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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.

Turning Point Propellers names new rep

Turning Point Propellers of Elk Grove Village, Ill., named a new sales representative, Atlantic Marketing Co. of Stonington, Conn. Established in 1965, Atlantic Marketing has six offices from Maine to Virginia. The firm has received numerous sales achievement awards and is active in industry associations. “We are pleased to join Atlantic’s roster of leading manufacturers…more

Sailboats at St. Pete show boosted attendance

The merging of Strictly Sail with the St. Petersburg Boat Show helped generate a 30 percent increase in attendance at the Dec. 4-7 event, according to organizers. “Our new joint show has been an outstanding success, bringing in record-breaking gate attendance as well as quality buyers for sail, power and booth exhibitors,” said Dane Graziano,…more

Oil prices continue free fall

Oil prices dropped below $40 a barrel yesterday, the lowest level in four years, because of falling demand. A day after the OPEC cartel announced it would cut crude production by an additional 2.2 million barrels a day, oil prices continued sliding, falling $3.84 to settle at $36.22 a barrel, according to a report in…more

NMTA honors Seattle Yacht Club

The Northwest Marine Trade Association recently presented its Latham L. Goble Award to the Seattle Yacht Club for its efforts to inspire boating and help grow the sport. Seattle Yacht Club helps promote boating in a number of ways, including an Opening Day celebration and Windermere Cup Crew Races, Special People’s Cruise on Christmas Ships,…more

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Island Packet 460 wins two top honors

The Island Packet 460 was named 2008 Domestic Boat of the Year by Cruising World magazine. The boat also won the Best Long-Distance Cruiser award. “The IP 460 was a boat well-designed and executed for a cruising couple,” said Mark Pillsbury, senior editor of Cruising World, in a statement. “The builder took care with construction,…more

Changing Places

Navionics of Wareham, Mass., named Don Black senior vice president of sales and marketing. He will head the sales, marketing, product management and business development teams, working across all divisions. Black previously served as CEO/president of SeaWave, a Portsmouth, R.I.-based company that developed ship-to-shore wireless communications. Prior to that, Black worked in leadership positions at…more

Power Cruising to merge with Motor Boating

Bonnier Corp. is discontinuing its Power Cruising magazine and will merge the editorial content with Motor Boating, beginning with the March issue. “The decision to end the printing of Power Cruising did not come easily, but the current economic difficulties that are plaguing the industry required a change in course,” said Glenn Hughes, group publisher…more

Megayacht marina opens in Seattle

The new megayacht marina at Seattle’s Wards Cove recently opened as part of the Lake Union waterfront development project. “Finding moorage for yachts over 75 feet within Seattle’s city limits is extremely challenging,” said Bill Weisfield, CEO of Wards Cove Packing Company, in a statement. The marina features Bellingham Marine’s Unifloat system designed for megayachts,…more

U.S. Reel picks marketing and PR team

U.S. Reel of St. Louis appointed Adventure Advertising of Buford, Ga., and the Walker Agency of Scottsdale, Ariz., to lead its marketing and public relations efforts. “Both agencies have category experience in fishing tackle and are well-known in the fishing tackle industry,” said U.S. Reel president Fred Kemp, in a statement. Mike Walker will head…more

NYMTA leads fight against proposed boat tax

Marine industry lobbyists in New York are launching a grassroots effort to fight the governor’s proposed tax increase for boats and other luxury items. “We have to educate the governor’s office on what this will do to business in New York,” Chris Squeri, executive director of the New York Marine Trades Association, told Soundings Trade…more

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