The 2020 edition of the annual International Breakfast meeting (IBM) will feature the topic of sustainable boating with a focus on alternative fuels and engine systems. The European Commission, as well as innovators from the fields of electric, hybrid and hydrogen will contribute to an exciting discussion on a key…
On Thursday 12 September, at Cannes Yachting Festival, a collaboration agreement between the European Boating Industry (EBI) and ICOMIA was renewed. This partnership aims to bring the interests of the leisure marine industry to the attention of the EU institutions and stakeholders with the aim to advocate for the common…
Brussels, 30.08.2019 – After the recent election of the new leadership of the European Boating Industry (EBI), Philip Easthill was appointed as Secretary-General. He takes up his position from September and follows in the footsteps of Sandrine Devos, who the Council thanks for her strong support over the past years.…
European Boating Industry chooses its Council: Jean-Pierre Goudant elected as President On Monday, 3 June 2019, European Boating Industry held its Assembly General and Council meetings in Split, Croatia. The Assembly General elected the new Council which will act as the governing body of the association for the next 2…
EU-U.S.: Call for proposals for regulatory cooperation activitiesApril 29, 2019   European Boating Industry is grateful for the opportunity to comment on the regulatory cooperation activities between the EU and the USA, and warmly welcome the initiative.We are cooperating closely with NMMA (USA Association of the nautical industries) and ICOMIA…
Monday, 11 February 2019 10:19

EBI Manifesto is here!

PRESS RELEASE – 11 February 2019   European Boating Industry is proud to announce the publication of its Manifesto The boating industry is a key player for Europe’s industrial future and for its citizens. It provides highly specialized jobs, growth, trade, regional development, it fosters the contact with nature and…
PRESS RELEASE – 30 January 2019The fourth edition of the International Breakfast Meeting focused on the Charter boats business and its challenges On January 22nd, the 50th edition of boot Düsseldorf international boat show saw the industry gather at the annual International Breakfast Meeting, jointly organised by European Boating Industry…
boot Düsseldorf joins EBI family!   European Boating Industry is pleased to welcome boot Düsseldorf as its newest sustaining member. In the year marking its 50th anniversary, the world class trade fair has joined EBI, sharing our vision on the future of boating. Together we will continue to advance and…
  European Boating Industry is pleased to announce that Industry4Europe, an initiative we strongly support and are proudly part of, is moving forward! The coalition has issued a Joint Call to the candidates for the 2019 European Elections, which is now available on the new Industry4Europe website for 27 Member…
PRESS RELEASE – 21 September 2018 The first edition of the esPRESSO GENOA focused on market surveillance On September 21st, the 58th International Genoa Boat Show set the stage for the first edition of the esPRESSO GENOA breakfast meeting. The event, jointly organized by UCINA – Italian Marine Industry Association,…
 European Boating Industry, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations and the National Marine Manufacturers Association express their strong support for the ongoing trade discussion between the United States of America and the European Union.                
The rebalancing measures adopted by the European Commission to counterbalance the tariffs on steel and aluminium imposed by the US entered into force on 22 June. The additional ad valorem duties on imports of the products listed in Annex I, apply from the date of entry into force of this…
European Boating Industry, the International Council of Marine Industry Associations and the National Marine Manufacturers Association warn about the consequences of a trade war for the recreational boating sector.
During its Assembly General which took place on 22 January 2018 in boot Dusseldorf, European Boating Industry representatives approved two new members: The Croatian Employers' Association (CEA) - Nautical Sector Association has been founded in 2009 and has 75-member companies coming from different nautical fields: leisure boat builders, marinas, charter…
PRESS RELEASE – 31 January 2018 Market development was a hit at the 3rd International Breakfast Meeting The International Breakfast Meeting, organised jointly by boot Dusseldorf and European Boating Industry, is now a must-go for boatbuilders which gave very positive feedback on this year’s event. After having addressed competitiveness, challenges…
On Tuesday, 5 December 2017 at the Paris Nautic we were taken for a journey, the “Digital Boat Odyssey”. The voyage which had started even before the boating community knew it has been a part of it, the one towards the “numerical world”, hence the third edition of the Nautic…
On Wednesday, 14 June 2017, European Boating Industry held its Assembly General and Council meetings in Brussels, Belgium. The Assembly General elected the new Council which will act as the governing body of the association for the next 2 years. Robert Marx (BVWW – Germany), Jean-Pierre Goudant (FIN – France),…
On 27 and 28 April, Budva, in Montenegro, hosted the third edition of Adriatic Sea Forum – cruise, ferry, sail & yacht, the itinerant international event by Risposte Turismo. More than 200 delegates joined us for two days of fruitful meetings and debates. Boating, ferry and cruising were at the…
European Boating Industry is proud to release its new brochure. It is available following the link: European Boating Industry - Leisure marine voice in Europe European Boating Industry is passionate about implementing its members’ ideas and developing the right conditions for the industry to strive.  
On 24 January 2017, boot Düsseldorf and European Boating Industry organised the second edition of the International Breakfast meeting, marking the 5th year of their cooperation. The format of the event has proved successful, with an attendance of 100 industry delegates registered, (compared with 80 at the previous year’s event).…
On 6 December 2016, the conference “Innovation and Technology, the future of boating” was held at the Nautic – Paris International Boat Show - jointly organised by European Boating Industry, the French federation FIN and Reed Exposition. The conference looked at how innovation and digitalisation can improve comfort and safety…
Within a year from the first edition of the “Boat’s end-of-life, truly the end?” conference, organised jointly by European Boating Industry, the French Federation of Nautical Industries (FIN) and Reed Expositions France, the environmental issues gained even more visibility. The Paris Agreement (reached around the same time as Nautic 2015)…