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    Interview with Sunseeker’s Andrea Frabetti

    2020-05-26T15:00:00Z IBI

    IBI’s Ed Slack interviews Sunseeker CEO about post-Covid buyer demand, new production strategy, forward forecasts, and plans for Cannes

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    CXO300 diesel outboard enters production


    Cox Powertrain has announced the start of production of its 300hp diesel outboard engine, the CXO300, at its UK headquarters and advanced assembly and test facilities in Shoreham, West Sussex.

  • Clarks Landing Yacht Sales

    Pandemic drives US boat sales

    2020-05-26T14:12:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    “Sales have exploded over the past four weeks.” That sentiment, expressed to IBI by Clarks Landing Yachts Sales general manager Dave Patnaude, is seemingly shared by a variety of boat dealers across the US. His two locations in Maryland and one in New Jersey have seen around US$4m in ...

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    OXE Marine selects US manufacturing partner


    Sweden’s OXE Marine AB has chosen Outdoor Network Manufacturing (ONM) in the US to serve as its manufacturing partner in the US.

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    Invincible Boats lives up to its name

    2020-05-26T13:18:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    Despite losing about six weeks of production to the COVID-19 pandemic, Invincible Boats is on track to reach its calendar year 2020 production goals, though its fiscal fourth quarter – which ends in July – will likely offset gains made in the first half of the fiscal year. Exempt ...

  • R&C

    Robertson & Caine looks to make up lost production as SA economy reopens

    2020-05-26T10:16:00Z IBI , by Bobby Jordan

    South Africa’s biggest yard is to ramp up production under new health and safety regulations

  • Alberto Galassi video interview

    The 5 minute read: Ferretti’s Alberto Galassi interview

    2020-05-22T16:25:00Z IBI

    Not watched the video yet? Check out this 5-minute excerpt from the full transcript of IBI’s recent CEO interview, with highlights including the cost and full impact of Covid-19 on the builder; his views on prospects for a market rebound; and the memories of Covid-19 that haunt ...

  • Swedish boating family

    Marine stocks benefit from ‘Staycation’ trend

    2020-05-22T16:17:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Shares of Dometic Group, noted Bloomberg, have jumped 71% since the end of March, topping Europe’s Stoxx 600 Index for the same period.

  • Ferretti Group CEO Alberto Galassi 8

    Ferretti Group CEO, Alberto Galassi – The 15-minute read

    2020-05-22T12:19:00Z IBI

    Not watched the video yet? Check out the transcript of IBI’s recent CEO interview, with highlights including the cost and full impact of Covid-19 on the builder; his views on prospects for a market rebound; and the memories of Covid-19 that haunt him

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    Polish cat builder to double revenues in 2020

    2020-05-22T09:48:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Sunreef CEO and founder Francis Lapp As Polish boatbuilders continue their production activities despite the coronavirus lockdown, luxury catamaran builder Sunreef Yachts says it expects to double its revenues this year to around €130m (US$141m), and has a full book order until the end of 2021. ...

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    New Balance 442 voyaging catamaran ready for tooling


    Balance Catamarans has finalised the design of its latest model, the Balance 442, which is now ready for tooling, the company confirmed this week. The 442 is a scaled-down version of the Balance 482 and will be produced in Cape Town by veteran builder Mark Delaney, owner of Balance Catamarans ...

  • MarineMax flag

    MarineMax amends credit facility; comments on retail trends


    America’s largest recreational boat retailer anncounced today that it has expanded its financial capacity by extending the term of it’s $440 million credit facility 

  • Alberto Galassi video interview

    Ferretti chief on the Covid crisis & beyond


    In case you missed it, watch this must-see exclusive interview with Ferretti’s Alberto Galassi to hear candid views on his company’s and the industry’s future

  • SeaVee Boats

    SeaVee Boats resumes full operations


    SeaVee Boats’ consolidation of three small manufacturing facilities into a 220,000sq ft production centre last December achieved the goals of improving manufacturing flow, but no one could suspect the new facility would help the Medley, Florida-based custom builder manoeuvre its way through a global pandemic.

  • Burger Boat

    Burger Boat Company in hiring mode


    Burger Boat Company, the 157-year-old builder of custom yachts and commercial vessels, is in hiring mode.

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    Question marks hang over future of Perini Navi

    2020-05-20T13:58:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    Speculation circulating in Italy today suggests that Perini Navi, a leading sail and motor superyacht builder, is suffering severe financial issues which may result in it entering bankruptcy while a restructuring plan is developed and implemented. The source of the speculation was an article into today’s Milano Finanza , ...

  • Alberto Galassi video interview

    IBI speaks with Alberto Galassi (trailer)


    Ferretti CEO speaks with IBI’s Ed Slack on how the Italian yard is fighting Covid-19, the future of boat shows and how it is transforming its business to meet the challenges of the ‘new normal’

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    Silent-Yachts partners with Ecoworks Marine


    Silent-Yachts, the Austrian producer of solar-electric catamarans, has formed a new partnership with Ecoworks Marine. Under the terms of the agreement, Wilent will equip and deliver all new yacht models with a full starter package of sustainable cleaning products made by Ecoworks Marine.

  • Northwest Boats

    Renaissance Marine reopens amid changes


    Renaissance Marine, maker of Duckworth, Weldcraft and Northwest aluminium boats, reopened late last week ahead of Washington state’s Phase 2 reopening plans, but amid myriad changes that many manufacturers may be facing. The Clarkston, Washington-based builder resumed operations under a provision allowing non-essential businesses “to preserve the value of ...

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    Nerea Yacht announces sale of NY24 Dark Bronze Deluxe


    Nerea Yacht, the new Italian yacht brand that launched into the market last year, has announced the sale of its first NY24 Dark Bronze – a Deluxe version day cruiser that was exhibited at boot Düsseldorf in January.