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Formula Marine to present unique F² Automatic Furling for sailing yachts at Monaco Yacht Show

July 06, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Formula Marine has formed a strategic partnership with electronics specialists Floattech BV, called F² Advanced Sailing Technologies and will present to the Monaco Yacht Show. In its first project the two companies brought together their individual expertise to develop a highly efficient in-boom and in-mast furling system controlled with just one joy stick operation which... ... read full story

Seakeeper delivers comfort to Motor yacht Makira – the first 43M Leopard superyacht

July 06, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Seakeeper delivers comfort  tot he award winning Leopard 43m motor yacht

The owner of motor yacht Makira, the first 43m Leopard Yacht installed two Seakeeper M21000 gyros enabling them to spend quality time with family, host dinners and achieve a peaceful sleep onboard all thanks to a high level of comfort and vessel stabilization.  Although yacht Makira is a high-speed motor yacht, while not underway it spends... ... read full story

Oyster Marine signs preferred supplier agreement with Raymarine for Oyster Yachts

July 04, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Oyster Marine has signed a preferred supplier agreement with marine electronics manufacturer Raymarine.  The agreement will see Raymarine’s full range of integrated electronics installed onboard Oyster Marine’s hand-built, modern blue water cruisers and super yachts. Nick Creed, Commercial Director at Oyster Marine said the preferred supplier agreement will enable both organisations’ product development teams to work together... ... read full story

South East Marine companies enjoy success in the Spirit of Innovation Awards at Seawork 2011

July 04, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

A number of South East marine companies featured amongst the winners of the Spirit of Innovation Awards at this year’s Seawork exhibition and conference. Overall winners of the Spirit of Innovation Award were Houlder Ltd for their wind Turbine Access System which has been jointly developed with Southampton based BMT Nigel Gee. The lightweight motion... ... read full story

Raymarine acquires Tacktick

June 30, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Raymarine, a global leader in marine electronics, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Tacktick from Suunto, a leading manufacturer of sports precision instruments. Tacktick, formed in 1996 and based in Havant, Hampshire UK, develops and manufactures wireless, solar powered instruments for the marine market. This development presents an exciting opportunity for Raymarine and Tacktick... ... read full story

IBEX 2011 announces Innovation Awards Call for Entries

June 28, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today entries are being accepted for the 2011 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards, one of the marine industry’s most prestigious honors. The Awards presentation takes place during the show’s annual Industry Breakfast on Monday, October 17 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. IBEX Innovation Awards are judged by Boating... ... read full story

Ocean Yacht Systems to supply thruster for Fitzroy Yachts next Dubois 50m sailing yacht (Project G50)

June 28, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Ocean Yacht Systems (OYS) based in Christchurch UK, have secured a second contract to supply the thrusters on the next Dubois 50m sailing yacht G50 to be built at Fitzroy Yachts, New Zealand. OYS have previously supplied bow and stern thrusters to the award winning 50m superyacht Zefira. After successful commissioning and trials on board... ... read full story

Dometic Marine expands Marine Sales Department

June 28, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Dometic Marine expands Marine Sales Order Processing Department with the appointment of Gemma Dunn as Marine Sales Coordinator for European Aftermarket Sales

In response to increasing demand for Dometic Marine’s product range, the company has expanded its Marine Sales Order Processing Department with the appointment of Gemma Dunn as Marine Sales Coordinator for European Aftermarket Sales. Based at Dometic’s Blandford office in the UK, Dunn will have core responsibility for processing orders and managing customer enquiries. Paul... ... read full story

Raymarine Nederland opens

June 27, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

Raymarine, the leading manufacturer of electronic products to the leisure marine market, is opening its Netherlands office on 1st July 2011.  Raymarine Nederland has been set up to provide a dedicated sales, service, technical support and country distribution facilities within Holland.  The office will be based at Velp, near Arnhem, in the South East of... ... read full story

2011 Export Awards announcement nears

June 20, 2011

Written by Chelsea Smith

The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) is organizing the 2011 Club Marine Australian Marine Industry Export Awards again this year. Application numbers were impressive this year especially given the challenging times facing exporters. Applications for the 2011 Awards closed on Friday 6 May and show an impressive line of a  broad range of Australian... ... read full story

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