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    French leisure marine industry exceeds €5bn


    French trade association FIN (La Fédération des Industries Nautiques) has presented its key figures for the 2018 industry season in France.

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    IGY Marinas open new superyacht facility in France


    As part of its strategic plan to build a strong presence in Europe, IGY Marinas has officially opened its new superyacht marina at Sète in the South of France. The purpose-built facility is able to berth the world’s largest yachts.

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    Linssen to build 10 more craft for French charter firm


    Linssen Yachts of the Netherlands will build another 10 self-drive rental craft for France’s Locaboat Holidays. Since late 2017, it has already delivered 28 steel Pénichette Evolution motoryachts, which it has jointly developed with Locaboat.

  • Bastien Bonnet, VP of sales and marketing at Iguana Yachts

    Iguana Yachts names VP of sales and marketing


    Iguana Yachts, a French builder of amphibious boats, has named Bastien Bonnet as its new VP of sales and marketing.

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    Record registration for 2019 Cannes show


    The organisers of this year’s Cannes Yachting Festival have announced that exhibitor registration is already 8% up over last year’s figure. According to Reed Exhibitions, 529 boats over 10m in length will be making an appearance on water, including 119 sailboats and 410 motorboats – 7% more than last year. ...

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    Acquera Yachting opens three new locations


    Acquera Yachting has announced expansion plans to pen three new offices service Monaco, Antibes and St Tropez and has hired Xavier Paris to manage the operations and what the company is calling an “ambitious growth plan.”

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    Jeanneau announces new monocat boat concept


    Jeanneau’s spring press conference, held during an international boat test event for boating media in Cannes, was the setting for a scoop for the attending journalists. Antoine Chancelier, marketing director for the sailing boat division of the French shipyard, announced an innovative boat concept to representatives of the press against ...

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    Yamaha extends marine dealer financing solutions


    The company’s new finance program is intended to boost boat and engine sales at both the wholesale and retail level

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    Reed appeals Cannes show verdict


    The question over which organisation will acquire the long-term rights to manage one of industry’s premier boat shows remains open

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    Yanmar reports increased business in France


    The Japanese engine manufacturer recently opened a sales and customer representative office in La Roche-sur-Yon