All Boatbuilders articles – Page 20

  • David Hegel joins Marathon Boat Group as its new director of sales and marketing

    Marathon Boat Group names new sales and marketing head


    The new owners of US boatbuilder Marathon Boat Group (MBG) have wasted little time implementing changes to the New York-based company with the announcement that David Hegel has joined the firm as director of sales and marketing.

  • Swan 90, White Lie racing - Credit Rolex - Carlo Borlenghi

    Finnish builder expands presence in APAC region


    Nautor’s Swan of Finland has expanded its presence in the APAC region with the appointment of Shenzhen Hone Ocean Culture Communication Co Ltd as its new Chinese agent.

  • The Amasea 84 power cat will be built of marine grade 5083 aluminium

    Amasea unveils further details of first-ever power cat


    Newly launched boatbuilder Amasea Yachts has provided further design details about its first-ever power cat, the 25m Amasea 84.

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    US builder turns to solar-powered manufacturing


    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

    New president named for White River Marine Group


    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


    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.

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    New owners for Marathon Boat Group


    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

    Beneteau First Yacht 53 to launch at Cannes


    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

    Nautor’s Swan opens new Boatbuilding Technology Center


    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

    Scape Yachts brings new ‘Sport’ catamaran to market


    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


    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


    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

    Ferretti Yachts 720 to have official debut this summer


    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.

  • The third 43m Mangusta Oceano 43

    Overmarine delivers new Mangusta Oceano 43


    Italy’s Overmarine Group has delivered Project Firenze, the third 43m yacht in its Mangusta Oceano series of displacement vessels, to its new owner. The official ceremony took place on Overmarine’s private quay in Viareggio following the successful completion of tests and sea trials.

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    Harris named Iconic Marine Group COO


    Iconic Marine Group (IMG) in the US has tapped company veteran Jeff Harris as the new chief operating officer for the parent company of Baja, Donzi and Fountain boats.

  • KingFisher's latest model, the 3125 GFX

    KingFisher named one of Canada’s best-managed companies


    Vernon, British Columbia-based boatbuilder KingFisher Boats has been named one of Canada’s top employers as part of the 2019 Best Managed Companies program.

  • Arcadia's Sherpa XL motoryacht

    First Arcadia Sherpa XL on schedule for Cannes 2019 launch


    Italy-based Arcadia Yachts has announced that construction of its first 24m Sherpa XL ‘pocket megayacht’ is proceeding rapidly and is on schedule for its global debut at the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival in September.

  • Galeon780 Crystal

    Polish builder hosts first US-based owners’ event


    Poland’s Galeon Yachts recently held its first Galeon Onwers Rendezvous in the US. Held from March 7-10 at Galeon Marina in Key West, Florida, the four-day event attracted over 65 people and 15 vessels in the water.

  • Hull 3 in Numarine's 32XP explorer yacht series

    Numarine delivers third unit in 32XP Series


    Turkish motoryacht builder Numarine has delivered the third unit in its 32XP Series to an experienced Mediterranean owner.

  • The flagship Vision 444, adapted for 'special needs' sailors

    SA builder adapts cat for users with disabilities


    South African catamaran producer Vision Yachts has launched a specially adapted version of its flagship Vision 444