All International Boat Industry articles in February/March 2020

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    Market Overview | France

    2020-02-19T15:10:00Z IBI

    Ten years after the 2008 financial crisis, a smile has returned to the faces of leisure boat professionals in France. But the good results are mainly from exports as the home market remains lacklustre

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    Market Overview | Italy

    2020-02-19T14:14:00Z IBI

    Italy’s industry is riding high, but can the growth rate be sustained?  Exports and confidence continue to rise as the industry gets ready for what it predicts will be another good year

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    Market Overview | Canada

    2020-02-19T13:04:00Z IBI

    One step forward, one step back – a turbulent trade landscape has presented its share of challenges to the Canadian boat industry, where it seems like every win is met with another fresh roadblock

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    Navico | Knut Frostad

    2020-02-18T15:30:00Z IBI , by Craig Ritchie

    Navico’s new CEO Knut Frostad shares his views on the shape of the industry to come, from auto docking and increasing levels of automation to why we should be looking to the smart home market, rather than the automotive sector, for inspiration. He says a movement to take the ...

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    Trends in Electric Outboards


    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. ...

  • AXOPAR's Jan-Erik Viitala at Boot 2020

    Jan-Erik Viitala | Axopar


    Finnish brand Axopar is revolutionising the boat business by adopting a ‘platform’ approach to model development. Debuting five new models at Düsseldorf in January, the builder has sold over 2,200 boats to date in more than 70 countries with another 500-plus on order. Its co-founder Jan-Erik Viitala talks to the ...

  • CanadaStats


    2020-02-17T05:02:00Z IBI

  • FranceStats


    2020-02-17T04:55:00Z IBI

  • ItalySats


    2020-02-17T04:50:00Z IBI

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    Sustainability in Focus


    February | March 2020

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    February | March 2020

    In the latest issue, IBI reviews the state of the boating industry in France, Italy and Canada; interviews Axopar co-founder Jan-Erik Viitala; reviews the latest developments in the Outboard Engine sector; and profiles Prestige Yachts, Amico Co., Caframo, plus more…

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    Inside this issue of IBI

    February | March 2020