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Safety at sea, starts at METSTRADE

Safety at sea, starts at METSTRADE

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • 30-04-2020

A phrase that has come to prominence during the last few months during these unprecedented times is, 'stay safe.' Many of us use it to sign off on e.m...

Little Optimist: Building an academy with help from METSTRADE

Little Optimist: Building an academy with help from METSTRADE

  • By METSTRADE
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  • 03-04-2020

This blog was written by South African Greg Bertish, founder of the charity called ‘The Little Optimist’. Greg’s charity uses sailin...

Absolute on expansion trail as award-winning production methods bear fruit

Absolute on expansion trail as award-winning production methods bear fruit

  • By IBI News
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  • 20-09-2019

Italian builder registers 18% year-on-year growth and spotlights significance of its ISS manufacturing system that picked up a Boat Builder Award in 2...

Award-winning collaboration extends to new Custom Line 106

Award-winning collaboration extends to new Custom Line 106

  • By IBI News
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  • 04-09-2019

Last year Ferretti, along with Francesco Paszkowski Design Studio and Mecaer Aviation Group picked up the inaugural award for ’Collaborative Sol...

Training takes centre stage

Training takes centre stage

  • By IBI News
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  • 26-08-2019

NZ Marine Industry Association continues to be a beacon when it comes to training and apprenticeship programmes with a total of 460 apprentices curren...

Boat Builder Awards 2019: Foilers on the innovation radar

Boat Builder Awards 2019: Foilers on the innovation radar

  • By IBI News
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  • 14-08-2019

Last year it was a dynamic new deck layout by Galeon that picked up the Innovative On-Board Design Solution award sponsored by Fusion. As foilers ente...

An interview with 'Rising Star' Dan-Bloice Smith

An interview with 'Rising Star' Dan-Bloice Smith

  • By IBI News
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  • 17-07-2019

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

Changing lives - Meet the 2019 DAME Charities

Changing lives - Meet the 2019 DAME Charities

  • By METSTRADE
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  • 27-06-2019

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

And the winner is...

And the winner is...

  • By METSTRADE
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  • 20-05-2019

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