In a Word / Boating life: Lalizas, Day One, Peters & May, LH Finance and the Bénéteau Group

Transport of pleasure boats by Peters & May

Things are happening in the boating industry! A look back at the latest news from yachting professionals. The news briefs of February 28, 2018.

New acquisition for Lalizas

The Greek group Lalizas, already owner of the Lofran's, Max Power, Nuova Rade and Ocean brands, continues its expansion with the acquisition of Onesailor. Based in Vigo, Spain, it produces EDPM rubber pontoon defence systems.

Launching of the 1st Day One 90

Yacht Concept has announced that the second day charter catamaran of the Day One range will be launched on 26 February 2018. After a first 85-foot model launched in June 2016, the new 90-foot long multihull is destined for Colombia. Accommodating 150 passengers, the sailboat was built in 7 months. Two new Day Ones are on order.

2 new conveyors from Peters & May

The global specialist in boat transport announced the acquisition of Worldwide Yacht Shipping and Transport Partners. Worldwide Yacht Shipping strengthens Peters & May's development in the Middle East. Transport Partners, which was the second largest ship carrier from the United States behind Peters & May, gives the group an even greater weight on the other side of the Atlantic.

LH Finance creates a financing service for the Bénéteau Group in the USA

The Bénéteau Group has announced the creation of Groupe Beneteau Financial Services. LH Finance, the Maryland-based marine subsidiary of United Bank, which already works with the Bénéteau Group and collaborates with other shipyards such as Dufour Yachts, will offer financing solutions for the Group's network of distributors of the different brands and for their customers in North America. The offer will be made under the Groupe Beneteau Financial Services brand.