Scuttlebutt announces partnership with Boat Fix

Scuttlebutt the first, free social media platform designed specifically for the boating community, announced its partnership with Boat Fix to deliver a robust and engaging social media experience, combined with a service that protects a boat owner’s investment. The partnership includes a special offer – users who sign up for the free Scuttlebutt social network and download the free Scuttlebutt app ...

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Voting opens for NMEA 2021 Product of Excellence Awards

Voting has begun for the National Marine Electronics Association’s (NMEA) coveted Product of Excellence Awards Program. Voting for the awards is limited to NMEA members and winners will be announced at the NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo on Thursday evening, Sept. 23. This year the 2021 NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo will be held in-person at the Orlando ...

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Raymarine, Emerson partner to deliver DockSense Control

Docking a boat – especially in wind and current – can be a stressful experience for even the most-experienced captains. The impacts of mishaps range from mildly embarrassing to extremely expensive. Raymarine understands that boating should be relaxing and fun. That’s why its engineers went to work nearly four years ago, developing and combining the technologies that could help remove ...

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Limestone Boat Company names new CFO

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The Limestone Boat Company, owner and builder of Aquasport Boats, Limestone Boats and Boca Bay Boats announces the appointment of Peter Pigott, CPA, CA as Chief Financial Officer. In a company press release, Limestone says Pigott has over 35 years of experience in finance with a diverse group of entrepreneurial growth companies and dominant brands, both private and public, wherein he ...

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YANMAR Celebrates 50 Years


YANMAR has announced the launch of a new campaign to celebrate 50 years of recreational marine solutions. The special commemoration recognizes the company’s achievements in sailboat and small craft propulsion. The half-century celebrations start this month, in which all YANMAR owners are encouraged to participate, feature the development of YANMAR’s first purpose-built engine for recreational marine use; the PMX 1 cylinder, ...

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MasterCraft reports record Q4, Fiscal 2021 results

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MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. recently announced its financial results for its fiscal 2021 fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2021. Highlights for Q4 include a net sales increase of 204%, while the full year highlights include a net sales increase to $525.8 million, up 45%. “Our businesses executed extremely well against our strategic priorities during fiscal year 2021 in ...

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Brunswick acquires RELiON Battery, LLC

Brunswick Corporation continues to execute on its Next Wave strategy, announcing that it has acquired RELiON Battery, LLC, a global provider of lithium batteries and related products to multiple industry sectors. Additionally, the Company is announcing plans for a new Electrification Technology Center to be located in Michigan. Both actions support the Company’s ACES (Autonomy, Connectivity, Electrification, and Shared Access) strategy and will enable Brunswick’s Advanced Systems Group (ASG) to extend its leadership position in electrical systems innovation.    “Brunswick’s Advanced Systems Group continues to drive widespread ...

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Propspeed partners with Monaco Marine

Propspeed, innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced it has trained and certified Propspeed applicators at all Monaco Marine shipyards and marinas. With over 25 years servicing and maintaining yachts and superyachts along the Mediterranean coast from Marseille to Monaco, the team of professionals that comprise the Monaco Marine group have held themselves to the highest standards with the single-minded purpose ...

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Correct Craft launches Innovation Forum

Correct Craft’s Innovation Summit has launched a forum for creators to converse and share ideas to win prizes. Join the conversation with nearly 750 marine industry professionals that will be a part of The Innovation Summit, underwritten by Correct Craft. To be a part of the forum you will need to register for the summit (which is free for all ...

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Sea Tow Foundation issues entry call for 2021 National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation in cooperation with its newly rebranded Boating Safety Advisory Council (formerly North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council) has issued the official call for entry for its 2021 “National Boating Industry Safety Awards.” Now in its third year, the contest features 10 categories of entry, all of which recognize top boating safety programs and campaigns within the ...

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