Monitor Products adds new partner, VP of sales & engineering
  • 24 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

Monitor Products recently welcomed Andy Logan as a partner within the company and the vice president of sales and engineering. Logan brings 25 years of experience to Monitor Products including a background in engineering, sales and overall business ...

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West Marine reports 44 percent net income increase in Fiscal Year 2016
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2016 (“fiscal 2016”). Net income and earnings per diluted share were $6.5 million and $0.26, respectively, compared to net income and ...

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Eliminating boat odours
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Raritan Engineering has two easy-to-use, safe and environmentally-friendly bio-active cleaners, which promise to get rid of those unsavoury boat odours. ...

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Century Boats names new director of research and development
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

Century Boats, a classic American boat company established in 1926 and based in Zephyrhills, Fla., announced that it named Joel Scott McLaughlin its new director of research and development. In this new position with Century Boats, McLaughlin’s ...

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Crestliner introduces new models for 2017
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

Crestliner is expanding its portfolio with the addition of a new pontoon line,and redesigns to four of its fishing boats. The company says these additions and upgrades continue to build on Crestliner's 70-plus-year reputation for delivering premium ...

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British Vendée Globe initiative
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Vendée2020Vision was launched to support British sailors on their path to success in the quadrennial singlehanded non-stop round the world race - the Vendée Globe. ...

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MIAMI 2017: Sea Ray brings new boat to cruiser market
  • 23 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

MIAMI — Sea Ray Boats is hoping that its newest Sundancer will spur the industry’s lagging cruiser segment. The Sundancer 320, which made its world debut at the Miami International Boat Show, is meant to reinvigorate a segment that has flailed since ...

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Schedule set for American Boating Congress in May
  • 23 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

Registration is open for the 2017 American Boating Congress, which will be held May 15-17 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The National Marine Manufacturers Association said the ABC will provide attendees with the opportunity to meet with members ...

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NMMA backs proposed Midwest marine sanctuary
  • 23 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

The National Marine Manufacturers Association recently submitted comments supporting the proposed Wisconsin-Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary. This proposed sanctuary mirrors successes in supporting recreational opportunities such as boating ...

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MDCE seeks session proposals for 2017 conference
  • 23 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo are seeking educational session proposals from potential speakers for the 2017 conference, which will take place Dec. 10-13 in Orlando, Fla. The information being presented must be applicable to ...

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Registration open for 2017 American Boating Congress
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

Hundreds of recreational boating industry professionals are expected to descend upon Capitol Hill May 15-17 to attend the American Boating Congress to champion recreational boating, formulate public policy and present a unified front on issues that ...

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TowBoatUS captains honored for saving lives
  • 23 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

Ten TowBoatUS captains were honored by their peers for lifesaving actions at the annual BoatUS Towing Conference last week in San Diego. The captains serve TowBoatUS locations in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island and North Carolina. ...

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West Marine plans BlueFuture Fund activities and fundraisers
  • 23 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

West Marine said it will host three fundraisers this year to support its nonprofit BlueFuture Fund and its ongoing grants program and will send its BlueFuture Kids Zone activity tent to store grand openings and special events around the country. The ...

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Australian safety equipment maker hires Martin Flory Group
  • 23 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

To support its product expansion into North America, Australia-based Life Cell Marine Safety has hired Martin Flory Group to promote its safety equipment line in the United States and Canada. Life Cell manufactures self-contained watertight ...

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Detroit Boat Show attendance up 3%
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

An additional 1,606 people attended the Detroit Boat Show in 2017 over last year, increasing attendance 3 percent to 69,169, show organizers reported. The show, which ran February 11-19, added 50,000 square feet sold for a total of 400,000 square ...

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Back to the future
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

I sat at a dinner not so long back and looking around noticed that for once there were more people I did not know than I knew. ...

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C-MAP is appointed by UKHO
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

C-MAP has been appointed by the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) as an official admiralty digital distributor and SENC service provider. ...

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Twin Disc product expansion benefits workboat sector
  • 23 February, 2017
  • Marine Propulsion Magazine – 26/01/2017

Twin Disc, the USA-based manufacturer of technologically advanced marine power transmission solutions, has launched a range of new products and enhancements that will benefit commercial mariners worldwide. ...

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7.7m Sport D-Tube joins the Sealegs range
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Kiwi boat builder, Sealegs International has released its newest amphibious craft, the 7.7m Sport D-Tube. ...

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Princess Yachts and Williams Jet Tenders collaboration
  • 23 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Princess is to collaborate with Williams Jet Tenders to produce a Princess Edition tender. ...

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Damen’s latest yacht support vessel is launched
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Dutch shipbuilder Damen has launched its latest 70m yacht support vessel, Game Changer ...

