-area boat dealership.

  • The ENATA Foiler - made in the UAE - was hugely popular at the 2019 DIBS

    ENATA upgrades Foiler design for 2020


    Hailed by its builders as the world’s first production foiling yacht, UAE-based ENATA Industries’ new ‘Foiler’ had its world debut at the Dubai International Boat Show in March 2018 and has now been upgraded. The company has released images and details of its new 2020 edition which, according to the ...

  • Twin Disc’s new 39,000sq ft North American Aftermarket Distribution Centre opened on May 14 and is expected to be fully operational by June

    Twin Disc acquires Veth Propulsion


    US-based Twin Disc, maker of transmission, propulsion, steering and other systems for marine and other sectors, has acquired family-owned Veth Propulsion of the Netherlands.

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    Polish boatbuilder to invest $3.9m in new production hall


    Polish boatbuilder Northman has unveiled plans to invest some PLN 15m (US$3.9m) to build a new production hall. The project is related to increased demand for the manufacturer’s craft.

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    Inflatable watercraft, paddles gain exemption from US tariff list


    The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that certain inflatable boats, kayaks, canoes and paddles have been excluded from a list of Chinese imports subject to tariffs.

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    Johnson Yachts looks to a strong future after celebrating 30 years


    In terms of the Taiwanese superyacht building sector over recent decades, Johnson Yachts Co Ltd, which recently celebrated 30 years, is without doubt a survivor.

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    Great Lakes marinas prepare to assess flood damage

    2019-08-08T13:35:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie

    Marina operators in one of North America’s premiere boating regions are hopeful that recent declines in water levels could signal the end of months of flooding and record-high water levels. Now, planning for the cleanup begins.

  • GCCM and Sunseeker

    Sunseeker East Coast Australia expands Queensland presence


    One of the newest tenants at the Gold Coast City Marina Shipyard (GCCM) is Sunseeker East Coast Australia (SECA), the official dealer for the leading UK luxury yacht brand. The Sunseeker East Coast Australia dealership covers the key markets in Australia of Queensland and New South Wales plus ...

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    Lumitec partners with KenCraft Boats


    Lumitec, a designer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting solutions, has been named the official lighting supplier for KenCraft Boats for all their primary lighting needs.