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Southern Marinas acquires The Boathouse at Front Street Village

Southern Marinas Holdings, LLC, a partnership between a New York-based private investment firm and Southern Marinas, announced today the purchase of The Boathouse at Front Street Village in Beaufort, N.C., on Aug. 1, 2019. The Boathouse is located minutes from the heart of downtown Beaufort with easy access to the Intercoastal Waterway. Bucky and Wendi Oliver, the original developers of the ...

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ATX Surf Boats launches new brand worldwide

ATX Surf Boats hit the water today with a global product launch and brand introduction. "ATX Surf Boats energizes peoples’ lives with maximal experiences and a minimal investment, giving the broader market a unique entry into the inboard segment," said a statement from the company. “We have created the new ATX Surf Boats brand and product line with sole focus on ...

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BRP completes Telwater acquisition

BRP announced the completion of the previously-announced acquisition of 80% of the outstanding shares of Telwater Pty, Ltd ("Telwater"), Australia's leading manufacturer of aluminum boats and trailers. As BRP’s third boat acquisition, BRP says Telwater’s addition to the Marine Group is another step in helping create a strong offering and foundation to expand into new markets, with the objective of ...

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Trade registration for NMMA boat and sportshows now open

Trade registration — which offers access to NMMA’s 18 boat and sportshows — opened August 1. The special trade badge from NMMA, allows entrance to an NMMA show two hours prior to opening each day. Trade registration is open to all members of the marine industry. See 2020 rates outlined below. Members  Early Bird Pricing: August 1–November 15, 2019: ComplimentaryNovember 16–April 2020: ...

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IBEX announces 2019 Super Sessions and special events

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today a series of Super Sessions and special events, as part of its Education Conference. The Super Sessions are hosted by exhibiting companies and industry associations to offer in-depth training and topic-specific learning. These pre-conference Super Sessions take place Sunday and Monday (September 29-30), prior to the opening of the IBEX Exhibit ...

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Brunswick names new vice president – tax

Brunswick Corporation announced Nancy Loube has been promoted to vice president – tax, reporting to William L. Metzger, senior vice president and chief financial officer.  Loube, who joined Brunswick in 2018 as assistant vice president – tax, succeeds Judith Zelisko, who recently retired after more than 40 years with the Company. “We congratulate Judy on her highly successful career and ...

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ABYC publishes updated boat building and repair standards

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) published its 59th supplement of Standards and Technical Information Reports for Small Craft, which covers all major boat systems and provides industry with the latest in boat building and repair standards. ABYC standards are continuously researched, developed, and revised by over 400 volunteer technical experts and marine professionals. “This year’s supplement is full ...

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Boston Whaler earns top Brunswick safety award

Boston Whaler’s Edgewater facility earned the prestigious Brunswick Safety Leadership Award, the top award given in a program conducted by parent company Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC). Brunswick CEO Dave Foulkes presented Whaler’s safety committee with the award during a ceremony held on July 31. Boston Whaler then announced that it would donate the $10,000 prize received in conjunction with the ...

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Oceanmax reveals global expansion plans, names new CEO

Oceanmax, leading innovator of underwater coatings, announced the next phase of its planned global expansion to support greater market penetration for its existing line and new introductions planned for Q3, 2019 and beyond. Oceanmax is scheduled to open new offices in Europe and America to support growth. The company said these locations will serve as centers of excellence for new ...

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Invincible Boats to expand Opa-Locka HQ

Due to increasing consumer demand and its growing dealer base, Invincible Boat Company LLC has begun a 50,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing facility with the addition of a new building adjacent to its current campus. The expansion should begin operation this Fall. “We are seeing a lot of new demand for our premium performance saltwater sport fishing monohulls and catamarans. ...

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