Quick Hits: April 3, 2020

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Seattle Yachts International announced that it acquired Fairport Harbor, Ohio-based Tartan-Legacy Yachts, the builder of Tartan sailboats, Legacy powerboats, and Amp carbon fiber masts and spars.

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas launched a COVID-19 resource page that includes recent webinars, budgeting tools and more. A FAQ section on the stimulus package allows users to download one-page summaries on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, as well as the Family First Act.

Leave it to singer-songwriter John Mayer to provide some levity during these tense times. After billionaire David Geffen posted on Instagram from his superyacht in the Grenadines — for which he was roundly lambasted and has since deleted — Mayer premiered “Drone Shot of my Yacht” on his Instagram Live show, Current Mood. It’s an earworm.



Zipwake Series S Dynamic Trim-Control Complete System Kit (Available with Straight or Chine Interceptors) incorporates a state of the art series of durable, fast-acting interceptors, eliminating the well-known trim problems of planing and semi-planing boats between 20-60 feet.