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  • Barcelona 2019

    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 ...

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    Spanish municipality eyes €20m marina project


    The City Council of Málaga and the Port of Málaga are developing plans to build a marina in San Andrés on the Spanish Mediterranean coast. The entire project would cost around €20m (US$22.3m).

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    Ancasta opens third sales office on Mallorca


    Ancasta International Boat Sales is to open its third sales office in Mallorca next year at Alcudiamar Marina. The premises, situated in the heart of the 745-berth marina, will undergo a full refurbishment through the winter months and will open in spring 2020.

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    UK marine hydraulics specialist opens Spanish workshop


    UK-based Armada Engineering, a leader in the marine hydraulics market and for which superyachts represent a large and growing part of its activities, has expanded its operations with the opening of a workshop at MB92 in Barcelona. The new centre is part of its commitment to expand its services in ...

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    Fastmount announces master distributor in Spain


    Fastmount, the New Zealand-based manufacturer of hidden panel mounting systems, has announced Riviera Trade as its master distributor for Spain.

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    New €4m marina planned for northern Spain


    A new marina is to open in San Vicente de la Barquera on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, thanks to an investment estimated to be worth some €4m (US$4.5m).

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    Protests could derail €30m Spanish marina project


    Spain’s United Left (Izquierda Unida), Equo, and Adelante Andalucía parties have declared their opposition to a new marina with at least 500 berths that is to be developed in Motril on the Spanish Mediterranean coast.

  • Future Fibres' new home in Valencia, Spain

    Future Fibres and RigPro boost overseas resources


    Two member companies of the North Technology Group (NTG) – Future Fibres and RigPro – have expanded their resources in Spain and the US respectively.

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    Spanish boat registrations up 6.2%

    2019-07-10T15:04:00Z IBI , by Jaroslaw Adamowski

    Spain’s National Association of Nautical Companies (ANEN) has announced that the country’s recreational craft registrations grew by 6.2% year-on-year to 3,489 units in the first half of 2019.

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    Nautor’s Swan Palma merges with Spanish refit firm


    Nautor’s Swan Palma has merged with EMV Marine, the group’s authorised service and refit partner in Spain.

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    Pendennis Vilanova on course for early autumn start


    The first phase of the new Pendennis Vilanova yacht repair and refit facility in Barcelona, Spain is set to be operational by early autumn this year. Work on a number of yachts has already been carried out at the new facility, which is costing some €4.5m.

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    New Princess dealership in Mallorca


    Russell Currie, former Fairline MD, has been awarded distribution rights for Princess Motor Yachts in Pollensa and Alcudia in Mallorca, Spain.

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    Dutch yard opens Palma de Mallorca service centre


    Vitters Shipyard, the Dutch maker of 30m-plus custom sailing yachts, has opened a service facility in Palma de Mallorca.

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    MYBA Charter Show breaks new records


    The 31st MYBA Charter Show, held earlier this month at Marina Port Vell in Barcelona, appears to have been one of the most successful in the event’s history – if not the most successful. A number of records are reported to have been achieved.

  • Palma

    Balearic Islands to review leisure marine industry


    In the wake of the recent successful Palma International Boat Show and the Palma Superyacht Show, a meeting of all relevant organisations has been arranged for May 20 to review the current state and future of the marine industry in the Balearic Islands.