Martin Flory Group names Scalzitti media associate

Martin Flory Group has hired Alicia Scalzitti as media associate. Kelly Flory, general manager, made the announcement. Scalzitti’s role encompasses expanding media relationships, coordinating inquiries and overseeing Martin Flory Group client press release workflow. She brings seven years of customer service and data entry experience with national and regional companies to this position, plus a […]

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NAMS announces North Pacific Fall Conference dates

The National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMS), renowned organization of accredited, qualified marine surveyors across the country, today announced the dates for the 2022 North Pacific Fall Conference, to be held October 28 and 29, 2022, in Bremerton, Washington, at the Fairfield Inn and Suites. The NAMS national board of directors meeting will be held […]

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Fight Back Against Sea Lions

Some sea lions, such as this large male in Marina Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, have become brazen in the pursuit of easy meals, even begging. Jim Hendricks Sea lions are the bane of West Coast saltwater anglers. The wily pinnipeds have learned that a hooked fish provides an easy meal. So, they loiter around fishing […]

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M-CON Racing to Compete in UIM Class 1 Next Season

Powerboat P1, the exclusive worldwide rights holder for the UIM Class 1 World Championship, announced today that M-CON Racing will be joining the race series in 2023. Based in Kansas and currently focused on defending their APBA Super Cat national title, the M-CON team of Tyler Miller and Myrick Coil will be competing next year […]

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Oregon Halibut Poacher Loses Commercial Fishing Rights

Image: Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. A commercial fishing captain in Tillamook, Oregon, has lost commercial fishing privileges for the next five years after what Oregon state police describe as repeated halibut poaching. Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division brought charges against Charles “Joe” Evens for violating terms of his commercial license by […]

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Alaska Canned Pink Salmon Heading to Ukraine

More aid to help feed people with insufficient access to food in the war-torn Ukraine is on its way, thanks to a $300,000 donation by the Alaska Legislature, led by Sen. Gary Stevens, R- Kodiak. Some 3,200 cases of canned Alaska pink salmon were to be loaded onto a container ship in Seattle on Monday, […]

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USDA Approves $52M Purchase of Pacific Northwest Seafood Products

Image via U.S. Department of Agriculture. U.S. Department of Agriculture officials have approved a $52 million purchase of Pacific Northwest seafood products, a deal that Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden say will provide a boost to the state’s seafood industry after being hard hit by COVID-19 and climate chaos. The deal includes the […]

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NOAA, Partners Working on Recovery of Oregon Coast Coho Salmon

Image via NOAA Fisheries. Federal fisheries officials, working with collaborators in the private-public Oregon Coast Coho Partnership, are expressing optimism on restoring healthy coho salmon runs to the Oregon coast through science driven restoration and sound watershed management. This includes efforts to uphold Native American tribal fishing rights. Coho salmon populations on the Oregon coast, […]

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Alaskans Celebrate 7th Annual Wild Salmon Day

Image: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Alaskans are celebrating the seventh annual Wild Salmon Day on Aug. 10 in Anchorage to honor shared connections to salmon and the importance of health salmon habitat. Organizers said the free event at Anchorage’s Westchester Lagoon from 6-8 p.m. will feature live music, several vendors, activities for children and the […]

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M CON To Field Class 1 And Super Cat Teams In 2023

<!– Racing: M CON To Field Class 1 And Super Cat Teams In 2023 –> Tyler Miller could be offshore powerboat racing’s most ambitious competitor. Not only is the Kansas-based excavation company principal the owner and throttleman of the M CON team focused on defending the outfit’s 2021 American Power Boat Association Super Cat National […]

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MarineMax To Acquire IGY Marinas

  MarineMax To Acquire IGY Marinas Expanding Global Marina and Services Business MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (“IGY Marinas”), which owns and operates a collection of iconic marina assets and a yacht […]

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Vanderbilt Pontoons delivers first model from new facility

Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons LLC has delivered its very first model – the Vanderbilt 700T Series – from its new production facility to The Marina, one of its newest dealers. The Marina is located on Lake Gage in Angola, Ind. The dealership recently signed on with Vanderbilt Luxury Pontoons, adding Vanderbilt to their roster which currently […]

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Cox Marine announces key sales appointments

Diesel outboard engine innovator Cox Marine has announced two key sales appointments in North America as the company builds its regional team to drive business growth. Experienced diesel engine and marine industry sales specialist Doug Ross is confirmed as Regional Sales Director, North America, to lead Cox Marine’s sales strategy, overseeing all business channels in […]

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BRP launches Rotax outboards, new model lineups

BRP Inc. and its marine group recently announced the all-new Rotax outboard models at its dealer event in Salt Lake City, Utah. The engine announcement paired with the unveiling of new models from the manufacturer’s Manitou pontoon and AlumaCraft lineups for MY 2023. The new Rotax Outboard Engine with Stealth Technology is initially offered in […]

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MarineMax to acquire IGY Marinas

MarineMax, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (IGY Marinas), which owns and operates a collection of marina assets and a yacht management platform in key global yachting destinations. MarineMax will acquire IGY Marinas for $480 million in cash, with an additional potential earnout of […]

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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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Freedom Boat Club celebrates 50K-member milestone

Freedom Boat Club announces U.K. expansion Freedom Boat Club recently announced a significant milestone as it surpassed 50,000 memberships across its 360 global locations. With their application to the Freedom Boat Club Seattle, Walter and CJ Robles signified this achievement. The Robles are like many who have joined the Freedom community since its inception. Two busy […]

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Everglades Boats names new director of business development

Everglades Boats recently announced Caroline Cozier has joined its team as the Northeast Director of Business Development. In her position, she will lead Everglades’ growth initiatives in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Great Lakes, and Canada. “We are very excited to have Caroline on the Everglades team. Her energy, industry knowledge and demonstrated ability to build strong […]

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Contender Boats announces new Fort Pierce facility

Since 1984, Contender Boats has been committed to building its semi-custom sportfishing boats at its Homestead, Florida location. In keeping with that longstanding tradition, the brand will continue that trend later this fall when it opens its new facility in Fort Pierce, Florida. For nearly four decades, Contender has created every boat in its extensive […]

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