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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Flexiteek International has announced former Dek-King distributor World Panel Products as the new management team of Flexiteek Americas, with immediate effect. Flexiteek Americas is the sole distributor for Flexiteek 2G synthetic teak for the Americas. The team from World Panel Products will oversee the promotion, sales, and

tags: Company Expansions, Flooring

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Travelopia Yachts, the world’s premier yacht charter business and parent company to charter brands The Moorings, Sunsail and Footloose, has announced unprecedented investment into its charter products in 2020. Following the devastation of Hurricane Irma in the fall of 2017, Travelopia moved quickly to reestablish operations in

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charter, Company Expansions, Travel

Monday, July 22, 2019

World renowned boat manufacturer, Scout Boats has just begun generating clean renewable energy to power their manufacturing facility located in Summerville, SC. During a ceremony held on May 10, the CEO/Founder of Scout Boats, Steve Potts, flipped the switch to unveil the new 592 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system and announce the

tags: Company Expansions, Environmental Impact

Friday, July 12, 2019

Gill, the marine-focused performance and lifestyle brand, are set to launch their latest range, inspired by over 40 years of engineering apparel that protects you on and around the water. The new collection of clothing and accessories, available online (www.gillmarine.com) and in store from July 15th, grows their popular range even

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions

Friday, July 12, 2019

It’s called the Game Changer Pad because this new pad, by Aqua Lily Products, will change what the market requires when considering a floating pad. Kids and families already have fun playing on the original Aqua Lily Pads, but the development team wanted to kick that fun up to the next level. A competitive bunch, the team has

tags: Accessories, Company Expansions, Kids & Pets, Water Toys

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

ShoreMaster, LLC (“ShoreMaster”) and HydroHoist Marine Group, Inc. (“HydroHoist”) are excited to announce the merger of their businesses. The combined product offering of these industry-leading brands covers the broadest spectrum of boat types, sizes and marine environments in the industry across all major

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude recently announced the expansion of the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 product line to include 115 H.O., 140HP, and 150HP models. Evinrude’s extended line-up is designed to give more boaters confidence on the water – in any situation. Confidence Through Innovation and Performance Shattering the paradigm for

tags: Company Expansions, Engines

Monday, July 8, 2019

The new Mercury Racing 450R outboard is purpose designed for the high-performance disciple craving unrelenting power. Steeped in Mercury Racing DNA, the 450R features a 4.6-liter V8 FourStroke powerhead boosted by an exclusive Mercury Racing supercharger to produce 450 peak propshaft horsepower and 40 percent higher torque than the

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, Racing

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – recently announced the new Simrad® RS40-B, the first VHF marine radio with AIS transmit and receive capability. Featuring a sleek design with wireless handset capability,

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Navigation, Safety, Smart Technology

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Designed for life on and offshore, and perfect for any adventure on the water this summer, Gill’s innovative UV Tec range combines form and function for the ultimate in style and comfort. Featuring t-shirts, shorts, and trousers, UV Tec is perfect for multisport, multi-activity fun in warmer conditions as it offers UPF 50+

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions