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    Amsterdam ‘Bubble Barrier’ traps plastic but not fish, boats


    In a global first, an environmental project has been launched in the Port of Amsterdam that uses a curtain of rising air bubbles to trap plastic waste preventing it from reaching the North Sea.

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    Lund launches two new 2020 models


    The Tyee 1875 and Tyee 1975 are packed with fishing features

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    Maldives Marine Expo 2020 gets new dates, location


    Since it started in 2014, the annually-held Maldives Marine Expo (MME) has made consistent progress each year and this is planned to continue for the 6th edition in 2020 when it is hoped to find a new location that will allow the on-water show and the exhibitor stands to all ...

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    Sunseeker yacht ‘arrested’ at Ft Lauderdale show; Builder issues statement


    US Marshalls boarded the 74ft yacht as FLIBS came to a close

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    Lumishore appoints VP of sales


    LED lighting specialist Lumishore has hired Bob Hamilton to serve as its vice president of sales. In his new position, Hamilton will be responsible for driving sales efforts and increasing market penetration throughout the Americas.

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    Double-digit sales success for Maritimo at FLIBS


    Australian yacht-builder Maritimo has reported double-digit sales at this year’s Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), resulting in a strong end to a year in which the brand set out to strengthen its presence in the US market.

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    Ticket to success


    Could buying a ticket to the 2019 Boat Builder Awards in association with Raymarine, transform your business?

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    Maltese marina expansion project halted amid residents’ protests


    The Authority for Transport in Malta has released a planning application indicating plans to expand the marina in Kalkara from 21,000sq m to as much as 35,000sq m. However, shortly after the plan was made public, local residents have forced the authorities to assure them that the marina will not ...

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    US Senate spending bill includes boating industry priorities


    The United States Senate last week passed a package of appropriations bill that includes funding for some of the recreational boating industry’s top priorities. The move allows members of the Senate and House to meet in conference committee to negotiate a resolution to the differences in spending bills passed by ...

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    Lignia Wood Co joins Water Revolution Foundation as corporate partner


    Lignia Wood Company, a British timber modification business whose Lignia Yacht range is a real-wood alternative to Burmese teak, has joined the Water Revolution Foundation as a corporate partner.

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    Weatherford Capital makes third multimillion-dollar investment in Safe Harbor


    Safe Harbor Marinas has received a US$41m infusion of cash from Weatherford Capital, the third multimillion-dollar investment from the Tampa, Florida-based private equity firm since 2017.

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    AB Inflatables unveils new Jet Tenders at FLIBS


    Yacht tender and RIB producer AB Inflatables officially launched two new AB Jet Tenders at the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).

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    Entry deadline set for Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards


    Exhibitors have until 20 December to submit entries for the 2020 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards. The awards will be presented during the Sneak Peek Evening on Wednesday 22 January in the show’s lifestyle feature booth.

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    Digital navigation firms merge


    Around 500 superyachts stand to benefit from a merger between UK-based ChartCo and Canada’s Marine Press. The get-together creates a major new force in the provision of global digital navigation solutions and will operate under the OneOcean brand name.

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    2019 Scottish Boat Show described as “roaring success”


    The 2019 Scottish Boat Show (SBS 2019) was described as “a roaring success” by a number of exhibitors. The event, the largest of its kind in Scotland and the second largest show in the UK, was attended by more than 13,000 people over its three days – a small increase ...

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    Malibu Boats releases strong Q1 results


    US-based boatbuilder Malibu Boats Inc reported strong first quarter results today, noting year-over-year gains in sales, profits and net income.

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    Lumishore hires global product manager


    Lumishore, manufacturer of high-performance marine LED lighting systems, has announced the appointment of Alexandra Foineau as senior product manager for its underwater lighting and newly launched LUX Lighting Collection worldwide.

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    “Yacht orgy” scandal forces Hungarian Mayor to resign


    Zsolt Borkai, the mayor of Gyor, the largest city in western Hungary, who easily won reelection to a fourth term last month despite a video made public showing him participating in an orgy on a luxury yacht, will step down from his position on Friday because of his “moral predicament”. ...

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    TecnoRib expands Polish presence


    The official licensee of Pirelli inflatable boats appoints new dealer for Poland

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    UK yard appoints refit sales manager


    Fox’s Marina Boatyard in the UK has appointed Roger Goldsmith to the newly created role of refit sales manager.