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The new look Pinmar Yacht Supply team are here for you

It has been a summer of change at Pinmar’s Yacht Supply division, centred around a realignment of its strategy with greater focus on servicing the evolving purchasing needs of superyachts. During these unprecedented times, there has been a shift from traditional retail and ad hoc purchasing to the adoption of more strategic buying practices supported by digital communications and transactions. Like most businesses, superyachts are streamlining their supply chain by selecting key supplie... More


GYG plc signs exclusive distribution agreement with scaffolding systems company

GYG plc is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with ALTRAD plettac assco GmbH to distribute their specialised scaffolding equipment in the USA. This agreement greatly benefits GYG’s scaffolding brand, Technocraft, who pioneered the development of yacht scaffold and containment systems within the industry in Europe, with their plans for expansion into the US. The ALTRAD plettac assco GmbH range of products are of the highest European quality and c... More

Wrede Consulting GmbH

Wrede Consulting takes part in Virtual London to Monaco

This year surveyors Chris Jackson and Toni Robles will collect kilometres for the good cause. More

Wrede Consulting GmbH

The Floating Laboratory - IMR Launches First Research Ship for Yacht Components

Innovations are extremely important for the further development of the yacht industry. But how do manufacturers know in advance which ideas will prove effective or which products will actually add value compared to conventional processes? With the AZ project, a 30-metre yacht hull, International Maritime Research GmbH Co. KG (IMR) is for the first time now offering a platform to test innovative products and processes under real world conditions. The AZ project, initiated by Kay-Jo... More



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Pinmar Supply refreshes its brand

GYG’s marine product supply and distribution business launches a new brand image following an adjustment to its strategy, which will see a greater focus on its servicing of superyachts’ purchasing requirements. The new image will be carried across Pinmar Yacht Supply’s portfolio of digital media, shops, retail partners and distribution centres, and is the first in a series of planned changes to transform the traditional retail chandlery business into a digitally powered superyacht supply comp... More



Cerashield – Ceramic Coatings for Yachts, are pleased to announce that Andrew Williams, Co-Director of the company has relocated to the United kingdom to operate Cerashield UK. In conjunction with and alongside Cerashield Spain and Cerashield Monaco. The focus will be on the refit and new build sectors in Northern Europe alongside expanding business in the UK and France. More

Wrede Consulting GmbH

High-tech analysis of airborne rust on superyachts

To avoid long-term damage to superyachts caused by airborne rust, timely and accurate identification of contamination is required. A superficial diagnosis may result in inappropriate cleaning or repair, in turn resulting in higher costs. Technologies such as 3D microscopy provide new options for detecting contamination from rust particles and selecting the right treatment. Airborne rust is iron dust that rusts in the air. The particles usually originate from nearby metal objects and... More

Safinah Group

Safinah Group expands the Yacht team

Stuart joined the Safinah Group yacht team as consultant in March 2020, after 8 years at Lloyd’s Register as lead coating specialist, managing regulatory, Class compliance and product approvals for coatings used in the marine market. Prior to that, Stuart spent 16 years working for AkzoNobel, across various paint and coating markets, in different roles and departments, finishing in Yacht Global Technical Services as the company’s Application Specialist, solving problems in the fie... More

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