Mercury Racing launches three scholarships

Mercury Racing

In an effort to support the future workforce and the marine industry, Mercury Racing announced it will offer three scholarship programs: the Excellence in Trade scholarship, the Impact Institute Education scholarship and, new in 2023, the Great Lakes Boat Building School Marine Technician Scholarship. In its fifth year, the Excellence in Trade scholarship is open to high school students based ...

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Sea Ray celebrates 50 years in Merritt Island

Sea Ray names new president

With more than six decades of manufacturing one of the most globally recognized brand of boats in the marine industry, Sea Ray is celebrating 50 years at its Merritt Island, Fla. facility and honoring the location’s history and achievements. Sea Ray first made its home in Florida when it set up a design and development department in 1972. The Merritt ...

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Tige Boats expands dealer network

Tige Boats, Inc. recently announced Young Harris Watersports and RV has joined their worldwide network of dealers. Young Harris offers sales and service in Lake Country, Georgia, serving Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair. "It's like shopping with the family. Whether coming in on a Sunday to show a boat or meeting a customer hours away to deliver the product, my ...

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Denari recognized as a MAKE award honoree

The Manufacturing Institute (MI) has announced that Brunswick Boat Group President Aine Denari has been recognized as a 2023 Women MAKE America Awards Honoree. This annual national awards program honors women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory floor to the C-suite. “It is an honor to be recognized by the ...

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NMMA appoints Bill Yeargin chairman

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

During its meeting at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, the NMMA board of directors unanimously voted to elect Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft, as NMMA’s new Chair. Prior to his appointment to Chair, Yeargin was NMMA vice chair. He has served on the NMMA board of directors for more than a decade. In addition to ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters sponsors Boone Lake Association

Yamaha has become an official outboard sponsor of Boone Lake Association (BLA) as the environmental group forms a new relationship with Yamaha Rightwaters. Formed in 1983 to oversee the water quality of Boone Lake, BLA is one of the oldest established environmental groups in the state of Tennessee. Yamaha Rightwaters will provide BLA with a Yamaha F175 outboard to power ...

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Boating Industry seeks 2023 Top Products

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Boating Industry is now accepting submissions for its 2023 Top Products. The submission process will close Monday, March 20, 2023.  Any product that has been introduced or significantly updated since Jan. 1, 2022, is eligible. Many of you have released exciting new products at recent boat shows  – all of which are applicable.  These Top Products, selected by the editorial staff at Boating ...

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Garmin releases Q4 and year-end results

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Garmin has released their 2022 Q4 and fiscal year results. Revenue from the marine segment grew 7% in the fourth quarter primarily driven by the company's sonar and chartplotter products. Gross and operating margins were 54% and 20%, respectively, resulting in $43 million of operating income. During the quarter, Garmin announced that Garmin Navionics+ featuring a streamlined interface, combined coastal ...

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Regal Boats names new COO

Regal Boats recently announced the promotion of Paul Kuck to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Regal was founded in 1969 by Paul and Carol Kuck and has since established a reputation for crafting high-quality, luxurious boats. With a focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, Regal Boats has grown to become a leading player in the boating industry. "Paul is a devoted ...

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HARMAN partners with Barletta, Cobalt

HARMAN International Industries, a connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced a new partnership with Barletta Boats. Harman Kardon Marine sound systems will be standard on the brand-new 2023 Barletta Reserve. “We’ve seen great success in our previous partnerships with boatbuilders, and we’re delighted to keep that trend going by putting our systems on the 2023 Reserve,” ...

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