Manufacturers

Hurricane Ian brings IBEX 2022 cancellation

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that based on the weather reports from NOAA and consultation with the City of Tampa, Tampa Convention Center, and other stakeholders, the cancellation of this year’s show.“It is a very difficult decision to cancel IBEX 2022, as we were on track to have an excellent event,” said Anne Dunbar, IBEX Show Director. “The entire ...

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Brunswick hosts MN representatives at New York Mills operation

Minnesota State Representatives Mary Franson (08-A) and Jordan Rasmusson (08-B) this month visited Brunswick’s Lund and Crestliner operation in New York Mills. During the visit, Representatives Franson and Rasmusson met with members of the Brunswick leadership team to discuss key issues impacting the recreational boating industry. In Minnesota alone, the recreational boating industry generates more than $3 billion in economic ...

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Scout Boats names 2022 top dealers

Scout Boats just completed their 2023 dealer meeting in Charleston, S.C., where the manufacturer awarded its top dealers and sales professionals from around the world for the 2022 model year. The awards are as follows: 2022 Top Dealer Award Winners: IMS Yachts -- Fajardo, Puerto Rico: 2022 Top International DealerCarlos Esteves - IMS Yachts -- Fajardo, Puerto Rico: 2022 Top International ...

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The Limestone Boat Company moves ahead with EV boat production

The Limestone Boat Company has announced that it's placed an initial order for the first fully electric propulsion systems to be installed on its 2024 Model Year EV boats following the successful sea trial results of its Vision Marine E-Motion electric outboard-powered Aquasport 2100CC this summer. The new EV model will debut later this month in the Vision Marine Technologies ...

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Correct Craft announces Meta Marine

Correct Craft announced Meta Marine, which will focus on managing the company’s brands in the metaverse. This new pursuit in the digital frontier will concentrate on moving Correct Craft and its subsidiaries toward a virtual future. Meta Marine, has started collaborating with virtual reality developers in a way that the company hopes will allow boating enthusiasts to experience the industry ...

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Osmosis partners with Forza on electric boats

Osmosis, provider of turn-key telematics in the marine industry, has signed with Forza X1 to integrate the use of Osmosis’ telematics platform with Forza’s electric boat models.Forza X1 is a new developer of electric sport boats with a mission to inspire the adoption of sustainable recreational boating. Osmosis will pair with Forza to connect users to their boats through custom ...

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RELiON Battery joins The Conservation Alliance

RELiON Battery, a part of the Navico Group, has announced a partnership with The Conservation Alliance, an organization of like-minded businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations. By becoming a business member of The Conservation Alliance, RELiON will be a part of a joint effort to protect and preserve wild places and wildlife. The company will also participate in ...

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MasterCraft issues inaugural sustainability report

MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. announced that it has issued its inaugural Sustainability Report. The Company recognizes the importance of social and environmental responsibility and global sustainability, and said it is committed to making the best products in the best way possible. Among the report’s highlights are several milestones achieved: SASB and TCFD reporting: The Company utilizes the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Task ...

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BRP sets single quarter record in Q2

BRP

BRP Inc. today reported its financial results for the three- and six month periods ended July 31, 2022. All financial information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. “We delivered record second quarter results while continuing to advance on our strategic initiatives. Our team’s agility and resilience and the strength of our portfolio allowed us to continue to deliver robust ...

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Grady-White names new VP of team development and strategy

President Kris Carroll recently welcomed Jonathon Burns to the Grady-White Boats executive team as Vice President Team Development and Strategy. Burns joins Grady-White after 22 years with Yamaha Motor Corporation where he held several roles, including General Manager of Precision Propellers, and most recently, General Manager of U.S. Marine Development and Planning. “We are fortunate to know firsthand Jonathon’s exceptional ...

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