Manufacturers

Josh Turner of Harbor View Marine completes Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program

Yamaha Marine tech apprentice

Harbor View Marine, in conjunction with Yamaha Marine, announced tthat Josh Turner successfully completed the Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program offered through Yamaha Marine University. YMAP pairs seasoned mentors in dealership service departments with novice technicians to help them learn the key skills they need to further develop their careers in the marine industry. Service Manager Robbie Lockhart served as Turner’s ...

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Brunswick’s Fort Wayne operations achieve ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ designation

Brunswick Fort Wayne

Brunswick Corporation announced that its Fort Wayne Operations is its first boat manufacturing facility to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill status. This accomplishment represents a significant milestone in Brunswick’s ongoing campaign to advance its sustainability mission. The Zero Waste to Landfill designation process requires the facility to demonstrate that 90% of its waste materials are being recycled, reused, or otherwise eliminated. The ...

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Scout honors top dealers at virtual annual meeting

Scout Boats just completed their 2021 dealer meeting, and because of the pandemic, this year the event was held virtually. During the meeting, Scout awarded its top dealers and sales professionals from around the world for the 2020 model year, including naming Seven Seas Yacht Sales in Ft. Lauderdale top dealer worldwide. “Due to the current worldwide landscape, we held ...

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Brunswick names new CIO

Brunswick Corporation has named Michael Adams Vice President – Chief Information Officer effective immediately. Adams succeeds Danielle Brown, who is leaving Brunswick to pursue other opportunities. Adams will oversee Brunswick’s enterprise information systems and continue to advance Brunswick’s IT transformation and multiple digital initiatives in support of Brunswick’s strategic goals.  Since joining Brunswick in 2017, Adams has been instrumental in transforming ...

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Groupe Beneteau makes boat division appointments

Groupe Beneteau announced that Luca Brancaleon, Yann Masselot and Thomas Gailly have been appointed to take on new roles within the Boat Division’s Brand and Product Strategy Department, while Clément Himily has been appointed as CEO of Construction Navale Bordeaux. Luca Brancaleon, Deputy General Manager, Brand and Product Strategy After working as BENETEAU Brand Director since September 2017, Luca Brancaleon ...

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Cox Powertrain appoints new head of sales

Cox Powertrain, a British manufacturer of high-powered diesel outboard engines for the global marine industry, recently announced that Hugh Hudleston has joined the company as head of sales. Hudleston will be responsible for the global sales and distribution of the CXO300 diesel outboard as well as managing key relationships within Cox’s network of 35 distributors across the US, UK, Europe ...

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Designed-for-electric folding boat enters the market

AquaNaut folding boat

Following five years of research and testing, AquaNaut Boats enters the recreational market with a new folding boat specially-designed for use with an electric outboard. The AquaNaut 270 is an 8-foot twin hull boat, folding down to three inches for roofrack transport on any car, with the heaviest component weighing 36 pounds. The company says assembly can be completed in ...

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Godfrey introduces its first dual-engine pontoon

Godfrey pontoon

Godfrey Marine announced it is offering its AquaPatio pontoon line with a narrower beam while still accommodating two engines. The new AquaPatio Twin is designed with a beam of 8-feet, 6-inches allowing it to remain trailerable and easy to hoist during haul-outs, while avoiding custom lift requirements of wider twin-engine platforms.  Offering boaters the thrilling power and control of a ...

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Brunswick to release Q3 earnings

Brunswick logo

Brunswick Corporation will release its third quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday October 29, 2020, before the market opens by way of an advisory release. The company will then hold a conference call at 10 a.m. CDT Thursday, hosted by David M. Foulkes, chief executive officer, Ryan M. Gwillim, senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Brent G. Dahl, ...

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Propspeed enhances U.S. presence

Propspeed, innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced it has invested in establishing a new business unit and setting up warehouse facilities to further support their United States customers – Propspeed USA. “Propspeed is a very strong brand recognized globally, with a proven product line spanning back 21 years,” said Marcus Hamilton, vice president of sales and operations – Americas, Propspeed. ...

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