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Forty-six jobs have been lost with the end of trading at the boatbuilder, which moved its core business to Hythe in Hampshire from Lymington and Southampton in recent years in order to take on multiple projects.
A slowdown in large yacht orders has been blamed for the decision to enter voluntary liquidation — though a Scuttlebutt Europe reader alleges manoeuvres at the builder’s Dutch owners Vitters undermined its ability to prosper.
Green Marine build more than 180 boats since it was founded in 1982, specialising in custom racing yachts such as those competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, the Vendée Globe, and Sir Ben Ainslie’s recent America’s Cup challenge.
BBC News has more on the story HERE.