Sweden

  • The Ryds brand is still very strong, especially in Sweden
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    Ryds’ new owners in positive mood

    2019-04-18T14:24:00Z

    Sweden´s Ryds Båtar AB is making an offensive under new owners and new management. After several tough years, the new CEO hopes for a strong comeback.

  • The 2019 Stockholm International Boat Show
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    Stockholm show sees fewer visitors, but strong sales of large boats

    2019-03-12T15:16:00Z

    The 2019 Stockholm International Boat Show reported a drop in visitor numbers for the second year in a row. Just over 68,100 people (78,490 in 2018) attended the nine-day show, which closed on Sunday.

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    Dometic Group posts record 2018

    2019-02-12T17:18:00Z

    Dometic Group reported record sales and earnings for its 2018 year-end and fourth quarter results. The marine segment is playing a bigger part in the Swedish equipment company’s success.

  • An Anytec A30 was sold within the first few hours of the Gothenburg show
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    Solid sales at Gothenburg show

    2019-02-12T15:21:00Z

    Exhibitors at the 60th Gothenburg Boat Show, which closed on Sunday after a 10-day run, have reported strong sales. In total, around 56,792 people visited the Swedish show (56,892 in 2018), which is seen as a barometer of the Nordic boat market.

  • The Anytec A30 can reach speeds of up to 60kt
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    Swedish builder teams up with Vripack

    2019-02-05T10:11:00Z

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

  • Wilks' Scott and Chris Berry with Tomas Gustafsson and Rob Tilney from Flexiteek
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    Flexiteek to acquire UK decking and marine fendering supplier

    2019-01-17T10:48:00Z

    Flexiteek International, the Swedish producer of synthetic teak decking and 2G technology, has acquired UK-based Wilks for an undisclosed sum.

  • News

    Zipwake appoints SA dealer

    2019-01-16T08:00:00Z

    Sweden’s Zipwake has teamed up with Seascape Marine Services in South Africa – a leading supplier of marine products and services representing brands such as Yanmar Marine, Hamilton Jet, Kohler Marine, D torque, Eliche Radice and Cox diesel outboards.

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    UK marine firms in recent takeover deals

    2019-01-09T10:15:00Z

    Two specialist UK marine firms – the Martek Group and Marindus Group Ltd (MGL) – have been taken over recently by UK and Swedish companies respectively.

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    Three companies team up to build Nordic group for boat equipment

    2019-01-02T09:43:00Z

    After working together under the same ownership since July 2017, Sweden’s Hjertmans and Norway’s NMS (Maritim) have joined forces with Sweden’s Byggplast (SeaSea). The goal is to conduct an even wider Nordic consolidation focusing on profitability.

  • Mia Vikner
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    Mia Vikner joins Marine Jet Power

    2018-12-13T08:00:00Z

    Sweden-based propulsion systems manufacturer Marine Jet Power has named Mia Vikner as its new chief operating officer. Vikner assumes responsibility for operational efficiencies as well as process implementation to drive the continued growth of the company, which manufactures waterjet propulsion