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    Nerea Yacht announces sale of NY24 Dark Bronze Deluxe


    Nerea Yacht, the new Italian yacht brand that launched into the market last year, has announced the sale of its first NY24 Dark Bronze – a Deluxe version day cruiser that was exhibited at boot Düsseldorf in January.

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    Heysea Yachts launches 10th Asteria 108


    Heysea Yachts, China’s most active superyacht builder, has just launched the tenth model in its successful Asteria 108 series. The 33.1m (108ft) vessel is set to be delivered in mid-June, after which it is scheduled to spend six months in Hong Kong followed by a voyage to Melbourne, Australia.

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    Echo Yachts unveils Project Echo-HSV


    Australian superyacht new-build and refit specialist Echo Yachts has released details of its latest design – Project Echo-HSV, a Humanitarian Support Vessel that utilises the same platform and principal particulars as its earlier Project Echo-ASY Adventure Support Yacht catamaran motoryacht.

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    Horizon launches first FD102 superyacht for US client


    Taiwanese boatbuilder Horizon Yachts has launched its first FD102 superyacht for American owners. Hull No 2 of the 32m fast-displacement vessel is on schedule to arrive in Ft Lauderdale in June and will make its debut at the 2020 Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show in late October.

  • Elan GT5

    Elan to restart production next week

    2020-05-12T13:52:00Z IBI

    Elan’s managing director, Marko Skrbin, told IBI that the company ceased all production on the 16th of March in order to comply with government recommendations and in the interest of the safety of the company’s staff. As a result, the launch of its new GT6 sailing yacht has ...

  • Tankoa S501

    Tankoa Yachts resumes full-time work on S501


    Italian superyacht-builder Tankoa Yachts has resumed full-time work on S501, the fifth project in the Tankoa fleet and the third hull in its 50m all-aluminium series, following the easing of lockdown measures in Italy last week.

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    Grand Banks resumes operations

    2020-05-11T14:06:00Z IBI

    The Board of Directors of Grand Banks Yachts Limited announced today that the group’s manufacturing yard in Pasir Gudang, Malaysia has received approval from the Government of Malaysia to resume operations with immediate effect. Grand Banks Malaysia Grand Banks’ production facility in Malaysia employs 667 ...

  • Ferretti Group Superyacht Yard Ancona_1

    Italian yards come to terms with new working conditions

    2020-05-07T15:37:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    With most, if not all, of Italy’s yacht-builders having returned to work this week, many are coming to terms with the health and safety rules set by the government, medical authorities and trade unions to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and support a gradual easing of the lockdown. A ...

  • Pursuit S288

    Malibu Boats feels Covid pinch in otherwise strong Q3 results

    2020-05-07T14:36:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie

    Malibu Boats CEO Jack Springer said the company’s third quarter was a “tale of two environments”, reflecting the impact of Covid-19 Tennessee, US-based boatbuilder Malibu Boats Inc said its third quarter of 2020 started off strongly before plant and dealership closures related to the arrival of ...

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    Covid-related production disruptions lead Mastercraft to $36.7m Q3 loss

    2020-05-06T15:45:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie, Arlene Sloan

    March production cutbacks lead to 20% YOY drop in net sales, 32% drop in gross profit

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    Orion and Smuggler awarded High Court costs from Sealegs


    Following a lengthy court battle lasting almost four years, the Auckland High Court in New Zealand has sealed an order for costs against amphibious boatbuilder Sealegs. This brings the total of costs awarded against Sealegs to circa $500k with the costs to be paid immediately.

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    Sanlorenzo signs €10m financing contract


    Italian superyacht-builder Sanlorenzo has signed a €10m financing contract with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP), a prominent Italian investment bank, to fund new investment in research, development and innovation for the period from 2020-2022.

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    SA yards reopen subject to 50% staffing limit


    South African boatbuilding yards reopened on Monday subject to a 50% staffing limit and strict social distancing protocols. This follows an easing of the country’s ‘hard lockdown’ – from the maximum level five to level four – to allow a partial reopening of the economy beyond essential services.

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes at CES

    Brunswick Q1 ‘resilient’ despite COVID-19 impact

    2020-04-30T16:29:00Z By Arlene Sloan, Tony Esposito,

    Brunswick Corporation released first quarter 2020 financial results and reported a strong pre-coronavirus performance, with “resilient operating margins despite COVID-19 impact”

  • Beneteau H1 2020 Boat Sales

    Beneteau responds to crisis

    2020-04-29T16:52:00Z IBI

    Beneteau has restarted production at three of its sites as half year earnings announced; CEO takes salary reduction, new strategic plan to follow in July to reflect deep transformation of its markets

  • Dynamiq 27m

    Dynamiq presents new yacht developed in collaboration with German car tuner Klassen


    The GTM90 was due to have been launched at the now-cancelled Geneva Motor Show

  • Grand Banks Malaysia

    Strong quarter at Grand Banks, but sharp decline expected

    2020-04-28T15:42:00Z By Arlene Sloan,

    After logging new sales in the quarter ending March 31, Grand Banks anticipates a sharp downturn and more layoffs in light of an extended shutdown at its main Malaysian plant

  • Marquis M42

    Marquis Yachts notifies state of June layoffs


    US boatbuilder to temporarily lay off more than 100 workers due to slowdown in business

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    Polish catamaran builder launches new electric range

    2020-04-28T11:33:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Poland’s Sunreef Yachts has launched a new range of eco-friendly catamarans fitted with fully electric and hybrid propulsion systems. Initiated by the first electric Sunreef 50 and Sunreef 60 cats, the range was promoted at a virtual press conference in the presence of Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg who appeared ...

  • R&C

    SA boatbuilding prepares for possible reopening with Risk Adjustment guidelines


    The South African boatbuilding sector has released industry hygiene guidelines to limit the spread of coronavirus ahead of a possible partial reopening of the marine manufacturing sector.