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An interview with 'Rising Star' Dan-Bloice Smith

An interview with 'Rising Star' Dan-Bloice Smith

  • By METSTRADE
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  • July 17, 2019

Williams Jet Tenders’ Design Engineering manager, Dan Bloice-Smith, was named the inaugural winner of the Rising Star award at last year’...

Sustainability: What does the METSTRADE Show do?

Sustainability: What does the METSTRADE Show do?

  • By METSTRADE
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  • July 11, 2019

During the last couple of years, we have seen a big increase in sustainable initiatives within the marine industry. Products and building methods bec...

Making superyachts truly 'super'

Making superyachts truly 'super'

  • By Robert van Tol
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  • July 10, 2019

When it comes to leisure purchases, superyachts take the cake. And in line with their size, the business around them and the thousands of families tha...

Ocean Conservation in focus

Ocean Conservation in focus

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • July 08, 2019

On 7th June, during the IFBSO Annual Congress in Croatia, the organisers of the World’s leading boat shows enthusiastically attended a ‘Re...

Construction, composites & eco-compatibility

Construction, composites & eco-compatibility

  • By Simonetta Pegorari
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  • July 04, 2019

The marine industry is more and more committed towards eco-compatible solutions that respect the Earth and marine environment. An increasing amount of...

Changing lives - Meet the 2019 DAME Charities

Changing lives - Meet the 2019 DAME Charities

  • By METSTRADE
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  • June 27, 2019

Sailing4handicaps and the Little Optimist Trust are the fortunate charities chosen by the DAME Design Award committee. They will share the donations g...

Video: METSTRADE 2019 - The Industry's Home Port

The organisers of the event have released a short movie that captures the spirit of the show well. Behind the scenes, a key factor in ensuring the qua...

Sustainable boating projects highlighted

Sustainable boating projects highlighted

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • June 17, 2019

Several interesting yachting sustainability projects were being showcased at this year’s Palma International Boat Show. A company called La...

Water Without Waste

Water Without Waste

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • June 04, 2019

This year’s Palma International Boat Show, was the 36th edition on the island of Mallorca, and it was the 7th year that the show has run concurr...

From Whale Shark to Waste Shark

From Whale Shark to Waste Shark

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • May 22, 2019

Intended to provide an international showcase for innovative start-ups with eco-friendly / green yachting product ideas, Nautical High Tech & Gree...

And the winner is...

And the winner is...

  • By METSTRADE
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  • May 20, 2019

This year’s IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, held in association with Raymarine, is now open for nominations. Why ent...

The Conero Jacket for sailing and watersports

The Conero Jacket for sailing and watersports

  • By METSTRADE
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  • May 14, 2019

The Conero Jacket by Montura is a unisex waterproof jacket for sailing and watersports. Montura pitched this product during “Pitch the Press&rdq...

The world’s first hydrogen boat visits Amsterdam

The world’s first hydrogen boat visits Amsterdam

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • April 29, 2019

Imagine a 32 metre floating twin hulled smart grid, utilising a combination of solar, hydrogen and fuel cell technology for propulsion, and all of her...

The AntiRoll All-in-One

The AntiRoll All-in-One

  • By METSTRADE
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  • April 23, 2019

The AntiRoll All-in-One is a multifunctional electrical stabiliser that stabilises in all circumstances. At anchor, at cruising speed as well as high ...

Sustainability shines at MaterialDistrict Show

Sustainability shines at MaterialDistrict Show

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • April 18, 2019

MaterialDistrict (formerly Materia) is the world’s leading match-making platform in the field of innovative materials. As part of the Constructi...

PC11 Pro Coated balsa, the latest innovation from CoreLite

PC11 Pro Coated balsa, the latest innovation from CoreLite

  • By METSTRADE
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  • April 17, 2019

One of the “Pitch the Press” participants was Core Lite Composites. They presented their latest innovation, the PC11 Pro Coated balsa. Th...

Cleaner Ocean Campaigns, Boat Shows at the leading edge

Cleaner Ocean Campaigns, Boat Shows at the leading edge

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • April 09, 2019

As somebody who has enjoyed boating since childhood, I still have happy memories of my father taking me to the London Boat Show. That was several deca...

Dual Drive: for smooth and whisper quiet boating

Dual Drive: for smooth and whisper quiet boating

  • By METSTRADE
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  • March 27, 2019

The METSTRADE Show is the world’s largest trade show of its kind. Some 1600 exhibiting companies together showcase thousands of products. &ldquo...

Five motor yacht design trends making an impact

Five motor yacht design trends making an impact

  • By Kim Hollamby
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  • March 26, 2019

Here are five motor yacht design trends that I have been watching with interest while visiting boat shows in recent months. Not all of them are partic...

Flying objects

Flying objects

  • By Simonetta Pegorari
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  • March 19, 2019

From humble three-metre dinghies to the ‘monsters’ of the America's Cup, the Route du Rhum or the Vendée Globe, hydrofoil applicati...