Changing Places

Anthony C. Piraino was named national sales manager for Torqeedo, a leading manufacturer of electric outboards.

Based in Crystal Lake, Ill., Piraino will be responsible for gaining more business as well as expanding current business. He will also manage Torqeedo's rep groups and participate in consumer and trade shows as well as dealer meetings.

Piraino previously was the national account sales manager for Wolfcraft, Inc.

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Chuck Baier was named the new sales and marketing manager for Dozier's Waterway Guide.

He will be responsible for continuing to refine and promote the Waterway Guide brand, which includes six cruising guides geared toward cruising boaters. Baier has almost 40 years of experience in the marine industry with marine management, yacht brokering, sales and service and is an occasional contributor to Soundings magazine.

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‘A Phenomenal Success’

The Southampton International Boat Show had more than 88,000 visitors during its 10-day run, after last year’s cancellation.

TopSide Marinas Makes First Two Acquisitions

Founded in January 2020, the firm has thus far acquired Beavers Bend Marina in Oklahoma and Galveston Yacht Basin in Texas.

Two Boosts for Boating and Fishing

MBIA’s Metro Boat show show draws a crowd, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service expands boating and fishing opportunities.

Norwalk Boat Show Held This Weekend

The NMMA show runs through Sunday at Norwalk Cove Marina in Norwalk, Conn.

Raritan Expands Team

Patrick McNeel joins the New Jersey-based manufacturer as a marine equipment product developer.

Industry Mourns Walter “Bing” Burns O’Meara

The longtime publisher of Lakeland Boating magazine has died at 81.

NMMA Announces Hall of Fame Inductees

Regulator Marine’s Joan Maxwell and Bill Watters of Syntec Industries will be honored at IBEX.

Brunswick Acquires SemahTronix

The supplier of wiring harnesses and other electrical assemblies will be part of Brunswick’s growing Advanced Systems Group.