Quick Hits: April 8, 2020


The Palm Beach International Boat Show, rescheduled last month and slated for May 14-17 will be postponed, again. “The show date and status … unfortunately remain fluid under the circumstances,” said Informa president Andrew Poole and Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County president George Gentile in a statement.

Just a few weeks after Suzuki Motor of America announced their Panama City, Fla.-based tech center, the Japanese manufacturer has named David Greenwood as general manager of the new facility. “We’re fortunate to have somebody so qualified and so well prepared to step into this important position and help direct the future of Suzuki outboards,” said marine vice president George “Gus” Blakely in a statement. Greenwood has been with Suzuki for 34 years.

Imtra is open with limited shipping, after having shut down for the coronavirus. The company said it was able to ship 400 packages on Friday, and said it continues to take orders.



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.