Suppliers/Aftermarket

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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Garmin debuts Surround View Camera System today in Cannes

Garmin Srround View Camera

Garmin announced today the debut of their Garmin Surround View Camera System, what the company is calling "a breakthrough in video guidance for recreational boating and yachting." In a company press release, Garmin says the system uses six through-hull mounted cameras that act like multiple sets of eyes, providing a live 360-degree bird’s-eye view around the vessel to help captains ...

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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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Hella appoints Gary Stidham for USA sales manager role

Hella Marine appointed Gary Stidham as its new USA sales manager. A marine industry veteran, Stidham has over 30 years of sales, leadership and management experience, developing new products, growing market share and fostering OEM relationships. Most recently, Stidham was a regional sales manager for Dometic/SeaStar Solutions where he managed a $35M USD territory. Prior, he was director of business ...

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Vycom welcomes Rob Ferguson for marine business

Vycom, a manufacturer of plastic sheet products, says Rob Ferguson has joined the team as market development manager in charge of the company’s marine and outdoor living products. He will be responsible for business development and new product launches while working with supplier and manufacturing partners to oversee the company’s efforts in these growth markets. “We’re extremely pleased that Rob ...

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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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New boating TV series to air on Discovery

New TV show about boating comes to Discovery Channel

From the producers of hit lifestyle shows The Aviators and The RVers comes a new series about all-things boating called The Boaters.    FourPoints Television’s long-running, award-winning series The Aviators has proven to be an international phenomenon. The world‘s most popular aviation TV series has aired more than 100,000 times to an audience of over 12.5 million in hundreds of markets across North America, ...

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MRAA, Dealer Profit Services release ‘Guide to Creating a Compliance Process’

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, in partnership with Dealer Profit Services, recently launched a new resource for dealers looking to create a compliance process. The “Guide to Creating a Compliance Process” is a 30-plus page publication to ensure that marine retailers have the information, tools and processes in place to protect their businesses, team and customers. “While we ...

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IMTRA expands sales and support teams, celebrates industry veteran

IMTRA, manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy and transportation markets, announced that the sales team has been bolstered, anticipating the upcoming retirement of long-time sales and service representative, Dick Davidson.  With an impressive career that spanned decades, Davidson spent over 30 years serving California, the American Southwest and customers throughout Asia. He will be ...

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Smartgyro expands US, European markets

Gyroscopic stabilization company Smartgyro has confirmed it will launch its expanded range of advanced SG units to the European and US markets at several key shows and exhibitions this year. The technology specialist has announced a busy schedule of events to raise awareness about the unique capabilities of the sophisticated Smartgyro units and strengthen its industry profile as part of ...

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