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  • Dr. Hans Gerhardt-CEO Hanse Yachts

    Hanse Yachts CEO, Dr Jens Gerhardt - The 15-minute read

    2020-06-18T14:45:00Z >>

    Not watched the video yet?  Check out the transcript highlights of IBI’s recent Interview to learn how Hanse is coping with Covid, how multi-million euro boats are selling online, and why CEO Dr Jens Gerhardt thinks we may be on the cusp of a surge in small sailboat sales

  • Dr. Hans Gerhardt-CEO Hanse Yachts

    Interview with Hanse Yacht’s Dr. Jens Gerhardt (trailer)


    In the latest installment of the IBI Interview, Ed Slack speaks with Dr. Jens Gerhardt, CEO of the Hanse Group about the company’s recent financial results, expectations for customer demand in the wake of Covid 19, the impact of cancelled boat shows, and more. Watch the 2½ minuite trailer ...

  • Dr. Hans Gerhardt-CEO Hanse Yachts

    IBI speaks with Hanse CEO Dr. Jens Gerhardt

    2020-06-16T14:56:00Z >>

    IBI’s Ed Slack interviews Hanse Group CEO Dr. Jens Gerhardt on the company’s recent financial results and order book, the impact of Covid-19 on demand in relation to boat shows and characteristics of the builder’s customer base, how the acquisition of French catamaran builder Privilege fits into the company’s multi-brand ...

  • Privilege P580

    Hanse logs record order book


    Lower turnover, but order book increases 28% for the first nine months 2019/2020

  • Beneteau H1 2020 Boat Sales

    Beneteau responds to crisis

    2020-04-29T16:52:00Z >>

    Beneteau has restarted production at three of its sites as half year earnings announced; CEO takes salary reduction, new strategic plan to follow in July to reflect deep transformation of its markets

  • Annapolis Sailboat Show

    2019 US sailboat sales drop


    The NMMA releases its first 2019 Statistical Abstract for the sailboat sector

  • Hanse brands

    Hanse maintains production pace; sold out until June


    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.”

  • Dehler 30 OD

    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

  • Beneteau boat revenues by region 2018-19

    Beneteau confirms positive outlook for 2020


    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

  • Hanse's Fjord

    Hanse Yachts reports record turnover

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

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

  • Beneteau sailboat

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

    2019-10-30T17:44:00Z >> , 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 ...

  • MCP Global Exp 66

    Brazilian builder bullish on local sailboat market


    With the Brazilian economy heating up, local boatbuilders are targeting innovation in an attempt to deliver world-leading yachts that are different from the rest. This is the case with MCP Yachts, whose latest project is the Global Exp 66 sailboat.

  • Beneteau First Yacht 53

    Beneteau First Yacht 53 to launch at Cannes


    After two years of development, the eagerly awaited First Yacht 53 from Beneteau will be shown for the first time at the autumn boat shows in Europe (Cannes, Genoa, Barcelona), and Annapolis in the US.

  • Tim Hall of Future Fibres_3

    Aerodynamic rigging delivers sailing performance gains

    Future Fibres, a subsidiary of mast-maker Southern Spars since 2014, was receiving a lot of interest in its new range of carbon yacht rigging, where the profile has been changed from a cylinder to both an elipse and extended elipse shape. “We have a composite cable for just about ...

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    Turning to crowdfunding, Dutch eye bare-bones America’s Cup budget


    Dutch entry for the 36th America’s Cup in 2021 still to find a main sponsor

  • NEOLINE at sea

    Beneteau endorses NEOLINE's wind-powered transatlantic shipping project


    Groupe Beneteau has confirmed its interest in the NEOLINE project for the transatlantic transportation of its boats to the US. NEOLINE is currently developing an energy-efficient transatlantic transport line with cargo sailing ships specialised in rolling and oversized freight. Scheduled to start up in 2021, this route will link Saint-Nazaire ...

  • European Boat of the Year Awards

    2019 European Yacht of the Year Award winners revealed


    The winners of the 2019 European Yacht of the Year and European Powerboat of the Year awards were announced during the opening weekend of this year’s Düsseldorf boat show.

  • Elvstrom's Danish headquarters in Aabenraa

    Danish sail-maker reports “significant increase” in turnover and profitability


    Danish sail-maker Elvstrøm Sails has reported a significant increase in both turnover and profitability during the 2017/18 financial year. According to a company statement, earnings before tax more than tripled to DKK 9.1m against last year’s DKK 2.8m.

  • Beneteau Oceanis 38.1

    UK sailing school expands fleet


    First Class Sailing in the UK has expanded its fleet with the purchase of two Beneteau Ocean 38.1 sailing yachts from Ancasta.

  • News

    Hamble School of Yachting acquired


    Clipper Ventures, organiser of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, has acquired the Hamble School of Yachting, one of the Royal Yachting Association’s (RYA) leading UK sailing schools. The acquisition, for an undisclosed price, is part of Clipper’s strategy to grow its involvement with offshore sailing.