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  • YANMAR - April Marine

    Yanmar partners with French finance specialist


    Yanmar Marine International has signed a new partnership with boating insurance and financing specialist April Marine to offer affordable payment options to leisure customers buying Yanmar engines in France.

  • Fairline's entry level F::LINE 33

    Fairline Russia in expansion mode


    Dealer has high hopes for the new F-Line 33

  • George Steinbarger and Dave Ekern

    Executive appointments at Mastercraft Boat Holdings


    MasterCraft Boat Holdings has announced a pair of executive appointments that will see two current vice presidents assume newly created C-suite positions.

  • X Shore Eelex 8000 (2)

    Swedish electric boat start-up receives €5m capital injection


    X Shore, a Swedish technology start-up behind the development of a new range of fully electric boats, has received a €5m capital injection led by Peter Dahlberg, founder and former group CEO of veterinary firm AniCura.

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    Silent Yachts's CEO on strategy and US expansion

    2020-03-12T10:54:00Z By Stefan Gerhard,

    IBI talks to founder and CEO of Silent Yachts on the firm’s strategy shift and successful US market entry for its Solar Cats

  • Opening 2020 HISWA

    HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show opens 65th edition


    The 65th annual HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show opened March 11, as scheduled, bucking a worldwide trend of cancellations and rescheduling of all sorts of events in the face of a coronavirus outbreak going global.

  • Beneteau First

    Beneteau Group releases statement on Covid-19


    Limited impact on Group to date says French boatbuilder

  • 2020 Stockholm boat show

    Stockholm show ends early


    The Stockholm International Boat Show, which opened on Saturday, is to close early because of the coronavirus. The show organisers are following the advice of the Swedish government and will end the show tonight. It will not reopen. The Stockholm show attracted some 78,497 visitors last year. This year ...

  • Andrea Frabetti, Sunseeker CEO (1)

    Sunseeker CEO on the impact of coronavirus

    2020-03-11T16:32:00Z IBI

    Minimal impact so far but longer lock downs could prove challenging

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    America’s Cup World Series regatta on schedule for Italy


    Despite a virtual quarantine of Italy’s 62 million citizens and travel warnings or bans issued from various governments around the world due to COVID-19 coronavirus, the organisers of the America’s Cup World Series regatta have said the race will go on.

  • Craig Scholten ABYC

    Appointment at ABYC


    Technical vice president Craig Scholten named chair of small craft committee

  • News

    Winch Design reports 5.9% growth in 2018-19


    UK superyacht design studio, Winch Design Ltd, saw turnover hit £31.1m for its 2018-19 fiscal year, a 5.9% rise on the £29.3m it generated the previous year. Profits after costs and tax were £4.42m, down 10.3% (£4.93) on 2017-2018.

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    Les Nauticales Ciotat cancelled


    The 2020 Les Nauticales boat show in La Ciotat, France has been cancelled by the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The show was due to take place from March 14-22 in La Ciotat on the French Mediterranean coast, around 20km east of Marseilles. It ...

  • Philip Easthill

    European Boating Industry welcomes EU Industrial Strategy


    EBI secretary general Philip Easthill: Smaller companies are the ”backbone” of European industry European Boating Industry (EBI) has responded to the release yesterday of the European Commission’s flagship Industrial Strategy and SME Strategy, saying that it welcomes their potential to ”support the recreational boating industry in ...

  • Propspeed logo 2

    Propspeed expands Australian presence


    Propspeed, the New Zealand-based supplier of underwater top-coatings, has partnered with two new distributors in Australia – Sam Allen Wholesale and All Marine Spares.

  • FPT Potenza

    FPT Industrial acquires electric powertrain specialist


    Marine powertrain specialist FPT Industrial has taken another step towards electrification with the acquisition of Potenza Technology, a UK company that specialises in the design and development of electric and hybrid-electric powertrain systems.

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    Hanse reports latest financials

    2020-03-10T18:00:00Z By Arlene Sloan,

    Despite a drop in revenues and earnings for the company’s first half which the builder attributed to typical seasonality and one-time integration costs for Privilége Catamarans, German boatbuilder Hanse Yachts said a strong order backlog would provide the company with a profit for the year

  • The Oslo International Boat Show

    Oslo show cancelled


    The show was due to be held from March 18-22

  • Rendering of the future Lantau Yacht Club Marina

    Refurbished Hong Kong marina to reopen later this year


    Hong Kong Resort Company Ltd has delivered an update to say that the refurbishment of Lantau Yacht Club (LYC) Marina is well underway. Phase 1 of the works, which covers about half of the marina area and the marina office, is progressing as planned and is targeted to open in ...

  • Barrus Shire electric outboard

    Barrus adds new range of electric outboards


    The UK engine distributor has added Shire electric outboards to its marine portoflio