Skier’s Choice, the Tennessee-based parent of Supra and Moomba Boats, named Justin Burke as its new marketing manager.
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.
This summer, Churchill Yacht Partners’ 116-foot sailing yacht Whisper will give back to the New England region where she charters by donating a portion of her season’s sales to Project Puffin, an organization that protects the rare seabirds and their historic nesting islands off the coast of Maine.
With the introduction of a community marketplace to its website and a commitment to increase activity and interaction on its blog and social media pages, WindRider International started efforts to rebrand the company from a basic manufacturer and seller of trimaran sailboats to a comprehensive resource for all things sailing.
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Survitec Group said it appointed CGW Associates to represent the new Crewsaver life rafts and life jackets in the northeastern United States.
Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale named its newest research facility the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center because of Harvey’s support of the university’s scholarship, research and conservation of marine life.
Starbound, a 72-foot ketch, is under long-term charter by the Rhode Island non-profit S.A.L.T.Y — Seamanship and Leadership Training for Youths.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The Marine Industries Association of South Florida scheduled its second Marine Industry Day for noon to 6 p.m. on June 20 at Esplanade Park along downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk on the New River.
Marine industry veteran Jonathan Banks was named chief operating officer of Siren Marine, a Newport, R.I.-based company that makes cellular-based monitoring systems for the boating market.
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) will today host Jay Williams, who heads the federal Economic Development Administration and is U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, on a day-long tour of Rhode Island.
Steve and Doris Colgate’s Offshore Sailing School celebrates its 51st year on Saturday with the seasonal reopening of its two New York Harbor campuses.