Quick Hits: May 8, 2020


The Marine Industries Association of South Florida and Atlantic Technical College named Jonathan Lowell, founder of Iguana Marine, as the instructor for its new yacht technician apprenticeship program. MIASF said in a statement that the two-year program, which will be administered online for the time being, gives apprentices a basic set of skills to start a career in the marine industry.

The Supra Boats Pro Wake Tour said it has revised its schedule and will go digital for the season. The tour will consist of one online qualifier, two digital events and two live events, on location in Katy, Texas, and Windsor Colo.


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.