InavX PartnershipiNavX, the benchmark mobile marine navigation application, has announced that it will be releasing an entirely new backend system on December 1, 2018. 

IMTRA Libra DoorIMTRA, manufacturer, supplier and importer of quality marine products, has announced its new relationship with Libra, a Norwegian-based manufacturer of vessel doors, hatches and storage. IMTRA will serve as agent for Libra-brand products across the U.S. except for customers along the Gulf Coast. 

Beneteau FigaroIf there’s one description that sums up 2018 for Beneteau, it is “Beneteau’s excellence and innovation recognized worldwide”.

Annette RouxA record total of 15 winning companies and individuals, plus 12 Honourable Mentions, were announced last night in Amsterdam at the 2018 Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, held in association with Raymarine. 

Sea Ray At FlibsSea Ray is celebrating a successful kickoff to boat show season following the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Sea Ray and its dealers realized significant increases in sales compared to the prior year. 

Mercury At FlibsMercury Marine continues to grow its presence in key saltwater markets including a record-setting presence at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.  

Garmin and Yacht ControllerYacht Controller, a company known for providing “innovative technology for the marine industry”, announced during the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show, the integration of the Yacht Controller information and control panel on compatible Garmin multifunction displays (MFDs) with OneHelm™ functionality. 

 

 

FugawiIn their recent newsletter on November 7, Fugawi has announced that downloadable charts sales will be available ONLY until November 30, 2018.

Boston Whaler at FlibsBoston Whaler has announced that the company had a record year at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, with 22 models on display across two locations, including three boats making their Fort Lauderdale debut.

Arctic Ship NorthstarCanada's Arctic tall ship, North Star of Herschel Island, was inducted into the NW Passage Hall of Fame at the Annual Arctic Awards Gala at the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

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