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    NZ marine distributor joins Zhik’s global board


    Simon Hull, managing director of Zhik’s New Zealand distributorship, is stepping up to a strategic position on the board of Zhik’s global business. The Australia-based technical apparel producer describes the move as a change of focus for Hull, who will further grow and drive the NZ market as well as ...

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    Safe Harbor Marinas acquires Newport Shipyard


    Newport Shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island, has been purchased by Safe Harbor Marinas, becoming the 85th property for the Dallas, Texas-based owner operator, which has facilities in 19 states.

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    Canadian recreational trade associations form advocacy coalition


    Representatives from a dozen Canadian trade organisations focused on different forms of outdoor recreation have aligned to form the Canadian Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (CORR), an advocacy coalition designed to unite industry stakeholders behind policies and legislative reforms focused on economic growth, environmental protection, infrastructure development and the national promotion of ...

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    Final call for Boat Builder Award 2019 nominations


     Just three more days left to earn your company the recognition it deserves

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    ASEA Power Systems named winner of the 2019 IBI Export Excellence Award


    Judges praise power supply systems’ manufacturer’s 360-degree approach to growing international markets

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    New dates, location for Viareggio show


    The organisers of the Versilia Yachting Rendez-vous have announced that next year’s edition will be held from May 28-31, taking up a more strategic position on the calendar of nautical-related events.

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    New details emerge on Ferretti IPO


    According to a report on the online Market Watch financial news service, Italy’s Ferretti Group plans to list around 30% of its stock on the Milan Stock Exchange this month.

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    Brunswick Acceleration Division speeds Freedom Boat Club to 200


    Brunswick Corp used the milestone of the 200th franchise signed by Freedom Boat Club (FBC) to better define its Acceleration Division, which was formed last January with the mission of expanding participation in boating.

  • Nautec

    Watski AB forms new wholesale unit


    Watski AB, a Swedish company owned by Denmark’s Fritz Schur Group and one of the leading distributors of boating equipment in the country, has split the business and formed a new wholesaler called Nautec. Watski is active on the Scandinavian and German markets.

  • Frank Hugelmeyer

    Hugelmeyer takes NMMA helm


    In his first official act on his first official day on the job, the new president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) introduced himself to the marine community during the industry breakfast opening the 2019 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida this week.

  • Porto Montenegro

    Porto Montenegro to invest €500m on future development


    Porto Montenegro, the Mediterranean’s leading luxury yacht homeport and marina village, is to invest over €500m in further development and new projects on site over the next 10 years. The news was unveiled at a private event at the Monaco Yacht Show last month.

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    IBEX Innovation Awards recognise new product ingenuity


    Fifteen companies were recognised for new product innovation by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) on the opening day of the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX).

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    New Swedish marina to open next year


    A new marina is set to open in Skärhamn, on Sweden’s Baltic coast, prior to next year’s boating season.

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    New exhibitor areas planned for TIBS 2020


    In order to promote the recreational lifestyle and connect with maritime services as a professional trade platform, the 2020 Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS) in Kaohsiung will showcase not just the latest yachts, but also the recreational boating lifestyle and all the gear needed for a great experience on the ...

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    Whale grows Northern European presence


    Whale, the UK-based pumps specialist, has chosen Lankhorst Taselaar to serve as its exclusive distributor or Whale Marine products in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, effective November 1.

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    Brunswick Boat Group launches Technology Center


    With Florida Governor Rick DeSantis, Congressman Michael Waltz, and a host of local business and government leaders on hand at the Boston Whaler campus in Edgewater, the Brunswick Boat Group opened its 45,000sq ft Technology Center announced in January of this year, as the home to what the company boasts ...

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    Monaco Yacht Show provides encouragement for market future


    The 2019 Monaco Yacht Show closed last Saturday on a positive note for the future of the superyacht industry despite world economic and political challenges. The show, which with 600 exhibitors and 125 superyachts of which 42 were new yachts, was the largest to date.


    ICOMIA adds new sustaining members


    Two marine paints and coatings specialists, Gruppo Boero and Hempel, have joined the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) as sustaining members.

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    Marine manufacturers look to “monetise” real estate


    A growing trend in industrial real estate could be a path to debt relief or a source of quick capital for expansion plans, and is ideally suited to marine manufacturers who stand to benefit, according to commercial real estate brokers in the US.

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    Kingship targets inland water marine tourism market in China


    Kingship Marine has introduced a new range of aluminium power catamarans designed for the China market with the first boat delivered for use on the Xinfengjiang Reservoir in the south of the country.