Quick Hits: May 7, 2020

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As of 7 a.m. today, boating is back in Maryland. While Gov. Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home order remains in effect, the list of acceptable outdoor activities now includes golf, tennis, camping, and boating and fishing. In addition, the governor’s office issued best practices for marinas to reopen.

Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats said in a statement it’s entering the center console segment with the SX-39. The SX-39 will feature an all-composite hull design similar to Outerlimits’racing boats and will be powered by triple or quad outboards to 1,800 hp. The Bristol, R.I.-based builder hopes to launch the boat at the Newport International Boat Show in September.

The American Boat & Yacht Council Foundation announced the recipients of several scholarships, with financial assistance from the Kathy & Jerry Wood Foundation. Scholarships were awarded to 16 students around the country. Funds for fees and workbooks also went to students at the College of the Florida Keys.


Caught Red-Handed

Two commercial fishermen were jailed for possessing an illegal haul that included 100 undersized lobster tails, which is a felony. Also, fisheries management gets new funding.

Bennington Expands Operations

The pontoon builder plans to add jobs at its new facility in Elkhart County, Ind., and increase manufacturing output.

KVH Industries Names CFO

Longtime telecom financial executive Roger A. Kuebel assumes the position that COO Brent Bruun had held in an interim capacity.

Quick Hits: March 4, 2021

Today at 4pm: Intrepid Powerboats celebrates president Ken Clinton’s 30th anniversary with a Facebook Live Q&A.

Sustainability at Navico

The electronics giant recently shifted to 100 percent recyclable packaging and appointed its first chief sustainability officer.

Soundings Trade Only hosts ‘Pitch the Pros’

The one-hour virtual sessions this week featured 18 companies that introduced products and technologies to more than 530 attendees.