Changing Places


National Liquidators named Roland Minias national recovery manager. He will manage relationships with key bank clients and oversee the company's efforts to locate and recover boats for some of the nation's largest banks.

Minias has a banking background in asset recovery, marine management, executive administration and lending, working with Wachovia, Bank of America and Citibank. Prior to joining National Liquidators, he served as retail bank director and senior vice president of Wachovia. He managed 44 bank branches overseeing sales, service and operations and led a professional sales force of 500 people with total core deposits of more than $900 million. He was honored as top bank director for Wachovia-Florida in 2008.

Minias is a member of numerous community organizations, including the March of Dimes, the United Way and currently serves on the board of Foundational Charities.

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Larry L. Jett, a 27-year marine industry veteran, joined the team at Sea Hunt Boats as director of dealer development.

Based in Columbia, S.C., Sea Hunt manufactures saltwater fishing boats.


Windy Boats to Make U.S. Debut with Nautical Ventures

The Florida firm said the Scandinavian brand will complement its other European boat lines.

Beneteau America Names New President

Don Smith joined the French builder in 2018 as outboard sales manager.

Supply and Demand

Facing unprecedented demand, Brunswick plans to reopen its Palm Coast, Fla., plant and expand operations in Mexico and Portugal.

EPropulsion Announces 2021 Lineup

Its electric propulsion offerings now feature hydrogeneration capabilities, 48-volt architecture and more.

Yamaha Updates Midrange Outboards

The F250 and F300 now share features from Yamaha’s 425XTO engine, such as Digital Electric Steering and Thrust Enhancing Reverse Exhaust.

Quick Hits: January 25, 2021

Inmarsat marks significant installation milestone on its Fleet Xpress system and the NMEA announce virtual marine electronics installer training classes for next month.