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    Port Canto - Sailboats


    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% ...

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    Cannes revamps show layout to expand capacity


    At the 2018 Cannes Yachting Festival, show director Sylvie Ernoult announced plans to support growth of the boating industry and the show’s customers to meet demand for additional exhibit space and cement the show’s position as one of Europe’s most important events.

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    Vieux Port - Motorboats

    Vieux Port, one of the oldest harbours on the French Riviera, will be devoted to motorboats of all sizes, offering 10% more capacity in 2019 for exhibits across seven zones, including a full range of motorboats from open day boats to 55m superyachts.

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    Watch consumers shopping at any boat show and you see the same scenario play out time and again. A couple or family approaches a boat and, after a few minutes of gazing at the exterior, they step aboard and sit down. If they get back up again quickly, it is ...

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    ACI opens luxury marina in Croatia


    The new marina is split into two basins; one for annual moorings and one for visiting yachts

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    As cars become greener, more electrified and even self-parking, are boat owners expecting the same afloat? 

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    Raising the bar; How this Kiwi firm is taking onboard-entertainment to another level

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    The ability to think outside the box, coupled with a deep understanding of technology, product requirements, industry trends and passionate people, is helping this Kiwi firm revolutionise the market for entertainment onboard

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    Case study - Videoworks and Domotics onboard Wider’s Cecilia


    Videoworks in Italy is at the vanguard of integrating onboard visual and audio entertainment tech with lighting and cybersecurity systems

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    Many of the trends seen in the outboard sector are being replicated with inboards, although the high fuel prices in Europe are placing more emphasis on good fuel economy


    Rise of Renewables


    Working with conventional engines, but sometimes seeking to replace them, electric propulsion is gaining more of a market share, especially in the commercial, charter and large yacht sectors

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    Powered stabilisers that dampen a boat’s motion have seen a reduction in costs, more responsive motors and greater systems integration

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    Seeing the light: at the cutting edge of underwater lighting

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    A prime example of cross platform connectivity is Lumishore’s Lumi-Link system which uses HTML5 as a protocol, which makes it much easier to carry more data, whilst having the added benefit of being simple to upgrade through a black box.

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    The foiling phenomenon


    A revolution is about to hit the universe of ocean racing. The Figaro 3 is the first example of Groupe Beneteau’s intention to develop the use of foils in ocean racing. It is a new approach for both professionals and adrenaline-loving amateurs of new technologies

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    Cannes 2018 delivers quality sales & leads

    The 2018 Cannes Yachting Festival was described by a number of exhibitors as “the best of recent years”.  IBI reports on one of the most important events on the European boat show calendar where leading boatbuilders debut their new models for the season.

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    Galeon eyes foreign expansion, innovative product range


    Galeon’s latest new-model launches have been making waves and winning customers. Now the builder is investing to boost capacity and R D as it looks to capitalise on the brand’s growing reputation for innovation