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Innovation award for Raymarine
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Raymarine’s Axiom MFD has won the 2017 Innovation Award in the category Consumer Electronics, Mobile Applications and Software at the Miami International Boat Show. ...

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Accelerate your Facebook page with post boosting
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

Your dealership is trying to drive sales, but how do you make the most of Facebook and its powerful advertising platform to make that happen? You may want to try boosting your Facebook posts, but with a strategy. The days of blindly posting inventory ...

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Monterey Boats VP of manufacturing retiring
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

After a 40+ year association with the boating industry, the last 30 in marine manufacturing, Mike Botti, vice president of manufacturing for Monterey Boats has announced his retirement. He came to Monterey in 2002 as a Quality Management consultant. ...

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MDCE 2017 issues call for presentations
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo are seeking educational session proposals from potential speakers for the 2017 conference, which will take place Dec. 10-13 in Orlando. The information being presented must be applicable to those ...

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Awards, new products highlight busy 2017 Miami show
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingIndustry

Attendance has been up for most boat shows this year as the season has gotten off to a strong start. While final numbers haven't been released for the 2017 edition of the Miami International Boat Show yet, attendance was up through the early going, ...

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Icom’s IC-F29DR can be used with analogue radios
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Icom’s IC-F29DR digital business radio promises to be a simple, waterproof, licence-free, two-way digital radio system with a high degree of encryption. ...

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Trust carries out independent consultation
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

The Canal & River Trust is to carry out independent consultation regarding boat licenses on its waterways. ...

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Official clothing partner
  • 22 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Sail Racing, manufacturer of technical products for high-speed sailing, has been appointed as the official clothing partner of the World Match Racing Tour. ...

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Firm issues analysis of Trump manufacturing proposals
  • 22 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

On the infrastructure side, improvements should benefit manufacturers, the firm said. ...

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Garmin reports 4Q, year-end results
  • 22 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

Garmin reported strong fourth-quarter and 2016 results as sales and profits rose from year-earlier figures. ...

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Detroit Boat Show reports attendance gain
  • 22 February, 2017
  • TradeOnlyToday

Attendance grew 3 percent at the Detroit Boat Show. ...

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bigHead founder dies aged 94
  • 21 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Ken Stanley, inventor of the bigHead bonding fastener and founder of the company bigHead, has died aged 94. ...

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Concept boat launched for charity
  • 21 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Merseyside shipyard and engineering company Cammell Laird has launched a kite boat designed to raise funds for charity. ...

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New general manager
  • 21 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Drew Marine Signal & Safety has appointed Fenton Long as general manager of operations for Australia. ...

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New electronic baragraphic instruments
  • 21 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Weems & Plath has introduced two new electronic barographic system products, the Mintaka DUO+ and Mintaka STAR. ...

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Aston Martin AM37 makes US debut
  • 21 February, 2017
  • IBI

The designers of the Aston Martin AM37 describe the 11m powerboat as one that combines innovative technology and bespoke craftsmanship with a perfect balance of design and engineering, performance and comfort, luxury and functionality. Photo credit ...

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New events partner for Cowes Week
  • 21 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has appointed JHAV as a new event partner for Shepards Wharf Marina, an affiliate shoreside venue at Cowes Week. ...

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Plethora of new apps is enhancing marine electronics
  • 21 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Significant changes have taken place over the last few years with marine electronics and the next few years look set to continue this trend. One of the key aspects is a plethora of new apps designed specifically for use on board both sail and ...

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North American sailing market
  • 21 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Sally Helme, group publisher, Cruising World and Sailing World presented the Sailing Market - State of the Industry presentation at the Miami Boat Show. ...

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New launches from Mercury Marine
  • 20 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Mercury Marine, has launched is diesel 6.7 litre midrange engine family available in three power levels. ...

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£1m development for Windermere Quays Marina
  • 20 February, 2017
  • BoatingBusiness

Windermere Quays Marina, Lake Windermere is undergoing a £1m reconfiguration and extension, managed by marina consultancy business Marina Projects. ...

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First Numarine 62HT sold in Australia
  • 20 February, 2017
  • IBI

The 19m motoryacht is the first unit to be sold in Australia. Local Numarine dealer Q7 Marine sells the 19m motoryacht to a client in Sydney The post First Numarine 62HT sold in Australia appeared first on IBI News. ...

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MAN supplies 2,000th engine to Viking Yachts
  • 17 February, 2017
  • IBI

German engine manufacturer MAN has been supplying engines to the US-based boatbuilder for 24 years. The 2,000th engine supplied by MAN Engine to Viking is installed in the Viking 52 Convertible number 822. Photo by Viking Yachts US boatbuilder ...

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IBEX announces new Marina & Yard Pavilion for 2017 show
  • 15 February, 2017

Plans Underway for an Expanded International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference in Tampa The new Marina & Yard Pavilion at IBEX will serve the hundreds of marina and yard professionals who attend the International BoatBuilders’ ...

