Manufacturers

Cobalt recognizes 2020 top dealers

Cobalt Boats recently announced the dealers who helped make the past year a successful one for the company, despite the worldwide pandemic and economic downturn. While many boating events, including Cobalt’s own dealer meeting, were canceled in 2020, boating has enjoyed continued popularity as a socially distanced recreational activity over the past year, and Cobalt’s dealers have continued to maintain ...

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Flow-Rite names new director of operations

FlowRite Angela Paauwe

Flow-Rite, manufacturer of injection-molded fluid control components, has hired Angela Paauwe as its new operations director. Company president Todd Hart made the announcement. A member of the Flow-Rite executive leadership team, Paauwe oversees operations, maintenance, continuous improvement, molding, production control and advanced sourcing. She drives advances throughout the company by utilizing lean principles and holding to +QDIP metrics of safety, ...

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Simrad partners with Gray FishTag Research on sustainability efforts

Simrad Yachting – a division of Navico – announced the continued sponsorship of Gray FishTag Research (GFR). This ongoing support includes a monetary donation, as well as marine electronics to auction as part of their fundraising efforts.  “This year, with boat shows like the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show being cancelled, we decided to divert some of the resources we ...

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Yamaha introduces new V6 offshore outboards

2021 Yamaha Offshore Outboards

Yamaha Marine kicks off 2021 with brand new product offerings including updated V6 Offshore outboards. The new F250 and F300 V6 Offshore Digital Electronic Control (DEC) models boast built-in Digital Electric Steering (DES), Thrust Enhancing Reverse Exhaust (TERE) and other XTO Offshore-inspired features. "The new, updated F300 and F250 4.2-liter V6 Offshore outboards now have many of the benefits previously ...

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Boat Fix now standard on 2021 Vision Marine electric boats

Boat Fix logo

Boat Fix, the 24/7 marine customer service company, has signed an agreement with Vision Marine Technologies (VMT) to deliver a custom, white-labeled telematics solution to be included with all model year 2021 electric boats.  Boat Fix will supply VMT telematics hardware and monitoring software with an accompanying app, along with its 24/7 customer support and services. Boat Fix will also provide ...

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Anthem Marine straddles pontoons and surf boats with new Karma 23

Anthem Marine Karma 23

Anthem Marine announces the introduction of its new Karma 23, targeting water sports enthusiasts searching for the comfort of a pontoon combined with the performance of a surf boat. "We've built these boats with the latest technologies and best features to create something unique," said Anthem CEO Mark Overbye.  "Despite a pandemic and uncertainties, we’re committed to helping people have ...

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Boston Whaler relaunches bostonwhaler.com

new BostonWhaler.com

Boston Whaler has unveiled a fully revamped website. Designed to provide a more user-friendly experience, the site offers improved navigation and functionality, with several new features that make it easier for boaters to find information and answers. “The new bostonwhaler.com demonstrates our commitment to providing an immersive and intuitive brand environment for our customers,” said Melanie Whaley, Director of Marketing ...

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Malibu celebrates safety milestone

Malibu Boats logo

Malibu Boats announced it has proudly achieved over five million safe man hours worked at its Loudon, Tenn. facility. Five million man hours without a lost time injury means the production facility worked for more than 1,680 days or well over four years without incident, making this an extraordinarily rare and prestigious milestone. The achievement exemplifies Malibu’s dedication to the ...

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Brunswick reports exceptional results for 2020

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) recently reported results for the fourth quarter and full-year of 2020. "Our businesses executed extremely well against our operating and strategic priorities in 2020, demonstrating the strength and resilience of our marine-focused portfolio," said Brunswick Chief Executive Officer David Foulkes. "Despite the many challenges faced in 2020, including the significant disruptions to our global operations during ...

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Marine Products Corporation reports Q4 results

Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) announced its unaudited results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.  Marine Products is a manufacturer of fiberglass boats under three brand names: Chaparral, Robalo and Vortex. Chaparral's sterndrive models include SSi and SSX, along with the Chaparral Surf Series.  Chaparral's outboard offerings include OSX Luxury Sportboats, the 267 SSX OB, SSi outboard models ...

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