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Things are happening in the boating industry! A look back at the latest news from yachting professionals. The news briefs of February 7, 2019.

Inobo awarded at ISPO in Munich

The start-up Inobo, launched by Antonin Raffarin, won the Hardware Summer 2019 award at the ISPO exhibition in Munich, one of the world's largest events dedicated to the sports industry. She is rewarded for her modular kitesurfing board system combining a carbon structure and a modular deck made of wood or transparent material.

Port of Brest, a boat lift also designed for traditional yachting

After public opposition between the ports of Brest and Concarneau, against a background of competition in professional ship repair, the Brittany Region decided. The new Brescia travelift will have a capacity of 250 tons. In particular, it is designed for "heritage vessels", a need expressed by the Chantier du Guip, whose activity is continuing to develop on large units.

Nordkapp and its Mirage factory change hands

The Norwegian powerboat brand Nordkapp was acquired by its compatriot Frydenbo Marine. Already partners in Scandinavia since 2001, the two entities are strengthening their ties. The transaction includes the Mirage factory in Poland, which builds Nordkapp and Sting boats, one of the largest Polish yachting production capacities.

The Sea Poles renewed for 4 years

The Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Brittany Clusters have had their label renewed for 4 years. These public bodies in charge of boosting maritime innovation, particularly in the yachting sector, created in 2005, will continue their mission until at least 2022.

The challenges of styrene in boat production

CARSAT of Brittany and the ID Composite platform are organizing a morning event on the theme of Styrene in the polyester business. The free event will be held on February 26, 2019 at the IUT in Saint-Brieuc, with the testimony of the Bernard site.

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