Dana Koman MMATACO Marine® Marketing Manager Dana Koman has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors of Marine Marketers of America (MMA), the voice for marketing professionals in the recreational marine industry.

Boat IllustrationOne of Canada’s most esteemed painter and printmakers, Newfoundland’s Christopher Pratt died last week at 86. In addition to his artistic talents, Pratt was a boater, and his love of boats and in particular C&C sailboats informed his work.

Chris MyersDockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote-control systems for yachts, announced today it has hired Chris Myers as National Sales Manager to better service its customers throughout the United States.

Scholarship CandidatesChaparral Boats, Inc. and Robalo Boats LLC awarded $100,000 in college scholarships to ten graduating seniors who are the sons and daughters of employees of the Chaparral and Robalo family.

Brook ButlerMeet Brook Butler, Quadrant Marine Institute MST instructor in Sidney. On the job, he’s a Marine Systems Lead / Project Manager at Titan Boats. Off the clock, he’s been rebuilding and racing tunnel boats on the competitive Formula 1 circuit with the American Power Boat Association (APBA) for the past 5 years.

Perissa Millender BaileyMercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has named Perissa Millender Bailey Vice President and General Manager, eSolutions. This new position on Mercury’s leadership team will be responsible for leading the company’s electrification business and product development strategy.

Kay SearsIridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced that Kay Sears has been elected to the Iridium Board of Directors, effective May 17, 2022. As a director on the Iridium Board, Sears will play a role in helping shape the strategic direction of Iridium’s business.

Salty Dawgs Bill and LindaOn Thursday April 28, William (Bill) Knowles, founder and first president of the Salty Dawg Sailing Association died after a long illness. As noted by a friend who had seen him only two days before, Bill had been up and about and had been able to join them for lunch despite his illness. Two days later he was gone.

Tyler HighamMasterCraft Boat Company, a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), announced it has signed one of the best young wakeboarders on the scene, Tyler Higham, to the MasterCraft Team.

Boating OntarioThe Boating Ontario Association is excited to announce and welcome Lesley Hough as our new Membership & Communications Coordinator.

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