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  • Bradford Marine has grown into a leading yacht repair yard, marina and brokerage firm

    Bradford Marine sold


    Fort Lauderdale Yacht Harbor (FLYH) has acquired the boatyard and marina operations of Bradford Marine Fort Lauderdale and Bradford Marine Bahamas.

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    Survey reveals US boating industry policy priorities


    A survey of US boating industry manufacturers resulted in over 1,500 responses to the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) first-ever boating industry policy survey, identifying and prioritising the top policy issues for the coming year. The responses exceeded the trade group’s original projections.

  • Frigomar air-con units can run happily off an inverter

    New Frigomar distributor


    Italian HVAC specialist Frigomar has chosen Advance Yacht Systems to distribute its air-conditioning units, fridges and ice-makers in the UK and Ireland.

  • The new refit facility is expected to create a boom in marine jobs

    NZ$100m boost to Auckland’s marine infrastructure


    Auckland’s marine infrastructure is to receive a NZ$100m boost with plans to develop a new refit facility located at Site 18 in the city’s Wynyard Quarter. The new facility is expected to create a boom in marine jobs and deliver significant marine and tourism spending.

  • The Anytec A30 can reach speeds of up to 60kt

    Swedish builder teams up with Vripack


    Swedish boat manufacturer Anytec has launched a new outboard model in collaboration with Dutch design firm Vripack.

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    9th YARE refit show returns to Viareggio


    The ninth edition of YARE, the international aftersales and refit event dedicated to the superyacht sector, is returning to Viareggio next month for another four-day run.

  • Bill & Dusty Gaston in 1961

    Glastron Boats founder dies


    William “Bill” Gaston, founder of US sportsboat manufacturer Glastron Boats, passed away peacefully last week at his home in Austin, Texas. He was 91.

  • The 25m Amasea 84 is designed for long-range cruising

    Amasea Yachts unveils new catamaran concept


    Amasea Yachts, a relatively new yacht-builder that formed in 2018, has unveiled plans for a 25m tri-deck catamaran designed for long-range cruising.

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    Eastman Machine Co appoints UK representative


    Eastman Machine Company, a US manufacturer of cutting room equipment, has appointed iSpecc Ltd of the UK to represent its line of automated cutting systems and material handling equipment for the composites market.

  • The Nordkapp 660

    Nordkapp Boats sold


    Norway’s Frydenbo Marine has acquired an 80% stake in Norwegian boat brand Nordkapp Boats.  The purchase price was not disclosed.