Navico Group launches Fathom e-Power System

Navico Group has announced the launch of the new Fathom e-Power System, an integrated lithium-ion auxiliary power management system. “Navico Group’s portfolio of diverse products and brands puts us in a unique position to deliver advanced integrated technologies like the Fathom e-Power System,” said Brett Dibkey, Navico Group President. “We are laser focused on our ACES strategy […]

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Maxine Kelly leaves Fastmount

Maxine Kelly, Marketing Manager of New Zealand-based Fastmount Panel Mounting Systems has stepped down from her role after 7 years with the team. Fastmount was acquired by Auckland-based Nautical Group Holdings (NGH) in December 2021 and Kelly will be succeeded by Heather Ogden-Handa, who will take over as Group Head of Marketing for NGH. “It […]

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Hurricane Ian brings IBEX 2022 cancellation

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that based on the weather reports from NOAA and consultation with the City of Tampa, Tampa Convention Center, and other stakeholders, the cancellation of this year’s show. “It is a very difficult decision to cancel IBEX 2022, as we were on track to have an excellent event,” said Anne […]

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NATDA Trailer Show draws record turnout

The NATDA Trailer Show returned to Nashville, Tenn. for the largest show in the event’s history. The show hosted over 3,000 individuals with approximately 600 North American dealerships in attendance featuring over 310 exhibitors. The show also expanded its international presence, with participants from ten countries outside the United States. “It was great to see […]

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West Marine embraces inclusion in the industry

West Marine has committed to promoting women within and to the marine industry. In a typically male-dominated sector, West Marine’s two new female executives are inspiring change by creating an environment in which women have more opportunity to participate professionally and recreationally. Traditionally, women have represented a smaller segment participating in water sports. Recent industry […]

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Schmitt and Ongaro renames, rebrands

To better clarify its company image, Schmitt & Ongaro Marine Products has renamed and rebranded to Schmitt Marine, with product line brands Schmitt Steering Wheels and Ongaro Marine housed within the top-tier umbrella. Tim Schmitt, president, made the announcement. “Since Schmitt acquired Ongaro Marine in 2008, there’s been confusion in the marketplace as to the […]

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LIQUI MOLY partners with SeaWide Distribution

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IMTRA hosts Grady-White’s president at national sales meeting

IMTRA has announced that it welcomed Kris Carroll, president, Grady-White Boats, to speak with IMTRA employees during the final day of IMTRA’s week-long National Sales Meeting in New Bedford, Mass. The topic of discussion was “Exceptional Attention to Detail.” “We have had a long relationship working with Grady-White and have admired Kris’ leadership style and […]

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Maxwell Marine appoints Renzetti sales director

Maxwell Marine has appointed Lorenzo Renzetti to the key role of Sales Director from its operations in Italy where he will focus primarily on promoting and selling Maxwell Superyacht equipment and engineering solutions. Maxwell asserts tht strengthening its sales team in Italy will enable it to be even more pro-active towards original equipment manufacturers (OEM) […]

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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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Candela partners with Polestar in battery deal

The Swedish electric car maker Polestar will provide battery and charging systems for Candela boats. The battery deal aims to bring mass-market electric boats one step closer to reality. “To make electric boats mainstream, we need to build thousands of boats every year. Working together with Polestar, we’re able to bring the scale of production […]

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Flow-Rite honored by NABR award program

The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) announced Flow-Rite Controls’ (FRC) inclusion in its “West Michigan’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” award program. The honor recognizes organizations for excellence in human resource and employee enrichment practices. “We’re deeply honored to be included once again,” said Todd Hart, FRC president. “Our employees are the […]

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Johnson Outdoors reports third quarter results

Johnson Outdoors Inc. has announced lower sales and earnings results for the Company’s third fiscal quarter ending July 1, 2022. “Markets are starting to moderate versus the unprecedented past two seasons that were driven by the pandemic. Our orders remain strong, and we’re working hard to fill them as supply comes in. Managing ongoing global […]

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ABYA partners with SmartSearch

The Association of Yacht Brokers and Agents (ABYA) has entered into a partnership with SmartSearch, an anti-money laundering (AML) software provider. The deal will provide ABYA members with a streamlined, user-friendly platform to verify the identity of boat sellers and buyers, irrespective of where they are in the world. The partnership with SmartSearch will provide […]

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OneWater Marine partners with Forza X1

OneWater Marine Inc. and Forza X1, Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership in which OneWater and Forza X1 will partner creating a distribution channel for Forza’s integrated electric sports boats. “The Forza team is on the cutting edge of next-generation marine technology with their portfolio of innovative electric boat models. […]

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Rollick makes Inc. 5000 annual list

Inc. Magazine places Rollick at no. 1,040 overall and no. 136 in software on its 2022 Inc. 5000 list, a ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Rollick’s three-year revenue growth was 620%.    “Building one of the fastest growing companies at any time in history is a remarkable achievement but doing so during these past few […]

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NMEA announces schedule for conference and expo

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has announced the schedule for the International Marine Electronics Conference & Expo at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Anaheim, Calif., October 3-7. The trade-only event focused exclusively on marine electronics is five days of manufacturer training, technical sessions, installer certification classes, a manufacturer product expo, awards and networking with […]

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Smartgyro announces new distributors, appoints sales manager

Smartgyro has announced another step in its U.S. expansion with the signing of three new distributors and the appointment of a dedicated technical sales manager in the country. The gyro stabilizer technology company has finalized agreements with Mastry Engine Center in Florida, Mack Boring & Parts Co. in New Jersey, and Boatswain’s Locker in California. […]

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Sudbury adds two new distributors

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AzkoNobel names new CEO

AkzoNobel has announced that Gregoire Poux-Guillaume will become the company’s new chief executive officer as of November 1, 2022. He will succeed Thierry Vanlancker, who has been CEO and member of the Board of Management since 2017, and whose term of office is coming to an end. Gregoire (52), a French national, is an international […]

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