Post-Brexit VAT issues clarified | IBI gives world market overview at CIBS | New format for METSTRADE 2021 | Boat registrations rocket in Spain

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Regulatory

A unified boating industry clarifies post-Brexit VAT issues

Multiple associations based in the UK and Europe joined together to obtain clarity on the VAT status of recreational boats in the wake of …

 

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Events

IBI gives world market overview at Shanghai boating conference

Boating representatives from many regions of China attended an international forum on development of the boating industry in Shanghai last week, …

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RAI Amsterdam announces plans for METSTRADE 2021

New, more compact layout in fewer halls but all sectors covered

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Market Intelligence

Boat registrations rocket in Spain

IBI , by Ricard Bracons

Impact of pandemic driving wave of new clients into boating

Boatbuilders

Swedish builder X Shore raises significant funds to boost US expansion

IBI

Swedish electric boat builder announces €15m round of funding backed by a group of investors; announces new factory

Incentives deal ends North Carolina’s chance of landing Hacker

By Neil Eaves

The US boatbuilder has been awarded a tax-incentive package to stay in New York

Barletta approaches completion of new boat plant

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

New 146,000sq ft pontoon boat plant to commence production by month-end

Legal & Regulatory

RS Sailing in legal proceedings with its Italian distributor

IBI , by Neil Eaves

Boat Tech S.r.l alleges unlawful breach of distribution contract

Boat Transport & Shipping

Eemslift Hendrika now under tow to Alesund

IBI , by David Robinson

Salvage team onboard the distressed vessel

People

Stewart Thompson named division president for Boater’s World, adds locations

By Tony Esposito

Boater’s World Marine Centers in the US is on track to triple its business in 2021, and the man largely credited with the success is being …

Vesper hires US national channel manager

Damien Frye will be based out of Seattle, Washington