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  • 161 Yacht

    Sunseeker confirms sale of first flagship 161 Yacht


    Following multiple sales during the recent Monaco Yacht Show, Sunseeker and ICON Yachts today announced the sale of the company’s first 161 Yacht with the client signing a Letter of Intent. The deal was brokered by Sunseeker Monaco, part of the Sunseeker London Group.

  • Aquatic AV

    Aquatic AV expands UK presence


    Aquatic AV, a US manufacturer of specialist waterproof AV equipment, has appointed Marathon Leisure as its exclusive distributor in the UK.

  • Karver Systems

    French equipment firm opens Lorient site


    Karver Systems, a French manufacturer of high-end sailboat equipment, has moved its sales department to Lorient La Base in Brittany. The company has also hired a new designer and an export sales rep.

  • Automatic Fender System Go Earth

    Go Earth introduces Automatic Fender System


    Go Earth is introducing an Automated Fender System (AFS) to handle deployment and lifting of fenders on any size boat at the touch of a button using a smart phone or tablet app and Bluetooth.

  • Ferretti Group CEO Alberto Galassi

    Ferretti Group cancels planned IPO


    Despite strong sales results and reported investor interest in an IPO offering 30% of the Italian yacht builder’s shares, the Ferretti Group nevertheless decided to pull the plug on the public listing in the final hours of the offer period. The builder cited deteriorating conditions in the financial markets which ...

  • News

    New French technical consultancy established


    After working for the Federation des Industries Nautiques (FIN) for 20 years as its technical manager, Gregiore Dolto has established his own consulting company – CTN Conseil (Connaissances Techniques du Nautisme).

  • Anchora

    KVH appoints Southern Africa regional service provider


    Global satellite communication specialists KVH have appointed Cape Town-based maritime service Anchora Enterprises as their regional Southern Africa service provider.

  • News

    UK marine firms to develop new lifecycle assessment tool


    With a growing emphasis on sustainability in the marine leisure market, a new tool for lifecycle assessment (LCA) for the recreational and performance yachting sector is planned to be developed by an international collaboration between marine logistics specialist GAC Pindar and UK-based MarineShift360 that works to drive sustainability initiatives.

  • VABO Composite superyacht mast

    Big superyacht contract for VABO Composites


    VABO Composites of the Netherlands is building one of the largest composite arrangements ever in the superyacht industry: the superstructure and mast of a yacht of Feadship member Royal Van Lent.

  • Ferretti Group CEO Alberto Galassi

    Ferretti withdraws IPO


    Despite positive orders, the company said current market conditions didn’t produce a sufficient valuation

  • Sealegs2

    New aluminium boat builder enters SA market


    Mountain Marine, a new Cape Town aluminium boat builder, has launched itself into the local market with two major custom projects.

  • Hansen Seawork suit for press

    Hansen Protection expands UK presence


    Ocean Safety, specialists in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, has been appointed by Hansen Protection to distribute their range of emergency immersion suits, work suits and thermal protection suits in the UK and Ireland.

  • AYS Yacht Charters

    Annapolis Yacht Sales announces charter division


    Annapolis Yacht Sales (AYS) is partnering with Navigare Yachting to bring a new yacht charter service to the Chesapeake Bay area of the US.

  • Beneteau

    Beneteau CEO points to new strategic direction in Les Echos interview

    2019-10-14T15:10:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    The hundreds of suppliers and dealers for one of world’s largest boatbuilders should expect significant changes in the coming year; Former CEO takes issue with successor’s statements

  • Capstone logo

    First sale of direct drive diesel microturbine generator for superyacht


    The rebuild of the 42.06m (138ft) classic superyacht Istros by Feadship in Makkum will include the installation of the first-ever direct-drive DC C65 diesel microturbine generator for marine use. The sale was made by Capstone Turbine Corp of the US through Seven Turbine Power BV, Capstone’s exclusive distributor for ...

  • Ecoworks Marine

    Ecoworks Marine expands in Asia


    Seal Superyachts to distribute the Ecoworks range of environmentally friendly cleaning products on the Asian market

  • SureShade ribbon cutting 2

    SureShade opens new corporate headquarters


    New 11,000 sq ft headquarters and plant opens on National Manufacturing Day

  • PIRELLI 1250 FB - BLACK (2)

    TecnoRib expands in Oceania


    TecnoRib, the official licensee of the Pirelli brand of inflatable boats, has signed an agreement with Barbagallo Marine for the official distribution of its RIBs and jet tenders in Australia.

  • NYYC American Magic

    Awlgrip named official coatings supplier for US entry in 2021 AC


    AkzoNobel, the Dutch multinational paints and performance coatings maker, says its Awlgrip brand will go on the hull of American Magic, the US entry in the 36th America’s Cup race in 2021.

  • The Ferretti Group's 2018 fleet

    Ferretti extends its IPO offer period


    In view of the ongoing discussions with institutional investors, the Italian yachtbuilder Ferretti Group has extended the offer period for the pending listing of its shares on the Milan Stock Exchange