Bass Pro Shops announced “Gone Fishing,” which it said is a major new program to introduce people of all ages, especially urban youth and children overly focused on digital devices, to fishing as a gateway to discovering the outdoors.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
After releasing the 2100 Surf Edition and gearing up for another new product launch, Regal Marine Industries became one of the first sterndrive manufacturers to announce its membership in the Water Sports Industry Association.
Ski, wake and surf boat builder Gekko said it added several new dealers.
Curtis Stokes & Associates is expanding in the Chesapeake Bay area with a new location at Occoquan Harbour Marina.
Prestige Yachts dealer Spring Brook Marina is opening its fifth Great Lakes location with a brokerage in Traverse City, Mich.
Portland, Conn.-based Petzold’s Marine, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, is planning a Mardi Gras-themed open house this weekend.
The Numarine 40XP Series concept will be the first in a line of Explorer series models designed by Can Yalman.
Swedish company True Heading has announced several appointments in an effort to develop the North American market.
Aquila Boats has signed Sceptre Multihulls, a division of Sceptre Marine, as its western Canadian dealer for Aquila 38-, 44- and 48-foot power catamarans.
Allied Marine Brokerage & Charter, a division of the Ferretti Group, said company president Jon Burkard was named the Florida Yacht Broker Association’s Broker of the Year.