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Correct Craft’s Bill Yeargin launches new book

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

Today Correct Craft announced the publication of Making Life Better: The Correct Craft Story. This new book captures Correct Craft’s nearly century long story of perseverance, innovation, faith, and growth. Making Life Better, Correct Craft’s President and CEO Bill Yeargin’s third book, captures an insider view of the company’s incredible history. From humble beginnings in 1925 through the last decade ...

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Brunswick Corporation expands autonomy solutions

Brunswick CEO

Brunswick Corporation announced in a recent news release they continue to build on their ACES (Autonomy, Connectivity, Electrification & Shared Access) strategy to develop solutions to further improve boater experiences by advancing the efficiency and capabilities of its core product lines. In support of this effort, the company announced that Jason Arbuckle has been promoted to a newly formed role ...

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Propspeed partners with Bukh Bremen to bring products to Germany

Propspeed, innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced it has partnered with Bukh Bremen GmbH to supply its product line of foul-release coatings to customers throughout the German market and around the world. Bukh Bremen GmbH is, as part of Alliance Marine SAS, the leading importer and wholesaler for technical accessories in Germany. The company focuses its efforts on supplying specialist retailers, ...

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Torqeedo establishes direct distribution in Norway

Torqeedo has announced a new direct distribution organisation in Norway to address the growing market for its marine electric propulsion systems in that region. Norway has a long tradition of seafaring and is a world maritime centre for shipping, shipyards and maritime infrastructure, commercial fishing, offshore oil/gas, ferries, pleasure boats and a rapidly growing offshore wind industry.  “Norway is a ...

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Valhalla Boatworks to offer new V12 600-hp Verado outboards on flagship V-46

Valhalla V-46 running shot

Valhalla Boatworks (VBW) will offer Mercury’s new 7.6-liter V12 600-hp Verado outboards on the Valhalla 46, the newly introduced flagship of the V Series. “We’re extremely excited,” said Viking President and CEO Pat Healey. “This is truly an incredible engine, with ground-breaking performance and the kind of innovation we’ve come to expect from Mercury. They continue to impress us, not ...

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Sea Fox announces partnership with Northpoint Commercial Finance

Northpoint Commercial Finance

Sea Fox, a manufacturer of saltwater boats, announced an exclusive partnership with Northpoint Commercial Finance (Northpoint), a diversified finance company that provides flexible inventory lending and floorplan financing solutions. Northpoint will be the exclusive financier of the Sea Fox dealer network across the United States and Canada. With the partnership, Sea Fox is looking to provide its dealer network with the best financing options for their marine inventory. The ...

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Garmin reports record Q4, full-year results

Garmin logo

Garmin Ltd. recently announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 26, 2020. Revenue from the marine segment grew 48% in the fourth quarter across multiple categories led by chartplotters. Gross margin and operating margin were 56% and 24%, respectively, resulting in 92% operating income growth. The full report can be found here. On the marine side, ...

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Mercury Racing’s Scott Reichow retires

 Mercury Racing Propeller Manager Scott Reichow — for decades a respected source of design vision, innovation, and prop wisdom to racers and high‑performance boat owners — retired Jan. 29, 2021, closing out a career with the company that began in 1977. “Scott has been the guy boat builders, Mercury Racing dealers and our customers have turned to for advice and propeller product knowledge,” said Steve ...

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Poly-Planar appoints new president

Marine audio products manufacturer Poly-Planar announced that industry veteran Todd Allen has been appointed president of the company. “With 30 years of electronics sales, marketing and product development experience in the marine, outdoor, spa and home markets, Todd brings a passion for innovation that will energize the launch of new, state-of-art audio products in Poly-Planar’s offerings,” said Poly-Planar partner Tim ...

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Correct Craft Culture Summit Panel announced

Correct Craft announces the live panel for the second Marine Industry Culture Summit. The finale of the Summit will include a question and answer session that includes Kris Carroll President of Grady White, Duane Kuck President and CEO of Regal Boats and Paul Singer President of Centurion and Supreme Boats. The session  will be moderated by Correct Craft President and ...

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