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Astondoa unveils new 66 GLX
  • 08 February, 2017
  • IBI

The 20.5m motoryacht joins the Flybridge series. The full lineup also comprises five models ranging from 13m-24m (44ft- 80ft). The 20.5m motoryacht joins the Flybridge series The post Astondoa unveils new 66 GLX appeared first on IBI News. ...

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Alexander Marine unveils new 21m yacht
  • 02 February, 2017
  • IBI

New 70E is the first production Ocean Alexander model to be built in the United States. Ocean Alexander 70E New Ocean Alexander 70E is built at Merritt Island Boat Works in the US The post Alexander Marine unveils new 21m yacht appeared first on IBI ...

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OTAM expands Millenium line
  • 31 January, 2017
  • IBI

Current portfolio comprises models ranging from 13m-30m (45ft-100ft). OTAM 58HT Italian yacht-builder develops new models under the Chase Boat range The post OTAM expands Millenium line appeared first on IBI News. ...

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First Canados 808 Maximus sold
  • 30 January, 2017
  • IBI

The 24m yacht is currently under construction and due for delivery in July 2017. The yacht will be based in Palma de Mallorca. The 24m motoryacht is under construction and due for launch this summer The post First Canados 808 Maximus sold appeared ...

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Horizon Yachts expands FD series
  • 26 January, 2017
  • IBI

The first unit of the new FD87 Skyline features blue hull and contrasting white superstructure with an enclosed bridge as well as Horizon’s new high performance piercing bow. The Taiwan-based shipyard has also announced that a 37m model FD122 is in ...

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New Baltic motoryacht to touch the water this summer
  • 26 January, 2017
  • IBI

Pencilled by Germán Mani Frers, the 23.9m motoryacht Baltic MY78 is under construction and on time for her delivery later on this year. Custom motoryacht Baltic 78 Finnish shipyard says the new Baltic 78 has been designed for comfortable cruising in ...

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Wauquiez and Latitude 46 expand portfolio
  • 25 January, 2017
  • IBI

French shipyards Wauquiez and Latitude 46 have presented Pilot Saloon 58 and the Tofinou 10.c, their latest models at boot Dusseldorf 2017. Wauquiez Pilot Saloon 58 French shipyards present the new Pilot Saloon 58 and Tofinou 10.c at boot Dusseldorf ...

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Infinity Luxury Woven Vinyl
  • 20 January, 2017
  • Michael Rijnbeek

Infinity Luxury Woven Vinyl features a unique, heavy traffic rated vinyl backing that makes it ideal for Indoor and Outdoor use on all types of surfaces. ...

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Marine Tuft Carpet
  • 20 January, 2017

Marine Tuft Indoor and Outdoor Marine Carpet ...

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Pitching the press at the METSTRADE Show
  • 28 November, 2016

Can you convince the media that your product is as good as you think it is? This was the challenge taken up by eight exhibiting companies at last week’s METSTRADE Show after their products were selected by a panel of journalists. The ...

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ICOMIA World Marinas Conference more international than ever
  • 21 November, 2016

200-plus marina professionals share experiences in Amsterdam The ICOMIA World Marinas Conference (IWMC) 2016, held in the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre from 17 to 19 November, was a truly international event. Over 200 marina professionals from 39 ...

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METSTRADE Show goes from strength to strength
  • 18 November, 2016

RAI Amsterdam welcomes eight percent more visitors The 2016 edition of the METSTRADE Show has once again broken all previous records for exhibitor and visitor attendance while setting a new benchmark for how a B2B exhibition becomes a memorable event ...

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Keynote speech Steven Beckers on Circular Economy
  • 18 November, 2016

Highlights of METSTRADE 2016 on video During METSTRADE 2016  renowned architect Steven Beckers addressed the topic of ‘Circular Economy: Towards a positive impact on the recreational marine industry’ during the traditional Breakfast ...

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Winners announced at Boat Builder Awards 2016
  • 17 November, 2016

Sunseeker’s Robert Braithwaite presented with Lifetime Achievement Award Eight winners and seven honourable mentions were announced last night in Amsterdam at the second Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with ...

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Record number of products take top honours at the DAME Awards 2016
  • 15 November, 2016

Bill Dixon, Chairman of the Jury, presented the prestigious DAME Award 2016 at the METSTRADE 2016 Breakfast Briefing this morning to Torqeedo GmbH for its Cruise FP range of electric saildrives, with a further 28 products from companies across the ...

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OYS World Support
  • 14 November, 2016
  • Lou Johnson

Ocean Yacht Systems (OYS) rigging service and refit team is enjoying a busy Autumn winning and delivering various large yacht projects around the globe. ...

