Quick Hits: September 22, 2020

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Airmar Technology Corp. announced that it hired Brian Vlad as marine product line manager. Vlad has more than two decades of product development and line management experience, most recently with Raymarine. “I intend to apply my experience to help Airmar develop and launch new products and technologies that will improve boating and fishing overall,” Vlad said in a statement.

The Coast Guard announced that it awarded more than $3.7 million in grants to 27 non-profit organizations. Funding for the boating safety grants is derived from the Sport Fishing Restoration and Boating Trust Fund. The non-profits that received funding include the American Boat & Yacht Council, American Canoe Association, Future Angler Foundation, National Safe Boating Council, Sea Tow Boating Safety & Education Foundation, U.S. Power Squadrons and the Water Sports Foundation. Click here for a complete list of beneficiaries.


NMMA to Hold State of the Industry Webinar

The March 4 webinar takes place at 11 a.m. and includes the presentation of the Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards and the Alan J. Freedman Award.

Sanlorenzo Reports 2020 Financials

Gains in the Asia-Pacific and Americas markets offset losses for the Italian builder’s superyacht division.

Into the High Season

Our monthly Pulse Report survey asks dealers about restocking inventory and more, as the new season looms.

It Takes Two to Tango

The boom in boat sales we’re enjoying is a result of the combined efforts of the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation.

Besenzoni - for over 50 years ambassador of made in Italy in the world - designs and produces accessories for pleasure and commercial boating characterized by simple and functional design

Besenzoni constantly assists its customers in 90 countries with 187 representative points and a direct assistance network consisting of 164 operating units around the world coordinated by the headquarters.

Sea Tow Saves Cold-Stunned Turtles

Its Corpus Christi outfit is rescuing turtles that were affected by the deep freeze in Texas.