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.

Kim Loenichen Vice President of SalesMonterey & Blackfin Boats are proud to announce the promotion of Kim Loenichen to Vice President of Sales for Monterey & Blackfin Boats. Ms. Loenichen has presided over the Monterey & Blackfin Boats sales teams as the Director of Sales for more than 15 years with tremendous success.

Dr. Ralf Pieninger, Dr. Michael Rummel, Dr. Christoph BallinTorqeedo, the market leader for marine electric drives, is announcing a reconfiguration of its management team, which in future will comprise Dr. Ralf Plieninger and Dr. Michael Rummel. Founder and CEO Dr. Christoph Ballin is moving to the Advisory Board where he and Dr. Frank Hiller...

Ryan GwillimBrunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ryan M. Gwillim as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.  He succeeds William L. Metzger, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, who will retire from Brunswick effective July 10, 2020.

Chris BernauerHarris Pontoons, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has named Chris Bernauer as President effective immediately.  Bernauer joins Brunswick from Harley-Davidson where he held a variety of leadership positions.

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2022 AMI Conference & Expo, Feb 1-3, 2022| Daytona Beach

 

Association of Marina IndustriesSave the date for the 2022 AMI Conference & Expo in Daytona Beach, FL on February 1-3, 2022. Plan ahead and book your room at the host hotel to receive your discounted rates!

The Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners; operators and managers; as well as dock masters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. 

 

 

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Leon Slikkers, a marine industry pioneer, whose career building boats dates back to the 1940s, ...
MarineMax recently announced expanding their agreement with Cruisers Yachts as the ...
The 2021 Boating Ontario Golf Tournament was again, a huge success. This year it was held at ...
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The Maritime Museum of BC is excited to announce that it has opened its new location at 744 Douglas ...
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Vision marine unveils its E-Motion™ fully electric powertrain matched with the iconic Bruce 22 at Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

Vision MarineThe first on-water event showcasing the Company’s innovative powertrain technology with equal parts performance and art, sees the astonishing Bruce 22 and the efficacious E-Motion™ Outboard are set to break a previous speed record.

Vision Marine Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: VMAR) (“Vision Marine” or the “Company”), a global leader in the electric recreational boating industry serving both OEMs and consumers, is pleased to announce its return to the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, the largest unsanctioned boat race in the US, taking place August 28-29, 2021.

 

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New Simrad® App launches, loaded with navigation features and support for Simrad® displays

Simrad AppThe latest Simrad® app debuted this week for the marine electronics leader celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The updated app includes a premium offering complete with new mapping features, advanced functionality and mirroring and control of Simrad® multi-functional displays from your smartphone or tablet. It is available on both the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.

The app is free to download and offers a rich experience that includes free up-to-date nautical charts from C-MAP®, personal waypoints, routes and tracks, latest marine weather, personalization and much more. 

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Raritan sanitation hose has impressive bend radius

Rariton Sanitation HoseBetween the odor and working in confined spaces, replacing an onboard sanitation line is never a pleasant job. With Sani/Flex Odor Shield Marine Hose from Raritan Engineering, the task can be completed quicker and with fewer expletives. Incredibly strong, it has class-leading flexibility.

The 1.5" version of Sani/Flex Odor Shield has a bend radius of 3.15". The 1" model has an impressive 1.97" rating. Combined with its suppleness, it's super-easy to snake the hose around the tightest corners.

 

 

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IMTRA expands sales and support teams and celebrates retirement of industry veteran

Dick DavidsonIMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy and transportation markets, announced August 19th, that the sales team has been bolstered, anticipating the upcoming retirement of long-time sales and service representative, Dick Davidson.

With an impressive career that spanned decades, Davidson spent over 30 years serving California, the American Southwest and customers throughout Asia. He will be replaced by Will Vrooman, a 20-year marine industry veteran. Vrooman comes to IMTRA after serving as national sales manager for Maxwell Marine, where he handled all aspects of new business development and client service. 

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