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  • torqeedo-travel-easy-to-carry
    Feature

    Trends in Electric Outboards

    2020-02-18T15:21:00Z

    In the February/March issue of IBI, Craig Ritchie takes an in-depth look at the latest trends in the Outboard Engine segment – an area of fast-paced innovation and one of the brightest stars in the global leisure marine business with unit sales up some 30% over the last ten years. ...

  • Evinrude
    Product Launch

    Evinrude launches 150hp power tiller

    2020-02-18T11:47:00Z

    The E-TEC G2 Power Tiller from Evinrude Hailed as the industry’s first 150hp tiller-controlled outboard with integrated power steering assist and digital shift and throttle, the E-TEC G2 Power Tiller from Evinrude was designed with beginner to advanced anglers in mind. Combining the power tiller ...

  • Torqeedo - Candela speed boat
    News

    Torqeedo links with ZF to develop next-generation sailing yacht systems

    2020-02-17T11:11:00Z

    Torqeedo recently announced a number of new partnerships including one with ZF which is set to take electric yachting to a new level. This new relationship plans to deliver next-generation sailing yacht systems: powerful, silent, steerable electric sail-drives and clean energy independence for yachts. It is anticipated that new products ...

  • Chinese travelers
    News

    Chinese companies struggle to meet commitments

    2020-02-13T16:20:00Z IBI

    Many marine companies in China are still unable to recommence production after the extended three-week New Year shut down.

  • Mercury's next-generation 75, 90 and 115 hp four-strokes
    News

    Mercury Marine’s technology, product mix unveiled in Miami

    2020-02-13T09:37:00Z

    Attending his first Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) as Mercury Marine president is “a little bit intimidating,” admits Chris Drees, who took the helm at the company following two years of more than 150 engine model introductions, but he doesn’t feel any pressure.

  • Yamaha Marine Sales by Product
    News

    Marine sales outpace consolidated results at Yamaha Motor

    2020-02-12T17:16:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Japan’s Yamaha Motor reported a dip in 2019 sales, offset by 2% growth in the company’s Marine business which accounts for 21% of annual revenues

  • Volvo Penta Production Facility in Lexington, TN
    News

    Volvo Penta begins production of Seven Marine outboards in Tennessee

    2020-02-12T14:07:00Z

    Volvo Penta has announced the start of production and assembly of Seven Marine outboards at its facility in Lexington, Tennessee. As of January 2020, the entire line-up of Seven Marine engines has been incorporated into the Volvo Penta production process.

  • Outboard engines
    News

    Higher horsepower drives outboard engine sales to 13-year high

    2020-02-03T16:24:00Z

    US consumer demand for newer, technologically advanced, higher horsepower engines has driven US outboard sales to a 13-year high, nearly reaching pre-recession sales levels, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes
    News

    Brunswick details full year performance on analyst call

    2020-01-30T15:18:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan, Tony Esposito

    Despite a slight decline in 2019 sales, the industry’s largest company reports strong earnings with solid margin growth, delivering shareholders a tenth consecutive year of EPS gains. CEO David Foulkes tells analysts this afternoon why the company is ’built to win’

  • Tohatsu MFS115A
    News

    Tohatsu launches its most powerful engine to date

    2020-01-24T16:12:00Z

    The Japanese outboard motor specialist revealed an all-new prototype of the MFS115A in Düsseldorf this week

  • Yanmar 6LF
    News

    Yanmar launches two new engine series

    2020-01-22T09:41:00Z

    Two new engine series, the 6LF and 6LT, were launched by Yanmar Marine International at Boot Düsseldorf this week.

  • FPT Industrial
    News

    FPT Industrial to supply engines to Yanmar

    2020-01-17T14:51:00Z

    Italian engine specialist FPT Industrial has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yanmar to develop and supply marine engines.

  • Racing propeller 600
    News

    Mercury introduces new sterndrive propeller

    2020-01-13T12:48:00Z

    600HP-Rated CNC Cleaver designed, developed and manufactured by Mercury Racing in-house

  • Sam Thorpe
    News

    Barrus expands marine leisure team

    2019-11-22T10:51:00Z

    British marine engine and equipment distributor EP Barrus has appointed Sam Thorpe to the role of dealer auditor and boat technical support for its Marine Leisure Division.

  • CXO300 at Marstrand Boat Show (002)
    News

    Cox hopes to start CXO300 production in early 2020

    2019-11-22T10:42:00Z

    Cox Powertrain Ltd plans to manufacture 2,000 units of its new CXO300 outboard diesel engine in 2020 once it has the required approvals from the US’s Environmental Protection Agency and the European RCD.

  • Yamaha boat & engines
    News

    Yamaha Motor’s share price jumps 13% on Q3 results

    2019-11-15T15:02:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Japan’s top manufacturer of outboard motors, personal watercraft, and boats reported a 4% increase in marine revenues for the first nine months of 2019, and confirmed the company’s outlook for year-end results

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes
    News

    Brunswick’s Q3 net sales down 5.7%

    2019-10-24T15:35:00Z By Arlene Sloan,

    US-based Brunswick Corporation reported financial results through the end of September showing anticipated declines in top-line revenues, but exceeding earnings expectations

  • Volvo D4D6
    News

    Tough Q3 for Volvo Penta

    2019-10-18T15:24:00Z

    Volvo Group reported financial results for the third quarter of its 2019 fiscal year today, revealing a difficult quarter for its Volvo Penta marine division.

  • News

    Torqeedo owner Deutz buys battery specialist

    2019-10-15T08:59:00Z IBI , by Stefan Gerhard

    Exactly two years ago, German engine manufacturer Deutz took over Torqeedo, a leading specialist for electric boating systems. Now Deutz AG has announced the acquisition of the battery specialist Futavis. With the purchase of the company, which is located near the Dutch border, “Deutz AG is supplementing its electrification strategy ...

  • Honda Marine stand at Southampton
    News

    Honda Marine bolsters Boat Builder Alliance

    2019-09-13T14:29:00Z

    Two new Honda-powered leisure boat ranges – the 4XC line built in collaboration with Italian sportsboat builder Ranieri and the H-Series of RIBs designed and built in partnership with Highfield Boats – made their UK debut at the Southampton International Boat Show today.