Quick Hits: October 1, 2020

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Fairline Yachts is expanding its dealer network in Scandinavia with a new sales location near Oslo, Norway. The British builder will work with Nautic Norway — its longtime Norway dealer — on the new location. “We are excited to be expanding our presence, and we look forward to the new opportunities this will bring to us and to Fairline,” Nautic Norway’s Dennis Wollertsen said in a statement. “We are confident our new location will entice even more customers to experience Fairline, and we look forward to our new chapter.”


Dometic Marine Appoints Executives

The company promotes a 20-plus-year employee and adds a vice president of aftermarket sales and e-commerce.

IMEA Launches Scholarship Program

The International Marine Electronics Alliance aims to recruit students into the field of marine technology.

RBFF Campaign Reels in Awards

The fishing-and-boating advocacy group’s Get on Board campaign was recognized by two national public relations organizations.

Suzuki’s Clean Ocean Project

Testing of the engine manufacturer’s microplastics filtering device continues as it moves closer to production. The company also released its full-year financials.

Uflex Adds to Sales and Marketing Team

The company said significant growth during the last few years created the need to add three employees.

NMTA Beats Proposal To Double Excise Tax

It’s just one example of the value of belonging to a state or local marine trade association. Are you a member of an MTA?

Federal Government Approves Vineyard Wind

The first major wind farm in federal waters could power 400,000 New England homes, but fishing interests oppose the project.