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EU warns Malta over incorrect VAT on yacht leases

Brussels calls on Malta’s government to modify VAT calculation system Brussels claims that Valetta has failed to properly modify its tax system The European Commission has sent an additional letter of formal notice to Malta whose authorities it accuses of not levying the correct amount of the value-added tax (VAT) …

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Dubai show to go ahead next month as planned

The 28th Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) is to go ahead next month as planned at the new Dubai Harbour Marina. The show’s organisers announced today that it will take place from March 10-14, 2020. Although almost all boat shows in Asia further east of Dubai have been impacted by the …

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Tokyo boat show cancelled

Six South East Asian boat shows have been now cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus Earlier today, the Japan Marine Industry Association announced the cancellation of the Tokyo Boat Show which was due to have taken place from 5-8 March. This brings the number of shows in SE Asia, …

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Ancasta named one of UK’s fastest-growing private exporters

The UK-based international boat sales firm ranked 11th in the annual Sunday Times HSBC list Ancasta, the UK-based international boat sales firm, has been ranked 11th in the Sunday Times HBSC International Track 200 league table of Britain’s fastest growing private exporters. Coming in at number 53, Ancasta ranks alongside many other rapidly growing …

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IDEC SPORT shatters Tea Route Record

London, England (February 19, 2020) – The 31.5m IDEC SPORT maxi trimaran sailed by Francis Joyon, Bertrand Delesne, Christophe Houdet, Antoine Blouet, and Corentin Joyon completed the Tea Route voyage between Hong Kong and London this morning, crossing the finish under the QE II Bridge which spans the Thames at …

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Williams Jet Tenders makes key promotion

Dan Bloice-Smith has been promoted to the role of development director at the UK firm. Dan Bloice-Smith joined Williams 10 years ago as an engineer. Williams Jet Tenders in the UK has promoted long-serving team member Dan Bloice-Smith to the role of development director. In his new position, Bloice-Smith will …

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METSTRADE show director steps down

Irene Dros is leaving her position to take on new challenges. Irene Dros has overseen unparalleled growth of the B2B event over the past 18 years Having organised the most successful METSTRADE Show to date last November, Irene Dros is stepping down as director of METSTRADE at RAI Amsterdam in …

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Tokyo 2020: Sharing creates caring

Pursuing an Olympic campaign is to accept the most extreme test of sailing ability, and the commitment must be total to excel. A casual approach to the training and competition, the travel and study, and the fundraising and details won’t work. While family and friends can appreciate the effort, it …

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Developing the Paris 2024 keelboat event

The Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition will, for the first time ever, feature a Mixed Two Person Keelboat Offshore Event. Beyond determining the event format, which is anticipated to extend over two nights, selection of equipment has been a high priority. In December 2019, World Sailing issued a Request for …

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