MIAF elects new officers


The Marine Industries Association of Florida announced its new officers for 2010:

President: John Yudin, Guy, Yudin & Foster, LLC

1st vice president: Frank Donohue, Dream Harbors

2nd vice president: Paula Fulton, BMC Boats, Inc.

Treasurer: Brett Hinely, Blue Water Bay Marina

Secretary: Hans Wilson, Hans Wilson & Associates, Inc.

Immediate past president: Michael Kiefer, Kimley-Horn and Associates

The MIAF's mission is to promote and protect recreational boating in the Sunshine State.


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Grand Banks Operations Remain Halted

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OneWater Marine to Acquire N.J.'s Stone Harbor Marina

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MMTA Kicks Off Boater Initiative

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Fairline Yachts Acquired

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Free Fishing Fun with Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shops

To launch their Gone Fishing promotion, the outdoors companies are donating 40,000 rods and reels to youth-fishing partners and holding free in-store fishing events June 19-20.