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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 April 16, 2019.

London Yacht Show postponed

The London Yacht Show, which was supposed to take the place of the London Boat Show that has been missing since 2018, has been postponed. The 2019 edition, scheduled for May, has been cancelled due to a lack of interest from recreational boat builders. A date will be announced later for 2020.

Wind Adventures wins the contest If tomorrow my club

The Wind Adventures Sailing Club of Saint Martin in the West Indies is the winner of the 1st If tomorrow my club competition. Organised by the FFVoile and Sunsail, it rewards the initiatives of sailing schools. Wind Adventures will receive 3,000 euros to boost the reception of schoolchildren after the passage of cyclone Irma.

Poralu to build a marina in Taiwan

The French marina specialist Poralu has won the contract for the Argo Yacht Club marina in Taiwan. He will design and build the equipment to accommodate 200 boats. The first tranche concerns 60 units from 12 to 50 metres.

Accastillage Diffusion strengthens its position in Italy

The Accastillage Diffusion network announced the opening of 10 new stores in Italy in Pra, Garda, Porto San Giorgio, Pozzuoli, Procida, Villa San Giovanni, Olbia, Portorosa and Palermo. The transalpine market is a strategic axis for the company, which already had 6 stores there in 2018.

Sea Bubbles passes under Swiss flag

The boat builder - electric foil taxi, created by Alain Thébault and Anders Bringdal, Sea Bubbles changes its shareholding. A Swiss holding company has bought out the shares of the founders who will remain at the helm of the flying boat project.

Who to host the Yacht Racing Forum?

The Maxcomm agency, organizer of the Yacht Racing Forum, a meeting of competition sailing professionals, has launched the bidding process to host the 2020 and 2021 editions of the event. After Lorient in 2018, the Yacht Racing Forum will be held in Bilbao in 2019. Cities are invited to submit their applications for the next 2 editions.