Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo report they have once again seen strong demand for the year’s best registration prices, announcing a record number of dealer sign-ups at April rates.
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.
Boating Industry magazine announced its annual list of the top product awards.
Zodiac Nautic North America has made two corporate appointments.
Members of the Marine Trades Industry Partnership are hosting 30 young adults at a weekend immersion training session Friday through Sunday as an introduction to careers in the recreational boating industry in Maryland.
Priority One Financial Services said it added Lauren Ebner to its sales department as a dealer coordinator.
Sail and deck hardware supplier Barton Marine said it named Rob Lyne as its new global sales manager.
Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to promoting boater safety and education, selected 31 non-profit organizations and boating agencies to host new Life Jacket Loaner Stands this spring as part of its Life Jacket Loaner program.
Sail America presented its Best in Show awards at an April 8 members meeting.
Capt. Gareth Stamm opened TowBoatUS Joliet (Illinois) to service members on the Illinois and other rivers in the area.
The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission decided to allow personal watercraft access in additional wildlife management areas.