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    Finnish boat sharing platform goes global

    2019-11-06T11:27:00Z IBI , by Kerstin Zillmer

    New Skipperi web service to be introduced in Scandinavia next year

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    Jersey plans £3.5m upgrade for St Helier marinas


    Two major refurbishment projects valued in the region of £3.5m have been announced by the UK’s Ports of Jersey in respect of marina facilities in St Helier. The work will be carried out over the next two winter seasons so that disruption to yacht movement is minimal.

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    Aquila extends dealer network to the Middle East


    The steadily expanding brand of Aquila Power Catamarans has extended its dealer network to the Middle East with the establishment of Aquila Middle East in Dubai. This marks the brand entering a new international region adding to its strong dealer network already established in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. ...

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    Transport Canada adopts ABYC marine safety standards


    Transport Canada Marine Safety and Security (TCMSS) has published a policy on the acceptance of ABYC standards as an approved alternative method for small vessel compliance in Canada. The policy is effective as of October 30, 2019.

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    ENATA unveils upgraded Foiler design for 2020


    A leading exhibitor in terms of innovation at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) in the UAE was local company ENATA, which showed its final production version of the ‘Foiler’ – which claims to be the world’s first production fully foiling powerboat.

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    Brunswick claims sales, share records at FLIBS


    Amidst the introduction of three new boat models, Brunswick Corp says it set new sales and share records during the Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).

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    2019 METSTRADE catalogue out now


    With just two weeks before the start of the METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam, the digital show catalogue is now available online.

  • Multiflex Eurowarehouse

    Multiflex appoints UK distributor


    India-based steering and control manufacturer Multiflex has chosen Marathon Leisure as its sole distributor in the UK and Ireland.

  • Oman Sail World Sailing Awards

    Oman Sail wins 2019 World Sailing award


    A decade of success by Oman Sail to develop sailing in the Middle Eastern country has been recognised by the global sailing community, with the organisation receiving the 2019 World Sailing President’s Development Award.

  • Beckson Mark Hanrahan

    Beckson Marine expands OEM sales team


    Beckson Marine, a US supplier of marine equipment and accessories to boatbuilders and the aftermarket, has added Mark Hanrahan to its OEM sales team. Steve Anschutz, Beckson Marine president, made the announcement last week.

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    Forge Group names European representative


    The Forge Group has chosen IMDS to represent its entire range of SpeedSix performance sailing products in Europe. These include SpeedSix Prolube marine lubricant, SpeedSix HydraPro hull coating and the lightweight SpeedStix aluminium tiller extension with composite grip.

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    Asia-Pacific yachting moves forward on various fronts


    The Asia-Pacific yachting market has been increasingly marketing itself in a bid to attract more and more superyachts in the region. With the Olympics in Japan next year and the America’s Cup being held in Auckland in May 2021, these promotional initiatives are showing results. Other events are also helping ...

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    32nd METSTRADE Show approaches


    With two weeks to go before the METSTRADE Show opens for business, the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre is already buzzing. An unprecedented number of pre-show visitor registrations mean that the 1,650-plus exhibitors from 55 countries have much to look forward to.

  • F3 Marina

    F3 Marina breaks ground on “giant boat vending machine”


    Two-years in the making and just a few months behind its original aggressive schedule, F3 Marina has broken ground on what will be the second fully-automated dry stack marina in the US.

  • News

    Harken appoints SA distributor


    Sailboat hardware and accessories manufacturer Harken has named Zenith International (Pty) Ltd as its newest authorised distributor for marine products in South Africa. The Cape Town-based company will trade as Harken South Africa.

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    Greece prepares for slate of upcoming shows


    The 2019 Athens Boat Show opens its doors from November 27 to December 1 at the former Olympic Fencing Centre in Ellinikon on the Athens Riviera Coast. Each year the show attracts thousands of enthusiasts from across Greece and abroad, looking for information about the latest products and services on ...

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    Italian firm develops ultimate superyacht toy

    2019-11-04T06:00:00Z IBI , by Dag Pike

    An Italian company, iSpace2o, is developing a craft that is claimed to be able to attain planing speeds on the surface of the sea and to combine this with operating underwater. These combined talents of the advanced craft will make it a very appealing ‘toy’ for carriage on board a ...

  • News

    International emissions regs could hurt large diesel yachts, jobs


    The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) emissions regulations scheduled to take effect in 2021 could force diesel-powered yacht producers to stop building their larger vessels, which could mean a loss of jobs without a delay in implementation, according to the leadership team at Viking Yachts.

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    Macau forum highlights developments in Greater Bay Area and Hong Kong


    A high-level yachting forum was included as part of the calendar of events linked to the 9th Macau Yacht Show, which ran from October 24-27 at Fisherman’s Wharf in Macau.

  • Andrea Lou

    Taiwan hosts TIBS 2020 seminar in Ft Lauderdale


    Taiwan is dedicated to the global yacht market; from growing exports of its largest builders to luring other manufacturers to utilise Taiwan’s yacht yards capabilities as well as growing the island nation’s local participation in the yachting lifestyle and a world-class yacht show.