IBI Market Overviews
Boating Boom: Staycations and influx of new buyers prove perfect hothouse for growth as market struggles to keep up with demand
The German boating industry is entering one of its best years, say industry representatives – despite, or potentially because of, the Covid pandemic
Rising interest in yacht ownership bestows an unexpected bonus on Italian builders
The French boating market remains resilient in the face of strict pandemic lockdowns in 2020, and buoyed by a renewed passion for being on the water
Resurgence in the small boat market has been a major positive, though challenges remain for the large boat sector and the impact of a second lockdown is yet to be fully realised
The cancellation of global physical events like IBEX and METSTRADE to Covid-19 may have changed the industry landscape this year, but the pandemic is done nothing to stem the tide of innovation in the marine equipment sector.