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  • Sweden

    Sweden: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-17T12:35:00Z >>

    Get interactive and watch IBI’s industry interview about the current state of Sweden’s boating industry and domestic market performance. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Mats Eriksson, CEO of the Swedish Marine Industries Federation (Sweboat)

  • Spain

    Spain: State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-17T12:17:00Z >>

    Spain saw a dramatic drop in activity in the first quarter but is now enjoying an influx of newcomers, particularly in smaller day boats as well as take up of charter bookings which normally were taken up by inbound tourists. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Jose Luis Fayos, Technical ...

  • Croatia

    Croatia: State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-15T17:16:00Z >>

    IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Milan Sangulin, Director of the Biograd Boat Show which is scheduled to proceed 21-25 October, who details the situation in the country’s charter market – purported to be the world’s largest – as well demand for locally-built boats, and efforts underway to make the ...

  • Poland

    Poland: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-14T17:14:00Z >>

    Poland is the world’s second largest boatbuilding nation in unit volume after the US and saw record production in 2019. Polboat’s Michal Bak speaks to IBI about the impact of the pandemic and prospects for the remainder of the year, especially in the absence of key boat shows. The interview ...

  • Finnmaster interview

    IBI speaks with Finnmaster’s Kjell Björklund

    2020-08-14T07:48:00Z >>

    IBI’s Ed Slack speaks with Kjell Björklund, Managing Director of Finnmaster Boats, Scandinavia’s largest builder, about his ambitions for the builder’s three brands, including production volumes, new model developments, and ways in which the pandemic has affected how the company is operating.

  • Italy - State of the Industry Interview

    Italy: IBI State of the Industry Briefing

    2020-08-12T14:00:00Z >>

    Get interactive and watch IBI’s industry interview of Italy’s most knowledgeable expert on the state of the country’s boating industry and domestic market performance. IBI Editor Ed Slack speaks with Dr. Stefano Pagani Isnardi, Head of Technical, Statistics, Research & International Relations for Italy’s marine industry association, Confindustria Nautica.

  • IBI Interview with Jerome de Metz

    IBI speaks with Beneteau CEO Jérôme de Metz

    2020-08-07T13:15:00Z >>

    IBI’s Ed Slack speaks with Jérôme de Metz, Chairman and CEO of the world’s second largest boatbuilder and global leader in sailboats, Groupe Beneteau about the company’s new strategic plans which includes a trimmed down brand porfolio, rationalisation of production capacity and further expansion of services and digital capabilities.

  • Brett McGill IBI Interview

    IBI speaks with MarineMax CEO Brett McGill

    2020-07-27T09:07:00Z >> , by Craig Ritchie

    IBI contributor Craig Ritchie speaks with Brett McGill, CEO of America’s largest boat retailer about how the company’s digital strategy and investments over the past ten year have paid off during the Covid crisis, the significant shift in consumer appetite to get out on the water, and some of the ...

  • Bavaria interview_ Michael Muller

    IBI speaks with Bavaria CEO Michael Müller

    2020-07-21T14:13:00Z >>

    IBI editor Ed Slack speaks with Michael Müller, CEO of the Bavaria Yachts Group about the launch of the new Vida day cruiser taking the company into the outboard motorboat segment and supporting the company’s strategy of providing a full range of boat lines for the marketplace.

  • METSTRADE Director Niels Klarenbeek

    IBI speaks with METSTRADE Director Niels Klarenbeek

    2020-07-16T13:01:00Z >>

    IBI’s Ed Slack speaks with Niels Klarenbeek about the status of METSTRADE 2020 and what measures have been put in place to ensure the industry’s most important equipment trade show will be safe and successful for exhibitors and their customers.

  • Jan-Erik Viitala, Axopar Co-founder

    IBI speaks with Axopar Co-founder Jan-Erik Viitala

    2020-07-07T12:26:00Z >>

    IBI editor Ed Slack speaks with Jan-Erik Viitala, co-founder of Finnish boatbuilder Axopar, about the company’s results during Covid, it’s modular approach to production, and plans for upcoming model launches.

  • Frostad

    IBI speaks with Navico President & CEO Knut Frostad

    2020-06-29T14:08:00Z >>

    IBI editor Ed Slack speaks with Knut Frostad, President & CEO of Navico about how the electronics manufacturer is managing Covid at facilities spanning 40 countries; Q2 expectations for the company and the industry, the development of glass bridge technology and advanced underwater imagery, why we need to look beyond ...

  • State of the Industry presentation

    A perfect storm? Or more subtle forces at play?

    2020-06-24T10:00:00Z IBI

    IBI Editor Ed Slack contemplates boating’s prospects in the wake of Covid-19, looking at two potential scenarios for the industry and how they might play out over the rest of the year.  See our presentation above (18 mins) and watch this space for more.

  • IBI Interview_Jason Lippert

    IBI speaks with Lippert Components CEO Jason Lippert

    2020-06-22T13:58:00Z >>

    IBI North American correspondent Craig Ritchie interviews Lippert Components CEO, Jason Lippert, on the surprising level of demand in the recreational vehicle and boating sector following the Covid-19 lockdowns, the company’s mult-brand strategy in certain product segments, the huge potential for powered-bimini shades, and future plans for acquisitions.

  • Dr. Hans Gerhardt-CEO Hanse Yachts

    IBI speaks with Hanse CEO Dr. Jens Gerhardt

    2020-06-16T14:56:00Z >>

    IBI’s Ed Slack interviews Hanse Group CEO Dr. Jens Gerhardt on the company’s recent financial results and order book, the impact of Covid-19 on demand in relation to boat shows and characteristics of the builder’s customer base, how the acquisition of French catamaran builder Privilege fits into the company’s multi-brand ...

  • Sanlorenzo Interview-Massimo Perotti

    IBI speaks with Sanlorenzo chief Massimo Perotti

    2020-06-08T11:23:00Z >>

    IBI’s Ed Slack interviews Sanlorenzo Excecutive Chairman Massimo Perotti on the thinking behind the potential Perini Navi acquisition, the company’s order book for 2020 and beyond, crucial differences between Covid-19 and the 2008 crisis, and the updated plan for new product launches this autumn.

  • IBEX 2020

    IBEX 2020 planning gears up


    Taking place 29 Sep-1 Oct in Tampa, Florida, the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) is North America’s largest technical marine event with unparalled access to the people, products and technology shaping the boatbuilding industry.

  • Princess Yachts interview with Antony Sheriff

    IBI speaks with Princess Yachts chief Antony Sheriff

    2020-06-01T16:10:00Z >>

    IBI’s Ed Slack interviews Princess Yachts International Executive Chairman and CEO about current production and demand levels, improved interaction levels with customers and employees, and the prospects for the rest of the year and beyond

  • Frabetti-Sunseeker interview image

    Interview with Sunseeker’s Andrea Frabetti

    2020-05-26T15:00:00Z >>

    IBI’s Ed Slack interviews Sunseeker CEO about post-Covid buyer demand, new production strategy, forward forecasts, and plans for Cannes

  • Alberto Galassi video interview

    Ferretti chief on the Covid crisis & beyond


    In case you missed it, watch this must-see exclusive interview with Ferretti’s Alberto Galassi to hear candid views on his company’s and the industry’s future