Boatbuilders

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    US builder turns to solar-powered manufacturing

    2019-05-24T14:54:00Z

    Scout Boats, a US-based builder of sporfishing boats, has started to generate clean renewable energy to power its manufacturing facility in Summerville, South Carolina.

  • Zach Kauk has been named incoming president of White River Marine Group
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    New president named for White River Marine Group

    2019-05-24T13:27:00Z

    Springfield, Missouri-based White River Marine Group, the marine manufacturing division of retail giant Bass Pro Shops, has confirmed that Zach Kauk will succeed retiring president Les Crawford effective September 1.

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    Nor-Tech doubles manufacturing space

    2019-05-24T09:07:00Z

    A recent 50,000sq ft expansion in manufacturing space has US boatbuilder Nor-Tech looking for a 30% increase in production, and it hopes, corresponding sales. The move is designed to make production more efficient.

  • Grumman pontoon
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    New owners for Marathon Boat Group

    2019-05-24T07:58:00Z

    US boatbuilder Marathon Boat Group (MBG) has been acquired by Chicago-based private equity firm Altair Investments Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

  • Beneteau First Yacht 53
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    Beneteau First Yacht 53 to launch at Cannes

    2019-05-22T10:39:00Z

    After two years of development, the eagerly awaited First Yacht 53 from Beneteau will be shown for the first time at the autumn boat shows in Europe (Cannes, Genoa, Barcelona), and Annapolis in the US.

  • Giovanni Pomati - Nautor's Swan
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    Nautor’s Swan opens new Boatbuilding Technology Center

    2019-05-21T13:45:00Z

    Nautor’s Swan has opened the doors to its new Boatbuilding Technology Center (BTC) in Pietarsaari, Finland – a major expansion project that started in 2017 with a €10.5m investment on refurbishing its existing building and the implementation of new production facilities totalling 9,935sq m.

  • The epoxy Scape Sport 40 weighs just under five tonnes
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    Scape Yachts brings new ‘Sport’ catamaran to market

    2019-05-20T07:00:00Z

    South African builder Scape Yachts has developed a modified ‘sport’ version of its Scape 39 catamaran, which is nearing completion at its Cape Town yard.

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    Correct Craft’s ‘quiet’ aluminium boat project gets statewide showcase

    2019-04-17T13:07:00Z

    Correct Craft’s quiet aluminium fishing boat project, being developed by its Watershed Innovation think-tank and the University of Central Florida (UCF), will be showcased next week at the state-wide Florida Engineering Senior Design Invitational at Florida Atlantic University.

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    Brunswick Boats opens Integrated Manufacturing Center

    2019-04-16T13:32:00Z

    With excess capacity freed-up from the discontinuation of certain Sea Ray and Boston Whaler commercial models, Brunswick Corp has announced its Merritt Island, Florida facility is being transitioned to an Integrated Manufacturing Center (IMC) that will support “growth and development” for several Brunswick Boat Group brands.

  • The Ferretti Yachts 720 will make its debut this summer
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    Ferretti Yachts 720 to have official debut this summer

    2019-04-02T13:40:00Z

    Italy’s Ferretti Yachts is to officially debut its latest creation, the Ferretti Yachts 720, this summer. The new project made a huge splash at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2018, when the first unit was sold off-plan.