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  • NYYC American Magic

    Awlgrip named official coatings supplier for US entry in 2021 AC


    AkzoNobel, the Dutch multinational paints and performance coatings maker, says its Awlgrip brand will go on the hull of American Magic, the US entry in the 36th America’s Cup race in 2021.

  • Spirit 111 launch

    Spirit Yachts launches new flagship


    The UK’s Spirit Yachts has launched its new flagship 34m sailing yacht, the Spirit 111. Lowered into the water for the first time at Spirit’s waterside headquarters in Ipswich, Suffolk, the sloop-rigged yacht is said to be the largest single-masted wooden yacht to be built in the UK since Shamrock ...

  • The Ferretti Group's 2018 fleet

    Ferretti extends its IPO offer period


    In view of the ongoing discussions with institutional investors, the Italian yachtbuilder Ferretti Group has extended the offer period for the pending listing of its shares on the Milan Stock Exchange

  • Cannes at night2

    Cannes show management decision further delayed


    The long-running legal dispute between the Fédération des Industries Nautique and show organiser Reed Exhibitions France will not be heard by the Paris Court of Appeals until December 2020

  • Jetten Shipyard

    Jetten Jachtbouw sold


    Jetten Jachtbouw of the Netherlands has been sold to MSAR, a Malta-based group of companies owned by Jack Wijnants.

  • The Barcelona World Race boat

    ‘Sustainability’ key focus of Barcelona show


    Sustainability in the leisure marine industry is the key focus of the 2019 Barcelona Boat Show, which is now in its 58th edition. The theme is complementary to the show also reflecting the recovery of the boating sector with 7% growth in 2018.

  • Trafalgar Shipyard

    Trafalgar Shipyard rebrands


    The UK’s Trafalgar Shipyard – formerly known as Trafalgar Wharf Shipyard and part of The Trafalgar Group, formerly known as Trafalgar Wharf Group – has undergone a rebranding with a new corporate brand name, new slogan, and a new focus.

  • Fasco Fastener

    Fasco Fastener sold


    Wurth Industry North America has acquired Fasco Fastener, a distributor of stainless steel, silicon bronze and brass fasteners, as part of its global growth strategy.

  • METS Roundtable

    METSTRADE Round Table to focus on boat construction techniques and materials


    The third edition of the Round Table dedicated to boatbuilding construction and materials will be held on November 19 and 20 as part of this year’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam.

  • Ferretti Group CEO Alberto Galassi

    Ferretti IPO roadshow ends in Zurich tomorrow

    2019-10-09T16:01:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    CEO Alberto Galassi lays out Ferretti’s prospects to investors in London, Frankfurt, Paris and Zurich this week ahead of its debut on the Milan stock exchange.

  • Banten

    Banten appoints master distributor for UK and Ireland


    Banten, the Italian antenna manufacturer, has chosen Marathon Leisure as its master distributor for their leisure, professional and commercial antennas in the UK and Ireland.

  • Horizon Global Owner Rendezvous 2019

    Horizon holds 2nd annual Rendezvous Down Under


    Taiwan’s Horizon Yachts held its 2019 Global Horizon Yachts Owner Rendezvous in Australia’s Whitsunday Islands last month.

  • Spain-generic-leisure-boats

    Spanish boat registrations up 9.1%


    Spain’s National Association of Nautical Companies (ANEN) has announced that the country’s recreational boat registrations expanded by 9.1% year-on-year to 5,478 units in the first nine months of 2019.

  • MichaelMüller

    One year on: Bavaria CEO on boatbuilder’s plans for 2020 and beyond

    2019-10-09T11:16:00Z IBI , by Kerstin Zillmer

    Exactly one year ago, the Bavaria Yachts shipyard in south Germany’s Giebelstadt was rescued from insolvency and was able to continue operations with the help of investor CMP. The Franconian shipyard has just successfully passed its first year of restructuring. Now Bavaria Yachts plans to present two new boat model ...

  • Berthon Spain, Mike Barnes

    Berthon Spain hires Guardiennage captain


    Mike Barnes has joined Berthon Spain in Palma to head up the company’s Guardiennage services. Barnes joins the company from Oyster Yachts, where he has spent the last four years in a similar role.

  • Cantieri Viareggio

    US interiors specialist merges with Italian SY yard


    Genesis Interiors, a US-based builder and installer of handmade luxury interiors for yachts and private homes, has merged with Italy’s Cantiere Viareggio.

  • Correct Craft Bill Yeargin

    MRAA announces speakers for first-ever Dealer Week


    The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) has revealed the first three speakers for its ’10 x 10 Series’ held during Dealer Week from 8-11 December in Tampa, Florida.

  • Milan Stock exchange

    Ferretti announces jump in orders in midst of IPO

    2019-10-08T15:26:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Ferretti Group reports new orders totalling more than €465 million for the first nine months of 2019, a gain of 18% over last year

  • IBEX

    IBEX ends on high


    The 29th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) closed on Thursday, October 3rd with early indications that attendance figures were up from last year for the three-day event. IBEX was a tremendous success with more than 700 exhibitors – 100-plus new to the show – from 25 countries filling the ...

  • Sports Marine

    Princess appoints exclusive NZ distributor


    Christchurch-based boat dealership Sports Marine Ltd has secured exclusive distribution of Princess Yachts for the first time into the New Zealand market.