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  • 161 Yacht
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    Sunseeker confirms sale of first flagship 161 Yacht

    2019-10-22T13:00:00Z

    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
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    Aquatic AV expands UK presence

    2019-10-22T10:16:00Z

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

  • Karver Systems
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    French equipment firm opens Lorient site

    2019-10-21T14:23:00Z

    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
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    Go Earth introduces Automatic Fender System

    2019-10-21T10:38:00Z

    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
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    Ferretti Group cancels planned IPO

    2019-10-18T15:38:00Z

    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 ...

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    New French technical consultancy established

    2019-10-18T15:17:00Z

    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
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    KVH appoints Southern Africa regional service provider

    2019-10-18T06:30:00Z

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

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    UK marine firms to develop new lifecycle assessment tool

    2019-10-18T06:10:00Z

    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
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    Big superyacht contract for VABO Composites

    2019-10-18T06:00:00Z

    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
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    Ferretti withdraws IPO

    2019-10-17T19:57:00Z

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

  • Sealegs2
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    New aluminium boat builder enters SA market

    2019-10-17T14:47:00Z

    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
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    Hansen Protection expands UK presence

    2019-10-16T14:33:00Z

    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
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    Annapolis Yacht Sales announces charter division

    2019-10-15T06:00:00Z

    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
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    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

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    First sale of direct drive diesel microturbine generator for superyacht

    2019-10-14T14:31:00Z

    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
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    Ecoworks Marine expands in Asia

    2019-10-14T09:12:00Z

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

  • SureShade ribbon cutting 2
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    SureShade opens new corporate headquarters

    2019-10-11T12:23:00Z

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

  • PIRELLI 1250 FB - BLACK (2)
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    TecnoRib expands in Oceania

    2019-10-11T08:00:00Z

    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
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    Awlgrip named official coatings supplier for US entry in 2021 AC

    2019-10-11T07:00:00Z

    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
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    Ferretti extends its IPO offer period

    2019-10-10T16:49:00Z

    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