Manufacturers

COX Marine appoints new COO

Cox Marine, a manufacturer of diesel outboard engines for the global marine industry, is pleased to announce it has appointed Gavin Wesson as the new Chief Operating Officer. Wesson has more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing and engineering operations, supply chain, and overall business leadership. He has held senior leadership roles at GKN Aerospace, GE Aviation and Doncasters ...

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Brunswick reports record showing at Cannes Boat Show

Cannes Boat Show

Brunswick Corporation and its brands just completed a record showing at the Cannes Boat Show according to a company press release. Mercury Marine showcased its new 600hp V12 Verado for the first time in Europe and reported more than double the number of outboard engines at the show than its closest competitor during the six-day event. In addition, Sea Ray ...

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Boston Whaler team members deliver a “Boatload of Backpacks”

For the 11th consecutive year, Boston Whaler held its annual “Boatload of Backpacks” school supply drive. The event was conceived as a way to help local elementary students and teachers by contributing items that support their education and well-being as the school year gets underway. Employee contributions of money and school supplies were matched by Boston Whaler to build supply ...

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Scout Boats honors top performers

Scout Boats, just completed their 2022 Dealer Meeting, and awarded its top dealers and sales professionals from around the world for their performance during the 2021 model year. Seven Seas Yacht Sales of Ft. Lauderdale, was named 2021 Top Worldwide Dealer. And Ryan Wallace, of the Viage Group, in St. Petersburg, was honored as 2021 Top Worldwide Salesperson for Scout. ...

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Limestone Boat Company ships test models to Vision Marine Technologies for EV integration

The Limestone Boat Company, owner and builder of Aquasport Boats, Limestone Boats and Boca Bay Boats reports that two test boats are enroute to Vision Marine Technologies for fitting of their innovative EV Outboard engines. “At The Limestone Boat Company innovation and advancement are always at the top of our minds. In fact, one of our corporate goals is to embrace ...

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Ingenity Electric appears at boat shows around the world

The Super Air Nautique GS22E powered by Ingenity Electric will be on display at boat shows in Germany and the U.S.  While many have eagerly waited to see the first electric watersports boat model, it will be at the Boats Afloat Show in Seattle, Washington, this week. The show will take place on September 16th – 19th, and after the show, the boat will be available ...

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Brunswick to present at CL King’s Best Ideas Conference

Brunswick Corporation Chief Executive Officer David M. Foulkes, Executive Vice President & CFO Ryan Gwillim, and Vice President of Investor Relations Brent Dahl will present virtually at CL King’s 19th Annual Best Ideas Conference on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 3:15 PM Central Time. The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed by clicking on the following link, https://wsw.com/webcast/clk21/bc/1354897 or ...

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Malibu introduces the first 25-foot Axis

The totally-new Axis T250 makes history as the first 25-foot boat produced by the Axis brand. “Designing and producing the first-ever 25-foot Axis was a huge accomplishment for the entire team,” said Jack Springer, CEO of Malibu Boats, Inc., in a company press release. ”Not only is the all-new T250 the biggest boat Axis has ever produced, but it had ...

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Industry icon Leon Slikkers announces retirement

Leon Slikkers, a marine industry pioneer, whose career building boats dates back to the 1940s, is retiring from Tiara Yachts, the company announced recently. An industry trendsetter who bucked conventional wisdom when it came to building boats out of fiberglass instead of wood, Slikkers, now 93, founded S2 Yachts in 1974. The company initially focused on trailerable sailboats, but as ...

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Judges announced for IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards

IBEX 2021 Innovation Awards

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the distinguished list of judges for the 2021 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). Awards will be presented during the annual Industry Breakfast, Keynote, and Innovation Awards presentation, held from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at ...

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