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Little Optimist: Building an academy with help from METSTRADE

Little Optimist: Building an academy with help from METSTRADE

  • By The Little Optimist
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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...

METSTRADE 2020 on track amid global crisis

METSTRADE 2020 on track amid global crisis

  • By METSTRADE
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  • 17-03-2020

The marine industry is facing difficult times. The COVID-19 coronavirus is spreading fast and the implications are grave for everyone. Shows are being...

Is this the propeller of the future?

Is this the propeller of the future?

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • 27-01-2020

With the development of hybrid and electric propulsion systems gathering pace over the last few years, the high degree of focus on fuel savings and em...

How much greener are we a year on?

How much greener are we a year on?

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • 24-12-2019


This time our panel of experts explored how the quest for more sustainable boating has progressed in the last 12 months. Topics included disassembly,...

Biofouling: The way forward

Biofouling: The way forward

  • By Peter Franklin
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  • 11-12-2019


Against overwhelming evidence that biofouling is contributing to the loss of Biodiversity around the world, a Global Project Task Force called Glo Fou...

The boating industry in 2019, a review by ICOMIA

The boating industry in 2019, a review by ICOMIA

  • By Udo Kleinitz
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  • 09-12-2019

Udo Kleinitz, Secretary General of ICOMIA, presented key highlights of the global marine leisure market in 2019 at METSTRADE 2019. Kleinitz dives into...

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...

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...