Boatsetter partners with owners to preserve waterways

Waterway cleanup

The Boatsetter Grant Program launched as a way to engage the Boatsetter community and shine a spotlight on nonprofits doing work in waterway conservation. The program is an extension of Boatsetter’s mission to enable great experiences on the water and preserve the nation’s waterways for the future enjoyment of all. Boatsetter owners were able to nominate 501(c)3 organizations in their communities to ...

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Level 5 launches online boat show platform

With in-person boat shows cancelled across North America and dealers searching for ways to generate leads in prime boat sales season, Level 5 Advertising created a virtual boat show platform and connected dealers in multiple markets to help them showcase boating to potential boat buyers. In both the Cincinnati and Minneapolis markets, dealers reported record-breaking sales to correspond with significantly ...

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LIQUI MOLY continues sponsorship of Pro Watercross

LIQUI MOLY remains the title sponsor of the LIQUI MOLY Pro Watercross National Tour and the LIQUI MOLY Pro Watercross World Championship. The oil and additive specialist is therefore expanding the publicity of the marine sector. "In this championship, the focus is not only on driving performance, but also on outstanding technical excellence. That's why we feel at home in ...

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Carling Technologies names new sales manager

Christian Redditt headshot

Carling Technologies names Christian Redditt as the new Sales Manager, Marine Electronics. Redditt will be in charge of implementing and managing the sales activities and identify new market opportunities for the Maretron, OctoPlex and MPower brands in the United States. “Christian brings a wealth of experience to our marine electronics brands," Frank Emnett, Vice President, Software - Monitoring & Control Systems said in a ...

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Johnson Outdoors reports strong first quarter

Johnson Outdoors logo

Johnson Outdoors announced higher sales and earnings during the Company’s first fiscal quarter ending Friday, January 1, 2021. “Strong demand in the company’s fishing, camping and watercraft recreation businesses delivered an unprecedented first fiscal quarter,” said Helen Johnson-Leipold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Indications are that people’s eagerness to get outdoors will continue through the season, but the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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Boating Industry makes final call for 2021 40 Under 40 nominations

Now in its fifth year, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program will return in early 2021. However, there are just a few days left to submit nominations for the 2021 program. The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which highlights the best young leaders across all segments of the marine industry. Each year, Boating Industry receives ...

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Siren Marine announces succession plan

Jeff Poole

Siren Marine says the recent unexpected passing of founder and CEO Daniel Harper "is a significant loss to the company as well as to the marine industry at large." However, the company also says he charted a course for the future with a comprehensive business plan, product road map and path of succession. Jeffrey Poole will assume the role of ...

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Siren Marine Founder and CEO passes away

Daniel Harper

We are deeply saddened by the unexpected loss of our Captain – Founder & CEO, Daniel A. Harper. Our family joins you, our esteemed industry colleagues, partners & friends, in mourning the passing of a true visionary – a man who forged the future of the marine industry with groundbreaking Connected Boat® technology. Dan founded Siren Marine in 2011, kicking ...

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Siren Marine receives NMEA 2000 Certification for Siren 3 Series

Siren Marine receives NMEA 2000 certification

Siren Marine has received NMEA 2000 Certification for its Siren 3 Series marine telematics products. These Internet of Things (IoT) devices — currently spearheaded by the recently launched Siren 3 Pro — have been engineered specifically for the marine industry to meet the unique challenges of the marine environment, enhance the overall boat ownership experience, and provide key industry stakeholders ...

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BoatUS Foundation and Berkley team up for Recast & Recycle Contest

Berkley recast and recycle

The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water and Berkley have teamed up for a year-long Recast and Recycle Contest to seek out new ideas and improvements to fishing line and soft bait recycling, new recycled product ideas, or a technology breakthrough for the current process that will increase the volume of line and soft baits that are recycled. A total of $30,000 in ...

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