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Soundings Publications, L.L.C.
10 Bokum Road
Essex, CT 06426

Telephone: (860) 767-3200 or
(800) 444-7686
Fax: (860) 767-0642
For Subscription Inquiries:
1-800-244-6396 or 386-246-0423


Soundings Trade Only is the B2B print magazine marine industry professionals count on for all the news that is relevant and important to them in their jobs. Trade Only monthly magazine breaks news and explores it in depth, through features and columns that help the industry understand the news and put it into context. It is available in a printed or digital format.

News and feature coverage focuses on the people, events and trends that affect boat manufacturers, boat dealers and retailers, marinas and boatyards, engine and electronics manufacturers, accessory makers and sellers, and the full array of marine related service companies.

The Soundings TradeOnlyToday website — — keeps the industry up-to-date each day with fast reporting on breaking news. The web site publishes a daily e-newsletter each business day to keep marine industry officials and professionals informed about all the news that affects them in their businesses.

Soundings Trade Only Today is owned and operated by Cruz Bay Publishing Inc., an Active Interest Media company.

About AIM

Based in El Segundo, Calif., AIM ( is a leading publisher of enthusiast magazines, consumer shows, books and Internet sites. AIM’s five publishing groups include Healthy Living, Marine, Home Buyer, Outdoor and the Equine Group. The company publishes 40 magazines and numerous websites including Yoga Journal, Backpacker, Vegetarian Times, SNEWS® American Cowboy, Log Home Living, Arts & Crafts Homes, Peaks, Dressage, Black Belt, Yachts International, Soundings, Soundings Trade Only, Woodshop News and others. AIM produces and markets conferences, DVDs and books, and produces log-and-timber home shows and seminars. The company was formed in October 2003 by the private equity investment firm Wind Point Partners and Efrem Zimbalist III.