Quick Hits: February 2, 2021


Herndon, Va.-based advertising agency Level 5 is now a Platinum Partner of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas. Level 5 works with dealerships and retailers on strategy, branding and developing brand voice and recognition. “Adding an organization with superb knowledge, dynamic technology and a strategic focus on the customer experience will certainly benefit MRAA members … as it energizes our mission to supply today’s boat and engine dealers with prominent tools, resources and educational programming,” MRAA director of business development Allison Gruhn said in a statement.


Caught Red-Handed

Two commercial fishermen were jailed for possessing an illegal haul that included 100 undersized lobster tails, which is a felony. Also, fisheries management gets new funding.

Bennington Expands Operations

The pontoon builder plans to add jobs at its new facility in Elkhart County, Ind., and increase manufacturing output.

KVH Industries Names CFO

Longtime telecom financial executive Roger A. Kuebel assumes the position that COO Brent Bruun had held in an interim capacity.

Quick Hits: March 4, 2021

Today at 4pm: Intrepid Powerboats celebrates president Ken Clinton’s 30th anniversary with a Facebook Live Q&A.

Sustainability at Navico

The electronics giant recently shifted to 100 percent recyclable packaging and appointed its first chief sustainability officer.

Soundings Trade Only hosts ‘Pitch the Pros’

The one-hour virtual sessions this week featured 18 companies that introduced products and technologies to more than 530 attendees.