NMEA partners with ABYC to offer training

The National Marine Electronics Association
February 12, 2016

SEVERNA PARK, Md. – The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) announced a joint training venture with the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC). This four-day training event will focus two of the days on ABYC marine electrical standards and training, and two days on NMEA marine electronics... Read more »

LH-Finance announces strategic global partnership with CGI Finance

February 12, 2016

BALTIMORE, Md. – LH-Finance, a newly established division of United Bank (Glastonbury, Conn.) that provides both retail and wholesale marine financing, today announced a strategic global partnership with the CGI Finance, the European leader in the yacht finance industry. Under this new strategic global... Read more »

Sunseeker USA appoints new vice president

February 12, 2016

HAMPSHIRE, U.K. – Sunseeker USA Sales Co. Inc. today announces the appointment of Steve Leeson as vice president of Sunseeker USA, commencing his role with immediate effect. Leeson, who joins Sunseeker from Fairline, has spent 28 years of his career in the marine industry, having worked in quality... Read more »

Caterpillar launches C7.1 propulsion engine

Caterpillar Marine
February 11, 2016

MIAMI – Caterpillar Marine announced the launch of the Cat C7.1 high-performance diesel engine for recreational applications. The new propulsion engine is available in three ratings: 507 mhp (373 bkW), 456 mhp (336 bkW) and 406 mhp (298 bkW), all at 2900 RPM. All C7.1 power ratings meet EPA Tier 3,... Read more »

Marine Marketers of America announces 2015 Neptune Award Winners

Marine Marketers of America
February 11, 2016

MIAMI – Marine Marketers of America (MMA) today announced the winners of its eighth annual 2015 Neptune Awards for Marketing Excellence during the Miami International Boat Show Industry Breakfast. “There were 97 entries in 13 categories, with a record-breaking total of 47 companies and advertising... Read more »

Century Boats unveils 24 Resorter

Century Boats
February 11, 2016

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. – Century Boats announced that it will unveil the Century 24 Resorter during the 2016 Miami International Boat Show on Feb. 11-15 at booth C-216 in tent C. “Century Boats was founded in 1926, and as we honor our company heritage we’re excited to introduce the new 24 Resorter,”... Read more »

Glasstream Powerboats launches 2016 360 Pro-XS

360 Pro- XS Image

Glasstream Powerboats
February 11, 2016

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – Glasstream Powerboats will introduce the Glasstream 360 Pro-XS at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show. The 360 Pro-XS is built with a dual inverted stepped hull, which aims to reduce drag, increase fuel efficiency and provide a balanced ride under all conditions. "The... Read more »

Seattle Boat Show reports increased attendance

Northwest Marine Trades Association
February 11, 2016

SEATTLE — The 69th annual Seattle Boat Show wrapped up on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 with an increase in attendance of 1.4 percent over 2015. The nine-day event attracted visitors from 37 states, three Canadian provinces, one Canadian territory and from as far away as Australia, Great Britain and China.... Read more »

Brunswick appoints Schwabero Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Brunswick Corporation
February 11, 2016

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced today that Mark D. Schwabero has been elected chairman and chief executive officer, succeeding Dustan E. McCoy, who is retiring after serving in that position since 2005. The appointment is effective immediately. The action is the culmination... Read more »

Navico and Naviop announce strategic partnership

February 11, 2016

EGERSUND, Norway – Navico, manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and GoFree brands, and Naviop, manufacturer of monitoring and control systems for yachts and luxury megayachts, announced today a new strategic partnership. Combining expertise to develop... Read more »

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