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 up through January

    2020-04-02T13:25:00Z

    Sales of new powerboats were up 5% on a rolling three-month YOY basis

  • BRP has manufactured Sea-Doo personal watercraft for the US market at its plant in Querétaro, Mexico since 2013
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    BRP temporarily halts or slows down global operations in response to Covid-19

    2020-04-01T15:11:00Z

    Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) has announced that, due to the rapid evolution of the COVID-19 situation, the company is temporarily suspending or slowing down all powersports and marine manufacturing operations around the world. These actions, says BRP, will allow the company to evaluate and respond to the changing conditions, as ...

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    Marine Products Corp suspends production

    2020-04-01T15:00:00Z

    Marine Products Corp announced on Monday that it had temporarily suspended manufacturing operations at its Nashville, Georgia production facility. The facility produces all of the company’s recreational pleasure boats under the Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex brand names.

  • Hanse brands
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    Hanse maintains production pace; sold out until June

    2020-03-18T15:15:00Z

    HanseYachts’ CEO has provided an update on the company’s status for clients, suppliers and shareholders in the wake of the Coronavirus crisis: “ We are producing and are able to deliver.”

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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

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    Numarine introduces its smallest expedition yacht to date

    2020-02-19T10:36:00Z

    The new 22XP is a response to client demand for compact explorer vessels

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    Strong finish to 2019 leaves US registrations flat

    2020-02-18T14:26:00Z

    A strong sales finish in Q4 saw US powerboat registrations up to close the year nearly even with 2018, according to data released by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). Fourth-quarter 2019 sales were up 4% on a rolling three-month year-over-year basis and ended the year down 1% on ...

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    Grand Banks reports 10-year high for order book

    2020-02-14T16:07:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Singapore-based boat builder of the Grand Banks and Palm BeachMotor Yacht brands posted a strong first half with a 66% increase in net profit to S$2.0 million (US$1.5m) and a net order book worth S$64 million (US$46m); the company’s Palm Beach GT60 (above) makes its debut at the Miami show ...

  • Yamaha Marine Sales by Product
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    Marine sales outpace consolidated results at Yamaha Motor

    2020-02-12T17:16:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Japan’s Yamaha Motor reported a dip in 2019 sales, offset by 2% growth in the company’s Marine business which accounts for 21% of annual revenues

  • Beneteau boat revenues by region 2018-19
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    Beneteau confirms positive outlook for 2020

    2020-02-05T14:10:00Z

    French boatbuilder Beneteau Group confirmed a positive financial outlook for the Boat Division’s 2019-2020 financial year, based on ‘robust’ trends in European and charter markets

  • 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.

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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

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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).