All Power and Motorboats articles

  • Heyday H22

    Heyday launches ‘next generation’ wakeboat


    Heyday Wake Boats has introduced the H22, a new addition to the brand’s lineup

  • Regulator Marine 23

    Regulator Marine | US Boatbuilder


    Regulator Marine’s 37 Evolution At family-owned Regulator Marine, sales and marketing vice president Keith Ammons enjoys the position of having repeat clientele, based, he says, on the reputation, quality and price point of the Regulator fleet, which runs from 23-41ft. The vast majority of Regulator owners, ...

  • Starcraft 188 Delta T fishing

    Smoker Craft | US Boatbuilder


    The 9% year-over-year growth of the US freshwater fishing boat market in 2020 has to feel particularly rewarding for Indiana-based boatbuilder Smoker Craft Inc, which builds a range of aluminium fishing boats under its Smoker Craft, Starcraft and Starweld banners. An all-new line of tiller-controlled models sold under its Starcraft ...

  • Sailfish Boats 245 Dual Console

    Sailfish Boats | US Boatbuilder


    It is the versatility and practicality of centre console and dual console boats that is currently driving growth in the lucrative saltwater fishing category. “There is a segment of boaters, they just want to be on the water and they need something that easily allows them to be on the ...

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    Tiara Yachts | US Boatbuilder


    The Florida market has been “huge” for Tiara Yachts’ new 48LS, according to sales and marketing vice president, Dave O’Connell – so much so that the company introduced the new boat at a private Ocean Reef Club showing in the Florida Keys following the cancellation of the Miami International Boat ...

  • Hanse Yacht

    Hanse hits order book milestone

    2021-06-30T15:54:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    German boat group, HanseYachts, reports preliminary year-end financials yielding record results

  • Calypso Launch 25 GT

    Chris Craft expanding capacity on the back of continued growth

    2021-06-23T15:35:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    US boat brand Chris Craft enjoyed a strong growth trajectory in Q3 together with its parent company Winnebago Industries

  • Alberto Galassi_CEO Ferretti Group_Venice

    Ferretti Group | Alberto Galassi

    2021-06-22T14:17:00Z IBI , by Michael Verdon

    Record demand and the new normal; the Ferretti Group CEO talks to IBI about record sales, acquisition targets, selling boats on Instagram, and why Forrest Gump holds the key

  • Grand Banks Eastbay 44

    Grand Banks shutdown extended

    2021-06-14T15:17:00Z IBI

    In compliance with government restrictions to contain Covid, motoryacht builder Grand Banks Yachts announced its Malaysian yard will be closed longer than expected

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    Grand Banks faces another shutdown


    Malaysia imposes new Covid-lockdown on non-essential activities

  • Jeanneau Merry Fisher 695 Series 2

    Beneteau order book up 21%

    2021-05-18T11:57:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    France’s Beneteau Group rebounds from cyber attack, acquires a stake in Portuguese boatbuilder to meet extra demand

  • Nimbus boat

    Nimbus to acquire Swedish dealer business

    2021-05-17T15:31:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    One of Sweden’s leading boatbuilders, the Nimbus Group, is expanding its network of company-owned boat dealers

  • Yamaha V6 Pair

    Yamaha outboard sales contribute to strong quarter

    2021-05-14T16:01:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Yamaha Motor Corporation reported first quarter sales, including commentary on wholesale and inventory units and specific details on company performance in the Marine segment where it produces outboard engines, boats and personal watercraft for a global customer base.

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    Nimbus boat group posts strong Q1

    2021-05-12T15:24:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Sweden’s newest publicly-traded marine company, Nimbus boat group reported strong results for the builder’s first 2021 financial quarter, supported by a rebound in the European market

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    Grand Banks business update; new shutdown

    2021-05-10T15:21:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Malyasia-based yacht builder Grand Banks reported an increase in revenues and significant uplift in profitability for its third quarter ending 31 March; production suspended this week due to new Covid outbreak

  • Mohammed Hussein Alshaali, Chairman of Gulf Craft

    Gulf Craft | Mohammed Hussein Alshaali

    2021-04-30T16:53:00Z IBI , by Mike Derrett

    Chairman of the Middle East’s largest boatbuilder, Gulf Craft, Mohammed Hussein Alshaali outlines his plans for the future UAE-based builder, including development of its Gulf Craft small boat brands, the launch of the world’s largest all composite superyacht, and how the market has evolved since Covid. He talks to IBI’s ...

  • Bennington pontoon

    Polaris touts unprecedented Q1 demand

    2021-04-28T16:19:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    US based Polaris Inc. – producing outdoor on and off-road vehicles including snowmobiles, motorcycles and boats in the deck and pontoon segment – exceeded expectations in its first quarter despite substantial supply chain challenges.

  • Bali 4.3 motor catamaran

    Boat sales up 19% in Catana’s first half

    2021-04-26T11:59:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    The Catana Group, French builder of the Catana and Bali catamaran ranges, confirmed its growth target for fiscal 2021 with a strong order book

  • Ferretti Group CEO Alberto Galassi

    Ferretti reports record-breaking quarter

    2021-04-21T16:10:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

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    Former Princess CEO launches yacht refit service


    Chris Gates, former CEO of Princess Yachts, announced the launch of a new British specialist company, Setag, to provide design and refit services targeted to pre-owned Princess, Sunseeker and Fairline yachts