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Anchors Aweigh podcast launches

Anchors Aweigh, a podcast for aspiring through experienced boaters, has recently launched and is available to listeners via iTunes and Google subscription. Anchors Aweigh features in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders who discuss their experiences on the water, key issues including access, the latest trends, new boats, gear and equipment, boating destinations, and more. Podcast creator and host ...

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Yamaha Marine announces employee promotions, organizational changes

Yamaha Marine Group announced Wednesday several employee promotions and organizational changes within the Marine Marketing Division, including the promotion of Martin Peters to senior manager, Marine Communications and Government Relations. “One of our top priorities at Yamaha is to continue to strengthen our brand, and I believe these structural changes will help us in that regard,” said Ben Speciale, president, ...

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Suntex acquires 11 Loggerhead Marina properties

Suntex Marina Investors LLC has acquired the Loggerhead Marina portfolio, the companies announced Tuesday. Under the terms of the agreement, 11 Loggerhead Marina properties located throughout Florida now join the Suntex portfolio. “This transaction will be transformational for Suntex and our efforts to continue to provide an unmatched customer experience around the country,” said Bryan Redmond, founding principal of Suntex. ...

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Taylor Made Group mourns director of customer service

Gayle Maye Taylor Made Systems

The Taylor Made Group said it was sad to share the news that Gayle Maye, age 58, died recently. Maye, director of customer service for Taylor Made Systems, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 16, after a battle with cancer that the company said she fought with perseverance, optimism, and dignity. “Gayle was one of the loveliest people I have ...

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Florida governor highlights job creation at Boston Whaler

Rick Scott at Boston Whaler

Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited Boston Whaler this week to highlight job incentive initiatives and present Boston Whaler President Nick Stickler with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award, an honor given to individuals for their efforts in creating jobs and opportunities for Florida families. It was his second visit to the company. Scott’s first visit occurred in May 2015 when Whaler ...

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Malibu Boats, Inc. announces Q3 fiscal 2017 earnings release date and conference call

Malibu Boats, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBUU) announced that it will release its third quarter fiscal 2017 financial results on Wednesday, May 3 before the market opens. Following the release, the company's management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day. Malibu’s Chief Executive Officer Jack Springer and Chief Financial Officer Wayne ...

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Intermediate Marina Management summer course offered in Minneapolis

The International Marina Institute, a subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries, is offering its Intermediate Marina Management course Aug. 14- 17, in Minneapolis in partnership with the Midwest Marina Association. The IMM course is the first step toward earning the Certified Marina Manager or Certified Marina Operator designations. Upon successful completion of the IMM course, students must then attend ...

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Volvo Penta names Martin Bjuve vice president for customer support and training

Volvo Penta of the Americas announced the appointment of Martin Bjuve as vice president for customer support and training. In this position, he will provide strategic direction and management for support and product training for dealers and customers across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Bjuve has served as vice president and chief financial officer at ...

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Evinrude announces Run Fearless sales event

BRP announced an eight-year, factory-backed extended service coverage on all Evinrude E-TEC and Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines. This offer runs from April 17 through June 30. “Evinrude engines are not only the most thrilling ride on the water, but our engineering team has worked tirelessly to also make them the easiest outboards to own,” said Olivier Pierini, Evinrude director of ...

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Tom Newell joins Priority One’s equipment finance division

Priority One Financial Services, Inc. announced that Tom Newell has moved into Priority One’s equipment finance division. Newell has served in several positions throughout his career at Priority One. Previously at Priority One, Newell was a finance manager where he assisted dealers move additional units by securing recreational loans. More recently Newell was responsible for bringing new recreational dealer partners ...

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