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  • 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.

  • News

    Miami River Commission approves yacht building, restaurant; neighbours vow opposition


    The Miami River Commission has approved construction of a six-storey marine facility and adjacent restaurant along the Miami River proposed by Puntallana LLC, but local residents are vowing to fight the decision until concession are received from the developer.

  • Frederick A. Brightbill

    Brightbill named permanent MasterCraft CEO


    The board of directors for US boatbuilder MasterCraft Boat Holdings Inc have named interim chief executive officer Frederick Brightbill as the company’s new permanent CEO, effective immediately.

  • Freedom Boat Club will operate as part of Brunswick’s Business Acceleration group

    Freedom Boat Club, Sea Ray win National Safety Award


    The Sea Tow Foundation has awarded National Boating Industry Safety awards to two Brunswick brands, recognising the companies for their commitment to safety and sustainability.

  • ISRG

    Superyacht Refit Group grows business by 10% in 2018-19


    Total value of activity among ICOMIA superyacht refit members was nearly €400m from 1,136 projects, representing approximately 40% of global business in the sector.

  • Arnold van aken (l) and Patrick Noor of DMS

    DMS fills “market gap” with universal stabiliser control system


    Dynamic Marine Systems has begun marketing a remote-control operating system for any brand of large yacht stabiliser and that can add a zero-speed stabilising function.

  • Ullman

    Ullman Sails SA reports financial turnaround under new CEO


    Ullman Sails South Africa has reported a significant increase in turnover for the past calendar year following a decline over the previous two years.

  • CDG Phil Gibson

    Appointment at CDG


    Canada-based Coast Dynamics Group (CDG), manufacturer of the SHOXS shock mitigation seating and KINETIX seat monitoring system brands, has appointed Phil Gibson to the company’s business development team with responsibility for growing recreational, commercial and military accounts.

  • Hudson HH88 Cat

    Busy year planned for Hudson Yacht Group


    The Hudson Yacht Group, based in Xiamen, China, is experiencing a busy time, particularly with its HH Catamarans division. The later was jointly founded by Paul Hakes who recently returned as Hudson’s chief of operations China from a year-long cruising sabbatical.

  • Sanlorenzo-64Steel-Attila2

    Sanlorenzo braves the IPO market

    2019-11-29T17:02:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Although investors have been lukewarm to a range of IPO opportunities in recent months – including Ferretti’s withdrawn public floation last month seeking a valuation of up to €1.08bn – Sanlorenzo is plunging ahead with its own offer.  Industry awaits market response as an indicator of investor appetite.

  • SYTT team

    UK firm makes Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100


    The UK’s Superyacht Tenders Toys (SYTT) has made the Sunday Times’ Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 list for the second year running.

  • Finnboat chairman Kim Koskinen

    Finnboat names new chairman


    Finnboat, the Finish marine industries federation, has elected Kim Koskinen, country manager of Vetus Oy, as its new chairman of the board.

  • Suzy Rayment, APSA

    APSA appoints media director


    Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA) has appointed Suzy Rayment as its new media director.

  • Miami Boat Show

    Miami show organiser seeks long-term deal


    The Virginia Key Advisory Board (VKAB) and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) met again recently to discuss maximising use of the island that hosts the trade association’s Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) and the Miami Marine Stadium.

  • Lignia 2

    Lignia Wood Co appoints new dealer for Italy and Switzerland


    Growing involvement with yacht market

  • Amico & Co_ShipLift_low

    Amico inaugurates 4,000-tonne capacity shiplift


    Genoa-based Amico Co officially inaugurated it new €27m, 4,000-tonne capacity shiplift on Thursday. The new facility is not only an important development for this global leader as a superyacht refitter, but also a major bonus for Genoa in its ongoing campaign to become a key superyacht hub.

  • Vanessa Davidson

    SA’s Vanessa Davidson appointed chair of IMCI


    South African Vanessa Davidson has been elected as the new chairperson of the International Marine Certification Institute (IMCI), the organisation announced this week.