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Port of Saint-Goustan Auray

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 21, 2020.

Delivery of the extension of the port of Auray Saint-Goustan

The port of Saint-Goustan in Auray in Morbihan now has pontoon berths. The installation work for the two new breakwaters installed along the quays was completed at the end of June 2020. With a combined length of 350 metres, they provide the marina with 90 berths on catways, bringing the total capacity to 185 boats and offering a service previously absent. This work is the first achievement of the Compagnie des Ports du Morbihan, which took over the management of the port of Saint-Goustan in 2016.

Cancellation of Abu Dhabi Boat Show

The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show, a major boat show in the Middle East, will not take place in 2020. The 3rd edition of the event, scheduled for 14-17 October 2020, has been postponed to 13-16 October 2021.

The B2B Kite Summit will be held in France

Organized for the 3rd consecutive year, the B2B Kite Summit will be held this year in France. After 2 editions in Morocco, this meeting of entrepreneurs around kite-surfing will take place on the spot of La Franqui in Leucate from 23 to 27 September 2020. It brings together more than 300 people to network and surf. "Kitesurfing is the new golf" claim the organizers.

STT Yachting takes the BSK Marine card

The Mediterranean distributor STT Yachting, based in Saint-Tropez, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement for France, Monaco and Corsica with the Greek semi-rigid boat builder BSK Marine. At the same time, it is continuing the distribution of the brand of Spanish rigid hulls De Antonio Yachts.

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