Buddy Haskell, of Haskell’s Marine in Jacksonville, Fla., goes above and beyond to keep his customers’ boats safe — including chasing down a thief and retrieving a boat before it vanished.
From factory openings to production milestones to the launch of new boats, the marine industry makes news in numerous ways. Trade Only follows developments wherever they occur.
Nautor’s Swan named Robert Holm as customer care director.
The American Vessel Documentation Association was formed in 1995 to fill a void because of the consolidation of Coast Guard documentation offices in major U.S. coastal and inland ports to a single East Coast location.
The American Boatbuilders and Repairers Association is addressing the U.S. marine industry’s workforce needs, challenges and solutions with a nationwide survey and a follow-up working session with experts at the Sept. 15-17 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference in Louisville, Ky., in September.
Caterpillar Inc. said it plans a new round of layoffs to cut costs as declining revenue from global mining and construction activities erodes its bottom line.
“Uncharted Waters,” a documentary following athletes on the U.S. Sailing Team Sperry, will explore what makes an elite athlete tick during the final year of their journey toward a spot on the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams that will compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games.
At 31, with a new baby daughter and a comfortable living managing a pharmacy, Team Mercury pro Brad Knight had a decision to make: “Do I go to school to be a pharmacist or do I try to make a living as a tournament bass fisherman?”
Wakeboarding Magazine will present its Wake Awards on Sept. 10 in Orlando, Fla., during the opening festivities of Surf Expo.
Extreme Sailing Series owners and organizers OC Sport, which recently announced a switch of racing platform to a foiling yacht, confirmed that the series will fast-track to the GC32 catamaran to replace the existing Extreme 40 fleet in time for the 2016 season.
George Harris and his wife make boating with their two daughters, ages 17 and 12, a priority despite their busy schedules. The president and CEO of the Northwest Marine Trade Association says the family spends weekends salmon fishing or shrimping from their 24-foot Sea Sport, which was built in Bellingham, Wash. “In my opinion, it…more