Quick Hits: August 12, 2020

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U.K. builder Princess Yachts has teamed with sustainable cleaning products company Ecoworks Marine and will gift new clients with a complimentary sample of Ecoworks’ starter kit. Customers will have with the option to include interior and exterior cleaning products, laundry detergent, soap and more. Ecoworks entire line is the sole brand to be fully International Maritime Organization MARPOL compliant. “As a leading yacht manufacturer in the world, we take our environmental and sustainability responsibilities very seriously and our partnership with Ecoworks is a further step forward in supporting the preservation of our oceans,” said Princess Yachts CMO Kiran Haslam in a statement

Saltwater gamefish expert and TV fishing show host Carter Andrews will talk about the about the diverse fisheries on Florida’s East Coast when he joins host JP DeRose on Shimano’s ‘Fishing School’ Live series tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Andrews and DeRose will talk about targeting Indian River snook, cruising the beach for jacks and tarpon, and casting jigs for red snapper and grouper offshore, showcasing the right Shimano rod and reel set-ups for each fishing situation, the company said in a statement. To view the live event, tune in to Shimano’s Facebook Page or catch the program at their YouTube channel


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