Quick Hits: December 9, 2020

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German high-performance engine lubricants and fuel additive outfit Liqui Moly — well-known in auto and motorcycle racing circles throughout the world and increasingly making a name for itself in the marine space — has said that November was its best sales month in company’s 63-year history. The company recorded sales of nearly 62 million euros, about $75 million. “Given the investments in our ‘four core assets’ of people, brand, machines and markets, this is only the logical consequence of our work,” said CEO Ernst Prost in a statement.

 Major League Fishing has determined the 40 anglers that qualified to compete in the league’s premier tournament, Redcrest 2021, and a chance to win $300,000. Jordan Lee, Ott DeFoe, and Jacob Wheeler landed in the top three spots, according to MLF. Check out all the qualifiers here.


A Record Q2 for Brunswick

With strong global demand in all its business segments, Brunswick Corp. reported another stellar quarter, posting a 57 percent jump in net sales.

OneWater Adds PartsVu

The online marketplace for marine parts, accessories and electronics posted $25 million in sales over the last year.

Groupe Beneteau Updates Revenue Forecasts, More

The builder saw gains in its boat and luxury-home sectors and made several acquisitions, including a majority stake in Dream Yacht Group.

Golden Manufacturing Expands

The fabricator of aluminum boat lifts and aluminum and concrete floating docks adds 18,000 square feet to its Fort Myers, Fla., headquarters.

GetMyBoat Takes You to the Movies

The boat rental marketplace site teams with Disney’s Jungle Cruise for a contest to win a boat trip or movie tickets.

ConMar Adds to Sales Team

The manufacturers’ representatives add industry vet Brain Steele.

Will Canada Reopen to Boaters?

Set to open its borders to fully vaccinated U.S. residents next month, our neighbor to the north could be facing a strike by Canadian border guards and customs officials. Plus, the Great Lakes welcomes a newly designated marine sanctuary.

Southern Marinas Acquires Sequoyah Marina

Southern Marinas continues to expand its marina portfolio, adding the popular east Tennessee boating destination.