Recent news items and an everyday question Floridians ask law enforcement officials involves the carrying of weapons, specifically firearms, on sailboats, yachts and other seaworthy craft capable of entering international waters.
The marine industry is a global enterprise. Builders, dealers, marinas, equipment manufacturers and other businesses are found worldwide, and there are major boat shows on all continents.
America’s Cup sailor Dirk de Ridder was reportedly suspended from sanctioned events for five years by sailing’s international governing body.
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Azimut Yachts is partnering with Indonesian tycoon group H Marine International to create Azimut Yachts Indonesia.
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The March 22-24 Cartagena International Boat Show grew exponentially in its second year, with a 165 percent rise in attendance from 1,300 in its inaugural year to 3,455 this year.
The 19th China (Shanghai) International Boat Show opens Thursday and will continue through Sunday at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.
The 2014 edition of the Ferretti Group’s EMEA dealer meeting, which concluded last week, included dealers in the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions with participation from nearly 100 partners.
Azimut Yachts appointed Simpson Marine as its exclusive dealer in Beijing and Tianjin, China.