Quick Hits: March 1, 2021

Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard in Rhode Island announced that it replaced a wooden dock with an array and floating breakwater from SF Marina Systems. The project includes a 385-foot breakwater made up of six Type 400 floating pontoons, which the company said are virtually unsinkable. “The SF Marina dock system has been a real game-changer for us,” said Eli Dana, Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard general manager. “It really protects the boats better than our wave fence does."


Liqui Moly Adds Defender as Distributor

The marine supplier picked up the German fuel additive manufacturer for U.S. distribution.

Good and Not-So-Good News

As Brunswick backs the Vamos A Pescar initiative to increase Hispanic fishing participation, invasive carp DNA has been detected in the Milwaukee River.

U.S. Powerboat Show Returns

Organizers reported more than 300 exhibitors and record attendance. The show “did not disappoint,” said one dealer.

Winnebago Commits to Net-Zero Emissions

The parent of Chris-Craft and Barletta joins U.N. Global Compact signatories aiming for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.