Suppliers/Aftermarket

GOST unveils next step in marine security

GOST (Global Ocean Security Technologies), a provider of marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced its new antennas offering greater performance for its line of vessel tracking systems – the GOST IDP Series. Inmarsat Data Pro (IDP) is the next generation of communication satellites that have been fully operational for several years. The new GOST IDP Series supports ...

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Propspeed enhances U.S. presence

Propspeed, innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced it has invested in establishing a new business unit and setting up warehouse facilities to further support their United States customers – Propspeed USA. “Propspeed is a very strong brand recognized globally, with a proven product line spanning back 21 years,” said Marcus Hamilton, vice president of sales and operations – Americas, Propspeed. ...

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Insurance catastrophe teams respond to Hurricane Sally devastation

Hurricane Sally

While Hurricane Sally’s slow pace may have delivered four months of rain in four hours, the GEICO | BoatUS Marine Insurance Catastrophe Team is finding that the Category 2 hurricane’s sudden shift to the east just prior to the storm’s September 16 landfall caught many boaters unprepared. “Boats that were homeported in Orange Beach, Alabama, and Pensacola, Florida, took the brunt ...

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CZone now integrates with Siren Marine

CZone now integrates with Siren Marine

CZone now integrates with Siren Marine to further enhance the on‑ and off‑water experience for today’s boat owners. The newly created program has enabled smooth integration of CZone digital switching systems with Siren Marine’s remote connectivity. Boat owners can remotely power up systems, even before heading to the boat. This eliminates the need to wait for systems to come online, reducing ...

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KICKER Marine Audio teams up with CPS Distributors at IBEX 2020

KICKER Marine Audio at IBEX 2020

As the 2020 IBEX Online becomes “a virtual experience,” beginning September 29, top-quality, KICKER Marine Audio sound waves will still carry over the web. With the show theme, “Better Boats Begin Here,” OEM boat builders engaging KICKER Marine Audio through CPS get a direct line to what is new and trending in marine audio and accessories. One of the current trends is ...

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Airmar names new marine product line manager

Brian Vlad

Airmar has hired marine electronics veteran Brian Vlad as their new marine product line manager. “We are excited to have Brian on board and are looking forward to the fresh approach and experience he’ll bring to the table,” says Jennifer Matsis, VP of sales and marketing. “Having worked with us on many projects over the last 20 years, he already understands ...

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Garmin announces OnDeck remote connectivity solution

Garmin logo

Garmin International Inc. announced its new OnDeck™ System, a remote monitoring and management solution that gives boaters 24/7 access to critical and timely information about their vessel. When paired with the ActiveCaptain® app, OnDeck keeps users connected to their vessel by monitoring the boat’s battery status, bilge activity, door/hatch sensors, GPS location and more. For extra peace of mind, configurable ...

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Flow-Rite launches educational webinar series

In the first of a series of online educational sessions, Flow-Rite is hosting the Remote Drain Plug Webinar. Designed for boatbuilders and DIYers, the 30-minute event is October 1 at 11:00 am EST and requires pre-registration at go.flow-rite.com/l/874231/2020-09-08/n1nhgh. Hosted by Tim Pitcher, marine business manager, and Tom Bailey, marine sales manager, attendees will learn how simple it is to add Flow-Rite's ...

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Polyform, Land ‘N’ Sea partner to fight breast cancer

Polyform US is introducing new Pink Fenders to “Protect What Matters”. "For the first time in recent history, we will be bringing awareness and funds to the fight against breast cancer in a new arena," the company said. "There are likely few in our marine industry that have not been touched in one way or another by this disease. It ...

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Calibre enters marine industry

Calibre enters marine market

Calibre, Inc. provider of paint finishing and supply chain solutions announced its entry into the marine market.  "Our decision to expand business into the marine segment is predicated on the successful long-term OEM partnerships we’ve established in the power sports and transportation markets,” Jerry Wachowiak, president said in a statement. He added, “We are committed to expanding our premium finish ...

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