Author Archives: Peter Nash

Bavaria sale – new owner outlines strategy and investment objectives

By | September 18, 2018

Story by Stefan Gerhard, Berlin; Arlene Sloan, London for IBIPLUS German-based investment fund will take over one of the industry’s most high-profile builders; continued dealer loyalty key to success. Berlin-based private equity CMP Capital Management will become the new owner of Bavaria Yachtbau, the German-based builder of motorboats, sailboats and catamarans announced on Saturday. Once recognised… Read More »

Franck Cammas and Team NORAUTO come out on top at the GC32 Villasimius Cup

By | September 18, 2018

Team NORAUTO have secured their third victory this season on the GC32 Racing Tour, winning the GC32 Villasimius Cup today and maintaining their lead on the overall general ranking. The French team, skippered by Volvo Ocean Race/Route du Rhum winner Franck Cammas and backed by Europe’s leading car maintenance company, overcame tough competition on the… Read More »

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show celebrated its 50th anniversary in style on September 14 with sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

By | September 17, 2018

As well as cutting the ribbon to kick off 10 days of everything the water has to offer, the seafaring icon was also celebrating 50 years since setting off to become the first person to complete a single handed, non-stop, circumnavigation of the globe. Boasting Europe’s largest purpose-built marina, TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show is the… Read More »

Webasto launches V 77T chiller at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show as part of BlueCool V-series

By | September 17, 2018

Air chilling just got cool: Webasto launches V 77T chiller at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show as part of BlueCool V-series Webasto is expanding its range of BlueCool chilling units with the inclusion of the V 77T. This high-performance chiller (air-conditioning unit) features an intelligent, variable speed compressor controller and offers high performance and reliability, even… Read More »

Towergate further expand their marina portfolio with MDL Marinas partnership

By | September 17, 2018

Towergate Insurance has been selected by MDL Marinas as its preferred insurance partner, adding to Towergate’s marina partnership portfolio, and continuing to build its position in the marine insurance market. MDL Marinas is Europe’s largest marina group, offering its members over 120 destinations to cruise to in the UK, France, Italy and Spain through Freedom… Read More »

Elvstrøm Sails UK launch new Cable Free Code Zero at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show, stand J257

By | September 17, 2018

Elvstrøm Sails UK is announcing the launch of a new Cable Free Code Zero for racing and performance cruising yachts. The Cable Free Code Zero has significant performance advantages.  Made from Elvstrom’s EPEX laminate membrane, which is fully guaranteed, it has strengthening yarns in the load lines enabling the sail to be furled, without a… Read More »

Inmarsat partners with Europe’s biggest leisure boat manufacturer to offer Fleet One for Groupe Beneteau Lagoon brand

By | September 17, 2018

Tailor-made communication package offers ‘satellite only when you need it’ for Lagoon boat owners. Inmarsat has announced a new partnership with Lagoon from Groupe Beneteau that enables its superior Fleet One connectivity solution to be available as a line-fit and retro-fit option on all Lagoon catamarans across its Construction Navale Bordeaux and Lagoon shipyards in western… Read More »

No sailing at Paris 2024 Paralympics

By | September 17, 2018

Published on September 14th, 2018, World Sailing is shocked and disappointed to learn that sailing has not been included by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. The decision came on September 13, 2018, following an IPC Board meeting earlier this week in Madrid, Spain. Sailing’s application was submitted ahead of… Read More »