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
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.
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
Dominion Marine Media, the division of Dominion Enterprises that operates YachtWorld, Boat Trader and boats.com, said Thursday that the 2014 MDCE Best Ideas White Paper is now available for download. The white paper, sponsored by Dominion and produced by Boating Industry magazine, is a collection of 46 of the best ideas, proven by boat dealers…more
Defender Industries, a family-owned marine outfitter and gear and accessories retailer, was the scene of a celebration Thursday. Executives at the Waterford, Conn.-based company announced a sizable jump in sales and then handed out a piece of the company’s success to each employee. “Defender’s Share the Success program rewards all our employees proportionately for their…more
Maritime security firm Phantom Services now offers global security concierge services, providing round-the-clock monitoring, tracking and recovery of vessels exclusively for customers with onboard marine security, monitoring and tracking systems from supplier GOST.
USWatercraft LLC, the parent company of brands that include Alerion Yachts, True North Yachts and C&C Yachts, expanded its management team by hiring Nick Fawle as head project manager and Sarah Fawle as vice president of marketing and communications.
Capt. Jon Gridley opened a new Sea Tow Services International location on Lake Oconee, Ga.
Carmen Regalado was named territory sales manager at Perko.