Landing School launches Boatyard Management program

The Landing School has announced the launch of a new academic program. Starting this fall, it will offer Boatyard Management, a program focused on management in the marine industry. Boatyard Management is a second-year program in which students will learn management principles by managing the work of a simulated boatyard. “This new program is the first of […]

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Winnebago Industries extends National Park Foundation partnership

Winnebago Industries has announced that the company will extend their partnership with the National Park Foundation (NPF) through 2025. The partnership will support the National Park Foundation’s conservation efforts. For the next three years, the partnership will focus on expanding outdoor exploration programs such as Park Ventures and Junior Ranger Angler in parks across the country. This work will […]

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Mack Boring mourns industry veteran

Mack Boring & Parts Co., announced the passing of former president and industry veteran Edward “Ned” McGovern III. Ned passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family and loved ones on April 14, 2023, at the age of 77, following a seven-year battle with prostate cancer. Ned was born on March 21, 1946, in Orange, […]

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How to Get an Executive Position

How to Get an Executive Position Climbing the corporate ladder to an executive position requires dedication, hard work, and a strategic plan. Many people aspire to reach the top of their profession, but only some know the necessary steps to take to get there. This article will explore some tips and strategies for getting an […]

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5 Convincing Reasons To Start Boating

5 Convincing Reasons To Start Boating Leisure hobbies like boating are essential for so many reasons. While we need to devote so much of our time towards earning an income and thriving in our careers, we also need to devote time to doing things that bring us joy. Otherwise, life will be wasted on paying […]

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Mercury Racing launches three scholarships

In an effort to support the future workforce and the marine industry, Mercury Racing announced it will offer three scholarship programs: the Excellence in Trade scholarship, the Impact Institute Education scholarship and, new in 2023, the Great Lakes Boat Building School Marine Technician Scholarship. In its fifth year, the Excellence in Trade scholarship is open […]

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Life of a Superyacht Captain

Commanding a yacht worth more than a skyscraper is a special kind of heaven, and hell. Step through the crew quarters and inside one of the world’s most challenging and otherworldly professions. Step through the crew quarters and inside the life of one of the most misunderstood professions afloat. This is a captain’s story, my […]

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Mercury Racing Offering Three Scholarship Programs In 2023

Knowing that no one is born with the technical skills for a career in the high-performance marine industry, the decision-makers at Mercury Racing launched the Fond du Lac Wis., company’s  “Excellence in Trade” scholarship program five years ago and added its “Impact Institute” scholarship program three years later. New for 2023 is the company’s “Great […]

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Denari recognized as a MAKE award honoree

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SailGP in Gulf of Saint-Tropez France Sail Grand Prix

The most exciting racing on-water will return to one of its truly iconic destinations for the France Sail Grand Prix | Saint-Tropez on September 9-10. For the third consecutive year, the spectacular Gulf of Saint-Tropez will host extraordinary F50 catamarans flying at speeds close to 100km/h. A truly unique spectacle not to be missed, fans […]

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Florida MMI earns Military Friendly School designation

Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute in Orlando, Fla. is announcing it has once again earned the Military Friendly School designation. The award accounts for student retention and graduation and job placement rates, among other criteria. UTI’s campuses in Avondale, Ariz., Sacramento, Rancho Cucamonga and Long Beach, Calif., Dallas and Houston, Texas, […]

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Sneak Peek: The Jeff And The Geoff Of It

What do Jeff Harris and Geoff Tomlinson have in common? Even readers who barely keep tabs on the high-performance marine aindustry probably recognize those names, many of you also probably know that Harris is the chief operating officer of Fountain Powerboats in Washington, N.C., and Tomlinson is the dealer manager for Nor-Tech Hi-Performance Boats in […]

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So Others May Live

Reflections from a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer Portraits by Keith Carlsen After a Long, Wild Ride, Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer Shannon Scaff Ponders a Storied Career and Plots His Next Big Mission. On January 25, 2000, the conditions off Elizabeth City, North Carolina were simply terrible. A cold-front-spawned low off Florida had inhaled a plume […]

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Brunswick Corporation to Expand For Wayne Facility

PHOTO COURTESY OF BRUNSWICK CORPORATION The Brunswick Corporation announced a new addition to its Fort Wayne, Indiana manufacturing facility. The new 17,000 square-foot building will be constructed next to the existing one, and used to produce fiberglass parts for the Harris and Cypress Cay brands. The expansion comes as the Harris brand has continued to […]

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