Navico establishes new presence in key marine market

Navico opens new Florida office

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands announced the opening of a new U.S. office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The new office allows Navico to enhance its presence in Florida and work more closely with resellers, dealers, boat builders, consumers and major shows. It will offer pre-sales guidance, post-sale support, extensive in-house recreational and commercial product technical training ...

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Johnson Outdoors reports lower Third Quarter results

Johnson Outdoors logo

Outdoor recreation equipment and technology company, Johnson Outdoors, reported lower sales and net income during the Company’s 2020 third fiscal quarter ending June 26, 2020, compared to the prior year quarter. Year-to-date revenue and net income also declined. “As expected, the COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the quarter. Strong momentum in Fishing, Watercraft Recreation and Camping in May and ...

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Siren Marine unveils their next Connected Boat product

Siren 3 Pro

Siren Marine unveiled the Siren 3 Pro, their next generation Connected Boat® product, designed to enhance the boat ownership experience while providing the boating industry with critical data. The Siren 3 Pro connects with the free Siren Marine App for extensive vessel monitoring and control using iOS or Android based phones, tablets and computers. The main device features built-in GPS ...

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LIQUI MOLY USA signs on as title sponsor of 2020 Pro Watercross

LIQUI MOLY Pro Watercross

LIQUI MOLY USA, manufacturer of high-performance marine engine lubricants and fuel additives, has signed on as title sponsor of the 2020 Pro Watercross racing season and the World Championship. The national tour kicked off in Panama City Beach, Florida on June 13 and continues through November. “We’re excited to partner with LIQUI MOLY for this year’s national tour,” said AJ ...

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Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay and Wavve Boating form partnership

Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay has partnered with marine navigation app Wavve Boating to provide new club members with a digital platform designed to foster fun and collaboration. With the Wavve Boating app, the Bay’s members now have a solution for sharing boating routes, points of interest, on the water restaurants, and more. Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay ...

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New health and safety standards for FLIBS

FLIBS announces new COVID-19 measures

There will reportedly be new health and safety standards in place at the 61st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, the world’s largest in-water boat show, as of now still set to take place October 28 – Nov. 1. The U.S. Boat Shows division of Informa Markets, the organizer that operates international boat and yacht events, including the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show ...

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IBEX 2020 announces transition to virtual event

IBEX 2020

The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), scheduled for September 29 – October 1, 2020, announced today it will transition to a virtual only event allowing the entire marine industry to come together in a new way as an online community. This decision was made to pivot the in-person show to a virtual only event due to the ongoing COVID-19 ...

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Lippert Components hires new OEM marine seating engineer

Lippert Components, Inc. announced the addition of Garth Rogers as Upholstery Engineer for its Taylor Made branded line of OEM Marine Seating business. Rogers will provide engineering leadership within the Taylor Made team to develop and integrate marine seating products for OEM customers. A marine industry veteran, Rogers brings over 35 years of experience ranging from engineering and development, to ...

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Sea Tow launches new partnership with Gurney’s Resorts

Sea Tow Foundation

A unique collaboration between luxury resort and marina operator, Gurney’s Resorts and Sea Tow, offers members and guests exclusive, high-level incentives this summer. The relationship comes at a time when out-of-the-box collaborations are more important than ever. The mutually beneficial relationship between the two brands not only offers more value to both guests/members but also incentivizes recreational boating and supports ...

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Popular fishing show explores racial issues

Professional fisherman Ronnie Green and the award-winning television program, A Fishing Story with Ronnie Green, has produced a two-part special exploring racial issues entitled, “The Difficult Discussion.” Currently in its eighth season, A Fishing Story features a variety of guests including entertainers, athletes, veterans and everyday people experiencing the joy of fishing. In light of the global climate and calls to action in response to ...

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