A joke press release by a peer-to-peer boat rental company earned the company attention, but few laughs. A news release Boatbound issued Friday that was picked up by several news outlets, including Trade Only Today, said the company had secured the naming rights to McCovey Cove in San Francisco and was renaming it.(The hashtag in…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.
Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts and Lodges launched a new fishing app, iGHOFISH, created to serve as the record keeper for the company’s new Fish for the Futurefishing tournament, along with tournament and special fishing events at its Guy Harvey Outpost destinations.
Perko, a distributor of American-made lighting, hardware, switches and fuel systems, redesigned its website and catalogs.
Stidd Systems hired marine industry veteran Sean O’Leary in the newly formed position of seat sales development.
U.K.-based Fairline Boats is adding to its engineering team with two new appointments.
Bluefin LED, a U.K.-based manufacturer of underwater lighting, named Guilford, Conn.-based Ocean Marketing to represent its products on the East Coast.
The Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation, established in 1986 by the Michigan Boating Industries Association, is expanding its focus.
Gekko Sports Corp. said its 2015 model lineup was met with enthusiasm at its recent dealer meeting in Minneapolis and the company signed 13 new dealers.
Little Traverse Sailors in Harbor Springs, Mich., hired Dan Thompson as program director.
The National Marine Representatives Association recently awarded one of two scholarships the group gives to students pursuing careers in the industry.