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Miscellaneous news about the marine industry.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas, speaks often about the importance of making boating easier for the modern, time-strapped consumer.
“Uncharted Waters,” a documentary following athletes on the U.S. Sailing Team Sperry, will explore what makes an elite athlete tick during the final year of their journey toward a spot on the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams that will compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association will hold a webinar on Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. EDT focused on Spain’s boating trends for 2015 and beyond.
Heavy snow caused the collapse of two boat-storage buildings at a Pennsylvania marina last week, damaging just three of many vessels housed there.
Ranger Boats will continue to grow after the Bass Pro Group acquires the company, but there are no plans to expand the plant or relocate operations.
MarineMax Lindenhurst said Thursday that the MarineMax Fishing Team will host the first MarineMax Striped Bass Shootout on Oct. 25 and 26 at the MarineMax Lindenhurst Marina on Long Island, N.Y.
Thomas Paine, the new 50-foot aluminum patrol boat that joined the Massachusetts Environmental Police fleet in July, is the first commercial vessel in North America to be powered by Volvo Penta IPS propulsion.
Latitude Yacht Brokerage of Newport, R.I., named industry veteran Tom Miller as its newest broker.
Overfishing and lax commercial fishing regulations in Turkey have caused a sharp decline in fish stocks and encouraged illegal fishing practices. The Turkish Statistical Institute reported that anchovy production, which accounts for about two-thirds of the annual catch, fell by 28 percent in 2013, according to a Chicago Tribune report. In a bid to replenish
Terry Hines, charter marketing director at International Yacht Collection, has been named the Florida Yacht Brokers Association Charter Professional of the Year for 2013. The award was presented during the FYBA’s annual dinner gala on Jan. 31 and is based on criteria that include setting a positive example for industry peers; demonstrating leadership qualities; contributing