The Landing School said it is developing a community program designed to support women in Maine and beyond who are in the marine industry or want to join it. The Arundel, Maine-based post-secondary school said the primary goal of the Women in the Marine Industry Initiative is to inspire, educate and lead women to a…more
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.
Neko Yacht Supply responded to demand from superyacht owners to provide home deliveries of food not only to their vessels, but to their villas as well. The company has opened a new department, Villa Provisioning, to meet the growing demand to supply villas in the Mediterranean with provisions. “Lots of our clients with yachts also…more
Marine power generation and climate control manufacturer Northern Lights has named industry veteran Mike Prado to the newly created position of global director of business development. Prado joins Seattle-based Northern Lights after 20 years with Atlas Marine Systems, the last 12 as director for marine products, a position in which he was instrumental in establishing…more
CWR Electronics said it has hired Mark Dew as outside sales representative for the Florida area. CWR said Dew will cultivate new business relationships in Florida as a part of efforts to introduce the distributor of marine, outdoor, and consumer recreational products nationwide. “With Mark’s impressive sales experience and knowledge directly reaching key dealers, retailers…more
About 125 career seekers attended the ninth annual Marine & Composites Industry Career Day last Saturday at the International Yacht Restoration School’s Newport, R.I., campus. Representatives of 38 companies from eight states came ready to discuss marine career and training opportunities. Organizers said the number of companies and career seekers set a record for the…more
Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry, is partnering with the Yacht Brokers Association of America and the Certified Professional Yacht Brokers to offer discount pricing for YBAA and CPYB members at Sail America’s annual industry conference. The conference is set to take place June 9-11 at the Charleston (S.C.) Harbor Resort…more
The Global Marina Institute has made two international scholarships available this year to attend Advanced Marina Management courses in Australia and the United Kingdom. The course is one of the key prerequisites to acquiring marina industry certification. The recipient of the British Marine Federation MarineTek International Scholarship will travel to Australia to participate in the…more
Fort Lauderdale-based Unlimited Marine Services, a full-service marine technology company, recruited Chris Guldi as director of sales.
Recognizing a mutual goal of promoting boating safety, education and enjoyment on the water among recreational boaters, Sea Tow Services International, the non-profit Sea Tow Foundation and the U.S. Power Squadrons formed a strategic partnership.
The United States Power Squadrons and Virtual Driver Interactive launched a new joint project at the Power Squadrons’ 2014 annual meeting earlier this month in Jacksonville, Fla. The Boating Safety Virtual Trainer is an interactive simulation-based boating safety program designed specifically for the Power Squadrons. The boat simulator allows people to practice exercises such as…more