Jason Eckman, 37, is the product marketing manager for the Marine Propulsion Systems division at BRP and has spent his entire career in the marine industry.
Boatbuilders make news in a variety of ways, among them by debuting new models and announcing business expansions or quarterly financial results.
Gemini Catamarans, a division of The Catamaran Group, said it has selected Catalina Yachts to build the 2015 and 2016 models of the Gemini Legacy 35.
Outer Reef Yachts said it exhibited yachts from its long-range motoryacht classic series at three recent boat shows — the Cannes Yachting Festival, the Newport (R.I.) International Boat Show and the Seattle Boats Afloat Show.
Bryant Boats unveiled its new Surf Edition model at Surf Expo in Orlando earlier this month to a full crowd of marine dealers and industry leaders.
Scout Boats said it added 21 dealers, including four apiece in Michigan and New York and three in Australia.
Pontoon builder Premier Marine promoted Tim Menne to vice president of the Palm Beach and Weeres brands.
Azimut Benetti earned two awards at the Cannes Yachting Festival, which wrapped up Sunday in France.
Luxury sailing yacht builder Morris Yachts said it is continuing to build on the success of its M-Series line of yachts by introducing a new product extension called the M-Series “X-Type.”
Monterey Boats recently announced its top Customer Satisfaction Index dealers during the manufacturer’s annual dealer conference in Boca Raton, Fla.
As Maine boatbuilder Hodgdon Yachts prepares to exhibit at the Monaco Yacht Show later this month, work continues on a 100-foot monohull sailing racer that is one of the largest hull infusions ever in the United States.