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Garmin acquires Trigentic

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced that it has acquired Trigentic AB, a privately-held provider of intelligent products, solutions, and services in the areas of embedded systems, power supply, and power distribution for the marine and recreational vehicle (RV) market. The Trigentic components are marketed and sold under the EmpirBus brand. “The acquisition of Trigentic will allow Garmin to more completely serve ...

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OneWater Marine Holdings promotes Jack Ezzell to CFO

Atlanta-based OneWater Marine Holdings has announced the promotion of Jack Ezzell to chief financial officer. "Jack has made a great impact over the last year as our VP of Finance," said Austin Singleton, OneWater Marine CEO. "His passion for the boating lifestyle, combined with his operational experience and strong background in finance and accounting, make him the perfect candidate for the ...

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Correct Craft announces formation of new subsidiary

Correct Craft has announced a significant additional investment in future innovation with the formation of a new subsidiary, Watershed Innovations. The new subsidiary will work to specifically identify, evaluate and implement exponential technologies for Correct Craft and its subsidiaries, said Bill Yeargin, Correct Craft president and CEO. Watershed Innovations will leverage cross-pollination by bringing together talented members from Correct Craft ...

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Miami Yacht Show Moving to Resorts World property

The organizers of the annual Miami Yacht Show have announced plans to move the event in 2019, pending state and federal permits, to the area located just north of downtown Miami next to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and the Sea Isle Marina. The prime waterfront property is strategically located between the Venetian and MacArthur causeways. The ...

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Irish Boat Shop announces new Traverse City location

Irish Boat Shop will open a new location on East Bay in Traverse City, just in time for the 2018 boating season. The new waterfront location is nestled at the base of the East Bay on U.S. 31 North, in what was formerly the Traverse City Waterfront Conference Center. Extensive renovations to the existing center are underway enhancing the generous ...

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Seven Marine launches outboard portfolio at Miami International Boat Show

Seven Marine unveiled its SevenOutboard Portfolio in a press conference at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show, including two brand new models, running at 527 and 577 HP, and a redesigned and enhanced 627 HP model. Amidst a growing market interest in high-power outboards for larger boats, this portfolio provides more accessibility to the Seven experience through a broader range ...

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Miami International Boat Show 2018 Innovation Award winners announced

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored winners of the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, recognizing exceptionally groundbreaking new consumer marine products. The Awards were presented during the boat show’s annual Innovation Breakfast, held at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin on Virginia Key. This year’s program evaluated 62 products, across 19 categories. The judges ultimately selected 17 winners ...

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NMMA recognizes 2017 marine industry CSI Award winners

The NMMA has announced 50 recipients of the 2017 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards for excellence in customer satisfaction. Award recipients were acknowledged during the Innovation Breakfast at the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show. The Marine Industry CSI Awards honor boat and engine manufacturers who actively measure customer satisfaction and pursue continuous improvement to better serve their ...

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NMMA names 2018 Alan J. Freedman, Charles Chapman Award winners

The NMMA honored Giuseppe Carnevali, Founder and CEO, Navionics, with the 2018 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. “NMMA is proud to honor Giuseppe Carnevali with the Alan J. Freedman Award for his ingenuity and lifelong commitment to the marine industry, most ...

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Boston Whaler unveils 380 Realm, new Montauk additions

Boston Whaler introduced the new 190 Montauk and 210 Montauk this week at the Miami International Boat Show. The 190 and 210 join the 150 and 170 Montauks, unveiled in August, to complete a redesign of the entire Montauk family. "We're pleased to introduce the new 190 and 210 Montauks, bringing cutting-edge capability to these beloved classics," said Jeff Vaughn, ...

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