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Benetti chief sees China as biggest future market

Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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Benetti CEO Vincent Poerio considers that China has the potential to be the biggest yachting market in the future. In an interview with the Chinese Xinhua news outlet, he indicated that while the market is small at the present he feels that “China is…

Perini Navi completes mast stepping operation of Perseus^3

Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The 23.4m carbon fibre furling boom has been manufactured using pre-preg carbon
The 23.4m carbon fibre furling boom has been manufactured using pre-preg carbon

Mast of the 60m sloop is one of the tallest in the world

Hong Kong show dates announced

Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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The Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club has announced the dates for next year’s Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show.
Held from May 1-3, 2015, the event will build on the success of previous shows and adopt the concept of “affordable luxury”. The…

Isara Yachts appoints Caribbean dealer

Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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Taiwan-based catamaran builder Isara Yachts has chosen BVI Yacht Charters of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands to serve as its Caribbean agent.
BVI Yacht Charters will broker new boat sales for Isara and will also acquire a number of Isaras for…

Oyster unveils new coupe model

Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

675 Elevated Profile View
675 Elevated Profile View

The all-new Oyster 675 follows on the Oyster 745 concept introduced in Autumn 2013

Venue confirmed for 2nd International Boat Show & Festival

Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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China’s New Port International Marina in Haikou on Hainan Island is to be the venue of the 2nd International Boat Show & Festival (IBSF), which runs from December 4-7, 2014.
Organiser Hainan New Century Cultural Industry Investment & Development Co…

Bridge Pointe Marina undergoes renovation

Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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Bridge Pointe Marina in New Bern, North Carolina, recently underwent a complete overhaul, with new docks, upgraded utilities and amenities, and an improved overall layout.
The new docks, designed and manufactured by Bellingham Marine, comprise an IPE…

Manitou moving to larger plant

Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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US pontoon boat manufacturer Manitou Pontoon Boats has announced it is moving to a new manufacturing plant that will triple the builder’s manufacturing capacity and position the company for sustainable, long-term growth.
The company, which…

Volvo Penta of the Americas expands dealer network

Posted Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Volvo Penta of the Americas has added five new dealers for service and sales of its marine diesel and gas products in the US.
The new dealers are Pacific Power Group, Manitowoc Marina, Boyne Boat Yard, Jacksonville Boat Sales and Liquid…

Italian yacht-builder appoints exclusive US dealer

Posted Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Italy’s Cantiere delle Marche has made Denison Yacht Sales an exclusive dealer of its two explorer ranges of yachts, Darwin Class and Nauta Air, in the US.
The appointment comes after several months of close and successful cooperation between the two…

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