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Monster Tower Introduces New Universal-Fit Wakeboard Tower
  • 14 November, 2016
  • Terry Dunagin

(MARYVILLE,TN) The world’s first and largest aftermarket wakeboard tower company is launching its newest universal-fit wakeboard tower during the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Nov. 15, 2016. It features OEM-style ...

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New Scanstrut Products Showcasing at METS 2016!
  • 13 November, 2016
  • Georgia White

Here are the new products we shall be debuting at our Scanstrut stand. Please come and see us and find out more. We are celebrate 30 years as the global leader in manufacturing installation solutions for on board electronics! Scanstrut is delighted ...

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DrSails METS 2016 Press Release
  • 13 November, 2016
  • Carlos P. Martinez (Media Manager)

DrSails is heading 2017 with several news to be disclosed during METS 2016. After being tested during the last months we come with new game-changers for all the industry keyplayers. ...

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DrSails Video 2017
  • 13 November, 2016
  • Carlos P. Martinez (Media Manager)

DrSails Teaser 2017. If an image is worth a thousand words imagine a 90 seconds video? DrSails makes your life easier. Also onboard. ...

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DrSails Press Kit 2017
  • 12 November, 2016
  • Carlos P. Martinez (Media Manager)

DrSails raises in 2014 DAME Award Special mention onto the marine industry and in just two years has become a must for professionals, chandleries, sailmakers around. Find us at 02.227 and a fully cool Press Kit will be given! ...

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THE ATLAS CARBON LIFTING BEAM range SWL 1,600kg
  • 11 November, 2016
  • Tony How

As a complementary product to the already established Atlas Carbon Davit range – we introduce you to the ATLAS CARBON LIFTING BEAM RANGE. ...

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METSTRADE ready for largest show to date
  • 11 November, 2016

Ongoing growth in exhibitor numbers and a week of events The 2016 edition of the METSTRADE Show, the world’s largest B2B exhibition in the marine equipment industry, opens its doors on Tuesday 15 November at the RAI Amsterdam convention ...

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Standard Horizon’s all- New GX-6500E – A rugged fixed DSC VHF with a built-in AIS transceiver
  • 10 November, 2016

Standard Horizon, a market leader in compact and intuitive marine VHF transceivers, is proud to announce the launch of the new GX-6500E, which, in addition to being NMEA2000 enabled also includes a Class B AIS (Automatic Identification System) ...

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Standard Horizon launches the feature-packed GX-6000E – A high specification DSC VHF with a built-in
  • 10 November, 2016

Standard Horizon, a leading manufacturer of rugged and waterproof VHF sets, proudly introduces the GX-6000E, a ‘sister set’ to its cutting edge GX-6500E. ...

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Lumishore Appoints Susan James Head of Marketing
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

May 17th, 2016 — Swansea, UK and Sarasota, FL. Lumishore, the global leader in the design and manufacture of the world’s leading high-performance underwater lighting systems, announced today the appointment of Susan James as Head of Marketing for ...

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Lumishore USA Appoints Technical Operations Manager
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

November 3rd, 2016 — Sarasota, FL. Lumishore, the global leader in the design and manufacture of the world’s leading high-performance underwater LED lighting systems, announces the appointment of Christian Redditt as Technical Operations Manager for ...

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Lumishore Announces Ship Control Srl. as Exclusive Distributor for Italy
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

Leading Italian marine equipment distributor expands underwater LED lighting system manufacturer’s reach into the Italian market ...

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Lumishore Names Exalto Emirates Exclusive Distributor For Gulf Region
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

Leading marine electronics distributor expands Lumishore’s reach into UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt, Maldives and Seychelles ...

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Lumishore Wins Prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Third Consecutive Year
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

Lumishore recognised for its Sustained Innovation in Underwater LED Lighting ...

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Lumishore Wins NMEA Product Excellence Award for Second Year
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

EOS Series - Underwater Lighting System ...

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Lumishore Launches All-New Series Of High-Performance Underwater Lighting
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

The New EOS Series, SUPRA Series and ORA Series Are Set To Light Up The Industry ...

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Lumishore’s New Patented Weld-in Lighting System With Adjustable ‘Louvre’ LED Array Eliminates Long,
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

Lumishore introduces the new Louvre lens model, together with its all-new range of Weld-in underwater LED lighting systems for Superyachts. ...

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Lumishore Retro-fit Lighting System For Easy HID Replacement
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

New underwater LED lights eliminate a Superyacht’s need for costly, time-consuming bulb and ballast replacements - saving time and money! ...

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Lumishore Introduces New Underwater HD Camera
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

Lumi-Cam - see what you’ve been missing under your boat! ...

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Lumishore Earns Two DAME 2016 Nominations
  • 10 November, 2016
  • Susan James

Lumishore's double-DAME nomination recognizes design innovation in our new patented 'Louvre Lens' underwater lighting system for Superyachts, which eliminates long, angled flanges with its patented internally-adjustable LED array; and our new ...

