Manufacturers

TripSavvy names Bass Cat ‘Best Bass Boat Manufacturer of 2021’

Bass Cat was recently named the Best Bass Boat Manufacturer of 2021 by TripSavvy, one of the top travel information sites in the world. Independent research conducted by their editorial team placed Bass Cat on top among eight different boat manufacturer categories.  According to the TripSavvy team, "We chose Bass Cat as our favorite manufacturer for its longevity and stellar ...

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FarSounder celebrates 20 years

FarSounder Team

2021 marks two decades that FarSounder has been dedicated to developing their unique 3D Forward Looking Sonar technology (3D FLS). Back in 2001, the founders saw a need for a solution to answer the question of what is in front of my vessel underwater right now. This real-world issue has since been mitigated with their innovative Argos navigation sonar systems.  ...

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New partnership with Bravada marks milestones for Volvo Penta

Bravada selects Volvo Penta

Luxury houseboat manufacturer Bravada Yachts selected Volvo Penta as the propulsion provider of choice for the builder’s new Atlas V Series 80 x 22 custom lake houseboat, Invictus, located on Lake Powell, Arizona. Invictus marks several important “firsts” for Volvo Penta. The impressive luxury houseboat is the first Bravada houseboat to be powered by Volvo Penta and largest boat in the region to be ...

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Mercury Racing introduces new competition outboard

Mercury Racing 200 APX

Mercury Racing expands its Apex Series of competition outboards with the introduction of the Mercury Racing 200 APX;  a V6 four‑stroke model designed for UIM F2 and APBA OPC tunnel boat racing. Rated at more than 200 horsepower, the 200 APX outboard offers racers a very durable powerhead and the latest in four‑stroke engine technology, while reducing exhaust emissions by 50% compared to ...

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Brunswick Corp. partners with Carnegie Robotics for technology enhancements

Brunswick Corporation announced that it has entered into a new partnership with Carnegie Robotics LLC (CRL), a leading provider of advanced robotics, sensors and autonomous solutions for a wide range of commercial and government applications. The collaboration will combine CRL’s depth and breadth in autonomous technology with Brunswick’s leadership position in the marine industry and continued execution of its ACES ...

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Patrick Industries acquires SeaDek

Patrick Industries

Patrick Industries, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hyperform Inc., a manufacturer of non-slip foam flooring, operating under the SeaDek brand name, for the marine OEM market and aftermarket. Hyperform also serves the pool and spa, powersports and utility markets under the highly complementary brands of SwimDek and EndeavorDek (collectively, “SeaDek”). SeaDek operates out of two manufacturing ...

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Yamaha supports new boating and fishing alliance

South Carolina Boating & Fishing Alliance

Yamaha joined forces with more than 30 South Carolina-based boating and fishing tackle manufacturers and marine dealerships to help form the new South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance (SCBFA). The SCBFA is dedicated to the protection and growth of the state’s burgeoning boating and fishing industry, and Yamaha is a charter member. The SCBFA has four stated goals: Protect and ...

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Yanmar sponsors international wakesurf events

YANMAR

YANMAR Marine International (YMI) has announced a new sponsorship deal with The World Wake Association (WWA), confirming its support for key international wakesurf events in the US, Japan and London during 2021. Extending last year’s inaugural contract as a global partner, YANMAR’s continued collaboration with The WWA builds on the company’s strategic plan to promote the potential of watersport as ...

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Dockmate launches new remote control hardware

Dockmate

Dockmate, manufacturer of wireless remote controls for yachts, announced its next generation of receivers that are built with advanced hardware and communication features. The new Dockmate receiver includes a modernized look and rugged design that is fully compatible with all electronic engine and thruster controls. The receiver is made completely of aluminum, waterproof to IP67 rating and measures a mere ...

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Sunseeker to unveil new models in virtual premiere

Sunseeker International has announced it will premiere five new models during a virtual global premiere. Sunseeker will present each of the new models over the next few weeks via a Livestream on the official Sunseeker YouTube channel and Facebook page, commencing with the Manhattan 55 and Predator 55 EVO on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 6 p.m. (UK BST).  During the online event, viewers will ...

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