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Quick Hits: July 3, 2020

Sarasota, Fla.-based Uflex USA — a manufacturer of marine mechanical, hydraulic and electronic steering systems, engine controls, steering wheels, trim tabs and more — have hired Scott Rath as general manager. Rath has over two decades of marine experience and joins Uflex after 15 years with Cummins Marine. "I am very excited to work with such a dedicated team that is already product, quality, and customer-focused," said Rath in a statement. “We are excited to take Uflex to the next level by continuing to build on the great foundation this team has already constructed.”

The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Foundation has announced winners of 2020 scholarships and educational awards. The foundation has awarded more than $25,000 to students and provided over $10,000 towards marine education and training for its members. “Through the Foundation, we are able to support our members by providing scholarships and student awards as well as funding for education, training, and certifications to grow and expand our workforce,” said MTA/NJ executive director Melissa Danko in a statement that also lists this year’s recipients.

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Grand Banks Purchases Florida Property

The parcel, which is opposite the company’s Stuart yard, has berths for up to nine boats and will increase service capabilities.

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Limestone Boat Co. Posts Q3 Results

Unit production was down compared with the second quarter, and revenues decreased 33%.

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Yamaha Dealers Now Carry Siren Systems

Siren Marine’s “Connected Boat” technology can be purchased and installed at more than 2,100 Yamaha outboard dealers.

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Northpoint Expands Marine Presence

Northpoint Commercial Finance has partnered with Elite Recreational Finance to offer retail financing.

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BRP Reports 71% Increase in Q3 Revenues

The Sea-Doo manufacturer had total revenue of $2.7 billion, but North American marine retail sales were down 47%.

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Airmar Announces Training Dates

Certified Installer and SmartBoat system classes are being held this month in New Jersey and next year in New Hampshire.

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The Survey Says …

Surveying customers to find out what they think about your business has never been more important.

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Marine Development Inc. Changes Hands

Mick Webber, the former president/CEO and owner of HydroHoist, has purchased the company from its founders.