Manufacturers

Vision Marine and Hellkats Powerboats pursue electric boat speed record

Vision Marine will partner with Hellkats Powerboats in rigging a Hellkats 32’ Super-Sport Widebody Catamaran to pursue the electric boat world speed record, which currently stands at over 88 miles per hour. “My team and I are extremely excited to partner with Hellkats," stated Alexandre Mongeon, co-founder and CEO of Vision Marine. "This is the perfect opportunity to showcase the ...

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Journey For A Cause shares the joys of boating

Journey for a Cause, an initiative to raise awareness in diverse communities of the opportunities and benefits experienced with fishing and boating, recently came to a close in Florida after 10 days on the water in their Parker 2520 XLD. Eddie Gill IV and his childhood fishing friend, Justin Shupe had a dream to make a difference by bringing people together. ...

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Navico names new PR manager

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced today the hiring of Kim Rodriguez as its new PR Manager for the Americas, bringing the communications position in-house for the first time. Rodriguez has spent the past seven years at Pierson Grant, a South Florida-based communications agency, where she served most recently as Account Director leading several national ...

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Brunswick Corporation names MaryAnn Wright to Board of Directors

Brunswick Corporation announced that MaryAnn Wright, a former senior engineering executive at Johnson Controls International, Collins & Aikman, and Ford Motor Company, has been elected to its Board of Directors. Wright most recently served as Group Vice President, Global Engineering & Product Development, Power Solutions at Johnson Controls International. She spent the first 18 years of her career at Ford Motor ...

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Chaparral and Robalo award 2021 scholarships

Buck Pegg and students

Chaparral Boats, Inc. and Robalo Boats LLC awarded $70,000 in college scholarships to seven graduating seniors who are the sons and daughters of employees of the Chaparral and Robalo family. “We are committed to assisting those who have worked with us throughout the years, and we want the next generation to succeed without feeling the financial burden often associated with ...

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Correct Craft announces Innovation Summit

Correct Craft has launched a new Innovation Summit for those within the marine industry; it will be held on September 9, 2021 from 2 – 4 p.m. EST. The Innovation Summit is underwritten by Correct Craft and free for all attendees. After the positive reception of Correct Craft’s two Culture Summits, Correct Craft is proud to announce the Innovation Summit. ...

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Warbird Marine acquires Yellowfin

Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boat builders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, announced it has completed the acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts. Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Company, which Warbird acquired in 2019. With this acquisition, Warbird becomes the largest and best capitalized designer and builder of ...

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BRP reports strong Q1 FY2022 results

BRP Inc. (TSX:DOO; NASDAQ:DOOO) today reported its financial results for the three-month period ended April 30, 2021. All financial information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. The complete financial results are available on Sedar as well as on BRP’s website. “We had an exceptional start of the year, building on our momentum of growth from prior quarters.Our first quarter ...

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Raymarine partners with Marinas.com to better charts

Raymarine announced that its LightHouse Charts Premium service includes points-of-interest data provided by Marinas.com – the single best source of marina and waterway information for boaters on the web. The collaboration, which pulls data from more than 75,000 marine locations, enables boaters to easily find and explore key inlets, marinas, waterfront communities, lighthouses, and other nautical destinations. LightHouse Charts offer ...

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Discover Battery launches Lithium Blue Series

 Discover Battery, a SOLV4EX company, headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, introduced its new LITHIUM BLUE LiFePO4 Premium Series batteries. With 70 years of battery technology leadership and a decade in lithium battery innovation across multiple sectors, Discover is well equipped to address boaters seeking the latest energy storage solutions and battery technology for deep-cycle house loads and trolling motor applications.     “LITHIUM BLUE LiFePO4 batteries ...

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