Consumers are demanding increasing sophistication from the boats they buy, reflecting the conveniences and advances they have come to expect in modern automobiles. Marine technology companies are responding, developing smarter and more sophisticated electronics, cleaner, quieter and more powerful engines, and pod drives and joystick systems.
LRC Solutions’ Sailing Plan app provides vessel details for search-and-rescue efforts.
It will also serve as a global distribution center.
A new partnership between the Rhode Island-based school and American Magic supports the marine and composite fabrication industries.
Customers can order online direct from the manufacturer.
The engine manufacturer has a reported annual impact of more than $4 billion on the Fond du Lac economy.
Maretron will benefit from “aggressive investments” in technology and new-product development.
With recent acquisitions and sponsorships, Shiori Nagata says her company is moving from being “product-focused” to “market-driven.”
Marine sales rose 18 percent for the full year.
DockSense keeps a boat from hitting objects when backing into a slip.