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US builder turns to solar-powered manufacturing

2019-05-24T14:54:00+01:00

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.

Nor-Tech doubles manufacturing space

2019-05-24T09:07:00+01:00

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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Princess Yachts revamps Australian dealership

2019-05-24T08:27:00+01:00

Princess Yachts announced at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) that it has set up a new venture to handle its distribution in Australia. Princess has joined forces with Greg Haines, who has worked with Maritimo for a number of years.

Ocean Link diversifies yacht-service offerings

2019-05-23T11:33:00+01:00

Ocean Link Inc, a marine plumbing specialist based in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has been certified by Germany’s Böning Group to sell, service and install ship automation products for yachts.

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Superyacht Tenders & Toys opens Monaco division

2019-05-23T10:29:00+01:00

The UK’s Superyacht Tenders & Toys (SYTT) has launched a watersports toy rental service in the Med. Based in Monaco, the new division was created in response to rising consumer demand. It also offers SYTT a base outside the UK in the midst of uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the company claims.

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Azimut Yachts appoints Australian dealer

2019-05-23T09:52:00+01:00

Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group has named d’Albora Marine as its exclusive Azimut dealer for Australia. The brand was previously represented by 5 Star Motor Cruisers.

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US boat trailer manufacturer expands production

2019-05-22T08:41:00+01:00

Magic Tilt, a US builder of marine trailers, has expanded its production facility in Clearwater, Florida by adding an additional six-bay, 8,000sq ft building for trailer service, set-up and stacking purposes.

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Dutch marine wholesaler reports strong Q1

2019-05-22T07:00:00+01:00

Allpa Marine Equipment, a Dutch wholesaler with branches in the Netherlands and Germany, has reported an 8% jump in turnover in the first quarter of 2019, with sales benefitting from “nice weather” during the start of the year.

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