The Brevard County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office says a group of skillful, well-rehearsed thieves are plaguing boat businesses, stealing thousands of dollars of equipment from boats along the highway.
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.
Jim and Jean Foley have received the Cruising Club of America’s 2014 Far Horizons Award in recognition of more than 100,000 miles of offshore cruising during the past 12 years.
The Nautical Ventures Group has hired Remy Mackowski as director of marketing.
Robert Ranzenbach has joined the Quantum Sail Design Group as vice president of engineering and design, responsible for planning and coordinating new product development and managing the company’s research, development and design teams.
External GPS device manufacturer Bad Elf appointed Chris Allen as director of marketing and social media.
Boats and captains are needed for the seventh annual Take a Hero Fishing Tournament on May 8 in Fort Lauderdale.
The second annual USSA Superyacht Summit, a gathering of regional, national and international superyacht industry partners, will take place March 24-25 at the West Palm Beach Marriott in Florida.
The Boating Hub launched a new website to connect sailing schools with people who want to take courses around the world.
Yacht management expert Michael Reardon opened Reardon Yacht Consulting.
The term “pontoon racers” might conjure a comical image of the popular family boats puttering along a lake.