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    New technology and sustainability ambitions go hand-in-hand

    2020-11-10T10:11:00Z

    With a new commitment to emission-free products by 2050, Volvo Penta is teaming up with a range of partners to collaborate on bringing new technologies to the market

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    Kiwi big-boat boom

    2020-11-09T11:45:00Z IBI , by Barry Thompson

    With more than 80 boats over 10m currently in build or on contract in New Zealand, it seems that the Kiwi big boat industry is still very much alive and well. In fact you could say it has never been stronger. 

  • Volvo Penta Exchange Components
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    The circular economy at work

    2020-08-12T13:45:00Z

    Volvo Penta is giving new life to engines and drivelines through remanufacturing, reinforcing sustainability at the same time

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    The current state of play at the top of the market

    2020-06-24T13:30:00Z

    New superyacht orders continue but the industry waits to count the true cost of Covid-19.  David Robinson provides an 18-page round-up on the key sectors of the business, including order estimates for the first 5 months of 2020.

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    Volvo Penta commits to WWF’s Climate Savers program through today’s technology

    2020-06-23T12:43:00Z

    Manufacturer’s IPS technology becomes engine for change as part of WWF Climate Savers program

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    New range, new vision as Highfield looks to redefine the RIB and inflatables sector

    2020-06-11T10:06:00Z From

    As Covid-19 turns the world upside down, Highfield has been doubling down on a growth strategy that will transform the RIB and inflatables landscape. A raft of new model launches targeting new markets and a refinement of its current extensive portfolio, look set to give the Sino-French firm a strategic ...

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    Goodbye to an old friend - origins of the outboard engine

    2020-05-29T15:07:00Z

    The news this week that BRP Inc. has elected to exit the outboard engine business and discontinue building product under its Evinrude nameplate closed the book on a brand that helped drive boating into the modern era. Ole Evinrude, a Norwegian emigrant to the United States, is widely credited ...

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    Latest in boatbuilding materials & machinery

    2020-04-27T09:30:00Z

    The annual gathering of the international composites industry did not take place at the JEC show in Paris this year but the roll-out of lighter and stronger composites continues apace with boatbuilders and their suppliers moving towards more exotic carbon reinforcements, more versatile 3D printing and greater use of bio-based ...

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    Trends in Electric Outboards

    2020-02-18T15:21:00Z

    In the February/March issue of IBI, Craig Ritchie takes an in-depth look at the latest trends in the Outboard Engine segment – an area of fast-paced innovation and one of the brightest stars in the global leisure marine business with unit sales up some 30% over the last ten years. ...

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    Wearing its eco credentials, beautifully

    2020-01-10T10:36:00Z

    E, a customised Sunreef 60 cat designed for charter, is proof a boat can look good as well as helping to save the planet

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    Oceanco makes ‘efficiency step’ to future-proof ICT strategy

    2019-08-21T13:48:00Z IBI , by Robert Wielaard

    The Dutch builder’s radical new data-driven IT system ‘Yachtbuilder” is set to trasform the way it builds its increasingly large and complex boats

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    Superyacht refit 2019

    2019-07-04T12:54:00Z

    IBI ’s global round-up of the key superyacht refit operators and the work being carried out in 2019

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    Decking

    2019-07-04T11:42:00Z

    With mature teak becoming ever rarer and more expensive, there has been a big swing towards greener alternatives. IBI investigates the latest deck covering trends, options and technologies available to yards and owners today

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    ZF’s steerable propulsion goes fully electric

    2019-07-04T11:21:00Z

    Germany-based ZF recently launched a new saildrive leg that can fully rotate for integrated joystick control. From November, a fully-electric proof-of-concept version will also become available for sea trials

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    MILLING, CUTTING & PRINTING MACHINES

    There seemed to be more machinery than usual at this year’s JEC World. Big advances in automation and additive manufacturing – a process whereby components are built up by hot metal – have allowed some machines to create spare parts for themselves. The precision of the manufacture of components, and ...

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    RESINS OVERVIEW

    Advances in resin technology are aimed at reducing styrene, providing greater endurance and quicker cure times while perfecting surface finishes

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    REINFORCEMENTS & RIGGING

    Carbon fibre, natural materials and recycled plastics are prevalent in the drive for light, strong and sustainable reinforcements

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    ADHESIVES & MOULD TOOLS

    There has been a great deal of development in adhesive technology – offering greatly reduced curing times and limiting the number of holes that need to be drilled into a product for fixtures and fittings.

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    SECTOR SPOTLIGHT | Materials & Machinery

    Renewables scored high on the theme of the JEC World composites show this year, but so did carbonfibre and robotic machinery

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    Port Canto - Sailboats

    2019-05-03T00:10:00Z

    In 2019, Port Canto will be 100% dedicated to monohull and multihull sailboats, able to accommodate over one hundred boats. With over 400 linear metres of quayside for monohulls and over 450m for multihulls, Port Canto offers both water-based facilities and expansive dock-side and land space to provide 30% ...