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    Latest Spanish data reflects impact of coronavirus


    Market plummets in March as lock downs take their toll

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    Appointment at Future Fibres


    Valencia, Spain-based Future Fibres has named Ian Andrewes as its new sales manager.

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    Solar-powered ocean clean-up boat launches in Ibiza


    A solar-powered catamaran designed to clear plastic from the sea has launched in the Balearic island of Ibiza.

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    CMC Marine expands service centre network


    Pisa, Italy-headquartered CMC Marine has expanded its global network of service centres with new members serving Italy, Spain, Cyprus, Hong Kong and the Philippines.

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    MCI to stage UK launch of latest Duarry liferafts


    The 12-person capacity Duarry ISO9650 liferaft Marine Components International (MCI) is set to stage the UK launch of the latest range of Duarry Dynamic ISO9650 liferafts for the yacht and motorboat sectors. The Poole, Dorset-based firm was made the exclusive UK distributor of Spanish-owned Duarry ...

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    OCIBAR acquires Spanish superyacht marina


    OCIBAR, the Spanish marina management company, has significantly expanded its operation with the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of the Port Tarraco superyacht marina in Tarragona. The purchase was made from the Qatari Diar Fund, which is linked to Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund.

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    Marivent Yachts appoints new managing director


    Mallorca-based dealership Marivent Yachts has appointed André Nelles as its new managing director.

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    Spain sees increase in boat registrations in 2019


    Small and medium-sized power sector remains engine room for growth, while charter sector sees rebound too

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    Balmar expands presence in Spain


    FJ Blasco to distribute Balmar’s DC battery charging products on the Spanish market

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    IGY grows European marinas network with Spanish deal


    Island Global Yachting (IGY) has expanded its Mediterranean marinas network with the addition of the Puerto de Malaga marina in southern Spain, its third facility on top of the ones it already operates in France and Italy.

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    Palma International Boat Show

    RESCHEDULED (4-7 June 2020), Mallorca, Spain 

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    Princess Yachts Alcudia to open soon


    Princess Motor Yacht Sales (PMYS) in Majorca, Spain has announced that its new office and workshop in Alcudia is to open soon. Russell Currie, former Fairline MD, was awarded distribution rights for Princess Motor Yachts in Pollensa and Alcudia earlier this year.

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    Spanish boat registrations up 10%


    ANEN, the Spanish marine trade association, has announced that the number of leisure boats registered in Spain during the first 11 months of 2019 reached 5,929 units – a 9.7% increase over the 5,403 boats registered during the same time last year.

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    Fairline expands dealer network


    The UK’s Fairline Yachts has added Bush Noble International Yacht Brokerage in Spain to its dealer network. A Dubai-headquartered operation with offices across the Middle East, Europe and the UK, Bush Noble will trade as Fairline Southern Spain.

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    2019 Barcelona show attracts strong crowd


    The 2019 Barcelona International Boat Show ended its five-day run on Sunday, bringing the show’s most sustainable edition ever to a close.

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    ‘Sustainability’ key focus of Barcelona show


    Sustainability in the leisure marine industry is the key focus of the 2019 Barcelona Boat Show, which is now in its 58th edition. The theme is complementary to the show also reflecting the recovery of the boating sector with 7% growth in 2018.

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    Spanish boat registrations up 9.1%


    Spain’s National Association of Nautical Companies (ANEN) has announced that the country’s recreational boat registrations expanded by 9.1% year-on-year to 5,478 units in the first nine months of 2019.

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    Berthon Spain hires Guardiennage captain


    Mike Barnes has joined Berthon Spain in Palma to head up the company’s Guardiennage services. Barnes joins the company from Oyster Yachts, where he has spent the last four years in a similar role.

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    New Princess representative for Ibiza


    Established Balearic powerboat dealer Robbie Head is joining Princess Motor Yacht Sales (PMYS) as a sub-dealer to represent Princess in Ibiza. He will take on all new yacht sales, brokerage, servicing and maintenance for the brand on the island from April 2020.

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    MB92 sold to European investment firm


    Marina Barcelona 92 (MB92) today announced that Squircle Capital, a European alternative investment firm focused on private equity and value-add real estate investments, has acquired 77.5% of the Spanish superyacht refit, repair and maintenance group. The transaction, which has received regulatory approval, is expected to close, subject to customary closing ...