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Axopar Boats and Jobe Sports form new collaboration


Finland’s Axopar Boats and Jobe Sports in the Netherlands have announced an exclusive collaboration that will see the two companies create the “best watersports experience for the consumer, and something truly unique for global markets.” Further details will be announced in October.


McConaghy launches new superyacht series


Australian builder’s Makara range was designed by Malcolm McKeon

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Yamaha Motor reinforces commitment to US workforce development


Yamaha Motor reinforced its commitment to workforce development in its US manufacturing plants during a visit by US Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt to the company’s Newman, Georgia campus.

Moonen 36.3m Martinique Class yacht

Moonen sells second 36.3m yacht in 2020


Dutch yard to deliver a new Moonen Martinique to its US owner in November 2021

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French marina developer enters marina management and consulting market


Poralu Marine launches Marina Management & Consulting (MM&C) business

Heesen Project Pollux

Heesen: After Covid-19 bump in the road, business is back, looking good

2020-09-24T13:18:00+01:00IBI , by Robert Wielaard

Heesen Yachts says 2020 was a mixed bag. It says the year began with a “lot of commercial activity”, then Covid-19 hit but the Dutch yard is ending 2020 in a “financially sound position”.

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Draco Boats expands US dealer network


Draco Boats, the Norwegian motorboat brand built by Windy Scandinavia AB, is expanding its dealer network in the US together with sole importer and distributor Navic LLC.

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First images of Royal Huisman’s Apex 850


Dutch superyacht builder Royal Huisman has unveiled the first images of its new Apex 850 which, at 85m (279ft), is said to be the world’s largest performance sloop.

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