Quick Hits: August 5, 2020

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MasterCraft Boat Holdings announced in a statement that it named Scott Womack president of NauticStar Boats. “I am excited about the opportunity to join the MasterCraft organization and lead the NauticStar team,” Womack said. “As I look at the tremendous growth opportunities ahead of us, NauticStar will be dedicated to providing the ultimate on-water adventure through thoughtful engineering, quality construction and a versatile lineup that delivers the most value in the market.”

Wisconsin-based paint systems manufacturer Calibre named Fred Kolacki business development leader. A lifelong boater, Kolacki has 25 years of product design and supply chain management experience, and has served on the American Boat and Yacht Council. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to work for a company with a legacy of providing premium finishing and agile supply-chain solutions that increase profitability for customers,” Kolacki said in a statement.

Garmin announced in a statement that Avalon & Tahoe Manufacturing named Garmin subsidiary Fusion Entertainment the exclusive supplier of audio packages for its line of pontoons, starting with model year 2021. “Avalon & Tahoe looks forward to the full integration of Fusion marine entertainment products in our selection of 2021 product offerings,” said Jim Wolf, Avalon & Tahoe president and CEO. “Our vertical integration strategy, coupled with our dedication to innovation and strong supplier partnerships, have all contributed to our unparalleled industry growth over past several years.”


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Under the agreement, Mercury will be the exclusive outboard and sterndrive supplier for the boatbuilder.

Sea Tow Makes Executive Appointment

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