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Newport Charter Show Seminar – Amercian Yacht Charter Association

June 04, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Destination The Grenadines! Captain Virginia Wagner of S/Y MATAU…Discover or Rediscover The Grenadines, a great Summer and/or year-round destination with Itinerary and PowerPoint Presentation provided by photographer, Billy Black! ... read full story

Seatec Italy 2011 – ninth International Exhibition

May 28, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The International Exhibition of technology, subcontracting and design for boats, mega yachts, superyachts and ships confirms its appeal and increases its scope of exhibitors and visitors taking place alongside the third Compotec Despite the difficult economic climate, Seatec 2010 was a successful event with substantially stable figures compared to 2009 and a relatively “relaxed” atmosphere... ... read full story

RYA UK revises it’s advice on flares and emergency distress alerting equipment

May 28, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The use and carriage of flares as distress signals at sea has changed as more robust and technologically advanced alternatives have developed. As a result the RYA has revised its advice to mariners regarding the carriage and use of flares in combination with more modern alerting methods such as EPIRB’s and VHF DSC. ... read full story

2010 British Classic Yacht Club Panerai Cowes Regatta flooded with yachts

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

This year, for the first time, the regatta forms part of the high profile 2010 Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge Series, which as well as the Cowes event, features some of the world's leading classic yacht regattas, including the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and the Régates Royale, Cannes. ... read full story

Smaller boat sales lead boating industry recovery in US

May 25, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

As Memorial Day approaches – one of the most popular boating weekends of the year – the recreational boating industry trade group, National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and the industry’s national consumer awareness program, Discover Boating, report an improving trend in small aluminum boat sales; boats typically purchased by first-time boaters for fishing and navigating... ... read full story

The Winners of the World Superyacht Awards 2010

May 23, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The winners of the most prestigious awards in the superyacht industry were: Motor Yacht of the Year, sponsored by Maybach, went to the 60-metre Arkley, built by Lürssen and designed by Espen Oeino, with an interior by Mark Berryman. ... read full story

Arab Marine Industries Association meets at Beirut Boat 2010

May 21, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Arab Marine Industries Association (AMIA) held a conference yesterday during the second day of Beirut Boat 2010. The event was organised as a platform where industry participants and government officials exchanged ideas related to marina development, legislation for maritime activities and cleaning up local waters to grow the Middle East’s boating industry. The event... ... read full story

International Sailing Federation ISAF reafirms anti piracy recommendations

May 19, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

Gulf Of Aden and Indian Ocean Piracy

Military Authorities have issued further warnings of piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden and the Northern Indian Ocean region. As a result the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) has re-issued advice on guidelines. ... read full story

Marine Industry recognise Victoria’s leading marine manufacturers and suppliers in Australia

May 19, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

The Boating Industry Association (BIA) of Victoria has sent out the call for nominations for this year’s BIA Victorian Marine Industry Awards to recognise Victoria’s leading marine manufacturers and suppliers. Award categories follow last year’s successful format, with the Industry Achiever being selected from the eight category winners for the foremost of these prestigious awards.... ... read full story

Boat/Yacht Sales Tax Cap Passes in Florida State

May 17, 2010

Written by Mike Smith

We want to thank all those who heeded our Call to Action and wrote their State Legislators in support of this easure. Your efforts have paid off.” Littlejohn urged FYBA members and marine industry professionals throughout the state of Florida to write Governor Crist in support of the bil Florida has been losing boat sales and service revenue to other states and countries who offer more favorable sales tax treatment. ... read full story

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