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    Development of yachting in Russia hits stumbling block


    The development of yachting in Russia has hit a stumbling block after a recent decision by the St Petersburg authorities to turn down a project aimed at transforming the city into a centre for yachting in the Baltic. The decision follows concerns raised by the Russian Defense Ministry over the

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    US powerboat registrations up through November


    US powerboat registrations were up 4.4% in November on a rolling, 12-month year-over-year basis, with increases seen in all categories of boats.

  • Boating in Florida

    South Florida marine economy continues to rise


    The recreational marine industry’s multi-billion-dollar economic impact on South Florida is growing across Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties, according to the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance and a new study com

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    Spanish boat registration up 3.3% in 2018


    The number of boats registered for recreational use in Spain last year reached 5,545 units – a 3.3% increase over 2017 levels. Of this total, 4,037 boats were registered for private use (up 7.5% compared to 2017) and the rest were registered for charter purposes.

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    Polish yacht exports rise


    Polish boatbuilders have managed to increase yacht sales last year to 801 craft, up 17.3% compared with 2016.

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    Greece third in superyacht ownership league


    Two recent reports by Bloomberg and Knight Frank indicate that Greece is third in the league of global superyacht ownership for vessels over 40m (131ft) in length. Greece is also the fourth most popular destination for such sized yachts to visit.

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    US outboard shipments up through October


    US wholesale outboard engine shipments were up 6.7% year-to-date and year-over-year through October, according to the monthly shipping report compiled from a control group of National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) members.

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    US powerboat registrations up 4.6% in September


    US registrations for new powerboats were up 4.6% in September on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis (R12M YOY), according to preliminary data released today by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

  • Aashim Mongia speaking in Athens, Greece

    New initiatives offer India’s leisure marine sector a more positive future


    India has always been looked upon as holding a sizeable recreational marine market potential, but somehow it has never made much progress. New initiatives under the current government could prove to be the catalyst that will change that.

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    US boating industry reports strong summer season


    Total US powerboat shipments for July were up 8% year-to-date and new powerboat registrations were up nearly 4% in August on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis, according to data released by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).