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Quick Hits: May 26, 2020

As the weather warms throughout the United States and the country slowly moves towards reopening public lands and waterways, a coalition of national outdoor groups have teamed for Recreate Responsibly, a list of recommendations from public health experts and leaders in the outdoor space. “These unusual circumstances mean that all of us, from seasoned outdoor enthusiasts to families heading out to their local park for the first time, could use a little guidance about how to stay safe. The Recreate Responsibly guidelines offer a starting point for getting outside to keep yourself healthy and to maintain access to our parks, trails, and beaches,” said organizers in a statement

Propspeed is not just for running gear. The New Zealand-based foul-coating release system has proven to work effectively on Lumishore LED underwater lights via rigorous testing by the company. “We pride ourselves on delivering unparalleled LED light solutions for both above and below the waterline. The best way to enjoy the near-limitless color combinations we offer is to ensure your lights are clean,” said Lumishore president Eifrion Evans in a statement.


Leadership Summit 2021

On September 27th, 2021, Soundings Trade Only hosted a Leadership Summit led by business executive and Chairman of Thinkshift, Dr. Balaji Krishnamurthy.

Retail in Times of Consolidation

Our monthly Pulse Report survey asks dealers if mergers and acquisitions have affected any of the brands they carry. Take the survey here.

Rollick Expands Leadership Team

The marketing and technology company named a chief financial officer and head of dealer solutions.

Vision Marine Moves Toward Mass Production

The company partnered with McLaren Engineering to manufacture its E-Motion 180E electric outboard and powertrain system.

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show Opens Today

The show runs through Oct. 31, and organizers are hoping for a return to pre-Covid success.

Non-profit Takes Aim at Access

Families for Boating works with community advocacy groups to help curb regulatory threats to on-water activities.

Garmin Reports 25 Percent Q3 Growth for Marine

The electronics manufacturer says demand for plotters was the primary driver.

Polaris Reports Flat Q3

Though boat sales were up 18 percent, demand in the company’s other segments was hindered by a lack of product availability, driven by supply-chain issues.