The world’s last wooden whaleship departed Mystic Seaport Saturday to begin her 38th voyage, the first since 1941.
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.
American Marine Publishing, publisher of the PowerBoat Guide, announced the company’s newest title, Trailerable Fishing Boats.
Morris Yachts hired Susan James as the company’s new marketing and PR manager, leading Morris’ customer communication, marketing strategy and execution for its new boats, service, brokerage and charter divisions.
FishTrack.com recently announced a new partnership with the Club Nautico de San Juan International Billfish Tournament, one of the oldest, most prestigious marlin tournaments in the world, to provide tournament participants with the most accurate marine weather and sea surface temperature charts available.
The maritime science museum Nauticus in Norfolk, Va., hired veteran sailing coach KC Fullmer as director of its Sail Nauticus Community Sailing Center.
Online service coordination and boat management tool The Boat Village now has 1,000 boaters.
International Yacht Collection opened a new office in Palm Beach, Fla., and chose broker Bill Sanderson and office manager Rachel Finkbeiner to head up the location.
Marinetek North America was reorganized and is under new management.
The Michigan Boating Industries Association said the 2014 Boating Outdoor Festival was moved up a week to Sept. 11-14 at Lake St. Clair Metropark.
Taylor Made Systems said it named Craig Zirkelbach regional sales manager and he will represent Taylor Made and its Ameritex Fabric Systems subsidiary in the southeastern United States.