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Nautitech Catamarans celebrates its 100th Nautitech 46

There is a lot of activity in the nautical industry! A look back at the latest news from yachting professionals.

Nautitech celebrates its 100th 46 feet

Charentais catamaran builder Nautitech celebrated the delivery of the Nautitech 46 number 100, a multihull that marks a milestone before the end of the series, whose new version is due to be presented at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019.

More yachting on the port of Saint-Brieuc

The port of Le Légué, in Saint-Brieuc, should launch redevelopment work. The ?12 million programme provides for the creation of a 4th quay for commercial vessels, freeing up space upstream for pleasure boating. New pontoons and about fifty rings are planned. A public inquiry into the project is scheduled for September 2019.

Ino-Rope integrates Finistère Mer Vent

The Finistère-based specialist in textile fittings Ino-Rope has joined Finistère Mer Vent. The equipment manufacturer took a share in the SCIC created in Port-La-Forêt by Jean Le Cam and Crédit Agricole du Finistère to bring together the players in the nautical and offshore racing sectors.

Heesen Yachts continues to expand

Dutch luxury yacht specialist Heesen Yachts is accelerating its development. The luxury yacht builder announced the expansion of its Winterswijk site, acquired in 2000. Increased by 2240 m², the production area will reach 8100 m² at the end of the works. The hiring of 30 employees should bring the number of Heesen employees to 130.

New Brunswick federates its boat brands

The reorganization continues at the American leader in Brunswick yachting. In order to reduce costs and seek commercial and industrial synergies, the group announced the merger of the Bayliner, Heyday, Quicksilver and Uttern motor yacht brands into the Venture Group. Led by Bayliner President Keith Yunger, the Venture Group is part of the Brunswick Boat Group.

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