Quick Hits: March 20, 2020


In a statement, Hanse Yachts says it has taken steps to both ensure ongoing production of yachts and the health of their workforce to “meet the needs of our corporate social responsibility in this time of crisis.”

Invincible Yachts’ Opa-Locka, Fla. factory remains open. In a statement, vice president Ian Birdsall says the builder will utilize video walk-throughs, extend boat show discounts as well as enhance trade-in values and financing packages to consumers via the factory and their dealer network.

 In a response to COVID-19, Ford Motor Company announced it would suspend production of manufacturing sites in South America, effective next week. Three sites in Brazil would close from March 23 until April 13. In Argentina, production will be halted from March 25-April 6.


Quick Hits: April 1, 2020

Fairline scales back operations due to COVID-19 pandemic. NMMA Webinar: How the Stimulus Package Helps Boating Industry Businesses. Dates for 50th annual Newport International Boat Show announced. 2020 USCG Regulations for Recreational Boats Book now available.