Soundings Trade Only Celebrates 40 Years

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2019 marks the 40 Anniversary of Soundings Trade Only, forty years of marine industry journalism.

In anticipation of the anniversary year, Soundings Trade Only’s monthly magazine has been redesigned, and the daily e-newsletter and website have been improved. For a look at our Global Marine Industry issue, please visit: here

The June anniversary issue looks back at North America’s marine industry over the last four decades, the economic trends, companies, leaders, families as well as international brands, boats and people that have impacted and pushed the boating business forward. We invite you take a look at this special issue of Soundings Trade Only.

A look back at the four decades of industry history and of Soundings Trade Only will continue throughout 2019.


Our 40 year celebration will culminate with the Soundings Trade Only 40 Anniversary Gala the evening of Monday, September 30, 2019 at the Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL. We invite you to join us for an unforgettable evening including dinner, dancing and more. Thank you to our gala sponsors: Yamaha, Volvo Penta, Prospeed/OceanMax, Lumishore, IBEX, Fusion Entertainment, Correct Craft Boats. Tickets available from July 15. For tickets and more information, please visit

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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.