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Gulf Craft receives ‘Best Asian Motor Yacht Builder’ award at Singapore Yacht Show

During a private event held at the recently concluded Singapore Yacht Show, Gulf Craft received the 2016 ‘Best Asian Motor Yacht Builder’ award, underlining the Emirates-based manufacturer’s global recognition for its commitment to quality and innovation. The annual Asia Boating Awards recognize global and regional yachting brands that have consistently demonstrated exceptional achievement in Asia throughout the year. After meticulous ...

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2016 NMEA Conference and Expo announces education lineup

The 2016 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference and Expo will offer three new business tracks and six new technical education tracks to business owners, dealers, installers, technicians, office personnel, and all others who register. The event is scheduled for September 20-22, 2016, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida. Here is the education lineup: Moderated open business forum- ...

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Garmin selected as technical supplier of Artemis Racing

Garmin International Inc. announced Thursday that it has been selected as a Technical Supplier of Artemis Racing, one of the six professional sailing teams competing for the coveted 35th America's Cup. Artemis Racing will not only use Garmin marine electronics on its fleet of support boats on the water, but off the water team members will rely on Garmin cycling ...

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MITO Corp and Waves and Wheels partner to deliver OEM solutions

MITO Corporation announced Wednesday that it has formed a new partnership with Waves and Wheels. The exclusive agreement will deliver Waves and Wheels audio systems to the Marine OEM market through MITO Corporation’s sales channels. The products feature the Focal speakers and amplifiers, and Waves and Wheels Solution products. “We’ve been doing business with Waves and Wheels for several years,” said Rod Hire, ...

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Marquis and Carver appoints Denison Yacht Sales to serve Southern and Central California

Denison Yacht Sales has been appointed by Marquis and Carver Yachts to be the Southern and Central Californian dealer. Denison Yacht Sales is currently the Marquis and Carver dealer selling and servicing the boaters of South Florida. "With three key locations in Marina Del Ray, Newport Beach and San Diego, Denison Yachts Sales offers the perfect combination of sales and ...

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Newport International Boat Show names 2016 charitable and environmental partners

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced Tuesday that The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Leukemia Cup Regatta is its official charitable partner, while Sailors for the Sea is its environmental partner for the 46th Annual Newport International Boat Show. These non-profit organizations will receive complimentary exhibit space at the event and the opportunity ...

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MyTaskit, MRAA team up on retail education

MyTaskit, a software service for connecting service professionals to technicians and customers, has joined the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas as a partner member. The new partnership includes an upcoming webinar and series of blog posts, which will be available exclusively to MRAA Retail Members. The first of these blog posts, which explores how mobile devices can drive increased ...

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The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey elects 2016-2017 officers and directors

On April 21, 2016, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) held its Annual Dinner and Elections at The Mill in Spring Lake. Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno attended the event and addressed the members, discussing the challenges of running a marine business, the impacts of Hurricane Sandy and the reduced sales tax on boats. Assemblyman David Rible was also ...

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Northpoint Commercial Finance hires Neil Panchal as director of business development

Neil Panchal has joined Northpoint Commercial Finance as director of business development. He will report to Vice President of Business Development Bob Eddy and be responsible for advancing business and client relationships in Ontario and Manitoba. “We are extremely happy to see Neil join the Northpoint team,” said Eddy. “We are experiencing significant growth, and having Neil focused on business development ...

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MarineMax Fort Myers wins SureShade 2015 Dealer of the Year Award

SureShade, the U.S. designer and manufacturer of patented retractable sunshade systems for the marine industry, is announced that the MarineMax Fort Myers store has won the SureShade 2015 Dealer of the Year Award for their outstanding sales and service of SureShade sunshade systems throughout 2015. The SureShade Dealer Award and Recognition program is designed to formally recognize top boat dealers for ...

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