Quick Hits: March 11, 2021

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On March 23, the first Michigan Outdoor Industry Supplier Summit will match outdoor companies with product and service suppliers. The free, virtual event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern time) and includes networking opportunities and one-on-one, buyer-supplier meetings. Procurement needs involving components, products, services and skills will be a primary focus. For more information, contact NMMA Great Lakes policy and engagement manager Jill Sims at jsims@nmma.org.


ABYC to Publish Largest-Ever Standards Manual

The nonprofit is offering pre-orders until June 18 of its updated standards manual, with a publication date of July 31.

Furuno, Simrad Add SiriusXM Fish Mapping Suite

The subscription-based service offers offshore anglers a suite of technology with which to locate and catch more fish.

Mercury Racing Awards Scholarships

The engine manufacturer looks to grow the next generation of skilled workers with its annual scholarship program.

Vision Marine, Hellkats to Attempt E-Boat Speed Record

A Hellkats 32-foot Widebody equipped with Vision Marine’s E-Motion powertrain will try to be the fastest electric boat in its category.

Grand Banks Operations Remain Halted

The announcement follows the Malay government order extending movement restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19.

OneWater Marine to Acquire N.J.'s Stone Harbor Marina

The acquisition further expands OneWater’s reach in the Northeast.

Rounding the Last Bend?

As all segments of the economy race to surpass prepandemic levels, a bit of wheelspin is expected to occur, but not for long.