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Sunseeker primed for bumper year

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UK boatbuilder Sunseeker is primed for a bumper year, having closed 2016 with what it claims will be a 20% increase in turnover and a robust order book through to 2018. Talking to IBI at the London Boat Show, CEO Phil Popham said the builder would be “comfortably back in profit” in ... Read More »

UK leisure marine industry grows for fifth consecutive year


British Marine’s latest Industry Trends survey shows that UK businesses posted revenues not seen since the financial crash. The trade association is now calling for government support to boost exports The UK marine industry is posting revenues not seen since the financial crash, a new report by British Marine reveals. ... Read More »

Record year for METSTRADE Show


The 2016 METSTRADE Show has once again broken all previous records for exhibitor and visitor attendance. The three-day B2B event in Amsterdam, which ran from November 14-17, saw 6,610 personnel from 1,471 exhibiting companies welcome a final total of 23,702 visits. The figure of 15,541 unique visitors was an increase of ... Read More »



“SUPERYACHT SUPPLY – MAKING LIFE SIMPLE”   Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider, Burgess Marine, has today completed the acquisition of the Superyacht centric procurement specialist Global Services and its sister co. Global New Builds. The acquisition is Burgess Marine’s fifth to date and it’s second ... Read More »



CYC Partnership, which was formed earlier this year, announced today the formal expansion of their innovative Brokerage Partnership in Europe. The Partnership, which practices in an affiliation with Brokers is expanding out of Spain and the UK and looking to increase the number of active Partners to 15 by Spring ... Read More »

The Valencia Boat Show


The Valencia Boat Show drew to a close last month with more than 15,000 visitors coming to the Marina Real Carlos I over the seven day-long exhibition, which has seen a change in date, concept and location. Visitors enjoyed the chance to see all the latest developments in sailing and ... Read More »