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Quick Hits: January 22, 2021

The Bass Anglers Sportsman Society is accepting nominations for the Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. B.A.S.S. said nominations must be made by a parent, coach, teacher or school official, and students must be currently in grade 10, 11 or 12, with a 2.5 or higher grade point average. “We are so proud to offer a platform that not only recognizes successful student athletes on their accomplishments on the water, but on their academic success and community involvement as well,” program senior manager Hank Weldon said in a statement. The deadline to nominate a student is Feb. 22.

Yacht Sentinel and Fountaine Pajot announced a partnership wherein Fountaine Pajot boats will be equipped with Sentinel Domotics, which enables the transmission of data from the National Marine Electronics Association network. “We are delighted to partner with Fountaine Pajot and support the company’s transition into the new digital area of connected technologies,” Yacht Sentinel CEO Romain Devismes said in a statement. “This partnership is yet another demonstration that the boat industry is keeping up with connected technologies seen in the smart home and automotive industries.”


Volvo Penta to Power Offshore Wind Farm Transfer Vessels

The Swedish company will provide quad IPS systems for crew-and-equipment transfer vessels being built by American Offshore Services.

ePropulsion Secures B+ Series Funding

The China-based company will use the investment — equal to tens of millions of U.S. dollars — to advance research and development in e-power technology innovations.

Discover Boating Moves Forward

The joint NMMA and MRAA effort reveals a new logo and its rebranding of the Miami International Boat Show.

The Outdoor Recreation Boom Continues

Bombardier Recreational Products saw revenue jump 28 percent to $4.2 billion for the year, but dipping in its fiscal Q3 due to supply chain constraints.

A Steady Decline

Demand remains strong, but supply-chain logjams continue to weaken boat registration numbers.

Heimensen Named MarineMax Marketing VP

The yacht retailer announced it has promoted its longtime marketing director Abbey Heimensen.

C.G. Foundation Launches GivingTuesday Matching Challenge

The Coast Guard Foundation is launching a matching gift in which Geico Military will triple all donations received by midnight tonight.