Suppliers/Aftermarket

Garmin reports record Q2

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Garmin Ltd. recently announced results for the second quarter ended June 26, 2021. The company reported a total revenue of $1.33 billion, a 53% increase over the prior year quarter with double-digit growth in all segments. “Strong demand for active lifestyle products continued, and we experienced solid recovery within our aviationand auto segments resulting in record revenue and profits in ...

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Hella Marine promotes Ramon Surrey

Hella marine, a market leader in high-performance LED vessel and shore-side lighting solutions, has promoted Ramon Surrey to the role of sales manager, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. Jeremy Singleton, head of Hella sales and marketing, made the announcement. For the past five years, Surrey held the position of product manager at Hella marine, based out of the corporate headquarters ...

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Lowrance, White River announce renewed partnership

Lowrance and White River Marine Group, builders of Tracker, Nitro, Triton, and Ranger Boats, announced an increased and renewed partnership that will see more Lowrance products as standard. “We are excited to be renewing and expanding our partnership with White River Marine Group, and to be able to offer increased product choices to anglers -- both as standard and upgrade ...

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OneWater Marine signs agreement to acquire PartsVu

OneWater Marine Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of PartsVu, an online marketplace for OEM marine parts, electronics and accessories. The acquisition significantly expands the company’s presence in the marine parts and accessories sector, while helping to reduce exposure to the cyclicality of boat sales. PartsVu generated approximately $25 million in sales over the ...

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LIQUI MOLY hires rep group

LIQUI MOLY USA has hired GSW and Associates to represent its line of marine lubricants and additives. Gary Driver, LIQUI MOLY business development manager, made the announcement. Regional specialist GSW and Associates provides direct sales coverage, surveying and consulting services to its manufacturing clients. Its nine sales professionals have longstanding relationships with the OEM, distributor, dealer and retailer customers they ...

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Boating Industry accepting nominations for 2021 Movers & Shakers

Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Movers & Shakers. The Movers & Shakers program recognizes leaders who haven’t been afraid to take chances, to rethink the way they do business, to embrace the challenges facing the marine industry head on. Nominees can be from and company, group or organization that does business in the boating industry, as long ...

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Drew International acquires Trac-Ecological

Drew International has acquired Trac-Ecological, a Florida-based supplier of environmentally friendly chemical solutions for yachts and other pleasure boats. The acquired business, whose products include descalers, cleaners, degreasers, flushing units, and accessories, will fall under the Drew Marine Segment. “We are excited to add the Trac brand of products to the Drew family as it allows us to fill out ...

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IBEX opens registration for 2021 in-person event

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that registration is now open for the 30th Anniversary of IBEX, to be held September 28-30, 2021, in the Tampa Convention Center. North America’s largest trade event for recreational marine industry professionals, IBEX is owned and produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and RAI Amsterdam. More than 570 exhibitors have already confirmed ...

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Siren Marine partners with Hinckley Yachts

Siren Marine has announced a partnership with American boat builder Hinckley Yachts. The two companies will work together to connect owners with their boats using innovative, cloud-based technology – all while enabling timely service and maintenance activities that can prevent potential downtime. Combined with the advanced vessel monitoring, tracking and security features of Siren Marine’s Connected Boat system, the result ...

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Vesper launches sales rep contest

Vesper Marine announced its new “King (or Queen) of Cortex” promotion. Cortex is a revolution in marine VHF radios with touchscreen handsets, integrated AIS transponder and remote vessel monitoring. Between June 1 and August 31, 2021, sales representatives from authorized Vesper Marine resellers can enter to win a cash prize of $2,500 USD and receive a demonstration kit or point of ...

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