Quick Hits: February 4, 2021


Regulator Marine said in a statement that it will introduce a 37-footer this spring. The builder said the center console will be powered by triple Yamaha 425XTO outboards and optioned for a Seakeeper 5 gyrostabilizer. Renderings at Regulator’s Facebook page show triple helm seats and mezzanine seating. The builder said the offshore boat will take other cues from the flagship 41.

Flow-Rite, a manufacturer of injection-molded fluid-control components, hired Angela Paauwe as operations director. Paauwe will be part of the Flow-Rite executive leadership team, and her responsibilities include overseeing maintenance, molding, production control and advanced sourcing. “We're looking forward to her leadership, management and vision to propel our manufacturing to a higher level of operational excellence,” company president Todd Hart said in a statement.


Suzuki Powers Forest River’s New Nepallo Pontoon Boats

The new Nepallo line of pontoon boats with Suzuki engines will be sold at select Camping World and Gander RV & Outdoors stores.

West Marine CEO to Keynote Annual MRA Event

With a “Climate for Change” theme, the Marine Recreation Association’s Educational Conference and Trade Show is set for Oct. 11-13.

Skeeter Owner’s Tourney Held on Lake Fork

A field of 2,000 anglers in 1,000 boats saw a nearly 10-pound bass capture first place in the annual Skeeter owner’s tournament.

Email Remains a Vital Marketing Tool for Dealers

A content marketing staple, emails can consistently deliver valuable and relevant information, if done correctly.

ABYC to Publish Largest-Ever Standards Manual

The nonprofit is offering pre-orders until June 18 of its updated standards manual, with a publication date of July 31.

Furuno, Simrad Add SiriusXM Fish Mapping Suite

The subscription-based service offers offshore anglers a suite of technology with which to locate and catch more fish.