All Sweden articles

  • 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.

  • Juan_Vargues_CEO
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    Swedish equipment maker Dometic reports a 2% rise in Q3 revenues

    2019-10-28T16:09:00Z

    Dometic President and CEO Juan Vargues presented a confident picture of the company’s prospects amidst a ‘challenging global trading environment’ and affirmed plans for further acquisitions and significant restructuring

  • Nautec
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    Watski AB forms new wholesale unit

    2019-10-02T06:49:00Z

    Watski AB, a Swedish company owned by Denmark’s Fritz Schur Group and one of the leading distributors of boating equipment in the country, has split the business and formed a new wholesaler called Nautec. Watski is active on the Scandinavian and German markets.

  • News

    New Swedish marina to open next year

    2019-10-01T15:33:00Z

    A new marina is set to open in Skärhamn, on Sweden’s Baltic coast, prior to next year’s boating season.

  • Schmitt & Ongaro
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    Schmitt & Ongaro expands in Europe

    2019-09-11T08:57:00Z

    Schmitt Ongaro Marine Products in the US has signed two new distributors in Europe – UK-based Hypro Marine and Jan Comstedt AB in Sweden. Company president Tim Schmitt made the announcement.

  • The 50ft Mai Rassy rescue boat was delivered to the Swedish Sea Rescue Society in July
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    Rassy family donates rescue boat

    2019-09-04T09:34:00Z

    The Rassy family, owner of sailing yacht producer Hallberg-Rassy in Sweden, has donated a newly developed rescue boat to the Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS). The 50ft vessel was delivered in July and is said to be the first of its kind.

  • Marstrand Boat Show 2019
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    Consumer interest strong at Swedish on-water shows

    2019-09-02T15:17:00Z

    The two Swedish boat shows held on water in late August were met with strong attendance this year. Both events were organised by industry association Sweboat and offered free admittance as well as parking.

  • Marstrand Boat Show_crop
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    Sweboat reports stable market

    2019-08-22T10:49:00Z

    As the Scandinavian boating season comes to an end, Sweboat, the Swedish marine industry association, says its member companies are reporting stable sales and positive growth in certain segments of the market compared to this time last year.

  • Yamaha Marine Store
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    Swedish boat dealership expands

    2019-05-21T07:00:00Z

    Sweden’s Marine Store has expanded with a new 10,000sq m facility located south of Stockholm. The company, which is majority owned by ice hockey legend Peter Forsberg, has been named Yamaha’s Biggest European Dealer-Marine for four years in a row, including two consecutive years as Yamaha Dealer of the Year-Marine ...

  • News

    Balmar appoints Swedish distributor

    2019-05-07T11:17:00Z

    US-based Balmar DC Charging Solutions has appointed Start Generator as its distributor for Sweden.

  • The Ryds brand is still very strong, especially in Sweden
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    Ryds’ new owners in positive mood

    2019-04-18T14:24:00Z

    Sweden´s Ryds Båtar AB is making an offensive under new owners and new management. After several tough years, the new CEO hopes for a strong comeback.

  • The 2019 Stockholm International Boat Show
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    Stockholm show sees fewer visitors, but strong sales of large boats

    2019-03-12T15:16:00Z

    The 2019 Stockholm International Boat Show reported a drop in visitor numbers for the second year in a row. Just over 68,100 people (78,490 in 2018) attended the nine-day show, which closed on Sunday.

  • Dometic logo_2019
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    Dometic Group posts record 2018

    2019-02-12T17:18:00Z

    Dometic Group reported record sales and earnings for its 2018 year-end and fourth quarter results. The marine segment is playing a bigger part in the Swedish equipment company’s success.

  • An Anytec A30 was sold within the first few hours of the Gothenburg show
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    Solid sales at Gothenburg show

    2019-02-12T15:21:00Z

    Exhibitors at the 60th Gothenburg Boat Show, which closed on Sunday after a 10-day run, have reported strong sales. In total, around 56,792 people visited the Swedish show (56,892 in 2018), which is seen as a barometer of the Nordic boat market.

  • The Anytec A30 can reach speeds of up to 60kt
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    Swedish builder teams up with Vripack

    2019-02-05T10:11:00Z

    Swedish boat manufacturer Anytec has launched a new outboard model in collaboration with Dutch design firm Vripack.

  • Wilks' Scott and Chris Berry with Tomas Gustafsson and Rob Tilney from Flexiteek
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    Flexiteek to acquire UK decking and marine fendering supplier

    2019-01-17T10:48:00Z

    Flexiteek International, the Swedish producer of synthetic teak decking and 2G technology, has acquired UK-based Wilks for an undisclosed sum.

  • News

    Zipwake appoints SA dealer

    2019-01-16T08:00:00Z

    Sweden’s Zipwake has teamed up with Seascape Marine Services in South Africa – a leading supplier of marine products and services representing brands such as Yanmar Marine, Hamilton Jet, Kohler Marine, D torque, Eliche Radice and Cox diesel outboards.

  • News

    UK marine firms in recent takeover deals

    2019-01-09T10:15:00Z

    Two specialist UK marine firms – the Martek Group and Marindus Group Ltd (MGL) – have been taken over recently by UK and Swedish companies respectively.

  • News

    Three companies team up to build Nordic group for boat equipment

    2019-01-02T09:43:00Z

    After working together under the same ownership since July 2017, Sweden’s Hjertmans and Norway’s NMS (Maritim) have joined forces with Sweden’s Byggplast (SeaSea). The goal is to conduct an even wider Nordic consolidation focusing on profitability.

  • Mia Vikner
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    Mia Vikner joins Marine Jet Power

    2018-12-13T08:00:00Z

    Sweden-based propulsion systems manufacturer Marine Jet Power has named Mia Vikner as its new chief operating officer. Vikner assumes responsibility for operational efficiencies as well as process implementation to drive the continued growth of the company, which manufactures waterjet propulsion