Feadship | Tom de Vries


Feadship MD on the need to connect with a new generation

Fulvio Dodich

Rossetti Superyachts | Fulvio Dodich


Fulvio Dodich sets off on a new adventure in the boating world, this time as the chairman and partner of Rosetti Superyacht


Volvo Penta | Stefan Carlsson


Head of Marine Diesel | Volvo Penta


Azimut Yachts | Marco Valle


Marco Valle joined azimut yachts as a sales manager 22 years ago before rising through the ranks to become managing director in 2016. here he gives his unique insight into the market


Bavaria | Lutz Henkel


Renowned and respected, but unloved, Bavaria is undergoing a transformation. CEO Lutz Henkel reveals plans to build not just bigger boats, but to inject passion back into the brand

Fountaine Pajot | Nicolas Gardies


With growing profits, new products and huge industrial investments, Fountaine Pajot, France’s second-largest boatyard is capitalising on its achievements − notably with its trend-setting cruising catamarans.

Blue Gas Marine | Miguel Guerreiro


Miguel Guerreiro, president and CEO of Blue Gas Marine, tells IBI about the many benefits of using compressed natural gas as an alternative to gasoline and diesel in recreational boating

? CEO Matt Hyde came to West Marine after 26 years at outdoor products retailer REI

West Marine | Matt Hyde


As head of the world’s largest boating retail chain, Matt Hyde knows a thing or two about discretionary spending and the importance of getting youth on and around the water

Brunswick is back from the brink


After four challenging years — including the most intensive restructuring in its history — Brunswick is ‘back from the brink’ with all it’s marine divisions getting ready for growth

Correct Craft | Bill Yeargin


Bill Yeargin has taken the helm of Correct Craft and turned the company into growth based on a new focus on product development and international expansion

Lippert Components appoints general manager


Jose ‘Junior’ Cruz Medina has been promoted to general manager of Lippert Components Inc (LCI), the global manufacturer and distributor of transportation-related components.


Brian Scott named president of Brunswick's Attwood Division


Scott will head up one of Mercury’s key brands in the parts and accessories business

Tim Forderer in Indonesia

YachtAid Global executive director resigns


After a year of volunteer service as executive director of superyacht aid organisation YachtAid Global, Tim Forderer has resigned from his post.

Sanlorenzo launches ‘Sanlorenzo Academy’


Italian supyeracht-builder Sanlorenzo has launched the Sanlorenzo Academy, a series of courses that offer specialised training opportunities for the young.

Lund, Crestliner target women for manufacturing jobs


US builder forms Women in Manufacturing Group

Australian yacht designer retires


Peter Lowe is stepping down after more than 55 years in the Australian marine industry

Peter Granqvist

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Group


Peter Granqvist takes role as senior VP for product development, planning and purchasing

New boss at Fincantieri’s yacht and cruise ships business


Luigi Matarazzo appointed senior executive VP of Merchant Ships division

New marine skills initiative for South Africa


Multimillion rand programme for marginalised youth launches in remote coastal area

Steve Moore

Ocean Signal appoints product manager


Steve Moore joins UK safety at specialist after seven years with Raymarine

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