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Horizon Global names new chief financial officer

Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE: HZN), manufacturers of branded towing and trailering equipment, announced that Barry Steele has been named the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective Feb. 18, 2019.   Steele will have responsibility for the Company’s global finance function including financial reporting, tax, treasury, and financial planning and analysis. Steele will be joining Horizon Global from his role as Chief Financial Officer at Gentherm ...

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NMMA announces Congressional Boating Caucus co-chairs

NMMA welcomed Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS), Representative Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), and Representative Jackie Walorski (R-IN-2) as the Congressional Boating Caucus co-chairs in the 116th Congress. Celebrating its 30-year anniversary, the caucus is a bipartisan group of more than 100 U.S. Senators and Representatives formed in 1989 to advocate for the interests of the recreational boating industry. ...

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MRAA honors 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas named Gary Briggs of Wayzata Marine as its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Recognizing Briggs at the MRAA Opening Awards Ceremony at its annual conference last month, MRAA celebrated his numerous accomplishments in the marine industry over the last 51 years. Briggs opened a start-up selling and servicing marine equipment in 1967 and ...

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Yamaha launches new T25 outboard engine

Based on the award-winning F25, Yamaha developed the new T25 in response to requests for lightweight, electronic fuel injected performance in a small, high-thrust configuration. “The new T25 has the best power-to-weight ratio of all high-thrust 25 horsepower outboards,” said Ben Speciale, Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit President. “If you have a small but heavy vessel to power, this outboard ...

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NMMA Canada names 2019 Hall of Fame inductee

NMMA Canada announced the induction of Brock Elliott, retired president of Campion Marine, into the NMMA Hall of Fame. Elliott’s contributions and achievements to the recreational boating industry were recognized this morning during NMMA Canada’s Recreational Boating Industry Breakfast at the Toronto International Boat Show at the Beanfield Centre, where he was presented with the 2019 NMMA Hall of Fame Award. ...

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Brunswick unveils plans for Fiberglass Boat Technology Center

Brunswick Boat Group, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has announced plans for the Brunswick Fiberglass Boat Technology Center (BFBTC), an extensive recreational boat design and technology center in the United States. Located in Edgewater, Florida, the 45,000-square-foot facility will be home to a boat product development team, with a mission to design, engineer, and launch innovative, industry-leading products for Boston ...

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ABYC announces new board members and officers, presents awards

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) hosted its annual meeting in Seattle, Wash. and announced the election of new members to the board of directors. Joining the board of directors is Derek Rhymes from All Boats Marine Surveys and Lia Jaros from the Marine Trades Association of Maryland. Joining the executive board in the position of secretary is Christina ...

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NMEA to launch new technician certification

On Feb. 1, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will launch a new technician certification-National Marine Electronics Technician, or NMET. The designation is similar to Certified Marine Electronics Technician (CMET) but without the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements.   NMEA Board of Directors Chairman Mike Spyros explained that the purpose of the NMET program is to provide a "stepping stone" ...

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MarineMax reports 2019 Q1 results

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:HZO) announced results for its first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2018. Revenue grew over $5 million, or 2 percent to $241.9 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2018 from $236.9 million in the comparable period last year. Same-store sales were up approximately 1 percent in the quarter. This caps a five-year period in which the December quarter ...

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2019 Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Innovation Award winners announced

The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored winners of the 2019 Minneapolis Innovation Awards, recognizing groundbreaking new consumer marine products, presented opening night of the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show.  The Innovation Awards came to Minneapolis in 2018 to honor manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products in the boating industry to market in the following categories: aluminum ...

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