Quick Hits: March 26, 2021

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The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announced that Stacey and Associates is now a Partner Member. Based in Oroville, Wash., the company provides dealers with guidance for mergers and acquisitions, business valuations and CFO services in the marine, RV, powersports and agricultural segments. “Stacey & Associates’ years of experience and insightful knowledge of dealership business processes is sure to benefit our members greatly,” said Allison Gruhn, MRAA director of business development.


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.