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Axopar 37 range reworked after only four years


Since it started operations in 2014, the Finnish Axopar brand has grown into the largest boating company in the Scandi countries. In that time it has sold over 2,200 boats which are now active in some 70 countries and another 500 or so are on order. The company has developed ...

A replica of the Ocean Diamond 27 tri-deck catamaran

Sri Lankan builders make first-time Düsseldorf appearance


The first-ever national stand for Sri Lanka was presented at boot Düsseldorf last week. Supported by the Sri Lankan Board of Investment (BOI), it was occupied by a small number of boatbuilders and a charter company.

Nuova Jolly

Nuova Jolly appoints exclusive Indonesian dealer


Nuova Jolly, the Italian inflatables specialist, has chosen Yacht Sourcing to serve as its exclusive dealer in Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore.

Arksen Jasper Smith

Arksen expands model range, launches new eco-initiatives


New partnership for smaller craft and adventure syndicate

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Highfield on expansion drive


Manufacturer to focus on developing 5m-plus market in 2020


SEAir unveils flying RHIB at Düsseldorf


The company is now working with the French government to develop paramilitary versions

Massimo Perotti_MF debut

Italy’s ISG yacht group is next up for an IPO


The latest boat industry company to set its sights on a public listing is the Italian Sea Group, with plans to float up to 35% of its share capital on the Italian stock market in the second half of 2020

Humphree reports buoyant sales


Humphree, a Swedish company that pioneered the introduction of interceptors to control the pitching movements of fast craft, has reported a 50 % increase in sales over the past year.