Suppliers/Aftermarket

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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Glomex partners with Midwest Outdoor Marketing

Glomex Americas announced it has signed rep group Midwest Outdoor Marketing to represent its line of connectivity devices throughout the Midwest. Justin Roem of GA Communications, which operates as Glomex Americas, made the announcement. Camdenton, Missouri-based Midwest Outdoor Marketing was founded in 1986. With additional regional offices in Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin, it serves a broad range of marine segments ...

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ePropulsion sponsors global events

ePropulsion, a global market challenger in marine electric propulsion systems and services, announced the results of its active sponsorship season. Most recently, ePropulsion sponsored the Sailing Tigers, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) – Dubai’s entry in the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge 2021. The company has also sponsored Travis Odenbach’s J/70 one-design and is the title sponsorship of the Georgia Total Electric Championship ...

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ProStar Publications acquires Captain’s Nautical

ProStar Publications, printer and distributor of nautical books and gifts, has acquired 124-year-old retailer Captain's Nautical Books & Charts. Peter Griffes, ProStar president, made the announcement. "We're honored to continue the proud and storied legacy of Captain's Nautical," said Griffes. "What began in the late 1800s during the Klondike Gold Rush as a simple Pacific Northwest commercial marine outfitter grew ...

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Lippert reports record Q2 results

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LCI Industries, which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc. (Lippert), supplies a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers in the recreation and transportation product markets, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, recently reported second quarter 2021 results. “We delivered another incredible quarter, growing sales in the triple-digits while driving impressive content and ...

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