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Azimut gets higher

An Azimut yacht on the mountains of Courchevel 1850: the luxury of yachting at 2,000 m Azimut Yachts, together with Philippe Blattes Yachting and Ultramarine, Azimut Yachts Dealers for France and Russia, respectively, exhibited from 23 December to 7 January a magnificent yacht, the Azimut 43S, in the arrival area of France’s acclaimed Courchevel 1850 […]

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  • Cantieri di Sarnico acquires Giacomo Colombo

    06/2007 – Cantieri di Sarnico just reached an agreement for the buyout of the Shipyard Giacomo Colombo. The renowned shipyard of the Como lake, founded by Giacomo Colombo himself in 1956, has marked the Italian nautical pleasure boat history, first with the hand-crafted production of wooden motorboats and then with the semi-industrial expansion with the […]

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  • Couach comes to the Mediterranean!

    French shipyard Couach now has its own technical facilities in the Mediterranean after its buyout of IMS (International Marine Service) in Saint Mandrier in the bay of Toulon. With a team of some thirty employees specialised in yacht maintenance, refits and engine replacement, this shipyard is the ideal technical solution for Couach, whose headquarters are […]

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  • Ferretti Yachts in Asia

    The Far East market is increasing importance in the yachting world. The Italian shipyard specialized in luxury fiberglass flying bridge motor yachts ranging between 46 and 88  feet has just announced two important distribution agreements. The first one with ANTEK Co, which will be responsible for the Shaghai market and the  provinces of Zhejiang and […]

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  • Babcock International Group complete the purchase of DML

      08/2007 – On 28 June 2007, Babcock International Group PLC completed the purchase of DML (Devonport Management Limited), the parent company of Devonport, the specialist superyacht builder (between 70 and 120 metres). A new division, Babcock Marine, is being created which will cover DML Group activities, including Devonport. In the immediate future this development […]

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  • Poncin Group

    04/2007 – Poncin, yachting inspiration. Poncin Yachts builds and markets three different but complementary ranges of sailing yachts: the Catana catamaran range and the Diva and Harmony single hull ranges. The latter have been so successful that the shipyard, based in La Rochelle, is investing in new and innovative production techniques. Founded in 2001, Poncin […]

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  • The Rizzardi Group changes skin

    03/2006 – The Rizzardi Group changes logo and becomes: INRIZZARDI. More modern, distinctive and dynamic, it conveys and represents the involvement of sea experience. INRIZZARDI primarily symbolizes ‘togetherness' as of a ‘family'. The colors were chosen to represent passionate yacht builders (Red), and the expanse of the sea (Blue). The prefix IN is for sharing-in […]

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  • Volvo Penta IPS system: the swedish revolution

    Revealed at the last London Boat Show (January 2005), the IPS (Inboard Performance System) shows enthusiastic features: higher top speed, faster acceleration, reduced fuel consumption (improved cruising range), better handling, more room onboard… What is the IPS ? It is a combined engine and propulsion system, developped by Volvo Penta since 1998. It consists in […]

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