The 31st METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam came to a successful end on Thursday with a record number of visitors. According to event organiser Amsterdam RAI, 16,716 people attended the three-day show and the number of visits reached 26,052 – a 5% increase over last year’s event.
Celebrating a half-century of innovation in yacht design and construction, the 25th bi-annual HISWA International Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction featured a “Back to the Future” theme for its golden jubilee edition that was well-received by the large and enthusiastic crowd of delegates in attendance.
The 23rd edition of The Superyacht Forum, held from November 12-14 in association with METSTRADE, delivered a wide range of presentations around a central theme of ownership experience entitled ‘The Future of Superyacht Ownership - The Perfect Customer Journey.’
A record total of 15 winning companies and individuals, plus 12 honourable mentions, were announced last night at the 2018 Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, held in association with Raymarine. In a fitting finale for the evening, more than 350 guests witnessed an evening celebrating the industry’s many successes ...
The US Ambassador to The Netherlands, Peter Hoekstra, kicked off the 2018 METSTRADE Show with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the USA Pavilion and a meeting with exhibitors, State delegations and officials of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).
Seven new US manufacturers will be represented at the USA Pavilion during METSTRADE this week trying to break into the EU market place in what one industry leader said is “hands-down, the best show to help them do that.”
American fishing tackle retailer and multi-brand boat manufacturer Bass Pro Shops (BPS) has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) that will see the company’s flagship Tracker and Nitro boat brands continue as title sponsors of several premier fishing tournaments across the US, including the ...
The 31st annual METSTRADE Show opens next week in Amsterdam amid a booming US recreational boating market and global trade wars, but it will be “business as usual” among exhibitors at the National Marine Manufacturer’s Association (NMMA) USA Pavilion.
The high-speed sport of powerboat racing is having its first Asian championship in Hong Kong tomorrow. Organised by the Asia Powerboat Association led by Martin Lai, Jacky Kong and Mark Tribe from Asia Powerboat Development Ltd, the 1st Asia Powerboat Championship will be held from November 9-11 in Tolo Harbour, ...
Visitors walking the performance boating dock at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) are seeing something different this year: no sterndrives. The so-called ‘go-fast’ boat crowd has adopted outboard engines with a passion.