Electric Shock DrowningWe recently received this valuable press release from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in the United States. The NFPA is reminding people about potential electrical hazards that exist in swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, onboard boats and in waters surrounding boats, marinas, and launch ramps.

HanseWorld number two yacht builder HanseYachts AG of Greifswald is buying French luxury catamaran yard Privilège Marine SAS from its majority shareholder AURELIUS. 

FRP Filing SystemsWe learned from the Composites World newsletter that Composite Advantage LLC (Dayton, Ohio, U.S.) has announced that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT, Richmond, Va., U.S.) has invested in its fiber reinforced polymer FiberPILE system for the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry Terminal facility. 

BrunswickFollowing the completion of the Fitness business sale to KPS Capital Partners, LP, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced on June 27th that it has initiated a range of measures to streamline its cost structure to support sustained earnings growth and provide continued headroom to fund important product, digital, and growth-oriented business initiatives.  

Boston WhalerBoston Whaler made a donation of $1,084 to the Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA) in support of the center’s community programs, reflecting a fundraising raffle that took place earlier this year during the IMAGES Art Festival. Boston Whaler Marketing Manager Traci Davis presented a check for the donation on Friday, June 28. 

Andrea Frabetti CEOAndrea Frabetti, Sunseeker’s newly appointed CEO has announced a major new product development plan for Sunseeker International.

Canada FlagSwedish yacht equipment manufacturer Rutgerson announces new partnership with Quebec-based distributor Dada Marine to launch its full assortment of high-quality deck hardware and sail fittings on the Canadian marine market.

Lunds Boats BrunswickBrunswick Corporation’s New York Mills Operation has earned a Governor’s Safety Award from the Minnesota Safety Council and was recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the recent Governor’s Safety Awards.  This comes just a week after the facility was named in the Top 10 in the Star Tribune’s Top 150 Workplace list.

Boatus AppWhen boats break down on the water, run aground or run out of fuel, many recreational boaters use the free BoatUS App to summon TowBoatUS for routine on-water assistance.

Boating AtlanticBoating Atlantic informs us that they attended a meeting held by Sail Nova Scotia for recreational boating use of Halifax Harbour and its approaches. For your customers and friends, the Atlantic Pilot Authority provided excellent information about the shipping within the harbour and approaches...

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