Marine leaders gather for 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford Just last week, the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT – the premier educational and networking event for leaders across the recreational marine industry – wrapped up in sunny Orlando, Fla. ELEVATE is produced and hosted by Boating Industry and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference, hosted over three days, featured plenty of […]

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Peter Pan Seafood Names New CEO

Kevin Bixler. Photo: Peter Pan Seafood. Seafood industry veteran Kevin Bixler is joining Peter Pan Seafood Co. this month as its first chief executive officer since the new owners acquired the company. He is to play a key role in producing sustainable seafood that benefits people and the oceans, company officials say. Bixler most recently […]

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MarineMax announces new brokerage program

MarineMax introduced an all-new Platinum Brokerage program to recognize the most pristine vessels in the resale market and fill the boating and yachting dreams of boaters nationwide. “Throughout the years our customers have driven our growth into different markets, and this is something they’ve been asking for,” MarineMax chief revenue officer Chuck Cashman said. “The Platinum […]

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Boats For Sale at the CT Fall Boat Show

Starting this Friday, see boats for sale from Sea Ray, Sabre, Tiara, Edgewater and many more at the Connecticut Fall Boat Show The temperature is dropping, leaves are trading their lush green for orange and red; the end of summer in New England is here whether we like to admit it or not. With the […]

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2022 Boating Industry Bold Moves

By Jamie Stafford Boating Industry’s Movers & Shakers program brings a wealth of talented nominations to the fore. Though we’ve shone a spotlight on this year’s Mover & Shaker of the Year as well as the finalists, there are still more industry leaders worthy of recognition for 2022. This six leaders have been making Bold […]

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Boatyard appoints Lingerfelt principal product owner

Boatyard announced that Joe Lingerfelt, formerly of YachtWorld and more recently Expedia, has joined their team as principal product owner. “We are excited that Joe has brought his years of leadership experience at one of the largest tech companies in the world to Boatyard,” said Boatyard founder and president Nathan Heber. “By combining his expertise […]

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Launch Broker Services Combines Braithwaite, Fountain and Jenkins In New Velocity-Focused Venture

<!– In the News: Launch Broker Services Combines Braithwaite, Fountain and Jenkins In New Velocity-Focused Venture –> Specializing in pre-owned high-performance vessels primarily from Velocity Powerboats, Launch Broker Services is a newly licensed Sunshine State brokerage firm founded by Walt Braithwaite, the vice-president of the Sanford, Fla.-based V-bottom sportboat and center-console builder and the outfit’s […]

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OneWater reports record Q3

OneWater Marine Inc. announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2022. “The business is firing on all cylinders, significantly exceeding our expectations. We delivered record results in the fiscal third quarter, with revenues increasing 41% and Adjusted EBITDA rising 45%. Our performance was bolstered by strength across the business, diversity in our […]

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