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  • Sunreef founder Francis Lapp
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    Sunreef launches new projects amid stable interest

    2020-03-26T10:12:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Sunreef founder Francis Lapp told IBI that business is strong Polish catamaran builder Sunreef Yachts says it has implemented a number of safety measures due to the coronavirus outbreak, but the company has not observed decreased interest in its craft from customers – and is ...

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    Onda Tenders appoints Scandinavian dealer

    2020-03-26T09:36:00Z

    Onda Norge AS is based near Oslo, Norway

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    Coronavirus update | 25 March

    2020-03-25T17:09:00Z

    Latest on Italian and Polish boating industries; Lippert, Lowe Boats suspend production; New Taiwan show dates

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes at CES
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    Brunswick increases liquidity

    2020-03-25T17:06:00Z

    The marine industry’s largest company has extended its credit facilities and borrowing as a precautionary measure to increase liquidity and financial flexibility in the wake of substantial uncertainty stemming from the COVID-19 crisis

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    Volvo provides Covid-19 update

    2020-03-25T16:58:00Z

    The Volvo Group has postponed its Annual General Meeting given the uncertain and accelerating developments in the wake of the coronavirus

  • Jason Lippert
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    Lippert suspends production at select US and Europe facilities

    2020-03-25T16:40:00Z

    US-based LCI Industries – parent of Lippert Components – has issued a business update regarding COVID-19

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    Coronavirus in Poland’s boating industry

    2020-03-25T16:40:00Z

    Most Polish boatbuilders continue to operate under increasingly stiff restrictions, reports POLBOAT President Sebastian Nietupski on behalf of the country’s boating industry

  • Italian flag on boat
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    Latest on Italy’s boating industry

    2020-03-25T16:40:00Z

    Only marine repair companies in the marine sector and certain suppliers will remain open past today, reports Andrea Razeto of Italy’s marine industry association - Confindustria Nautica

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    US healthcare workers appeal to boating industry for help

    2020-03-25T16:16:00Z

    The US healthcare community has made a direct appeal to marine manufacturers to help them in a desperate need for personal protective equipment (PPE), according to a letter from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to its members.

  • Maldives YachtMarina@Crossroads
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    New marina bolsters Maldives’ superyacht facilities and location appeal

    2020-03-25T15:14:00Z

    The recent Phase One opening of the new Crossroads Maldives luxury destination includes a new marina able to berth some 30 superyachts of up to 50m (164ft) as well as several small yachts.

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    MRAA offers free online learning for dealers

    2020-03-25T14:37:00Z

    US boat dealers idled by the COVID-19 pandemic can fill some of their free time with some free online education.

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    New dates announced for Taiwan show

    2020-03-25T11:34:00Z

    The 2020 Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS), originally scheduled for March 12-15 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center and Kha Shing Pier 22, has been postponed to March 10-13, 2022. The show is held every two years and will be celebrating its fourth edition.

  • Heysea Asteria 126-2
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    Heysea Yachts to deliver first Asteria 126

    2020-03-25T10:25:00Z

    Chinese superyacht builder Heysea Yachts will shortly deliver its first 38.4m Asteria 126 model to a mainland Chinese customer following its launch in early March.

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    ‘Controlled shutdown’ at Princess Yachts

    2020-03-24T17:04:00Z

    Princess Yachts Ltd has announced a controlled shutdown of its UK facilities with immediate effect. The company today released the following statement: “The health and safety of our employees is of paramount importance and is our main priority, along with our network, suppliers and international clientele. We also ...

  • Sunseeker 74 Sport Yacht
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    Sunseeker International suspends production

    2020-03-24T16:44:00Z

    Following the UK Prime Minister’s coronavirus (COVID-19) update yesterday, Sunseeker International has announced that it is temporarily suspending production until the end of April for the vast majority of employees. Some safety-critical and continuity roles will remain but at a very low level.

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    Coronavirus update | 24 March

    2020-03-24T15:47:00Z

    Malibu Boats provides business update, suspends operations; Chris-Craft plant winds down; New Hong Kong yacht show announced

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes
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    Brunswick releases sustainability report

    2020-03-24T15:14:00Z

    Brunswick Corp has published its first company-wide sustainability report to showcase its efforts and successes in efforts to conserve resources, both natural and financial.

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    Wartsila to restructure marine business ‘to accelerate strategy execution’

    2020-03-24T15:06:00Z

    A new corporate three-part structure is to be introduced for the marine business of Finnish high-tech systems company Wärtsilä, from July 1, 2020. The company is a major supplier of various systems and equipment to the global yacht market and in a statement the reorganisation was stated to be aimed ...

  • Boating in Florida
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    Inconsistent rules leave Florida’s US$23bn boating industry in flux

    2020-03-24T14:37:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    Palm Beach County, Florida, has joined its neighbour to the south, Miami-Dade County, in closing marinas and boat ramps to all but commercial fishing operations. But Broward County, which sits between the two and is home to Ft. Lauderdale – the hub of South Florida’s US$12bn yachting and boating industry ...

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    New family-run SA business eyes export market with new semi-rigid model

    2020-03-24T14:29:00Z

    A family-run engineering services company has launched themselves onto the South African boatbuilding market with a new custom 5.7m semi-rigid aluminium model.