All Boatbuilders articles – Page 4

  • L-R: Massimo, Lorenzo, Simone and Aldo Manna

    Antonini Group launches new yacht brand


    Italy’s Antonini Group, a commercial shipbuilder active in the oil and gas industry, has entered the luxury yacht market with the creation of a new brand – Antonini Navi. The project is the brainchild of Aldo Manna and has the full support of the Antonini family, with a planned investment ...

  • BlackCat 30

    McConaghy shipyards in China and Australia fully operational


    McConaghy, the builder of high-performance and specialised mono- and multi-hull yachts and superyachts, states that its yards in Australia and China are both fully operational.

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    Two more flagship Silent 80 catamarans sold


    Silent Yachts has sold six units of its flagship model since launch


    Arcadia Yachts announces sale of new Sherpa XL


    The Italian builder also has another four yachts on order

  • Inside Princess Yachts in Plymouth

    Princess Yachts appeal to UK government answered

    2020-04-06T14:49:00Z IBI

    Following an urgent request for government backing made by its executive chairman Antony Sheriff on the 26th March , Princess Yachts has managed to secure the funding which it was being denied as an apparent oversight in the government’s Corona Large Business Interruption Scheme. Initially the company was caught ...

  • Maverick 440

    Maverick Boat Group adapts to remain operational


    Maverick Boat Group (MBG) continues to build its four brands at two locations in Fort Pierce, Florida, despite the challenges of producing product under the rules of engagement with the COVID-19 virus, and company CEO Scott Deal went to Facebook on Friday to make it clear.

  • Flag of South Africa

    SA boatbuilders start to cut salaries as possible lockdown extension looms


    South African boatbuilders have started cutting salaries or forcing employees to take unpaid leave due to the coronavirus lockdown, according to results of an industry survey.

  • Balt 818 Titanium

    Polish builder continues production, exports despite coronavirus outbreak


    Polish boatbuilder Balt-Yacht says that, despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, its sales have not significantly decreased, with only a handful of orders cancelled by customers. The company is also proceeding with exports of its yachts.

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    Numarine partners with Italian design firm


    Turkish motoryacht-producer Numarine has announced that Milan-based studio Hot Lab has designed an exclusive decoration package for its 32XP superyacht range.

  • Delphia Yachts

    Beneteau’s Polish yard halts production, looks to reopen on April 17


    Delphia Yachts temporarily stops production at its Olecko yard

  • Boats in build at the Fairline Yachts factory in Oundle HI

    Fairline Yachts scales back operations


    Boats in build at the Fairline Yachts factory in Oundle The UK’s Fairline Yachts is scaling back operations at its Oundle-based facility due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The move follows similar measures by Princess Yachts, which announced a controlled shutdown of its UK facilities last ...

  • Abeer Alshaali, Acting Chief Executive Officer (1)

    Gulf Craft adapts to new market conditions

    2020-03-31T14:33:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    Abeer Alshaali, acting CEO of Gulf Craft In an email exchange with IBI ’s Middle East correspondent, Abeer Alshaali, the acting CEO of Gulf Craft, explained how the UAE-based yacht-builder is adapting to the new market conditions and manufacturing challenges raised by COVID-19. Gulf Craft ...

  • Nimbus-T9-6183 (kopia)

    Nimbus Boats lays off workers

    2020-03-30T13:22:00Z IBI , by Lars-Åke Redéen

    Sweden’s Nimbus Boats, headquartered in Gothenburg, has announced that 60 of the company’s 110 boatbuilders at the factory in Lugnås will have to leave their jobs. This is due to lower sales of new boats since the coronavirus outbreak.

  • OTAM 70HT a

    New OTAM 70HT nears completion


    The ‘aeronautical inspired’ yacht will make its international debut at the autumn boat shows in 2021

  • Bavaria-OPen-Days-ibi

    Production continues at German yards

    2020-03-27T15:25:00Z IBI , by Stefan Gerhard

    If any representatives of the boating industry in Germany had been asked six weeks ago about the prospects for 2020, the answers would have been almost entirely optimistic, with a satisfied look back at a fabulous last year. But with the spread of Covid-19 in Europe, everything is different. ...

  • Ocean Alexander 45_Open deck

    Ocean Alexander COVID-19 Update


    Florida-based Merritt Island Boat Works, which builds Ocean Alexander Yachts, reduces work force and production

  • Regal Boats

    Regal Boats consolidates manufacturing operations


    The projected economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has led leadership of Regal Boats to close its Valdosta, Georgia manufacturing facility and consolidate operations at its Orlando, Florida headquarters.

  • Sunreef founder Francis Lapp

    Sunreef launches new projects amid stable interest

    2020-03-26T10:12:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Sunreef founder Francis Lapp told IBI that business is strong Polish catamaran builder Sunreef Yachts says it has implemented a number of safety measures due to the coronavirus outbreak, but the company has not observed decreased interest in its craft from customers – and is ...

  • Poland's flag

    Coronavirus in Poland’s boating industry


    Most Polish boatbuilders continue to operate under increasingly stiff restrictions, reports POLBOAT President Sebastian Nietupski on behalf of the country’s boating industry

  • Italian flag on boat

    Latest on Italy’s boating industry


    Only marine repair companies in the marine sector and certain suppliers will remain open past today, reports Andrea Razeto of Italy’s marine industry association - Confindustria Nautica