ABYC partners with NMEA Conference & Expo

ABYC
July 29, 2015

For the first time, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) and the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) are teaming up at the 2015 NMEA Conference & Expo to provide member benefits for both organizations. ABYC is offering a Fast Trac Marine Electrical Certification with significant... Read more »

RBFF board of directors appoints four new members

Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation
July 29, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced Dale Barnes, Lenora Clark, Jeff Pontius and Colonel Joel Wilkinson have been appointed to its Board of Directors. Barnes, Clark, Pontius and Wilkinson will work closely with RBFF leadership to meet its mission. "Dale,... Read more »

YachtWorld announces new sales and marketing team appointments

Dominion Marine Media
July 29, 2015

Norfolk, Va. – YachtWorld has announced the appointment of three new sales and marketing team members at its headquarters in Norfolk, Va. This further strengthens its ability to support its customers’ growth and market accessibility around the world. Experienced marine professional John Souch will... Read more »

Hatteras Yachts opening new Fort Lauderdale sales center

Hatteras Yachts
July 29, 2015

Hatteras Yachts will be moving its Hatteras Yacht Sales Center to the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., this fall. The company will continue to operate the existing Hatteras/CABO Yacht Service Center at Billfish Marina in Fort Lauderdale. "South Florida is America's... Read more »

MyTaskit Pro releases 8.1 operations module

MyTaskit
July 29, 2015

MyTaskit today announced the release of the MyTaskit Pro 8.1 Operations module. The new release is integrated with Worldpay’s online payment gateway, which will meet the EMV and Chip & Pin Requirements, soon to become the industry standard.  Customers using the new module can use all major credit/debit... Read more »

Marine Products Corp. sales up 24 percent for quarter

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Boating Industry
July 29, 2015

Marine Products Corporation, manufacturer of Chaparral and Robalo boats, showed some robust growth for the second quarter of the year. For the quarter ended June 30, 2015, Marine Products generated net sales of $59,498,000, a 24.0 percent increase compared to $47,975,000 in the same period of the prior... Read more »

Beneteau ousts CEO Bruno Cathelinais

Boating Industry
July 28, 2015

Bruno Cathelinais has been let go as CEO of Bénéteau, effective immediately, Reuters reported. The company said the ouster was precipitated by "disagreements" with the board of directors over his role at the company and succession. Financial director Christophe Caudrelier will serve as interim CEO.... Read more »

Consumer confidence plunges in July

Jonathan Sweet
July 28, 2015

After an uptick in June, consumer confidence fell sharply in July, The Conference Board reported. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index dropped to 90.9 for the month, down from 99.8 in June and its lowest level since September 2014. June's figure was also revised downward from 101.4. "Consumers... Read more »

Industry mourns innovator Ham Hamberger

Jonathan Sweet
July 28, 2015

Sylvan "Ham" Hamberger, a long-time industry innovator and leader, passed away in Palm Desert, Calif., Friday. Hamberger, whom various sources peg at either 86 or 89, worked for a number of companies in the industry, including Mercury Marine, Yamaha and Boston Whaler during a 40-year career. He was elected... Read more »

Marquis & Carver adds West Coast Florida dealer

Boating Industry
July 28, 2015

Marquis and Carver Yachts has returned to the West Coast of Florida with the addition of Tom George Yacht Group in Dunedin, Fla. TGYG is a boutique brokerage firm located at Marker One Marina, just inside Hurricane Pass on the Gulf of Mexico, one of the most state of the art and largest marinas on Florida's... Read more »

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