All Boatbuilders articles – Page 18

  • Catana

    Catana expands sales team


    French multihull builder the Catana has hired Matija Klemenc as the group’s new regional sales manager for Central European markets and charter clients.

  • JBN1-19-Moonen 36m Brigadoon

    Moonen ‘close to entering new era’ with new investor


    Moonen Yachts says it has a new investor to replace Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico (AHMSA), whose financial downfall plunged the Dutch superyacht-maker into bankruptcy on July 11.

  • Absolute 47 Fly

    Italian builder grows production


    Absolute, the Italian yacht-builder, says it plans to expand production in its current fiscal year ending September 31, 2019 to 85 units compared to around 75 in 2016-17 – an increase of some 13%.

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes

    Brunswick looks to trim US$35m, additional layoffs coming


    More layoffs are instore at Brunswick Corp subsidiaries as the company announces plans to produce up to US$35m in “cost reductions”, suggesting details will be delivered during a quarterly earning conference call with stock market analysts on Thursday.

  • Galeon 650 Sky Deck in Poland-2

    Polish boatbuilder reports increased exports


    Galeon, a prominent exhibitor at the recent Wind Water boat show in Poland, is reporting strong exports. The news comes not long after Galeon picked up a 2018 IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Award in the Innovative Onboard Design Solution category for its 640 Fly and 650 Skydeck models. ...

  • Wall Street

    Boat stocks sink amid Wall Street fears

    2019-07-23T13:24:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    Boating-related stocks took a beating Monday as analysts cut earnings and target estimates on the news of declining US boat sales, showing signs that the marine industry’s eight years of sustained growth could be nearing an end.

  • Linssen Grand Sturdy 500AC Variotop

    Linssen reports strong first-half


    Linssen Yachts of the Netherlands says it delivered 87 yachts in the first half of 2019, including its entire fleet of pre-owned vessels. Marketing manager Paul Beelen said the deliveries comprised 61 new and 26 used motoryachts.


    Brazilian builder launches new joystick-controlled yacht


    One of Brazil’s biggest boatbuilders has introduced a new flybridge cruiser that it describes as the world’s first leisure boat without a steering wheel.

  • Copyright Sunseeker International Hawk 38

    Sunseeker reports solid growth in profitability


    The UK’s Sunseeker International has reported substantial growth in gross margins and retained profit for the year ended December 31, 2018.

  • Princess at boot Dusseldorf 2019

    Corporate changes at two UK yacht builders


    Corporate changes to the ownership structures at both Fairline Yachts and Princes Yachts have recently been made known through filing to Companies House, the UK business register.

  • MasterCraft nxt20-profile

    MasterCraft redesigns entry-level product line


    MasterCraft Boats is revamping its entry-level NXT product line for the 2020 model year to “deliver a more athletic and refined look with an all-new interior, exterior, and even more performance,” according to a company news release.

  • Fire

    Fire destroys Key West Boats facility, production uninterrupted


    It took two local fire departments an hour to bring under control a fire that destroyed the Tooling Shop and damaged an administrative building at Key West Boats in Dorchester County, South Carolina over the weekend.

  • Invincible Boats

    EagleTree Capital acquires Invincible Boat Company


    New York-based private equity firm EagleTree Capital has acquired a majority stake in Invincible Boat Compan

  • Zeelander DutchCraft 56

    Zeelander Yachts unveils new DutchCraft brand


    Zeelander Yachts of the Netherlands has launched a new brand called DutchCraft. The first model in the series, the DutchCraft 56, will have its global debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

  • Allison-Scharnow

    Chris-Craft unveils two new models


    US boatbuilder also has plans for future plant expansion

  • Cobalt Boats president Paxson St Clair will move to a part-time role focused on dealer development and sales strategy

    Management changes at Malibu


    Tennessee-based Malibu Boats Inc announced a number of executive management changes on Thursday in the wake of news that Paxson St Clair will step down from his role as president of the company’s Cobalt Boats brand in order to spend more time with family.

  • SABBEX chairman Bruce Tedder

    SA government to host boatbuilding investment workshop


    The South African government will host an investors workshop for aspirant local boatbuilders in September, the South African Boat Builders Export Council (SABBEX) announced this week.

  • The OTAM 95 GTS will make its debut at Cannes

    New Otam 85 GTS delivered to owner


    Italian powerboat specialist Otam has delivered a full custom version of its Otam 85 GTS to its new over. The new 26m yacht will have its official debut at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

  • Arksen technical director Jim Mair

    Arksen grows technical team


    Arksen, the new UK-based builder of hybrid explorer vessels, has appointed Jim Mair as technical director.

  • Extreme Boats

    NZ builder to expand European distribution network


    Extreme Boats, a new name in the European trailer boat industry, is in the process of appointing new dealers across Europe to sell its export range manufactured in New Zealand.