All Power and Motorboats articles

  • Strong North American demand for personal watercraft contributed toward BRP’s record Q3 results
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    US powerboat registrations increased in late 2019

    2020-01-17T14:10:00Z

    A strong second half of the year for US boat sales helped boost powerboat registrations to 275,00 units through last November, up 6% on a rolling three-month year-over-year basis, but down 1% on a rolling 12-month year-over-year, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

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    2020 Motor Boat Awards – finalists revealed

    2019-12-05T12:38:00Z

    The UK’s Motorboat Yachting magazine has announced the finalists for the 2020 Motor Boat Awards, sponsored by Side-Power.

  • Mike and Paul Fiore
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    Hustler Powerboats founder dies

    2019-11-27T15:19:00Z

    The high-performance boating industry is mourning the loss of Hustler Powerboats founder Paul Fiore, who died unexpectedly on Tuesday at the age of 76.

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    US powerboat registrations on par with last year

    2019-11-18T15:21:00Z

    New US powerboat registrations through September show retail sales down just under 1% on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis and up 5% on a rolling three-month year-over-year basis, bringing retail units “back on par with last year”, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

  • Yamaha boat & engines
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    Yamaha Motor’s share price jumps 13% on Q3 results

    2019-11-15T15:02:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Japan’s top manufacturer of outboard motors, personal watercraft, and boats reported a 4% increase in marine revenues for the first nine months of 2019, and confirmed the company’s outlook for year-end results

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    Hanse Yachts reports record turnover

    2019-10-31T15:30:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Germany’s largest production boatbuilder increased turnover to €150m and achieved its highest profits since 2008

  • Beneteau sailboat
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    Beneteau shares drop 16% on news of lower growth & profitabillity

    2019-10-30T17:44:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    The French boatbuilder posted a fifth consecutive year of growth for its 2019 fiscal year, but investors appear to be uncertain about prospects for the coming year. Although noting a higher order book, Beneteau said it would not be issuing its FY 2019-20 outlook until 4 February and hinted that ...

  • X-Yachts
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    X-Yachts buys Swedish powerboat builder

    2019-10-30T16:57:00Z

    Danish sailboat producer X-Yachts has entered the powerboat market with the acquisition of HOC Yachts in Sweden.

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    US powerboat registrations flat in August

    2019-10-16T14:29:00Z

    New powerboat registrations in the US were down less than one percent in August, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) 12-month, year-over-year rolling scale while down 2% on the rolling three-month, year-over-year basis.

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    US powerboat registrations down in July

    2019-09-27T13:22:00Z

    New powerboat registrations in the US dropped under half a percent through July on a rolling 12-month year-over-year basis and down 2.4% on a rolling three-month year-over-year basis, according to preliminary data from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

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    Brunswick’s 2nd quarter results show a weakening US market

    2019-07-25T16:22:00Z

    The industry’s global leader posted a solid performance for the first half of 2019, but a slowdown in wholesale shipments reflects concerns about weaker market conditions for the remainder of the year

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    Sichterman launches new interiors program

    2019-07-08T11:46:00Z

    Three new ’style package’ interiors are helping Dutch builder drastically cut lead times 

  • Honda 105 Jet outboard
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    US powerboat sales up in 2018

    2019-05-31T14:59:00Z

    America’s NMMA continues the release of its 2018 US Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract which shows, among other positives, an 11-year high of outboard-powered new boat sales at 177,600 units.

  • The SolarisPower 55 has a base price of around €1.5m
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    Solaris Yachts launches new lobster-style yacht series

    2019-05-14T07:00:00Z

    Italy’s Solaris Yachts has launched a new series of motorcraft called SolarisPower in an initiative that sees Norberto Ferretti, former head of the Ferretti Group, return to the yacht-building market.

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    Jeanneau delivers insight into current model development

    2019-04-12T07:00:00Z

    Erwin Bamps, the new CEO of Prestige Yachts, offered an insight into Jeanneau’s current model development during the company’s spring press conference for the boating media in Cannes.

  • Faireline's Targa 43 Open
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    2019 Motor Boat Awards - finalists revealed

    2019-04-10T08:00:00Z

    The UK’s Motor Boat Yachting magazine has announced the finalists of the 2019 Motor Boat Awards, sponsored by Side-Power.

  • Tohatsu pleasure fishing boat TF-23X
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    Tohatsu-Yanmar tie-up

    2019-03-14T14:32:00Z

    The two Japanese companies will partner on production of a new fishing boat targeted to the domestic leisure market

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    US wholesale powerboat shipments up in 2018

    2019-03-04T09:28:00Z

    2018 closed as the ninth consecutive year of growth for the US boating industry, according to the latest statistics from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

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    US powerboat registrations up in 2018

    2019-02-21T12:23:00Z

    2018 saw a 4.2% increase in new powerboat registration in the US, according to data released by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

  • Pachoud's 18m powercat Sojourn is capable of high-speed ocean passages
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    Roger Hill-designed asymmetric foiling powercats prove a hit for Kiwi builder

    2019-02-01T10:27:00Z

    Pachoud Motor Yachts’ innovative Roger Hill-designed asymmetric foiling powercat is proving a hit, with the New Zealand builder just announcing that it has just sold two more. Hulls #4 and #5 are now in production.