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    Acquera Yachting opens three new locations


    Acquera Yachting has announced expansion plans to pen three new offices service Monaco, Antibes and St Tropez and has hired Xavier Paris to manage the operations and what the company is calling an “ambitious growth plan.”

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    Jeanneau announces new monocat boat concept


    Jeanneau’s spring press conference, held during an international boat test event for boating media in Cannes, was the setting for a scoop for the attending journalists. Antoine Chancelier, marketing director for the sailing boat division of the French shipyard, announced an innovative boat concept to representatives of the press against ...

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    Yamaha extends marine dealer financing solutions


    The company’s new finance program is intended to boost boat and engine sales at both the wholesale and retail level

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    Reed appeals Cannes show verdict


    The question over which organisation will acquire the long-term rights to manage one of industry’s premier boat shows remains open

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    Yanmar reports increased business in France


    The Japanese engine manufacturer recently opened a sales and customer representative office in La Roche-sur-Yon

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    New Balmar distributor for Belgium and France


    Balmar, the DC charging solutions specialist from the US, has chosen Xlokk Enterprises to distribute its products in Belgium and France.

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    Fountaine Pajot emphasises growth following Dufour investment


    The Fountaine Pajot (FP) group, which since last year includes Dufour, emphasised its new status at boot Düsseldorf last week, indicating that it is now a leading player in the European boating market.

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    French luxury services firm opens yacht division


    Barnes, a company based in France that provides tailor-made services to a wealthy French and international customer base, has established a new division offering a suite of yachting services. The news follows the company setting up other new ventures covering art and wine.

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    New Platinum series engine presents golden opportunity for Nanni


    Nanni’s new N16 Platinum series engine, being launched this week at Düsseldorf, is the big sister to the N13 launched at Cannes last September, and represents a key strategic move for the engine manufacturer. Based on a Scania block, the 16lt, 1,200hp engine is the biggest the French manufacturer

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    Control of Cannes boat show awarded to Fédération des Industries Nautiques (FIN)


    The Paris High Court (Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris) has issued a ruling in favour of the French boat industry federation (FIN) in its case against UK-based Reed Exhibitions concerning control of the Cannes Yachting Festival.