COVID-19 challenges for marine industry

Practical Boat Owner|Summer 2020

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COVID-19 challenges for marine industry
The COVID-19 lockdown is already taking its toll on some UK marine businesses, while others have adapted to meet the challenges caused by the pandemic.

Norfolk’s Windboats Marine, which built both the Gunfleet cruising yacht and Hardy motor yachts has entered into administration, affecting around 40 workers at its North Walsham base. The firm blamed a general downturn in orders and the ‘untimely impact’ of coronavirus for the move, and administrators are actively looking for a buyer.


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Summer 2020