Golden Manufacturing launches VR showroom

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Premier Marine opens new manufacturing headquarters

Premier Marine has announced the grand opening of its new corporate offices and manufacturing headquarters in Big Lake, Minn. The new 150,000-sqare-foot facility has the capacity to produce up to 5,000 boats annually with engineering and fabrication capabilities. “Everyone is really excited,” said Premier Marine CEO Matt Homan. “First and foremost, this new facility really […]

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Owner Insights: Inside Aquila Power Catamarans

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Casting for Quality

Freshly-cast propellers cool off before moving on to the next steps. Charles Plueddeman Polished to a mirror finish and carefully engraved, a gleaming stainless steel propeller is like a piece of lovely jewelry for your boat. When exposed, the blades can dazzle other boaters like Harry Winston facets. The Investment Casting Process Goes Modern 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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Gamakatsu® USA Offers A New Angle On Pliers

Tacoma, Washington (XXXX) – New for 2022, Gamakatsu® introduces 9-inch pliers to its lineup. Similar to the popular 6- and 7-inch pliers, the 9-inch pliers have an added 45-degree angle to provide a comfortable position for various tasks. Say goodbye to awkward angles and hello to an ergonomic, reliable tool. Like all the pliers Gamakatsu […]

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NMMA names 2022 Hall of Fame inductees

The NMMA announced today the induction of two industry veterans into the NMMA Hall of Fame, its most prestigious honor. Joe Miller, Former CEO & Principal at William F. Miller & Associates, and Doug Smoker, President & CEO of Smoker Craft, Inc., will be presented with the 2022 NMMA Hall of Fame Award during the International BoatBuilders’ […]

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Mercury Racing Expanding Production And Propeller Facilities

In a move that points to a bright future for Mercury Racing on the cusp of its 50th anniversary, the Fond du Lac, Wis., high-performance marine engine and accessories company broke ground today on a 40,000-square-foot manufacturing-space expansion and an 8,000-square-foot addition to existing propeller shop. The two-phase expansion, which will bring Mercury Racing’s facility […]

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Limestone Boat Company expands Tennessee manufacturing facility

The Limestone Boat Company – owner of TN Composites and builder of Aquasport Boats, Limestone Boats and Boca Bay Boats – has announced expansion plans for its Tennessee manufacturing facility. Adopting a phased approach to its TN Composites facility’s expansion, the company expects to invest $23.1 million over the next three to five years to […]

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Pure Watercraft to Open Manufacturing Plant in West Virginia

PHOTO COURTESY OF PURE WATERCRAFT Pure Watercraft, manufacturer of high-performance electric boats, announced plans to open a manufacturing plant for its electric pontoons in Beech Bottom, West Virginia. The direct-to-consumer brand will move production into an 80,000-square-foot production facility at Beech Bottom Industrial Park that is a revitalized former steel plant on the banks of […]

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Skeeter awarded ISO 9001 certification

Skeeter Products, Inc. earned International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 certification for the design and manufacturing of outboard motor fiberglass performance fishing boats on July 15, 2022. This internationally recognized standard ensures Skeeter Products, Inc. meets the needs of customers through an effective quality management system. “Quality is at the heart of everything we do […]

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Pure Watercraft announces West Virginia manufacturing plans

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice recently announced that Pure Watercraft, a direct-to-consumer provider of high-performance electric boats, has executed an agreement with the State of West Virginia to manufacture its electric pontoon boats in Beech Bottom, West Virginia. “This is truly an incredible day for West Virginia,” said Governor Jim Justice, “Pure Watercraft is a […]

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Barletta to Expand Bristol Manufacturing Facility

A ground breaking ceremony is planned for late summer/early fall this year for Barletta’s new 184,000 square foot production facility at its plant in Bristol, Indiana. The addition will expand the pontoon manufacturer’s footprint to over 425,000 square feet, and is expected to create over 200 new jobs, with the facility planned to be available […]

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Florida Powerboat Club Back In Action With Upcoming Emerald Coast Powerboat Week

Volcano-hot and lava-sticky, Florida summers don’t lend themselves to go-fast boating events. So for Pompano Beach-based Florida Powerboat Club head Stu Jones, summer presents a vacation of sorts, an opportunity spend time with his family and friends and regroup before his workload ramps up again, starting with the club’s Emerald Coast Powerboat Week set for […]

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New Webinar Series from ABYC

PHOTO COURTESY OF ABYC The ABYC Foundation Educator Training Conference will welcome a new format this year. Starting September 20, it will be offering a new subscription-based monthly webinar series geared toward enhancing education for future and current marine technicians, in place of the former two-day virtual experience. “We are excited about this new model […]

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Grady White promotes two team members

Grady-White Boats has promoted two current team members: Patrick Roosen and Josh Shore. Patrick Roosen is now the Stockroom/Warehouse Supervisor. Roosen joined the Grady-White Purchasing team working on the Bill of Materials in 2018, after graduation from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.  In announcing the promotion, Vice President, […]

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Perko names new VP of sales and marketing

Perko — a Miami-based manufacturer of various boatbuilding components — recently announced Michael DeLillo has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing for the company. DeLillo is replacing George Bellwoar, who will be retiring later in the year, though the company said Bellwoar will stay on part-time to help with the transition. DeLillo will […]

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