Manufacturers

Dometic Marine promotes Bill Longacre

Dometic Marine has announced the promotion of Bill Longacre to the important position of Vice President, After Market Sales & eCommerce. Longacre is a marine industry veteran with more than a decade of experience with Teleflex Marine/SeaStar Solutions, as well as Dometic Marine.  His background also includes expertise in the areas of consumer electronics, new product marketing, rep groups and ...

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Ritchie Navigation mourns loss of owner Paul Sherman

Paul Frederick Sherman, owner of Ritchie Navigation, passed away peacefully on March 20 at the age of 81, followed by his wife of 55 years, Joan, on April 4. Sherman led the Pembroke, Massachusetts-based company from 1966 through 2020. His son and current company president, Jon Sherman, shared the sad announcement. An accomplished craftsman, Paul Sherman was renowned for his ...

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Limestone Boat Company acquires Ebbtide Holdings

The Limestone Boat Company Limited announced the closing of its acquisition of Ebbtide Holdings,LLC in White Bluff, Tenn. Through the acquisition of Ebbtide, Limestone will not only take control of its own destiny, buthas assumed control over the design, manufacturing, marketing, sales and distribution of theAquasport and Boca Bay brands in its newly acquired facility in White Bluff, Tenn. Ebbtide– ...

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Teakdecking Systems hires new sales manager

Teakdecking Systems recently announced the hiring of Shaun Hall as sales manager, effective as of May 3, 2021. Hall is a well-experienced marine sales, marketing, and management professional. With more than 30 years of business experience with original equipment manufacturers selling to the superyacht, workboat, and recreational boating industry, Shaun is well-prepared to help TDS continue to grow domestically and ...

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Correct Craft CEO releases new book

Correct Craft president and CEO, Bill Yeargin, released his fourth book, Education of a CEO: Lessons for Leaders.This book includes a lifetime of leadership lessons. Yeargin shares his own CEO education including being part of successful teams leading global organizations, attending classes at the world's best universities, reading dozens of books a year, and traveling to over 110 countries. Yeargin is ...

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NMMA calls for action to avoid EU tariff increase

Ahead of a hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives regarding the Biden administration’s trade agenda, NMMA urged the White House, United States Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai, and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to strike an agreement with the European Union that prevents the trade bloc’s 25% tariff on U.S. boats and engines from doubling to 50% on June 1, ...

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MasterCraft reports record earnings for Q3

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MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. announced financial results for its fiscal 2021 third quarter ended April 4, 2021. “Building upon the record quarterly performances we delivered in our first and second quarters, the fiscal third quarter was the most profitable quarter in the Company’s history. This record-setting performance was driven by year-over-year and sequential unit increases at each of our segments, ...

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Newport Boat Show seeks submissions for 2021 new products program

Newport Exhibition Group is now accepting applications for its 2021 Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards Program. In its 15th year and in partnership with leading national marine publications, NFNP is a highlight of the industry and helps to promote what is new and exciting for boaters. The program is open to domestic and foreign products that launched after April 1, 2021 and will ...

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Brunswick Corporation unveils “Next Wave” strategic plans

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Brunswick Corporation launched its 2021 Virtual Investor Day on Brunswick.com. The event, hosted by Brunswick’s senior leadership team, unveiled the “Next Wave” of the company’s strategy describing the next phase of business evolution, products, technologies, unique experiences, and enterprise synergies.  Additionally, Brunswick presented more background to its recently increased 2022 EPS guidance of $8.25 to $8.75. Presenters at the event were: ...

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Boating Industry now seeking 2021 Women Making Waves nominations

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Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for its 2021 Women Making Waves program, highlighting strong female leaders across the marine industry. The 2021 Women Making Waves will be featured in a cover story that will publish in the June/July issue of Boating Industry, as well as online at www.BoatingIndustry.com. The Women Making Waves will also be recognized at the 2021 Boating Industry Elevate ...

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