Zipwake names East Coast distributor

Pro Marine Distributing was named the East Coast distributor for the Zipwake Dynamic Trim Control System.

Pro Marine Distributing was named the East Coast distributor for the Zipwake Dynamic Trim Control System.

The Zipwake system is designed for planing and semiplaning powerboats between 20 and 60 feet.

Pro Marine Distributing will be responsible for increasing awareness among U.S. boat builders and boat owners of the Swedish manufacturer´s latest development in motion control systems.

“Adding Zipwake to the range of products that we distribute allows us to offer what we believe is the most innovative product in the marine industry in many years,” Pro Marine Distributing CEO Ted Norris said in a statement.

“We are extremely pleased to have signed the distribution agreement with Zipwake and are already working with several high-profile boatbuilders who have expressed strong interest in Zipwake and the benefits it offers. In addition, we have seen rapid sales into the retrofit market, as well. By offering such an innovative, advanced product at a value-driven price point, we expect Zipwake to excel in the U.S. marketplace.”

“We are convinced that the Zipwake product range will be well supported by a great team in Pro Marine Distributing having a long and valuable experience from the marine industry and a driving force to develop the presence of Zipwake among the U.S. boat manufacturers, buying groups, dealers and service yards,” said Göran Fredin of Zipwake.


ABYC to Publish Largest-Ever Standards Manual

The nonprofit is offering pre-orders until June 18 of its updated standards manual, with a publication date of July 31.

Furuno, Simrad Add SiriusXM Fish Mapping Suite

The subscription-based service offers offshore anglers a suite of technology with which to locate and catch more fish.

Mercury Racing Awards Scholarships

The engine manufacturer looks to grow the next generation of skilled workers with its annual scholarship program.

Vision Marine, Hellkats to Attempt E-Boat Speed Record

A Hellkats 32-foot Widebody equipped with Vision Marine’s E-Motion powertrain will try to be the fastest electric boat in its category.

Grand Banks Operations Remain Halted

The announcement follows the Malay government order extending movement restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19.

OneWater Marine to Acquire N.J.'s Stone Harbor Marina

The acquisition further expands OneWater’s reach in the Northeast.