Tamás NagySeaSucker, LLC, manufacturer of innovative vacuum-mounted boating and fishing accessories, has hired Tamás Nagy to fill the newly created marine sales manager position. Genevieve Casagrande, president and COO, made the announcement.

Ron BaileySmartPlug Systems, the leading manufacturer of safety-focused shore power delivery systems for the recreational and commercial marine, RV and specialty vehicle markets, has hired Ron Bailey as its new global VP of sales and marketing. 

Alexandra FoineauLumishore, manufacturer of high-performance marine LED lighting systems, announced today the appointment of Alexandra Foineau as Senior Product Manager for its underwater lighting and newly launched LUX Lighting Collection worldwide.

Matt BrayFuruno USA has announced the hiring of Mr. Matt Bray as a new Sales Associate for the Southeast region. A 2010 graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, Matt comes to Furuno with a background in marine electronics and electronics system installation, having led technical installation teams for several years. 

Olaf HarkenPreliminary plans include a visitation and service Saturday morning, October 26 at Galilee Lutheran Church in Pewaukee, followed immediately by a celebration at Harken corporate headquarters. For overseas friends, another celebration of Olaf's life will be held during the annual METS show in Amsterdam in November.

Glenn CookSenior Sail Designer and Superyacht Sail Design Expert Glenn Cook will join North Sails from October 2019. After 16 years with Doyle Sails North America as Head Designer, Glenn will play a key role as part of North’s global Superyacht team.

Kyle FastWestern Marine Company would like to welcome Kyle Fast to their sales team. Kyle brings with him 10+ years of experience in the customer service and retail sectors of the BC marine and boating industries. His sales territory will include Vancouver Island, Nanaimo North, and the West Coast.

Adam Fortier-BrownThe Marine Retailers Association of the Americas has strengthened the voice of the marine dealer in Washington, D.C., with the appointment of Adam Fortier-Brown as MRAA’s Government Relations Manager.

Jack MartinCrestliner Boats has named Jack Martin as General Manager effective immediately.  Martin has been with Brunswick Corporation since early 2018 as an integral part of both Mercury Marine’s strategy and development team as well as a member of the category management team. 

Dan Jones and Hannah JonesDan joins the Toronto Boat Show team as Marketing/Event Coordinator. Dan has spent the previous ten years in the boating and cottage industry having previously worked for Lifestyle Integrated and CanadaDocks.

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Wells FargoBoating Industry Canada News Week is pleased to again bring our readers this great source of direct industry financial data as Canada’s marine industry businesses move into the fall of 2019.

The attached charts and commentary covers the second quarter of 2019 and provides Canadian specific data that applies directly to our market. The data is gathered from Wells Fargo’s marine financing business in Canada. We plan to bring you updated 2019 information throughout the year.

 

 

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A clear, continued commitment to bring the best boats for its customers…

 

 

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THIRD GENERATION OF HALLERBERG FAMILY NOW AT THE HELM OF FORTRESS ANCHORS WITH SALE OF COMPANY TO DYLAN HALLERBERG, GRANDSON OF COMPANY FOUNDER DON HALLERBERG

Dylan and Don HallerbergFortress Anchors has announced the sale of the company to Dylan Hallerberg, grandson of company founder Don Hallerberg.

Dylan purchased Fortress from his father, D’Milo Hallerberg, with a co-investment from Fortress General Manager Rigo Rogue.

Established in 1986, Fortress offers 17 different models of made in the USA boat anchors under the Fortress and Guardian brand names.

 

 

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WITH SNAP TOOL MULTI-KEY, 19 TOOLS FIT INTO ONE POCKET

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A veritable toolbox, the patented Snap Tool Multi-Key has three metric and four SAE hex wrenches, slotted and Phillips screwdrivers, a scraper and a recessed cutting blade. Three deck plate keys open any deck fill. 

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