Market Commentary

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    European Overview: Bright spots amid the uncertainty

    2020-08-16T11:24:00Z

    The fallout of Covid-related lockdowns and safety protocols has had far-reaching impacts on Europe’s industry, but there are winners amid the upheaval.

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    Finland: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-17T12:52:00Z IBI

    Finland is a microcosm of what countries across Europe are reporting – booming interest in boating, soaring sales and newcomers – evidenced a week ago at the first major boat show to take place in the region since March. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Jarkko Pajusalo, CEO ...

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    Spain: State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-17T12:17:00Z IBI

    Spain saw a dramatic drop in activity in the first quarter but is now enjoying an influx of newcomers, particularly in smaller day boats as well as take up of charter bookings which normally were taken up by inbound tourists. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Jose Luis Fayos, Technical ...

  • Sweden
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    Sweden: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-17T12:35:00Z IBI

    Get interactive and watch IBI’s industry interview about the current state of Sweden’s boating industry and domestic market performance. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Mats Eriksson, CEO of the Swedish Marine Industries Federation (Sweboat)

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    Italy: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-12T14:00:00Z IBI

    Get interactive and watch IBI’s industry interview of Italy’s most knowledgeable expert on the state of the country’s boating industry and domestic market performance. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Dr. Stefano Pagani Isnardi, Head of Technical, Statistics, Research International Relations for Italy’s marine industry association, Confindustria Nautica. ...

  • The Netherlands
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    Netherlands: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-17T13:13:00Z IBI

    Get interactive and watch IBI’s industry interview about the current state of the Dutch boating industry and domestic market performance. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Jeroen van den Heuvel, Head of Member Services Manager of Department of Trade for HISWA Holland Marine Industry.

  • UK
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    UK: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-17T13:23:00Z IBI

    Get interactive and watch IBI’s industry interview about the current state of the UK’s boating industry and domestic market performance. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Lesley Robinson, CEO of British Marine.

  • Poland
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    Poland: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-14T17:14:00Z IBI

    Poland is the world’s second largest boatbuilding nation in unit volume after the US and saw record production in 2019. Polboat’s Michal Bak speaks to IBI about the impact of the pandemic and prospects for the remainder of the year, especially in the absence of key boat shows. The interview ...

  • Croatia
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    Croatia: State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-15T17:16:00Z IBI

    IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Milan Sangulin, Director of the Biograd Boat Show which is scheduled to proceed 21-25 October, who details the situation in the country’s charter market – purported to be the world’s largest – as well demand for locally-built boats, and efforts underway to make the ...