Manufacturers

Bennington expands Elkhart operations

Bennington, manufacturer of pontoon boats, announced the immediate expansion of its operations in Elkhart County. This growth includes adding jobs and investing in new facilities. Bennington has secured the property and 43,485-square-foot Center Six One Five building at 2707 County Road 15, Elkhart, IN 46514. This investment allows the company to add manufacturing space and jobs to increase output. The process of ...

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MasterCraft partners with coaching app, Givego

MasterCraft Boat Company, a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), announced it has entered an official partnership with the digital coaching service, Givego. This exclusive boating partnership brings consumers direct access to MasterCraft’s world-class athletes via the app to allow for personalized video coaching and feedback at the touch of their fingertips. “Whether you're looking to step up ...

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Navico initiates sustainable packaging program

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands recently announced its renewed focus on becoming a more sustainable company, dedicated to preserving the joy of being on the water for current and future generations.  The first step was a transition to feature 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging in new product offerings. Additionally, last month the company announced its first-ever appointment ...

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Propspeed adds to growing U.S. team

Propspeed, innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced the expansion of its United States operations to accommodate increasing demand in this vital region, with the appointment of Alan Ferland as South East Regional Sales Manager and Technical Support and Bobby Matos as Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager and Technical Support.  “Having the chance to work for such great, open-minded and driven ...

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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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