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  • Lumishore LUX Lighting

    Lumishore receives DAME Special Mention for second year running


    Lumi-Link Wireless, part of the recently launched LUX Lighting Collection by LED lighting specialist Lumishore, received a Special Mention at this year’s DAME Design Award – an honour that was bestowed on the company for the second year running. It was also the 8th time that Lumishore has been nominated ...

  • Arnold van aken (l) and Patrick Noor of DMS

    DMS fills “market gap” with universal stabiliser control system


    Dynamic Marine Systems has begun marketing a remote-control operating system for any brand of large yacht stabiliser and that can add a zero-speed stabilising function.

  • CDG Phil Gibson

    Appointment at CDG


    Canada-based Coast Dynamics Group (CDG), manufacturer of the SHOXS shock mitigation seating and KINETIX seat monitoring system brands, has appointed Phil Gibson to the company’s business development team with responsibility for growing recreational, commercial and military accounts.

  • Dometic actuator

    Dometic to restart acquisitions in 2020


    Dometic, the Swedish headquartered global market leader in branded solutions for mobile living, announced at METSTRADE on Wednesday that it will restart acquisitions in 2020 to expand the group’s activities including those in the marine market.

  • Lalizas

    Lalizas acquires Italian liferaft manufacturer


    The Lalizas Group of companies has acquired Arimar, a European leader in the production of state-of-the-art liferafts.

  • News

    Mechanical Products appoints new sales rep


    Mechanical Products Company (MP), the US-based circuit breaker specialist, has added IMDS to its team of sales representatives.

  • News

    Nominations open for Alan J Freedman Award


    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the US has opened the nomination process for the 2020 Alan J Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, recognising individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry.

  • Report

    Market Overview | USA Equipment

    2019-11-05T21:17:00Z IBI

    In spite of ongoing tariffs and trade disputes, the US marine equipment market continues to surge driven by unprecedented technological innovation

  • News

    Harken appoints SA distributor


    Sailboat hardware and accessories manufacturer Harken has named Zenith International (Pty) Ltd as its newest authorised distributor for marine products in South Africa. The Cape Town-based company will trade as Harken South Africa.

  • Frigomar wins BMEE Award

    Frigomar wins BMEEA Award


    Italian HVAC specialist Frigomar has announced that its high-performance BLDC variable-speed, self-contained unit inverter was recently named Product of the Year by the British Marine Electrical Electronics Association (BMEEA).

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes

    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

  • BBA 1

    Shortlist announced for IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2019


    A total of 36 companies from 15 countries have been named as potential winners for this year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2019, in association with Raymarine.

  • 2019 DAME jury

    2019 DAME shortlist revealed


    The jury of the DAME Design Award 2019 competition has announced that 59 products from a total field of 118 entries spanning 27 countries have been nominated to enter the final rounds of judgement. Each nominated product will be available to view within the special DAME Design Award exhibition at ...

  • Karver Systems

    French equipment firm opens Lorient site


    Karver Systems, a French manufacturer of high-end sailboat equipment, has moved its sales department to Lorient La Base in Brittany. The company has also hired a new designer and an export sales rep.

  • Automatic Fender System Go Earth

    Go Earth introduces Automatic Fender System


    Go Earth is introducing an Automated Fender System (AFS) to handle deployment and lifting of fenders on any size boat at the touch of a button using a smart phone or tablet app and Bluetooth.

  • STREX Pull

    IBEX Innovation Awards recognise new product ingenuity


    Fifteen companies were recognised for new product innovation by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) on the opening day of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX).

  • Lalizas ISO Racing life raft
    Product Launch

    Lalizas introduces ISO RACING life raft


    Lalizas, the Greek manufacturer of marine lifesaving equipment, has launched an ultra-light, compact life raft called ISO RACING.

  • Van Cappellen Encapsure sound enclosure
    Product Launch

    Van Cappellen unveils new EnCAPsure sound enclosure


    Van Cappellen Sound Solutions, a marine acoustics specialist from the Netherlands, has launched a new sound enclosure that can incorporate any specific requirement.

  • BlueWater Chairs

    BlueWater Chairs appoints new president


    Marine seating specialist BlueWater Chairs has named Joe Schwab as its new president. Schwab will be responsible for expanding BlueWater’s growth and success as one of the largest and longest-operating US-based manufacturers of fighting chairs, rocket launchers, helm seats and custom high-end furniture for fishing, cruising and mega yachts.

  • Ronstan

    Obituary: Ron Allatt


    Ron Allatt, co-founder of Australian deck hardware manufacturer Ronstan, passed away peacefully last week with his wife Jan at his side. He was 89.