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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.

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    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.

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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.

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    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.