Maritime 2050: government announces historic commitment to UK marine industry
On Thursday 24 January 2019 the UK government announced the launch of Maritime 2050, the first ever long-term strategy to support and grow the sector. Maritime 2050 highlights the Government’s recognition of the importance of maritime – worth over £40bn to the UK economy, more than aerospace or car... Read more
Brunswick Corporation Announces Creation of Industry-Leading Boat Technology Centre
Brunswick Boat Group, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has announced plans for the Brunswick Fiberglass Boat Technology Centre (BFBTC), the most extensive recreational boat design and technology center in the United States.  Located in Edgewater, Florida, the 45,000 square foot facility will be home to the industry’s most formidable... Read more
Venice, Venice Superyacht Destination and a new Boat Show
Safety in numbers: with the brand Venice Superyacht Destination, the companies that manage the pleasure boating moorings in the historic centre of Venice, Venice Yacht Pier, Venezia Certosa Marina and Marina Santelena have joined the Boot Düsseldorf to promote the integrated offering of services for high-end yachting. The dates... Read more
Princess and Pininfarina at boot Düsseldorf to present the new X95 and Y85
At boot Düsseldorf 2019, the new Y85 will be launched globally along with the presentation of the developments of the X95, announced for 2020. Following the success of the R35, these two models represent a further result of the collaboration between Princess and Pininfarina, aimed at redefining Princess’s brand... Read more
The International Superyacht Society announces a partnership with IYBA
The International Superyacht Society announces a strategic partnership with the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA). IYBA is a professional association, which was founded in 1987 and exists primarily to unite professionals engaged in the practice of representing sellers, buyers, yacht owners and charterers in yacht transactions. IYBA has over 1500... Read more
Sunseeker and Rolls Royce to present first hybrid series yacht
British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International and Rolls-Royce will present the first yacht to be fitted with an MTU series hybrid propulsion system in 2020. At Boot Düsseldorf, from 19 to 27 January, Sunseeker and MTU will present the new hybrid propulsion system in Hall 6 at Stand B61.... Read more
Drettmann and Bavaria, a partnership based on experience
Drettmann Yachts, the exclusive dealer in Europe of the shipyard Gulf Craft with its brands Majesty and Nomad, such as the manufacturer of the own explorer range Bandido Yachts, has expanded its portfolio and is now a sales partner with the most modern shipyard of series production: Bavaria Yachts.... Read more
British Marine responds to outcome of vote on EU Withdrawal Agreement
On Tuesday night the Government’s EU Withdrawal Agreement was overwhelmingly rejected by Parliament. Commenting on the possibility of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, Lesley Robinson, Chief Executive Officer at British Marine said: “Like many industries up and down the UK, we do not support the idea... Read more
Seatec Compotec in Marina di Carrara, here is the program
Many topics will be discussed, on April 3 and 4, at the next Seatec, the exhibition of technology, components, design and subcontracting applied to recreational boating. In parallel, it will also take place Compotec, an event dedicated to the composite materials industry and their applications. Organized by IMM CarraraFiere,... Read more
Genoa Boat Show 2018, an edition to be remembered
Good figures at the end of the 2018 edition of the Genoa Boat Show. During the six days of the show, more than 174.000 entrance tickets were registered. A boat show marked by the visit of the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella In its entirety, there were 951... Read more