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Barton Marine showcases new products at METSTRADE Show 2016
  • 10 November, 2016

Leading global supplier of sail and deck hardware, Barton Marine, unveils an exciting array of new products and developments, exclusively on display at METSTRADE Show 2016 this month, from stand 01.478. ...

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Moored up and ready: Everything in place for ICOMIA World Marinas Conference
  • 10 November, 2016

The ninth edition of the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, organised by RAI Amsterdam in partnership with the ICOMIA Marinas Group and HISWA Holland Marine Industry Association, will be held on 17-19 November 2016 in Amsterdam. The conference and the ...

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Yacht design seeking for limits - HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction
  • 27 October, 2016

Newest scientific developments highlighted in HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction The 24th International HISWA Symposium on Yacht Design and Yacht Construction will kick off the METSTRADE week at RAI Amsterdam on ...

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Shortlist announced for Boat Builder Awards 2016
  • 26 October, 2016

22 companies to contest this year’s Awards at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam on November 16 The shortlisted nominations for the second Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine have been announced, ...

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ICOMIA Recreational Boating Industry Statistics Published
  • 20 October, 2016

The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has released the latest edition of its Recreational Boating Industry Statistics. The trade association’s membership is estimated to represent more than 80% of the world’s ...

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Significant evidence of the growth in design excellence at this year’s DAME Awards
  • 18 October, 2016

The jury of the prestigious DAME Design Award 2016 competition is pleased to announce that a very high ratio of the 117 entries submitted from 26 countries around the globe have been nominated to enter the final rounds of judgement. Each year the ...

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DON'T MISS OUT: Sustainability in the Marine Industry conference early bird registration closes Monday 17 October!
  • 16 October, 2016

PLUS, NEW SPEAKERS ADDED TO THE PROGRAMME Jointly organised by Quaynote Communications and YachtMedia, the ‘Sustainability in the Marine Industry’ (SIMI16) conference is powered by METSTRADE and is technically supported by the ...

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METSTRADE and IBEX join forces to service global marine marketplace
  • 04 October, 2016

RAI Amsterdam Purchases 50% Stake in IBEX as Co- Owners of Event with NMMA During this morning’s Industry Breakfast at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), taking place in Tampa, Florida this week, RAI ...

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New online community for METSTRADE
  • 28 September, 2016

Year-round platform launched for maritime industry METSTRADE has officially launched its new online community as a year-round addition to the annual METSTRADE Show. It has been designed to allow companies and other stakeholders to connect and share ...

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Keynote speech on circular economy to open METSTRADE 2016
  • 27 September, 2016

Steven Beckers to address world’s number one leisure marine show RAI Amsterdam, organisers and hosts of the METSTRADE Show, have announced that the opening ceremony of this year’s edition of the three-day show will include a keynote ...

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Prominent speakers added to Sustainability In the Marine Industry conference programme
  • 08 September, 2016

Profiting from circular thinking The much anticipated conference Sustainability In the Marine Industry will explore recycling, life cycle assessment and how the supply chain, including designers, boatbuilders and manufacturers, can profitably adopt ...

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Impressive speaker line-up at ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2016
  • 18 August, 2016

Inspirational keynote by renowned trendwatcher Adjiedj Bakas RAI Amsterdam, in partnership with the ICOMIA Marinas Group and HISWA Holland Marine Industry Association, has released the speaker line-up for the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, to be ...

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A world of synergies for marina professionals in Amsterdam
  • 11 July, 2016

ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2016 and METSTRADE’s Marina & Yard Pavilion Amsterdam will be the place to be for the worldwide marina industry in November. The Marina & Yard Pavilion – part of the METSTRADE Show, the ...

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Design Award METSTRADE 2016 - Call for entries
  • 10 July, 2016

World’s number one design recognition Organised under the auspices of RAI Amsterdam, the DAME (Design Award METSTRADE) is the world’s most prestigious design competition for new marine equipment and accessories. The 2016 edition of DAME ...

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Land Rover BAR Americas’ Cup speaker joins Sustainability in the Marine Industry Conference programme
  • 01 July, 2016

Susie Tomson, a prominent member of the Land Rover BAR Americas Cup team, is the latest speaker to join the ‘Sustainability in the Marine Industry’ conference - To be held Monday 14 November 2016 in Amsterdam - Jointly organised by ...

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Platinum and Golden sponsorships of ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2016 sold out
  • 23 June, 2016

With five months to go until the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, 17-19 November in Amsterdam, the Platinum and Golden sponsorship agreements are already accounted for. Marinetek, an internationally recognized brand name for premium marinas and ...

