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NMMA participates in Congressional briefing on fisheries

NMMA National Marine Manufacturers Association

NMMA this week participated in a Hill briefing hosted by OCEANA, which focused on NOAA’s proposed rule to address ship strikes to endangered North Atlantic right whales and educated over 50 congressional staffers on the need for major revisions to NOAA’s proposal in order to achieve the shared goal of protecting the North Atlantic right whale population. As America’s original ...

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BRP sets single quarter record in Q2

BRP

BRP Inc. today reported its financial results for the three- and six month periods ended July 31, 2022. All financial information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. “We delivered record second quarter results while continuing to advance on our strategic initiatives. Our team’s agility and resilience and the strength of our portfolio allowed us to continue to deliver robust ...

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New director of learning and development joins MarineMax

Mirtha Collin, a mission-driven leader with more than 20 years of experience managing diverse multi-disciplinary teams, joins MarineMax as Director of Learning and Development.  The Director of Learning and Development role is new at MarineMax and will complement the People Strategy function, an important part of the MarineMax mission. Mirtha will have the responsibility of gathering input from across the ...

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Grady-White names new VP of team development and strategy

President Kris Carroll recently welcomed Jonathon Burns to the Grady-White Boats executive team as Vice President Team Development and Strategy. Burns joins Grady-White after 22 years with Yamaha Motor Corporation where he held several roles, including General Manager of Precision Propellers, and most recently, General Manager of U.S. Marine Development and Planning. “We are fortunate to know firsthand Jonathon’s exceptional ...

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ePropulsion opens new Shanghai facility

ePropulsion has announced that it has opened a new research and development center in Shanghai. The new facility is intended to focus on the research of boat energy systems and electric propulsion systems based on the company’s portfolio of products that are all developed in-house. “The establishment of the new R&D center in Shanghai is another exciting milestone in our ...

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LIQUI MOLY partners with SeaWide Distribution

To promote and distribute its extensive line of performance-oriented oils, lubricants and fuel additives, LIQUI MOLY USA has partnered with SeaWide Distribution. Gary Driver, business development manager – marine, made the announcement. As a result of its 2021 merger with NTP-STAG, SeaWide Distribution leverages the nation's largest and best-in-class aftermarket distribution network. "We're excited to partner with SeaWide," said Driver. ...

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Smoker Craft, NMMA partner to host legislative fishing event

Smoker Craft Boats and NMMA, alongside key industry partners in outdoor recreation and conservation, hosted elected officials and staff including included members of the Indiana Senate, Indiana House of Representatives, federal staff representation from U.S. House Representations and U.S. Senate, agency officials and other key industry stakeholders and leaders in conservation, last month for an evening highlighting boating, fishing and ...

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IBEX announces 2022 Innovation Awards judges

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced today the distinguished list of judges for the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards Program. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). Awards will be presented during the annual Industry Breakfast, Keynote, and Innovation Awards presentation, held from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, ...

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MasterCraft reports record Q4, fiscal year results

MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. recently announced record financial results for its fiscal 2022 fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2022. “We delivered record-setting performances for each quarter, which culminated in record net sales and adjusted earnings for the full year," MasterCraft CEO and chairman Fred Brightbill said. "We grew our net sales by nearly 35 percent and our diluted adjusted ...

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Blackfin unveils all-new 392CC

Celebrating 50 legendary years, Blackfin Boats introduced its newest addition to its line up for 2023: the 392CC. With a 40-foot water line and a 12-foot beam, the 392CC will provide a tremendous amount of space and create a massive presence on the water. Featuring quad Mercury engines with a Max HP of 1800 and the Michael Peters Double Stepped ...

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