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    US powerboat sales up in 2018


    America’s NMMA continues the release of its 2018 US Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract which shows, among other positives, an 11-year high of outboard-powered new boat sales at 177,600 units.

  • Haslar Marina

    UK marina operators merge


    Two of the UK’s biggest marina operators – Quay Marinas Ltd and Dean Reddyhoff Ltd – have agreed to merge. Once finalised later this year, the new combined company will operate the widest network of coastal marinas in the UK.

  • Princess Yachts Executive Chairman Anthony Sheriff

    Princess Yachts reports record year


    Operating profits in 2018 nearly trebled to £29.8m

  • Vietnam and China flags

    Vietnam and China: same yacht potential, different yacht approach


    In many ways, Vietnam and China mirror each other in stunning and rapid wealth creation, making both prime markets for high-end yacht sales, but the way each country’s government embraces big boats is having opposite effects.

  • BRP has manufactured Sea-Doo personal watercraft for the US market at its plant in Querétaro, Mexico since 2013

    Trump announces new tariff on Mexican goods


    US president Donald Trump raised eyebrows on Thursday when he took to Twitter to announce plans to impose a new 5% tariff on all goods imported from Mexico effective June 10.

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    Discover Boating grows marketing team


    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the US has announced four new appointments to its Discover Boating consumer marketing team.

  • Oceanvolt SD15 electric motor

    Electric motor manufacturer launches crowdfunding campaign


    Finnish electric motor manufacturer Oceanvolt is launching a crowdfunding campaign in which participants receive equity through the online investor platform Invesdor. The company is looking to raise €0.6m-€2M in exchange for equity between 8.45% and 23.52%.

  • Workers assemble one of three sold LY models, the new luxury yacht partnership from Lexus and Marquis Yachts

    Marquis readying for new model, Lexus premiere


    With the September introduction of the Lexus Yacht on the horizon, followed by the launch of its own new line of day cruisers at the Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), Marquis Yachts has been a busy place, and the Pulaski, Wisconsin-based builder doesn’t see things slowing any time soon. ...

  • The Vicem 67 Cruiser has already received CE Design Category A certification

    Vicem 67 Cruiser nears completion


    Turkish motoryacht builder Vicem Yachts has provided a build update for its new cold-moulded motoryacht, the Vicem 67 Cruiser. Construction of the hard-chined semi-displacement hull is now complete and the yacht has been certified for CE Design Category A, ensuring it is self-sufficient for extended voyages.

  • The Riviera 54 Enclosed Flybridge

    Riviera unveils new models at Sanctuary Cove


    Riviera, Australia’s leading builder of luxury yachts, launched four new models at the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) last week. In total, the company had 12 yachts on display – its largest fleet at any show this year.