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METSTRADE 2016 sees growth in all areas
  • 17 June, 2016

New layout for world’s largest B2B leisure marine show The decision to expand the capacity of the 2016 edition of the METSTRADE Show has been fully justified. A full six months before the event opens for business from 15 to 17 November, an ...

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Nominations open for IBI METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards 2016
  • 16 June, 2016

Companies are encouraged to nominate for any of this year’s eight award categories Nominations are now open for the second Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine, organised jointly by IBI and METSTRADE. ...

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METSTRADE Exhibition Committee welcomes two new members
  • 03 June, 2016

Lewmars' Peter Tierney and Andreas Tegeler form Yachticon are joining Yachticon general manager Andreas Tegeler and Lewmar CEO Peter Tierney have joined the METSTRADE Show Exhibition Committee. This committee is an advisory board made up of ...

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Impressive line-up for marine sustainability conference
  • 01 June, 2016

Focus on ocean conservation and circular economy start METSTRADE Week in RAI Amsterdam The main speakers have been announced for the Sustainability in the Marine Industryconference on Monday 14 November, the day before the 2016 METSTRADE Show opens ...

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New categories announced for 2016 Boat Builder Awards
  • 29 April, 2016

Two new award categories have been added to this year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement in association with Raymarine, which is due to take place on November 16, the evening of the second day of the METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. The ...

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Marinetek platinum sponsor of ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2016
  • 20 April, 2016

With many companies showing interest in sponsoring the 2016 edition of the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, it is marinas builder Marinetek that is the sole platinum sponsor of the event. Swedish Seaflex has signed a golden sponsorship agreement, ...

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ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2016 programme takes shape
  • 16 March, 2016

Registration with early bird discount - now live The much anticipated ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, to be held in Amsterdam from 17 to 19 November this year, promises to deliver an innovative programme of topics, speakers and events under the ...

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‘Sustainability in the Marine Industry’ Conference confirmed for METSTRADE Week 2016
  • 04 March, 2016

Following the inaugural and highly successful Future of Yacht Recycling Conference staged by Quaynote Communications and YachtMedia on the day before last year’s METSTRADE Show, the organisers have announced a second edition. The event will ...

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METSTRADE 2016 expands capacity and adds new hall
  • 25 February, 2016

World’s largest marine equipment trade show accommodates growth RAI Amsterdam has designed a range of layout changes to this year’s METSTRADE Show, including the addition of a new hall. The organisers’ goal is to ensure that the ...

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Early Bird Rate for METSTRADE 2016 ends on 1 March
  • 23 February, 2016

Over 80% of the METSTRADE show floor has already been booked nine months in advance of the event. With the early bird deadline coming up, the organisers are expecting this figure to increase substantially as has been the case for previous editions. ...

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METSTRADE takes co-creation approach to enhance online platform
  • 02 December, 2015

In addition to being the usual bustling hub of face-to-face business for the marine leisure industry, this year’s METSTRADE show also focused on taking the virtual platform metstrade.com to a new level. The METSTRADE Online Community team used ...

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METSTRADE show continues visitor growth trend
  • 23 November, 2015

The 2015 edition of the METSTRADE show in Amsterdam has once again set new records in terms of attendance and reinforced its status as the B2B platform of choice for professionals from the global leisure marine equipment industry. The RAI Amsterdam ...

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Paolo Vitelli heads list of winners at inaugural Boat Builder Awards
  • 19 November, 2015

Paolo Vitelli, founder and chairman of Azimut Benetti, has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement. The presentation took place at a gala dinner in the National Maritime Museum in ...

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Innovative thinking for a 3D printing future
  • 18 November, 2015

The 2015 edition of the METSTRADE show was opened for business on Tuesday 17 November with the traditional Breakfast Briefing at RAI Amsterdam. Hundreds of invited guests and media gathered to find out the winners of the DAME Design Award and to ...

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Marina professionals from around the world gearing up for Amsterdam
  • 18 November, 2015

Launch of ICOMIA WMC 2016 attracts international audience at METSTRADE show RAI Amsterdam in partnership with the ICOMIA Marinas Group and the HISWA Holland Marine Industry association has released the event theme for next year’s ICOMIA World ...

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Historic joint win for Silver Jubilee edition of Dame Design Award
  • 17 November, 2015

The prestigious DAME Design Award has gone to joint winners for the first time in its 25-year history. Jury chair Bill Dixon presented the overall DAME award to the Lume On™ LED light from Spinlock and the Electric Stabilising Fin & Interceptor ...

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Shortlisted boat builders for the Boat Builders Award 2015
  • 12 November, 2015

Winners will be announced on Wednesday 18 November during the Boat Builder Awards Gala On the second day of the METSTRADE show, the winners of the 1st Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement will be announced during a glittering gala dinner at ...

