Equipment Manufacturers

  • 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.

  • Crestron

    VBH and Crestron join forces in new marine division


    Dutch superyacht entertainment technology specialist VBH has become a partner in the new marine division of Crestron. The companies will leverage on two decades of working together to further enhance their services to clients around the world.

  • Reintjes

    German gearbox manufacturer forms UK subsidiary


    The management of Reintjes GmbH and Reintjes Benelux BVBA, the two main entities of German gearbox manufacturer Reintjes, have announced a change of status for their business in the UK.

  • Lavet marine blinds

    Lippert acquires Italian window blind manufacturer


    Elkhart, Indiana-based Lippert Components Inc (LCI) has acquired Siena, Italy-based window blind manufacturer Lavet Srl.

  • Solar Max panels from Xantrex
    Product Launch

    Xantrex launches new solar panel range


    Canada-based Xantrex, part of the Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) group in the US, has developed a new range of rigid and flexible solar panels for the marine market. They are available in simple kit form containing charge controller, leads, and all necessary mounting requirements.

  • Kirk Fistick, director of manufacturing at SureShade

    SureShade appoints director of manufacturing


    Kirk Fistick has been named director of manufacturing for SureShade, a US maker of retractable sunshade systems for the marine and outdoor industries.

  • lewmar-mets

    Lewmar Marine to be acquired by Lippert Components for £33m


    UK equipment maker will be LCI’s sixth purchase in the marine sector marking the company’s continued expansion into the global boating business

  • Tim Hall of Future Fibres_3

    Aerodynamic rigging delivers sailing performance gains

    Future Fibres, a subsidiary of mast-maker Southern Spars since 2014, was receiving a lot of interest in its new range of carbon yacht rigging, where the profile has been changed from a cylinder to both an elipse and extended elipse shape. “We have a composite cable for just about ...