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Quick Hits: April 21, 2020

The Outdoor Recreational Roundtable announced it named Lindsey Davis vice president. The group said it created the new position to offer leadership and help meet the “ever-evolving needs of the industry during this pandemic and into the future.”

FLIR Systems shares rallied after Reuters reported that Amazon was buying thermal-imaging cameras to scan the temperatures of employees at six of its warehouses. FLIR is the parent company of Raymarine.

The O. Wayne Rollins Foundation — named after the founder of Robalo and Chaparral parent Marine Products Corp. — announced a donation of $100,000 to Nashville, Ga. -based non-profit The Caring Place. “Chaparral Boats has operated in Nashville since 1976,” Marine Products Corp. CEO Richard A. Hubbell said in a statement. “We are pleased to participate in a meaningful way to support our employees, their families, and the broader community in Nashville and Berrien County.”

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Marine Concepts Names Chief Executive

Industry veteran Terry McNew had a long tenure at MasterCraft, where he led the company through its initial public offering.

CED-MARINE

CED Marine Adds Sales Manager

Mark Sullivan previously spent more than 15 years at Navico and will cover the Southeast.

BWI-CONTEST

Writing Contest Open for Entries

Boating Writers International’s annual competition recognizes achievements in marine journalism, photography and videography.

DEALER-WEEK

MRAA’s Dealer Week Opens Tomorrow

The annual conference includes more than 20 educational sessions to help dealers adapt to the changing marketplace.

CRUISERS

Industry Mourns Cruisers Yachts Owner

K.C. Stock, who was 84, was known for his “commitment to the employees at Cruisers Yachts.”

GRANDBANKS

Grand Banks Purchases Florida Property

The parcel, which is opposite the company’s Stuart yard, has berths for up to nine boats and will increase service capabilities.

LIMESTONE-Q3

Limestone Boat Co. Posts Q3 Results

Unit production was down compared with the second quarter, and revenues decreased 33%.

SIREN-YAMAHA

Yamaha Dealers Now Carry Siren Systems

Siren Marine’s “Connected Boat” technology can be purchased and installed at more than 2,100 Yamaha outboard dealers.

Northpoint

Northpoint Expands Marine Presence

Northpoint Commercial Finance has partnered with Elite Recreational Finance to offer retail financing.