The latest news on one of the industry's hottest topics: improving the sustainability of boating through more eco-friendly products, by reducing the impact of manufacturing, encouraging more recycling, and preserving the natural resources recreational boating depends on.


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Winnebago commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Chris-Craft, Barletta Boats parent joins Business Ambition for 1.5°C to meet long-term sustainability targets

End of Life GRP boat

‘Scuppered Dreams, Abandoned Boats’: New video outlines environmental impact of GRP

Centre for Aquatic Environments co-funds video highlighting environmental threat

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Sunseeker announces new ‘circular’ biomass project

UK builder teams up with AMP Clean Energy to save over 1,000 tonnes of carbon annually


Plymouth to host UK’s first charging network for electric boats


Suitable locations for charging facilities to be identified between now and March 2022

Palma, the leading Balearic yachting centre

Spain to debate environmental impact of “overcrowding of the sea”

The environment minister of the Balearic Parliament is calling for a “diligent” debate about the number of boats traversing the waters of the Balearic Islands, leading to “overcrowding” and environmental concerns.


ePropulsion doubles sales revenues in 2021; CEO outlines strategy

By Ed Slack,

Electric outboard manufacturer hits annual growth forecast in just 8 months

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GRP boat recycling operation launches in UK

IBI , by David Robinson

New business uses traditional technology for boat disposal

Southampton Boat Show

Southampton show organisers raise sustainability pledge

New environmental requirements for exhibitor stands and events

Yamaha poly recycling program

Yamaha Rightwaters launches plastic recycling program

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Pilot initiative aims to recycle 10,000 pounds of sheet plastics by year-end

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Torqeedo helps Bangkok electrify its city ferry fleet

12 vessels retrofitted, adding to the seven already in service

EC Green Deal statement

European death knell for internal combustion engines?

IBI , by Arlene Sloan

The European Commission signals its timeline for banning internal combustion engines on roadways across the 27-nation region

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IBEX to host webinar on composites recycling in boatbuilding

Registration now open for next week’s event

Ski Nautique E

Correct Craft to be carbon-neutral by 2025

Boatbuilder accelerates commitment to become fully carbon-neutral in four more years

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South Korea’s first commercial hydrogen boat unveiled

IBI , by Neil Eaves

The development is part of South Korea’s 2030 Green Ship-K Promotion Strategy

Volvo Penta

Volvo Penta and ZEM team up on marine electrification


Battery specialist ZEM already has a strong track record in marine electrification in Norway



>> Read more about the industry's latest sustainability initiatives in the Jun-Jul issue of IBI.