• Monaco

    Yachting’s greener future discussed at Monaco


    The future of yachting was the focus of the Yacht Club de Monaco during the Principality’s recent Monaco Ocean Week. Targeting best practices for protecting the marine environment, the six-day event was a collaboration among the Prince Albert II Foundation, the Monaco Oceanographic Institute and the Monaco Scientific Centre. ...

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    First Singapore Marine Webinar focuses on environmental issues


    The first Singapore Marine Webinar launched today focused on marine environmental issues, with more webinars to follow. The Singapore Marine Guide has launched the monthly webinar series addressing marine leisure issues in Asia. Singapore Marine guide founder Wade Pearce spoke with IBI ’s Asia correspondent about the motivation behind ...

  • Vilamoura Marina

    Portuguese boat show to be held in June


    The 2021 Vilamoura Marina International Boat Show is scheduled to go ahead this year from June 5-13 at Vilamoura Marina in Portugal, according to the organisers. The outdoor boat and lifestyle show will bring together all types of new and used (brokerage) boats, both on water and on land, ...

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    New dates announced for Paris Boat Show


    The Federation des Industries Nautiques (FIN) has announced the dates for this year’s Paris Boat Show, otherwise known as the Nautic. It will be held at the venue where it has been staged for many years, the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre, from the 4th-12th December. Last year’s show had ...

  • 2021 Palm Beach International Boat Show

    Palm Beach show cruises past expectations

    2021-03-30T08:56:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    Exhibitors report “good vibe” to this year’s show

  • La Grande Motte

    La Grande-Motte multihull show cancelled


    Scheduled to take place from 28 April to 2 May, the organisers of the International Multihull Show have announced the cancellation of the exhibition for reasons of public health protection, linked to the Covid-19 pandemic. More than 50 boats had registered to attend the show, which was scheduled to take ...

  • China Boat show panorama

    Shanghai Boat Show to open next week


    Free match making service offered to foreign trade buyers and suppliers unable to attend

  • NMDA

    NMDA announces new dates for S.T.E.P. 2021


    The National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) Board of Directors has announced the new dates for S.T.E.P. 2021. S.T.E.P. (Sales, Training, Education and Purchasing) was held for 28 consecutive years until the cancellation of the 2020 event. The event is now scheduled for an August 2nd opening with the annual meeting ...

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    2021 Mediterranean Yacht Show cancelled


    The Greek Yachting Association, in coordination with the Municipality of Nafplion, has announced the cancellation of the 2021 Mediterranean Yacht Show (MEDYS) that was set to take place from April 22-25 at the port of Nafplion. Recent developments in the Covid-19 situation and current international travel restrictions led to the ...

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    Sourcing marine equipment from China


    The Shanghai Boat Show organisers, Sinoexpo Informa Markets, are offering a free match-making service for companies wishing to source products from exhibitors at next week’s exhibition. Companies should register here to express their interest in being part of the programme and to inform Sinoexpo which product groups they are interested ...

  • Southampton International Boat Show

    Southampton show organiser reveals new layout, changes to 2021 event


    UK trade association British Marine, organiser of the Southampton International Boat Show, has confirmed that Britain’s biggest festival of boating will be returning to Mayflower Park this year (September 10-19) with a bold new layout and several other changes to enhance the visitor experience. Working in partnership with Southampton City ...

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    EBI and The SeaCleaners to host webinar on tackling marine litter


    European Boating Industry (EBI) and The SeaCleaners, the NGO created by French sailor and ecologist Yvan Bourgnon to combat plastic pollution, are holding a webinar on 19 May to present opportunities for boaters and the industry to become involved in tackling marine litter. Held on European Maritime Day, the webinar ...

  • AC37 INEOS Team UK challenge

    INEOS Team UK to challenge for 37th America’s Cup


    Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron accepts challenge

  • Brisbane Boat Show

    Too much business sinks Brisbane show


    The (Australian) Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA) has postponed the Brisbane Boat Show until 2022. This is reputedly due to the significant increase in demand for new trailer boat and watercraft resulting from the ‘staycation’ phenomenon outcome of Covid-19. The show was due to have been held from 20-22 August. ...

  • AC winner celebration

    Emirates Team New Zealand wins 36th America’s Cup


    Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli team beaten 7-3 in final race round

  • Sydney show2

    BIA opens registration for 2021 Sydney Festival of Boating


    The Boating Industry Association of Australia (BIA) has opened exhibitor registration as the first step toward moving ahead with the 2021 Sydney Festival of Boating. Slated for 29 July through 1 August, this year’s show will likely be running under tighter Covid-related safety precautions, and there is no word yet ...

  • Genoa Boat Show (3)

    Applications now open for 2021 Genoa show


    This year’s event will be held from September 16-21

  • B'fast Meeting

    EU Commissioner to take part in boot Düsseldorf International Breakfast Meeting

    2021-03-11T16:19:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    The breakfast event is jointly organised by the Brussels-based EBI and Boot Düsseldorf.

  • Singapore Yacht Show

    Singapore Yacht Show postponed for third time

    2021-03-11T15:55:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    The move comes as South East Asia boating market enjoys boom in sales and charter bookings

  • Martin Beck

    British Marine names keynote speaker for Digital Spring Expo


    Martin Beck is a senior economist at Oxford Economics