Peter HartMaple Leaf Marinas has announced that Peter Hart has joined the company as General Manager of Marinas. Peter is a lifelong boater who has dedicated himself and time to the Canadian boating industry both nationally and internationally, through the companies and organizations he has represented during his career.

Bernie LuttmerBernard “Bernie” Luttmer (b. March 20 1945) passed away peacefully with his family at his side on September 1st 2020, following a stroke.  Bernie was born in Groningen, Holland, son of Bernard and Tyja (Kleinenberg) Luttmer and brother to Barbera.  

Sean HatherleyNavico – parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands – recently announced the appointment of Sean Hatherley to the top sales leadership role for the Americas, Senior Vice President of Sales. 

Casey BatesThe American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the essential source of technical information and education in the marine industry, announced that Casey Bates has been promoted to the position of certification manager. Bates will manage ABYC’s technician certification program, as well as schedule classes and testing.

Mark HuddlestonIndmar Marine Engines has announced that it has filled a vacancy on its team with a pioneering marine executive.  Mark Huddleston has been named Director of Sales and Applications, effective immediately.

Rob ParmentierRob Parmentier has been named President & CEO of Sailfish Boats.  Prior to this announcement, Parmentier served in the same capacity at Marquis Yachts in Pulaski, WI.

Fraser CampbellAfter 10 years with North South Yacht Sales, Fraser Campbell has decided to put away his yacht broker pencil and start a new chapter in his life! This is Fraser’s second attempt at retiring, but this time it may be for keeps!

Tom CaseAfter 30 years as the Sales Manager for Polyform US, Tom Case has decided to retire.  These past few months are just a blip on the radar of the events that have affected the marine industry that he has witnessed and weathered.

Dan PeelNorth South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Peel as a yacht broker with the North South Yacht Sales division. Working out of the Toronto region, Dan is the eighth yacht broker on the team.

Peggy SandersLeading boating and sport fishing products manufacturer TACO Marine® has announced that Peggy Sanders is now on deck as the Customer Service Manager at the company’s manufacturing and distribution center in Sparta, Tennessee.

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