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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.

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    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.

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    Exide obtains DNV GL certification renewal


    Battery manufacturer Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored energy solutions, has been awarded renewed DNV GL certification for its AGM and GEL Marine Leisure batteries. The certification means the batteries have been declared safe and reliable for use at sea.

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    Yacht broker sues developer for US$725,000 commission


    A pair of lawsuits that span the Eastern seaboard of the United States are pitting a New York real estate developer against his long-time yacht broker who claims he was cheated out of a US$725,000 sales commission.

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    Pearl Yachts targets Asian market


    The UK’s Pearl Yachts has formed a new collaboration with NextWave Yachting, a yacht services and brokerage company serving clients in Hong Kong. Following the signing of an agreement in early July, NextWave Yachting will now act as the exclusive dealer of Pearl Yachts in this region.

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    Rolls-Royce to rebrand Power Systems division


    UK engineering group Rolls-Royce has announced that it is planning a rebranding of its Power Systems division which includes the core MTU brand. The latter is a top provider for supplying engines for superyachts.

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    IGY Marinas open new superyacht facility in France


    As part of its strategic plan to build a strong presence in Europe, IGY Marinas has officially opened its new superyacht marina at Sète in the South of France. The purpose-built facility is able to berth the world’s largest yachts.