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Final Boat Builder Award shortlist revealed
  • 05 November, 2015

Sunreef Yachts, Scout Boats, Galeon Yachts and Mastervolt have all put themselves in contention to win an award at the inaugural Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, by being shortlisted for the Innovative On-Board Design Solution Award, ...

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Four boatbuilders have made the third shortlist
  • 04 November, 2015

Four boatbuilders have made the third shortlist, this time in the Boat Builder International Distributor/Dealer Development Award, sponsored by Lumishore, one of six awards being presented at the inaugural Boat Builder Awards for Business ...

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Green thinking: Prominent role for sustainability at the METSTRADE show
  • 04 November, 2015

The focal point of this year’s METSTRADE show, which opens its doors to a record number of exhibitors on Tuesday 17 November, will be sustainability. This theme will be a red thread both before and during the event, with highlights such as a ...

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Three boatbuilders make Innovation in a Production Process Award shortlist
  • 04 November, 2015

Monte Carlo Yachts, Formula Boats and Karnic all in contention to win the Innovation in a Production Process Award, sponsored by Whale Monte Carlo Yachts, Formula Boats and Karnic are all in contention to win the Innovation in a Production Process ...

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Joke Ekelschot joins METSTRADE team
  • 03 November, 2015

In another sign that the 2015 METSTRADE show in Amsterdam is going to be busier than ever, the organisational team at RAI Amsterdam has been further strengthened. Joke Ekelschot has joined the METSTRADE crew as sales manager alongside Roel ...

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Full line up for The Future of Yacht Recycling Conference.
  • 03 November, 2015

The organisers of the first international Yacht Recycling Conference to take place in conjunction with METSTRADE in Amsterdam on 16th November, have announced more global support for the event, and some additional speakers to complete a packed ...

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The Global Superyacht Forum: The Programme for 2015
  • 02 November, 2015

The programme for this year’s Global Superyacht Forum, held from 16 – 18 November in Amsterdam, has been unveiled. The event will be defined over three days as The Investors, The Innovators and The Inspirations. A mix of panel ...

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First shortlist announced for Boat Builder Awards 2015
  • 28 October, 2015

Boat Builder & Equipment Manufacturer Collaborative Solution Award Three boatbuilders and three equipment manufacturers have made the final shortlist for the Boat Builder & Equipment Manufacturer Collaborative Solution Award sponsored by ...

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Records tumble again at the METSTRADE show
  • 27 October, 2015

As the largest and most international B2B exhibition of its kind, the METSTRADE show has been at the cutting edge of professionalism, technology & innovation, regulatory issues and logistics for three decades. Having welcomed the highest number ...

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The best of design: Jury selects nominations for 25th DAME Design Award
  • 21 October, 2015

Some 51 products have been nominated to go forward for final judging by the Jury of the silver jubilee edition of the prestigious DAME Design Award competition. The products have been selected from a total of 110 entries from 24 nationalities and the ...

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Future of Yacht Recycling links up with Material Xperience at METSTRADE show
  • 13 October, 2015

With just over a month to go before the Future of Yacht Recycling conference takes place at RAI Amsterdam on 16 November, the organisers have announced another engaging feature which will add even more topical attraction to the day's proceedings. ...

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Rens-Jan van Vliet returns to strengthen METSTRADE Team
  • 12 October, 2015

The METSTRADE show, the world’s leading B2B event in its category, has appointed Rens-Jan van Vliet as its new maritime product manager. Having previously been part of the METSTRADE team as sales manager, Van Vliet will mainly focus on the ...

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The best Global Superyacht Forum yet?
  • 21 September, 2015

With nearly 2 months until this year’s Global Superyacht Forum, held from 16 – 18 November, the event is once again set to be the most popular and influential forum within the industry. A recordbreaking 150 delegates have already ...

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Maritime world meets in Amsterdam for the METSTRADE show
  • 17 September, 2015

The only truly international B2B exhibition of its kind, the METSTRADE show in the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre is a first port of call for all marine industry professionals. As well as being the world’s largest marine equipment trade show, ...

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Top names and engaging topics lined up for Future of Yacht Recycling Conference
  • 16 September, 2015

There is now two months to go before the inaugural Future of Yacht Recycling Conference takes place in RAI Amsterdam on Monday 16 November. The organisers have announced further details of confirmed speakers and panellists who will present their ...

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The Global Superyacht Forum: Put the fun into Fundamentals
  • 14 August, 2015

The Global Superyacht Forum, held from 16 – 18 November in Amsterdam, proudly announces its theme for 2015: Putting the fun into Fundamentals. Chairman of The Superyacht Group, Martin Redmayne comments, “Our mission is to bring together a ...

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Boat Builder Award for Lifetime achievement - call for nominations
  • 11 August, 2015

The final award category in the inaugural Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, is arguably the most significant, recognizing as it does one individual’s contribution to our industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by ...

