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.”


Piloting Sea Tow’s Customer Care Center

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Sea Tow is highlighting 18-year employee Alicia Grattan.

Conservation Group Calls for Striper Break

Stripers Forever says a 10-year harvest moratorium will save striped bass from another population collapse.

Lumishore Appoints Operations Manager

Adam Hurley will oversee U.S. operations for the LED lighting system manufacturer.

Leader, Know Thyself

Becoming more self-aware is a vital tool that will help you become happier and a better leader, says Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin.

NMMA Confirms Industry Growth

NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer said the boating business grew 12 percent last year during yesterday’s virtual State of the Boating Industry address.