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Company Financials

Demand is greater than supply everywhere, says Volvo Group


In his presentation with investors today, Volvo Group President and CEO Martin Lundstedt explained how his company delivered solid results despite …



Shortlist announced for IBI-METSTRADE Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2021

A total of 21 companies from 11 countries named as potential winners for this year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2021, in …


Mergers & Acquisitions

Carling Technologies sold


The transaction is expected to close during the fourth calendar quarter of 2021



Sold-out Biograd show opens to large crowd

Central Europe’s biggest in-water show is being held at Marina Kornati in Croatia

Mets Trade 2021

Mergers & Acquisitions

OneWater acquires US parts and accessories supplier

IBI , by Tony Esposito

The sale is expected to close before the end of the calendar year


Luca Brancaleon to lead Beneteau charter and boat club division

Former manager of the Beneteau brand takes up new position this month

Trade Associations

2021 Discover Boating and Take Me Fishing campaign earns three billion media impressions

Get On Board campaign drives record traffic to Discover Boating website and 2.2 million direct referrals to boatbuilders

Market Development

Russian sailing federation predicts prolonged boating boost

IBI , by Eugene Gerden

Pandemic continuing to stimulate boating demand