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Quick Hits: April 24, 2020

Protector relaunched its Targa line of RIBs from 31 to 41 feet. Updates include a new, deep-vee hull, additional seating and a pilothouse with a sliding sunroof, sliders to port and starboard, and more overhang aft for increased protection in the cockpit. The company’s U.S.-based dealership, Any Water Yachts said in a statement that the Targa line will be available in late spring and early summer.

It’s been a busy first quarter for Zeelander Yachts. The Netherlands-based builder opened an office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and this week it announced a 30 percent increase in Q1 sales on a year-to-year basis. Zeelander said in a statement that more than half of its orders are for the flagship Z72, which debuted worldwide last summer.


Employees Assume Ownership of Imtra Business

Creating an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), the New Bedford, Mass.-based company has sold ownership rights to its employees.

Raymarine Cyclone Radars Win Good Design Award

The company’s next-generation, open-array radar design won the 2021 global design award in the “research and technology” category.

Brunswick Announces Winners of Sustainability Awards

The new program recognizes excellence in sustainable, responsible practices among Brunswick employees and teams.

Eager Anticipation

The industry awaits the debut of the integrated Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show

Multihull Mover

With two new 28-foot models, Aquila continues to maximize the presence of power catamarans in the broader marketplace

A New Space Jam

Boaters want bigger, more powerful multifunction displays, and designers are innovating to meet the demand

Nothing but Net

The SeaPen portable dry dock makes storage easier for the increasing number of outboard-powered boats

Upgrading a Marina Management System

Technology can help streamline marina operations, increase revenue and optimize the guest experience

High-Tech Vision

The latest advancements in low-light cameras make it safer to navigate when visibility wanes