Manufacturers

NMMA recaps day one of ABC 2021

Yesterday NMMA kicked off the first day of its annual advocacy event, the 2021 virtual American Boating Congress (ABC). The association welcomed nearly 400 attendees and an impressive lineup of speakers, including members of Congress, chiefs of staff, and directors of offices of outdoor recreation (OREC) from around the country. Throughout the initial day of programming, NMMA member companies and ...

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IBEX to host Supply Chain webinar next week

IBEX 2020

Join IBEX 365 on Thursday, April 29 at 1 p.m. ET for the first webinar in its 2021 series, featuring a live discussion exploring supply chain management in a global, post-pandemic context. Supply chain management is not a specialty any longer, but instead an ecosystem strategy ensuring the competitive advantage. In the last year, the global supply chain consistently made news ...

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Brunswick again recognized for diversity by Forbes

For the second consecutive year, Brunswick Corporation has been recognized by Forbes and Statista as one of the Best Employers for Diversity. Brunswick ranked among the top 20% of the 500 companies on the list, ranking 80th overall and sixth in the state of Illinois. “We are honored to again be recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Employers for Diversity, ...

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OneWater Marine named sole U.S. distributor for Sunseeker Yachts

OneWater logo

OneWater Marine Inc. announced that it was named as the sole U.S. distributor for Sunseeker Yachts. The agreement is expected to close in the third quarter and will accelerate the growth of the newly formed OneWater Yacht Group announced by the Company last month. Sunseeker is a leading manufacturer of premium yachts based in the U.K., with customers across the ...

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TripSavvy names Bass Cat ‘Best Bass Boat Manufacturer of 2021’

Bass Cat was recently named the Best Bass Boat Manufacturer of 2021 by TripSavvy, one of the top travel information sites in the world. Independent research conducted by their editorial team placed Bass Cat on top among eight different boat manufacturer categories.  According to the TripSavvy team, "We chose Bass Cat as our favorite manufacturer for its longevity and stellar ...

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FarSounder celebrates 20 years

2021 marks two decades that FarSounder has been dedicated to developing their unique 3D Forward Looking Sonar technology (3D FLS). Back in 2001, the founders saw a need for a solution to answer the question of what is in front of my vessel underwater right now. This real-world issue has since been mitigated with their innovative Argos navigation sonar systems.  ...

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New partnership with Bravada marks milestones for Volvo Penta

Bravada selects Volvo Penta

Luxury houseboat manufacturer Bravada Yachts selected Volvo Penta as the propulsion provider of choice for the builder’s new Atlas V Series 80 x 22 custom lake houseboat, Invictus, located on Lake Powell, Arizona. Invictus marks several important “firsts” for Volvo Penta. The impressive luxury houseboat is the first Bravada houseboat to be powered by Volvo Penta and largest boat in the region to be ...

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Mercury Racing introduces new competition outboard

Mercury Racing 200 APX

Mercury Racing expands its Apex Series of competition outboards with the introduction of the Mercury Racing 200 APX;  a V6 four‑stroke model designed for UIM F2 and APBA OPC tunnel boat racing. Rated at more than 200 horsepower, the 200 APX outboard offers racers a very durable powerhead and the latest in four‑stroke engine technology, while reducing exhaust emissions by 50% compared to ...

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Brunswick Corp. partners with Carnegie Robotics for technology enhancements

Brunswick Corporation announced that it has entered into a new partnership with Carnegie Robotics LLC (CRL), a leading provider of advanced robotics, sensors and autonomous solutions for a wide range of commercial and government applications. The collaboration will combine CRL’s depth and breadth in autonomous technology with Brunswick’s leadership position in the marine industry and continued execution of its ACES ...

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Patrick Industries acquires SeaDek

Patrick Industries

Patrick Industries, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hyperform Inc., a manufacturer of non-slip foam flooring, operating under the SeaDek brand name, for the marine OEM market and aftermarket. Hyperform also serves the pool and spa, powersports and utility markets under the highly complementary brands of SwimDek and EndeavorDek (collectively, “SeaDek”). SeaDek operates out of two manufacturing ...

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