Lazzara Yachts was purchased by the Avanti Ocean Group, which consists of private investor Geoff Bond and third-generation family members Joe Lazzara and Steve Lazzara.
A delegation of Connecticut legislators, prompted by the tubing death of a high school honors student last summer, wants to make getting a boating certificate in the state more in line with obtaining a driver’s license.
It was only a year ago that Soundings Trade Only last interviewed Rec Boat Holdings president Roch Lambert for a Q&A, but at that time the company was still owned by California-based private equity firm Platinum Equity Group. Rec Boat was one of several former Genmar brands Platinum had bought out of bankruptcy for $70…more
The National Marine Manufacturers Association concluded a trip to Cuba last Friday, just days before President Obama said he would like to see the half-century-old trade embargo with that nation lifted.
U.S. companies applauded the White House announcement Wednesday of plans to lift the 54-year-old trade embargo with Cuba.
Miami International Boat Show organizers say several concerns raised by the Village of Key Biscayne regarding a plan to bring the show to Miami Marine Stadium in 2016 are already being addressed.
A rally is taking place today at Manhattan’s North Cove Marina, which has had a strong presence in community sailing programs for working- and middle-class New Yorkers, in an effort to prevent developers from taking over the marina.
A deal for the Bass Pro Group to buy Fishing Holdings LLC, which builds Ranger Boats and the Stratos and Triton brands, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015.
Bass Pro Group today announced an agreement to buy Fishing Holdings LLC, a manufacturer of fishing boats that include Ranger Boats, Stratos and Triton, from the Platinum Equity Group.
A marine coatings company and two executives who pleaded guilty in October to willfully conspiring to obstruct the Environmental Protection Agency by selling a known pesticide were fined more than $1 million and sentenced to prison time.