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    Riviera launches online boat show


    Australian motoryacht builder is launching its own boat show, featuring a limited selection of new Riviera and Belize motoryachts that will be available for enjoyment in the near future. The show is intended to inspire new owners to start thinking about the coming boating season and their future boating escapes. ...

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    Marine manufacturers seek out production opportunities


    US marine manufacturers large and small continue to look for opportunities to aid in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic while keeping people safe and working.

  • SHOXS shock mitigating seats

    SHOXS in supply deal with Royal National Lifeboat Institution


    Canada-based marine seating specialist SHOXS has announced that the UK’s Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has chosen the company’s suspension systems to refit and upgrade its Severn class lifeboats.

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    Dometic picks up 2020 Red Dot design award


    Dometic has picked up a 2020 Red Dot design award for its CFX3 powered cooler/freezer box.

  • Torqeedo CEO Christoph Ballin

    Torqeedo marks delivery of 100,000th electric drive


    Torqeedo CEO and co-founder Christoph Ballin Source: Christian-Brecheis Torqeedo, the German electric propulsion specialist, is celebrating the delivery of its 100,000th electric drive – an important milestone for the German engineering firm which is also celebrating its 15th year of business in 2020. The delivery ...

  • Chaparral 250 Sun Coast

    Some US boat dealers note sales uptick despite Covid-19


    Interest rate cuts and low fuel prices said to drive interest in boating as a means of social distancing

  • BRP has manufactured Sea-Doo personal watercraft for the US market at its plant in Querétaro, Mexico since 2013

    BRP temporarily halts or slows down global operations in response to Covid-19


    Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) has announced that, due to the rapid evolution of the COVID-19 situation, the company is temporarily suspending or slowing down all powersports and marine manufacturing operations around the world. These actions, says BRP, will allow the company to evaluate and respond to the changing conditions, as ...

  • Chaparral SSX 277

    Marine Products Corp suspends production


    Marine Products Corp announced on Monday that it had temporarily suspended manufacturing operations at its Nashville, Georgia production facility. The facility produces all of the company’s recreational pleasure boats under the Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex brand names.

  • Dix-design

    SA designer outwits coronavirus lockdown with downloadable construction plans


    US-based South African designer Dudley Dix has made construction plans for his CNC kits available in download format in response to constraints caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Malin Group Fraser Gunn

    Malin forms new marine hatch division


    Scotland-based Malin Group is introducing a range of hatches to its current marine offering and has appointed Fraser Gunn as its new business unit manager.

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    Numarine partners with Italian design firm


    Turkish motoryacht-producer Numarine has announced that Milan-based studio Hot Lab has designed an exclusive decoration package for its 32XP superyacht range.

  • Delphia Yachts

    Beneteau’s Polish yard halts production, looks to reopen on April 17


    Delphia Yachts temporarily stops production at its Olecko yard

  • Boats in build at the Fairline Yachts factory in Oundle HI

    Fairline Yachts scales back operations


    Boats in build at the Fairline Yachts factory in Oundle The UK’s Fairline Yachts is scaling back operations at its Oundle-based facility due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The move follows similar measures by Princess Yachts, which announced a controlled shutdown of its UK facilities last ...

  • Abeer Alshaali, Acting Chief Executive Officer (1)

    Gulf Craft adapts to new market conditions

    2020-03-31T14:33:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    Abeer Alshaali, acting CEO of Gulf Craft In an email exchange with IBI ’s Middle East correspondent, Abeer Alshaali, the acting CEO of Gulf Craft, explained how the UAE-based yacht-builder is adapting to the new market conditions and manufacturing challenges raised by COVID-19. Gulf Craft ...

  • Thierry Vanlancker

    Coronavirus disrupts AkzoNobel transformation, financial planning


    The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting AkzoNobel’s transformation strategy, forcing the Dutch paints and coatings giant to abandon its 2020 financial planning. It says Q2 demand is in a free fall.

  • Caframo Ltd corporate offices

    Caframo maintains production through Covid-19 shutdowns


    Canadian fan and heater manufacturer Caframo Ltd has instituted a range of modifications to its operations in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in order to remain in full production and able to continue supporting its customers in the weeks and months ahead.

  • Nimbus-T9-6183 (kopia)

    Nimbus Boats lays off workers

    2020-03-30T13:22:00Z IBI , by Lars-Åke Redéen

    Sweden’s Nimbus Boats, headquartered in Gothenburg, has announced that 60 of the company’s 110 boatbuilders at the factory in Lugnås will have to leave their jobs. This is due to lower sales of new boats since the coronavirus outbreak.

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    Ecoworks Marine enters Middle East market


    Ecoworks Marine, a UK manufacturer of eco-friendly cleaning products, has chosen Dubai-based Exalto Emirates as its distributor for the UAE.

  • OTAM 70HT a

    New OTAM 70HT nears completion


    The ‘aeronautical inspired’ yacht will make its international debut at the autumn boat shows in 2021

  • Princess

    Princess, Sunseeker donate PPE to frontline workers


    Two of the UK’s leading boatbuilders – Princess Yachts and Sunseeker International – are playing their part to ensure Britain’s essential services receive the much-required protective equipment that is in short supply across the world.