Suppliers/Aftermarket

ProSpec unveils new branding, website

As part of a cohesive rebranding, ProSpec Electronics has updated its logo, marketing collateral and feature-laden website. The domain for the manufacturer and supplier of Milennia, MPro, JBL and Infinity outdoor stereo solutions for boats, UTVs and golf cars remains www.prospecelectronics.com. Reflecting the demanding environments its products are engineered to overcome, ProSpec Electronics' new logo provides a fresh, modern feel to ...

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2022 MIBS Innovation Awards issues call for entries

The 2022 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards program is now accepting submissions. The program provides the opportunity for eligible exhibitors to enter new products into 22 product categories. The program is eligible to contracted Miami Boat Show exhibitors who meet the program rules and regulations. Deadline for entries is January 13, 2022. Interested in learning more? Visit the Miami Innovation Awards ...

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Boatyard launches updated service platform

Boatyard, the first customer experience platform designed for the marine industry, announced today the launch of a new suite of tools for its best-in-class customer experience software. Boatyard’s newest features includes photo and video sharing, one-click status updates, integration with Outlook and Google Calendar and a fully-integrated web application to enable boat owners to place service requests 24/7 from any ...

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2022 Minneapolis Boat Show Innovation Awards issues call for entries

The Innovation Awards are returning in-person to the Progressive Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show, and the call for entries is now open. The Innovation Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in four product categories: Aluminum fishing boatsFiberglass fishing boatsPontoon boatsFurnishings—New for 2022 All Innovation Award entrants gain valuable product exposure, including: Innovation Award signage—identifies your product as cutting-edge to the public and industry stakeholdersProduct review ...

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Sea Tow presents awards at annual meeting

Sea Tow Foundation

Sea Tow Services International presented awards for outstanding service, boating advocacy and community support. The recipients were notified of the awards during the company’s annual meeting. During the event, Sea Tow’s leadership presented awards to honor the recipients’ outstanding dedication to the betterment of the boating industry. The 2021 Awards included: The Captain Joe Frohnhoefer Visionary Award – presented to the captain who most exemplifies the ...

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ENL endorses Propspeed for WASSP transducers

Propspeed, innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced it has received an endorsement from Electronic Navigation Ltd. (ENL). The innovator in wide-angle sonar technology relied on by anglers and oceanographers alike, ENL has tested the Propspeed Foulfree foul-release coating and found it to be effective for keeping their transducers clean and free from marine growth. “We installed our new WASSP wideband ...

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Rochford Supply appoints Ken Horton OEM market development manager

Minnesota-based Rochford Supply announce that industry veteran Ken Horton has been appointed to the organization’s leadership team in the role of OEM Market Development Manager. He will lead Rochford Supply’s efforts to support OEM boat builders with fabric, upholstery, foam and supplies needed to reduce supply chain interruptions and accelerate their production of boats. “Ken joins Rochford Supply with decades of experience, ...

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Outer Armor opens new facility

Commercial Sewing, the manufacturer of Outer Armor boat covers, bimini tops and accessories for the marine industry announced the opening of its new facility in Mexico. The new 75,000 square-foot facility adds 50-percent capacity to Commercial Sewing's network of plants and partners across the U.S. and Canada. The plant will also double capacity for PWC and boat cover production and allow ...

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Navico hires new territory managers

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced the hiring of Jeff Marquard and Joe Pechie as territory managers in the Americas. “Jeff and Joe will be great assets to our team, and we are thrilled to welcome them aboard,” said Sean Hatherley, senior vice president of sales for the Americas at Navico.  “They both bring extensive experience ...

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Seakeeper purchases new facility to support growth

Seakeeper, has purchased a new, larger facility in Leesport, Pennsylvania to support its rapid growth. The 25.4-acre property will house Seakeeper’s core manufacturing and engineering operations and has a 249,504 square-foot facility already on site. The purchase comes after a search for the right facility that would allow the company to retain its current workforce of more than 150 of ...

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