TowBoatUS location has new owner

Publish date:
Social count:

There's a new captain at the helm of TowBoatUS Lake Wylie, N.C.

Capt. Bradley Hewitt, who is also the West Marine store manager for the retailer's Lake Norman location, purchased TowBoatUS Lake Wylie from Steve Branum and Jeremy Thompson.

Hewitt, 24, who is Coast Guard-licensed, started in the boating business nearly a decade ago, working at West Marine in high school. In 2005 he started his first company, Workhorse Marine, a full-service boat repair, maintenance, detailing and boat-hauling business in Huntersville, N.C.


Connecticut spring show adds charity benefit

The Connecticut Spring Boat Show will be held Friday May 4 through Sunday, May 6, at Brewer Essex Island Marina in Essex, Conn., and this year will be the first time that admission fees will benefit the charity SailsUP4Cancer

Cobalt’s first 23-foot outboard model unveiled

Cobalt Boats introduced its first 23-foot outboard, the Model 23SC, to offer first-time buyers and occasional boaters seeking higher quality and reliability the same level of construction, performance and attention to detail offered in its larger boats.

AIM announces new hires

Catapult Creative Labs, the internal marketing communications agency of Active Interest Media, has hired Andrea Kupfer as vice president, account executive and Christina Erb LoVullo as creative services director. Kupfer will lead Catapult’s long-term sales growth and profitability and Erb LoVullo will oversee marketing and creative services.