Suppliers/Aftermarket

Propspeed partners with MJM Yachts

Propspeed, innovator of underwater coatings, announced that it has partnered with MJM Yachts. Under the terms of the agreement, Propspeed will be the standard foul-release coating for all MJM Yachts’ underwater running gear such as propellers, shafts, struts, rudders, trim tabs and through-hull fittings. “MJM has a hard-won reputation for selecting world-renown partners and incorporating only the finest components in ...

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KICKER Marine Audio contributes to coronavirus cause in unique fashion

KICKER Marine Audio and COVID-19

Stillwater Designs, the parent company of KICKER Marine Audio, has found some unique ways to respond to the global coronavirus pandemic. While KICKER’s management team has sent employees home to work remotely and to care for families and kids, the organization has also directed resources and manpower to support several health services providers. Kicker, with support from several component suppliers, ...

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Mantus Marine uses medical experience to help health care workers

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Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, NMMA reports Mantus Marine shifted its usual production of anchors and boating gear to focus on finding solutions to the critical shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) in its community. Greg Kutsen, founder of Mantus Marine, is an emergency room doctor who has witnessed the dire shortage of PPE firsthand. "I work as an ER Doctor ...

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Marine CEOs give insight to COVID-19 impact

NMMA’s Q1 2020 Marine CEO Sentiment Report, a quarterly survey to assess the state and needs of U.S. marine manufacturing, is now available. As a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new section of the survey was added to capture specific feedback relating to business impacts – from supply chain disruptions to plant closures and labor separations. This feedback will ...

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Brunswick reports dip in Q1 sales

Brunswick Corporation recently reported results for the first quarter of 2020. "As we report our first quarter earnings, we must first recognize the immense impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our employees, business partners, and the communities in which we operate," said Brunswick Chief Executive Officer David Foulkes. "Brunswick and our employees have responded in many ways, including ...

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Garmin reports strong growth for Q1

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Garmin Ltd. recently announced results for the first quarter ended March 28, 2020. Highlights for first quarter 2020 include a total revenue of $856 million, a 12% increase, with fitness, marine, outdoor and aviation collectively increasing 17% over the prior year quarter. Other highlights include: a gross margin of 59.2% compared to 59.0% in the prior year quarter, with operating ...

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Vantage Resource Group launches wholesale portal online

Vantage Resource Group, Inc. announced the launch of its new direct dealer-to-dealer resource for locating, selling and purchasing wholesale inventory throughout North America. The Dealer Inventory Exchange portal, found at www.dealerinventoryexchange.com is being provided to dealers across North America free of charge. “Our management team has over 300 years of combined marine industry experience, and we simply want to be ...

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Brownie’s Marine Group announces new opportunities

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Brownie’s Marine Group announced several business updates on their existing businesses and new opportunities. Like many consumer-facing companies, BWMG’s core business lines are experiencing significant challenges, as the COVID-19 related economic slow-down impacts consumer spending. The management team of BWMG expects that revenues will be down significantly from internal estimates on various products sold, including those in the boating and ...

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AIRMAR introduces Bluetooth-enabled multisensor

AIRMAR multisensor

AIRMAR Technology Corporation, announces their depth/speed/temperature DST810 Smart Multisensor, a significant upgrade to the marine market’s most popular TRIDUCER Multisensor, the DST800. This new model builds upon the proven performance of its predecessor and adds several groundbreaking performance upgrades, including advanced capabilities that until now were only available through expensive PC-based software. The new DST810 delivers it all in a ...

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Webasto names its newest master technical distributor

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Webasto in North America, the marine air conditioners, heaters and rooftop solutions company, has named Seattle-based Sure Marine Service, Inc. as its newest Master Technical Distributor. Its territory covers Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, providing dealer development and growth, as well as assistance in system integration, diagnosis, repair and warranty administration. Webasto's leading distributor since 1977, Sure Marine Service ...

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