• Helsinki Boat Afloat 2019

    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 ...

  • Finnish export stats

    Small motorboats driving boat sales in Finland


    New boat registrations saw a sigificant boost in the first half of the year, helped by warm, early Spring weather

  • Anders Kurtén to head up Baltic Yachts in September

    New Baltic CEO


    Finland’s Baltic Yachts has appointed Anders Kurtén as its new CEO. Kurtén will take on his new role in September.

  • Oceanvolt SD15 electric motor

    Electric motor manufacturer launches crowdfunding campaign


    Finnish electric motor manufacturer Oceanvolt is launching a crowdfunding campaign in which participants receive equity through the online investor platform Invesdor. The company is looking to raise €0.6m-€2M in exchange for equity between 8.45% and 23.52%.

  • Finnboat's boat test event in Lauttasaari

    Finnboat hosts first-ever ‘boat test’ event


    A group of boating industry players in Finland recent held a large-scale ‘boat test’ event for the first time, bringing together a wide range of boat models and related services, along with current or prospective boaters eager to take the helm.

  • Giovanni Pomati - Nautor's Swan

    Nautor’s Swan opens new Boatbuilding Technology Center


    Nautor’s Swan has opened the doors to its new Boatbuilding Technology Center (BTC) in Pietarsaari, Finland – a major expansion project that started in 2017 with a €10.5m investment on refurbishing its existing building and the implementation of new production facilities totalling 9,935sq m.

  • Helsinki 2018 Boat-Afloat Show

    Finnish industry forecasting buoyant summer

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    Early onset of spring and last year’s warm boating season two underlying factors behind surge in market

  • News

    New Sea-Fire distributor for Finland


    Sea-Fire, the US supplier of marine fire detection and suppression systems, has named Oy Maritim AB as its new Finnish distributor.

  • Local brands Bella, Buster, Silver and Yamarin were well represented in Helsinki

    Strong sales reported at Helsinki show


    The Helsinki International Boat Show closed on Sunday, attracting just 1.2% more visitors (65,200) than last year.

  • Brannskar, Finland

    Finnboat reports boom in domestic boat sales


    Finnish marine federation Finnboat today reported that the warm summer of 2018 helped boost domestic sales of small motorboats and PWCs in Finland last year. Sales of motorboats over 9m in length also continued to grow, as did sales of large outboard engines.