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  • The Waste Cleaner

    Torqeedo powers all-electric harbour water clean-up boat


    Billed as the world’s most powerful all-electric boat designed for cleaning up pollution in inland waterways and harbours, the Waste Cleaner 66 launches this weekend in Paris

  • Charter yacht MY Crystal Blue

    Charter yacht crash attributed to “drunken sex” between captain, deckhand


    A 26-year-old Gold Coast woman working as a deckhand pleaded guilty to negligence in an Australian courtroom this week for her part in a series of collisions which caused more than A$140,000 in damage to the 80ft charter yacht Crystal Blue .

  • The Venue

    1st Greek Yachting Awards Gala to be held next week


    Athens is preparing to host Greece’s first-ever Yachting Awards Gala, a unique event that will honour the leaders of the country’s yachting and marine tourism sectors. Organised by Ondeck Media, the event will take place at the historic Zappeio Mansion in the centre of Athens on Thursday 12 December.

  • US Coast Guard Southeast response to Bahamas

    Marinas, insurers could help identify owners of storm damaged boats


    Three months after Hurricane Dorian smashed its way through Grand Bahama and Abaco, the Association of Bahamas Marinas (ABM) is saying it and the insurance industry could help identify owners of derelict boats scattered across both islands.

  • Massimo Perotti

    Sanlorenzo IPO update

    2019-12-05T17:05:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Italian yachtbuilder Sanlorenzo on track for public share listing on 10 December

  • Princess Yachts Alcudia

    Princess Yachts Alcudia to open soon


    Princess Motor Yacht Sales (PMYS) in Majorca, Spain has announced that its new office and workshop in Alcudia is to open soon. Russell Currie, former Fairline MD, was awarded distribution rights for Princess Motor Yachts in Pollensa and Alcudia earlier this year.

  • Pwllheli Marina in Wales

    Welsh marina plans unveiled


    Two existing Welsh marinas and a potential new one are all undergoing different projects with revitalisation planned for Pwllheli Hafan Marina, expansion at Milford Haven Marina, and a possible new marina project in Barry.

  • News

    2020 Motor Boat Awards – finalists revealed


    The UK’s Motorboat Yachting magazine has announced the finalists for the 2020 Motor Boat Awards, sponsored by Side-Power.

  • MY Mischief cruising Sydney Harbour

    Green light for foreign SY charter in Australia


    New legislation was passed through the Australian Senate today that enables foreign superyachts to charter in Australian waters. The special recreational vessel legislation will allow superyachts use of a coastal trading temporary licence, allowing commercial charter activities.

  • Spain_boat flag

    Spanish boat registrations up 10%


    ANEN, the Spanish marine trade association, has announced that the number of leisure boats registered in Spain during the first 11 months of 2019 reached 5,929 units – a 9.7% increase over the 5,403 boats registered during the same time last year.

  • Greg Falkner Lowe Boats

    Appointment at Brunswick


    Brunswick Corp has named Greg Falkner as general manager of its Lowe Boats division, effective immediately.

  • Greek flag6

    Greek government makes maritime tourism a strategic priority


    The Greek Minister of Shipping and Island Policy, Ioannis Plakiotakis, recently inaugurated the 16th Athens Boat Show, which ran from 27 November to 1 December in the former Olympic Fencing Centre in Ellinikon on the Athens Riviera Coast.

  • AIMEX president Jeremy Spear

    AIMEX elects new president


    The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) appointed Jeremy Spear as its new president and Peter Dowdney as vice president at its annual AGM in Sydney last week. Both were existing board directors, with Spear formerly serving as vice president and Dowdney as a director.

  • Sonos

    SeaWide Distribution expands portfolio


    Seawide Distribution, a US wholesale distributor of outdoor products, boat systems, consumer and marine electronics, is now an authorised distributor for Sonos products. Seawide says it is the first Sonos distributor for the marine market.

  • News

    New owner for SEA magazine?


    US-based marine publishing and marketing veteran Arnie Hammerman says he is in the process of taking over the publishing of SEA magazine from Duncan McIntosh Company Inc, as well as Boating World . Both magazines ceased publication last week.

  • Oyster Yacht in Solent LR

    Oyster Yachts in major recruitment drive


    UK boatbuilder Oyster Yachts has announced it is hiring 150 new employees in a bid to keep up with global demand.

  • Galeon 650 Sky Deck in Poland-2

    Polish builder appoints US dealer


    Poland’s Galeon Yachts has formed a new dealer partnership with Prince William Marine in the US.


    Hamburg Boat Show discontinued

    2019-12-03T16:13:00Z IBI , by Stefan Gerhard

    Organiser blames “economic reasons” for the show’s demise

  • MEYC Ali Al Shaiba (1)

    Experts gather for 13th Middle East Yachting Conference


    The 13th Middle East Yachting Conference, held last week at Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi, gathered more than 75 leaders from across government, business and tourism to dissect how the yachting industry and the GCC’s regulatory authorities are working together to reinvigorate the region as a global yachting hub.

  • Kha Shing Monte Fino F76

    Kha Shing wins excellence award for Monte Fino F76


    Taiwanese yacht builder, Kha Shing, has been awarded the 2020 Taiwan Excellence Award for its 23m Monte Fino F76 Flybridge motoryacht.