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1st Windelo Adventure 50 catamaran under construction

Things are moving in the boating industry, despite the health crisis! A look back at the latest news from yachting professionals. The news briefs of April 28, 2020.

1st sale for Windelo

The catamaran brand Windelo, launched in November 2019 , announces the sale of her first catamaran. This Adventure 50 multihull, built using natural fibres and described as eco-friendly, is due to be launched in autumn 2020.

Informa uses financing to secure its trade fairs

The British company Informa, organiser of numerous events, including the Monaco Yacht Show, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Palm Beach boat shows in the United States and Shanghai in China, has begun a fundraising campaign. Its manager told our colleagues at IBI International that it had turned to investors to raise £1 billion to cope with the cancellation of hundreds of appointments it was organising. While the Monaco show is still being held today, the 2020 edition of the Shanghai show has just been officially cancelled.

Gurit restructures its composite materials business

The Swiss group Gurit, an expert in composite materials, has announced a reorganization of its services. The branch is now divided between the Marine and Industry department and the wind energy department, a fast-growing sector.

O Yachts launches into the power catamaran business

The shipyard O Yachts, based in Latvia, presents its first motor catamaran. The Class 6 Power, a 63-foot boat offered in hybrid or electric version, takes its place in the range of multihulls of the Baltic brand, alongside the Class 4 and Class 6 sailing yachts.

Adeunis equips the port of Rome

The French company Adeunis, a specialist in the Internet of Things, wins an export market for yachting. It has supplied the tourist port of Rome in Italy with wireless sensors to monitor in real time the power consumption of berths and commercial premises located along the quays.