Quick Hits: June 12, 2020

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North Carolina-based Regulator Marine has expanded its exclusive relationship with Garmin and will add Fusion Entertainment as a standard fit across its line of center consoles. “From the engineering team to the technical support team, Garmin and Fusion have made our Regulator craftsmen’s jobs easier – all while enhancing our customers’ boating experiences,” said Regulator president Joan Maxwell in a statement. “This is a win-win for Regulator.”

Lauderdale Marine Center has been appointed as the selected shipyard to service United Arab Emirates-based Gulf Craft. “As builders of award-winning brands such as Majesty Yachts and Nomad Yachts, Gulf Craft was seeking a service partner that could accommodate their range of yachts from 55 feet to 175 feet, which LMC is very well positioned to do,” said LMC vice president Colin Kiley in a statement.


Mercury’s Impact on the Local Economy

A new study shows that the manufacturer has a more than $5 billion annual impact on the Fond du Lac, Wis., community.

Lippert Posts Record Q1

The quarter marked a “watershed moment” for the component supplier, as net sales hit $1 billion.

Rollick Reaches 100th OEM Customer Mark

Customers that use its Aimbase marketing technology represent 65 percent of U.S. marine unit sales.

Safe Harbor Adds Lauderdale Marine Center

The Florida superyacht facility was acquired in a deal worth $340 million.

Don’t Throttle Back Now

As pandemic restrictions ease, folks will be getting back to leisure activities that often compete with boating.

IBEX Announces In-Person Dates

The show returns to the Tampa Convention Center Sept. 28-30 after being held virtually last year.

Brunswick’s Aine Denari Joins CSP Board

The Center for Sportfishing Policy, a coalition of advocates for recreational fishing and boating, also announced that The Billfish Foundation is a Sustaining Member.

Malibu Reports Record Q3

The company reported a 50 percent increase in net sales and a 47.2 rise in net income for the fiscal quarter.