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View of the trimaran Astus 24 from Astus Boats

There's a lot going on in the boating industry. A look back at the latest news from the boating professionals. The news briefs of July 15, 2020.

Astus Boats expands its distribution network

The Breton trimaran builder Astus Boats announces the arrival of 2 new international distributors. The multihull brand is now represented in Sweden by Höga Kusten Flyt. The transportable boats will also be distributed in the United Kingdom by the company Boats on Wheels, based in Southampton.

Accastillage Diffusion expands in Spain

The store chain Accastillage Diffusion continues its development in Spain. The brand of the Alliance Marine group opened its 31st store in the country, in Almeria in the marina of Aguadulce. The network currently has 125 stores in Europe.

RAI Amsterdam reorganises

Organiser of the METS Trade international boat show, RAI Amsterdam presented a reorganisation plan. It provides for a reduction in the budget of 25 million euros and the loss of 125 jobs. The company, which has 483 employees, organises numerous international events at the Amsterdam exhibition centre.

Tecmar integrates a new brand

Tecmar, the distributor of yachting equipment, is expanding its catalogue. The company has added JL Audio, a specialist in audio equipment for boats, from waterproof speakers to stereos and control accessories, to its range of products.

LCJ Sensors expands its premises

The sensor supplier, LCJ Capteurs, a specialist in ultrasonic wind vanes and anemometers, is adapting its production capacities. It will soon take delivery of the extension of its existing buildings in Vertou, a suburb of Nantes.

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