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  • ACOBAR president EduardoColunna2018

    Brazilian boat market forecast to grow by 20% in 2020


    The Brazilian leisure marine market has undergone major changes over the last 10 years, says Eduardo Colunna, president of Brazilian boatbuilders’ association ACOBAR. He cites a significant increase in the length of boats on offer, improvements in quality, and a reduction in the number of shipyards in operation.

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    Schaefer Yachts sees advances in its US business


    Brazilian boatbuilder Schaefer Yachts says it is committed to continuing its efforts to develop the Schaefer line of motoryachts in the US market with a focus on styling and quality.

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    Azimut achieves good sales growth in Brazil and expands sales facilities

    2020-01-14T09:58:00Z By Fernanda Teixeira Velloso,

    New sales centre opened as Italian yard eyes more double-digit growth in the region

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    Rio Boat Show

    POSTPONED (25 April - 03 May 2020), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Sao Paulo Boat Show

    Signs of growth at Sao Paulo show


    The largest indoor boat show in Latin America, the São Paulo Boat Show, attracted an audience of more than 36,000 people who came to view the products of 102 exhibitors and 110 boats. During the six-day event, which ended on Wednesday, September 24, the organisers reported revenues of around US$42m ...

  • Sao Paulo navigable waterway

    São Paulo show opens tomorrow with ‘navigable city’ message


    An initiative that aims to raise awareness and public opinion about the benefits of recovering urban rivers is the message at this year’s São Paulo Boat Show, which opens tomorrow.

  • Bravo Eugenia is the second-largest superyacht built by Oceanco

    Global superyacht market starts year on strong footing


    Deliveries, launches and keel-layings all feature in what measures up to be a flurry of activity at superyacht yards at the end of 2018 and start of 2019. The latest project news comes from Brazil, Italy and particularly the Netherlands.

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    Brazilian boatbuilder in expansion mode


    Aguz Marine in Brazil has expanded its product range with the addition of Aguz 29, the newest Aguz Marine 29ft cruiser. The launch is part of an expansion plan that includes partnership with yacht designer Ferragni Progetti for the design of a 42-footer and 55-footer in 2015 and 2016, respectively. ...

  • Report

    Market overview | Brazil


    Brazil’s boating industry has done an extreme- about face in the last five years. According to industry statistics, new boat sales are down 30%-40% in the last year, following two previous years of declines. Some categories are worse than others, but every boatbuilder is feeling the pain.  

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    Exclusive product launches at Rio Boat Show


    Organisers of the Rio Boat Show have announced the event will see a number of exclusive product launches. The Rio boat show is scheduled to run from 26-31 March at Riocentro event centre.

  • Report

    Brazil's marine market


    Once the darling of the emerging markets, Brazil’s economy has hit the buffers. In truth the promise and excitement that accompanied its meteoric growth over the past decade had been ebbing away since 2011, as steadily rising inflation, a weak currency, and sluggish demand for its mineral and agriculture commodities, ...

  • Report

    Brazil's marine industry: Facts and Figures 2012


    IBI Plus has made available an English version of the report Facts and Figures of the Brazilian Marine Industry 2012 . The document was originally released by ACOBAR, Brazil’s boatbuilders association, in December 2012. The report comprises an update of facts and figures for the marine industry in Brazil. ...

  • Report

    Brazil's Marine Market


    In a world still struggling with recession, Brazil is standing out as a beacon of growth. one of the so- called BRIC economies along with Russia, India, and China, Portuguese-speaking Brazil is the largest and most populous of the South American countries. With a resources-rich land mass only slightly ...