Funding opportunity for SMEs looking to exhibit at METSTRADE
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British Marine is offering a financial incentive for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in the UK to exhibit at METSTRADE 2024, the leading international B2B trade exhibition for the marine industry. The application deadline is 5pm (UK) on Friday, 19 July 2024, so potential exhibitors are encouraged to act swiftly to secure their funding and place at the show. Scheduled for 19 to 21 November 2024 in Amsterdam, METSTRADE represents the most substantial professional gathering in the global leisure marine industry. It provides an essential platform for fostering international busine ..read more
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Raymarine adds new fishing features to Axiom range
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Global marine electronics brand, Raymarine, is rolling out new fishing features to its Axiom range of displays including a new Smart Drift feature and advanced boat control directly from the display. The Lighthouse 4.7 software upgrade is scheduled for August 2024 and as part of the new release, Axiom users can experience total boat control, directly from their chartplotter display, of both Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchors and all Move Brushless trolling motor models, including the new Move Offshore available in 84-, 96-, and 110-inch lengths. Raymarine has also revealed that the So ..read more
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Pulse 63 supports Running Out of Time climate relay
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RS Marine Group has taken part in the Portsmouth leg of Running Out of Time’s annual climate relay, where a Pulse 63 electric RIB was put through its paces on the waters of the Solent, on England’s south coast. The relay, an event used to promote discussion about climate change, is a non-stop stop relay from Scotland to Egypt, carrying a climate change message from young people to the decision-makers at COP 27. The UK section covered over 2,400km and ran through Scotland, Wales and England between 6 June and 4 July 2024. Cruising from Langstone Harbour in Chichester, the Pulse 63 electric cha ..read more
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Tureddi reveals new E-Line at corporate gathering
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Tureddi Group, an Italian luxury boatbuilder, has presented its upcoming yacht projects, which range from 18 metres to 65 metres. The range announcements were made during a three-day event last week. On the first day Tureddi gave the guests a tour of the shipyard. On the second day, the firm held a round table about the topic of the charter market and presented two new projects with the charter market in mind. These new projects include a 60ft model, in the new E-Line, of which the first unit is sold and should be delivered in 2025. Tureddi Group says the ‘E’ in E Line refers to the Explorer ..read more
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Global yachting market sees 11% growth, reaching €33bn
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The global yachting market continues to grow, according to a new report, reaching €33bn over the most recent available year, over €25bn of which derived from the superyacht segment. The Italian boatbuilding industry has also recorded an expanding trend, having increased by 20 per cent on the previous year with a turnover of €4.4bn. As is the case on a global scale, yards active in the production of superyachts make up a significant share of Italy’s production. Italy is the undisputed world leader in this segment, with a share of 54 per cent in terms of volume and 31 per cent in terms of order ..read more
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Spanish claim SailGP grand final title
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They say things come in threes, but for Spain it’s four from four, as Los Gallos snatch their first SailGP Championship title, adding to major wins in the Euros 2024, the Wimbledon final, and LIV Golf on a Sunday of sport the Spanish won’t soon forget. Spain defeated league heavyweights Australia and New Zealand, who finished second and third respectively in Sunday’s winner-takes-all Grand Final race (14 July 2024). Putting it together when it matters most, it was once again all about the startline which driver, Diego Botin, executed to perfection – as his team took flight in the Grand Final ..read more
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Ipswich port and marina upgrade: £2m development proposed
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Associated British Ports (ABP) has revealed plans to invest further in the Port of Ipswich, with a focus on enhancing the marina and port facilities.  ABP, which owns and opeates the Port of Ipswich and the Ipswich Beacon Marina, has submitted plans to Ipswich Borough Council for £2 million-worth of upgrades in the Wet Dock – known as Ipswich Beacon Marina (the Marina). Subject to planning approval, the earliest possible commencement date for these upgrades is the beginning of 2025. The proposed upgrades to the marina, pending planning approval, are set to transform the marina’s faciliti ..read more
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Archipelago Yachts announces new US dealership
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UK-based expedition yacht builder Archipelago Yachts has expanded its dealership network by adding Expedition Yacht Experts (previously Seaton Yachts) based in Newport, RI. The British powercat builder, in collaboration with Chartwell Marine, will join the line-up of yachting brands at Expedition Yacht Experts, Archipelago’s second US dealership. The firm appointed Oaksmith Yachts as its first US dealership, located in the Pacific Northwest, in February. John Clayman, the president of Expedition Yacht Experts, is a seasoned mariner with over 100,000 offshore miles on both sailing vessels ..read more
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Twin Vee appoints new president
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Twin Vee PowerCats, a designer, manufacturer, and distributor of recreational and commercial power boats, has appointed Karl Zimmer as president of the company, effective 12 July 2024. The US firm says the leadership change will enable Joseph Visconti (the current CEO who, until the appointment, also served as president) to dedicate his efforts to expanding the company’s business, developing potential mergers and acquisitions, enhancing sales and marketing strategies, expanding investor relations, and steering Twin Vee’s long-term vision. “I am excited to welcome Karl Zimmer to the Twin Vee f ..read more
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New Zealand tech company developing electric ferry in San Francisco
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EV Maritime, a New Zealand-based electric ferry design and technology company, has been commissioned by Angel Island Tiburon Ferry (AITF) in the San Francisco Bay area to design a new hybrid electric vessel for the fleet. EV Maritime has developed the EVM200 battery electric commuter fast ferry (main picture), of which the first two are nearing completion in New Zealand for public transportation authority Auckland Transport. This project will be EV Maritime’s first on US soil and an important marker in clean tech collaboration between the two nations. The signing of the contract, held on 12 J ..read more
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