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Tariffs & Taxation

Recreational boating sector joins 113 US and EU organisations requesting relief from tariffs

One hundred and thirteen European and American associations have issued a joint statement ahead of the EU-US Summit in Brussels due to be held on …

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Events

Palma International Boat Show review

IBI , by Ricard Bracons

One of the first in-person shows in Europe in 2021 gets a thumbs up from exhibitors

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Companies

Cigarette’s new owners see safety, technology and innovation as key to growth

IBI , by Tony Esposito

CEO John H Ruiz outlines plans to grow the business

Dealers | Distributors

Top Brazilian boatbuilder appoints European agent

IBI , by David Robinson

Schaefer Yachts is looking to grow its presence in Europe

New Fairline dealer for South West England

Seawood Yachts is now trading as Fairline Southwest

Sustainability

Suzuki US engages water taxi service to help test new micro-plastics filter

IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Collaboration with Tampa-area commercial taxi to provide accelerated, real-world analysis of outboard-mounted micro-plastics collection device

Events

6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum attracts strong interest

By Manos Roudas

The 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, a commercial shipping show with a growing yachting element, took place virtually last month after last year’s …

People

Navico hires Americas PR manager, brings role in-house for first time

Kim Rodriguez will operate from Navico’s recently opened Ft Lauderdale office

General Interest

Princess founders on Robben Island

By Bobby Jordan

Recently acquired yacht grounds on World Heritage Site; Boating World South Africa confirms they sold second-hand Princess last week