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São Paulo show opens tomorrow with ‘navigable city’ message


An initiative that aims to raise awareness and public opinion about the benefits of recovering urban rivers is the message at this year’s São Paulo Boat Show, which opens tomorrow.

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Record attendance of nearly 30,000 at HISWA-in-Water show


Despite very Dutch weather – leaden skies, sunny spells, thunderstorms on a loop – organisers of the 2019 HISWA-in-Water Boat Show say their event attracted nearly 30,000 visitors this month.

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2019 Cannes Yachting Festival a notable success


The 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival achieved a very successful outcome, despite the first day being a wash-out with heavy rain. The major change in the layout of this leading European boat show, namely the move of the sailing craft, both monohulls and multihulls, to Port Pierre Canto, appears to have ...

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IMCI experts to lecture at NHL Stenden University


Experts from IMCI, the International Marine Certification Institute, are to lecture on CE certification as part of a yacht-building course at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.

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Finalists of 2019 Best of Boats Awards announced in Cannes


Yesterday evening, at the end of the first day of the Cannes Yachting Festival, the finalists of this year’s Best of Boats (BOB) Awards were announced at the Palais des Festivals.

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NauticStar Boats receives NMMA Export Global Star


The National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) latest Global Star for Exporting recipient is NauticStar Boats.


Dubai to host ICOMIA World Marinas Conference


The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has chosen Dubai to host next year’s ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, bringing the international event to the Middle East for the very first time.

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Fully booked Oslo show sees good results


This year’s Oslo Floating Boat Show (Båter i Sjøen), which closed on Sunday, was a fully booked exhibition with good results. Some 11,056 people visited the show and over 300 boats were on display, making it Scandinavia’s largest on-water show.

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Nauticus names 2019 European distributor of the year


US trim tab manufacturer Nauticus Inc has named Netherlands-based Allpa Marine Equipment as its 2019 European Distributor of the Year. The Dutch company was chosen for increasing sales of Nauticus Smart Tabs by a record 30% over the last 12 months.


European autumn boat show season opens


With the opening tomorrow of the 42nd edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival (CYF2019), the busy European autumn boat show calendar will commence covering leading marine leisure markets in France, the UK, Italy, Monaco and Spain. The shows are being held in Cannes, Southampton, Genoa, Monaco and Barcelona between September ...

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West Marine recognises top marine vendors


US-based marine equipment retailer West Marine recognised eight of its top vendor partners last month at the company’s 25th annual Very Important Vendor (VIV) awards.


Toronto show seeks Women’s Day sponsorships


Launched as a test in January, Women’s Day at the Toronto International Boat Show has proven such a success that organisers have elected to make the event an annual feature and are now actively seeking sponsors.

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Tampa show postponed as Hurricane Dorian hits Bahamas


Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas over the weekend, stalling over the islands as a Category 5 storm for more than 48 hours. But in welcome news for the state of Florida, Dorian – now a Category 3 hurricane – is expected to stay well offshore as it begins a slow ...

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Consumer interest strong at Swedish on-water shows


The two Swedish boat shows held on water in late August were met with strong attendance this year. Both events were organised by industry association Sweboat and offered free admittance as well as parking.

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TAITRA co-hosts Singapore event to promote Taiwan boatbuilding


The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), in collaboration with the Singapore Boating Industry Association (SBIA), recently organised an event to promote Taiwan boat manufacturing to Singapore marine industry members.


Biograd Boat Show expands to meet demand


An extra exhibition hall has been added to accomodate new Croatian Charter Expo B2B event

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BRP wins 7 Red Dot Design Awards


Sea-Doo FishPro and RXT-X personal watercraft models selected among entries from 54 countries representing 8,697 brands

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Helsinki Boat-Afloat attracts strong crowd


The 2019 Helsinki Boat-Afloat Show closed on Sunday with attendance up 7% compared to the previous year. New boat registrations in Finland are said to be on an upward trend, and the number of exhibitors at the event also reflected this: there were more than 155 exhibitors present with over ...

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Award-winning collaboration between Ferretti & Francesco Paszkowski Design Studio extends to new Custom Line 106


Last year Ferretti, along with Francesco Paszkowski Design Studio and Mecaer Aviation Group picked up the inaugural award for ’Collaborative Solution between a Superyacht Builder and its Supply Chain partner’ in the 2018 Boat Builder Awards in association with Raymarine. The countdown’s now on to find the standout projects for ...


Tickets on sale now for Boat Builder Awards 2019


Countdown underway for the industry’s signature awards event

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Registration for CSBC Symposium now open


The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) has opened registration for its annual Symposium, to be held this year in Port Credit, Ontario from September 18-20.

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Upcoming Shows & Trade Events


Southampton Boat Show

13-22 September 2019, Southampton, UK

LaRochelle Boat Show

Grand Pavois La Rochelle

18-23 September 2019, La Rochelle, France

Genoa boat show

Genoa International Boat Show

19-24 September 2019, Genoa, Italy

São Paulo Boat Show

19-24 September 2019, São Paulo, Brazil

Norwalk boat show

Norwalk Boat Show

19-22 September 2019, Connecticut, USA

Lake Constance

Interboot (Friedrichsafen)

21-29 September 2019, Friedrichshafen, Germany

Monaco Yacht Show

Monaco Yacht Show

25-28 September 2019, Port Hercules, Monaco

Atlantic City boat show

Atlantic City In-Water Power Boat Show

26-29 September 2019, New Jersey, USA

Auckland On Water Boat Show

3-6  October 2019, Auckland, New Zealand

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United States Powerboat Show

3-6 October 2019, Maryland, USA

Tuzla Boat Show

5-13 October 2019, Istanbul, Turkey

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Nominations open for 2019 U.S. Export Excellence Award

The Export Excellence Award, conceived and sponsored by International Boat Industry (IBI) magazine for American exporters, will once again take place this year at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) in Tampa in October.

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Nominations open for fifth Boat Builder Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine. From today the industry will be able to nominate across 10 award categories via the quick and simple online nomination tool at www.boatbuilderawards.com.