Quick Hits: January 7, 2021


Seakeeper’s dealer network now includes all of Asia through Twin Disc Pacific, the company’s distributor and partner in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement allows Seakeeper dealers and OEM partners to utilize its network across the continent, obviating the lag time when communicating with the U.S.-based team. “We are ready and excited to expand our relationship with Seakeeper by growing our territory to include Asia,” Twin Disc Pacific managing director Glenn Frettingham said in a statement.

With the installation of photovoltaic panels at its headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wis., Mercury Marine is a step closer to its goal of deriving 50 percent of the company’s electricity needs from renewable resources by 2030. “These steps will combine with many others over the next 10 years to increase the proportion of energy we will draw from renewable energy sources,” Mercury Marine president Chris Drees said in a statement.


Should You Require Employee Vaccinations?

With the Covid vaccines becoming more readily available, it’s a topic that’s worth addressing now.

Parker Sponsors ‘Journey for a Cause’

An Indiana college student will embark on a 10-day passage from the Ohio River to the Gulf of Mexico to highlight inclusion and fishing.

With Great Power Comes Great Challenges

Today’s high-horsepower outboards are heavy, and produce prodigious power and torque — three factors that boatbuilders must balance.

Guy Harvey Foundation Awards Scholarships

The inaugural Legacy Scholarship went to four Florida high school seniors who are attending Nova Southeastern University.

Brunswick Launches Training Program

The on-water BoatClass sessions will offer safety courses for both new and seasoned boaters.

Quick Hits: January 19, 2021

Princecraft premieres interactive Virtual Park; European Boating Industry and International Council of Marine Industry Associations strengthen partnership; and Alumacraft celebrate 75 years in business with video series.

Tommy’s Slalom Shop Adds Dealer

Boulder Boats has locations in Nevada, Arizona and California.

Trade Only Today Returns Tuesday

The daily e-newsletter will not publish Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.