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British Cycling grows by over 500%, can sailing do the same?
  • 21 November, 2014

On Monday 17 November, an impressive line up of speakers at the 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS) shared ideas and best practice from around the world, demonstrating how the sailing industry can change to increase and retain participation, ...

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The new generation of light measurement: the Smart Spectrometer
  • 11 November, 2014

Light is not always light. Color fidelity, color space and color temperature all play a significant role in our subjective perception of light. By breaking down light sources into numerous parameters, a spectrometer makes these sources measurable. ...

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Speaker spotlight: Tim Delaney
  • 10 November, 2014

Tim Delaney is the marketing maestro behind iconic advertising campaigns for highprofile brands including Harrods, the BBC, Adidas and Patek Philippe. Delaney's career in advertising started in the mailroom, where he worked his way up the advertising ...

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Introducing: Focus groups and Workshops for GSF 2014
  • 04 November, 2014

In 2013, the Global Superyacht Forum (GSF) introduced its new feature: breakout rooms. Attendees participated in smaller, closed-door sessions with top industry executives, debating and analysing the industry from a diverse range of viewpoints. ...

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Global Superyacht Forum programme 2014
  • 03 November, 2014

The Global Superyacht Forums full programme has been revealed! Three days of compelling debate, superyacht theory and discussion with all sectors of the superyacht industry. The forum, held from 17 – 19 November in Amsterdam, is a must-attend ...

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This year at METSTRADE
  • 31 October, 2014

This year at METSTRADE: Each year, the Global Superyacht Forum is held in conjunction with the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METSTRADE) at Amsterdam's RAI. In the lead up to these events, we caught up with the RAI's maritime domain manager, Irene ...

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Speaker spotlight: Rob Henderson
  • 28 October, 2014

Rob Henderson promises to brings fresh approach to this year's Global Superyacht Forum (GSF). Knowledge Platform Coordinator at UNStudio, Henderson's role incorporates design projects with architectural theory to encourage innovations and refine ...

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Speaker spotlight: Simon Cardiff
  • 27 October, 2014

Simon Cardiff brings a unique variety of skills and knowledge to the superyacht industry. A former engineering officer in the Royal Australian Navy turned corporate lawyer in London, Simon established the yacht management team with Carey Group in ...

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Learning lessons from British Cycling at 13th International Sailing Summit
  • 22 October, 2014

Learning lessons from British Cycling at 13th International Sailing Summit Next month, Terry Greenwood of British Cycling will be speaking at the 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS). He will reveal the concept behind the triumphant revival of ...

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Sponsors of GSF
  • 22 October, 2014

The Global Superyacht Forum (GSF) attracts the crème de la crème of the superyacht industry every year. GSF is made possible by the continued support of renowned brands; for its 20th anniversary celebration, ten companies sponsor this year's event, ...

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A Cousteau Speaker Spotlight at GSF
  • 15 October, 2014

A life of adventure, exploration and ocean advocacy is a family tradition for Alexandra Cousteau who continues the work of her renowned grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau and her father Philippe Cousteau. The keynote speaker on the third day of the ...

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FACE2FACE launches for GSF 2014
  • 15 October, 2014

After its hugely successful launch last year, the FACE2FACE networking portal is now LIVE and available to Global Superyacht Forum (GSF) registered delegates. This year's FACE2FACE is bigger and better than ever, with many improvements to enhance ...

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Material Xperience On Tour at METSTRADE 2014
  • 12 October, 2014

METSTRADE, an event for the international maritime professional, 18-20 November 2014 at RAI Amsterdam. Materia, the leading global network in the field of innovative materials, will be present this year for the second time at METSTRADE (Marine ...

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Olympian Iain Percy backs participation drive in sailing at 13th International Sailing Summit
  • 03 October, 2014

A trio of key speakers will address a global audience to demonstrate how inspiration and innovation can increase participation and generate business success. Olympic Gold Medallist Iain Percy OBE will welcome delegates from around the world to the ...

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Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation chosen as the 2014 International Sailing Summit’s Charity
  • 03 September, 2014

British Sailing, a group association of the British Marine Federation, has selected the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (ASSF) as its official charity for the next two years. The charity will be supported through a number of fundraising events and ...

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A GSF programme worthy of 20 years
  • 07 August, 2014

With 19 Global Superyacht Forums (GSF) behind us, and last year's widely received as the best ever, the 20th edition promises to go above and beyond. In order to do so, we've consulted experts at the top of their field both within our ...

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Summit set to wake up the sailing industry
  • 30 June, 2014

The 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS), taking place on 17 November at METS in Amsterdam, will prove revolutionary for the industry by demonstrating that to succeed in a global market companies must diversify and innovate. 'Waking up the sailing ...

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