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Thursday, May 28, 2020

BRP (TSX: DOO; NASDAQ: DOOO) announced yesterday it has re-oriented its marine business by focusing on the growth of its boat brands with new technology and innovative marine products. We will discontinue production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines. Our Sturtevant, WI, facility, will be repurposed for new projects to

tags: COVID-19, Employment News, Engines

Thursday, May 21, 2020

A local small business with two locations is changing hands, TowBoatUS Lorain and TowBoatUS Vermillion. The 24-hour, on water towing ports on Lake Erie new owner is longtime manager and lead towing captain John Piskura. The Gulf War veteran and retired fireman/paramedic purchased the locations, which provide routine on-water

tags: Boat Club, Employment News, Safety, Towing

Friday, March 27, 2020

For the second year in a row, Volvo Penta of the Americas has achieved recognition as a Great Place to Work by a national institute that promotes and measures workplace excellence. The Great Place to Work Institute certification recognizes companies that achieve high scores in employee satisfaction based on surveys of workers. The

tags: Awards, Employment News, Job Opportunities

Friday, March 20, 2020

I grew up in “Boat Town USA”—Harrison Township, Michigan. In my teens, my classmates manned the fuel docks my dad used to gas up our boat. For many of the kids I grew up with, the first job they had was in the marine industry in the boatyard or as dock hands, marine store clerks, seawall builders, or as canvas and

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Employment News, Job Opportunities, Lifestyle

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Whether you want to own a boat, transition to something new from your current boat, or are looking into selling your boat, one of the most important factors contributing to your happiness and success in the process is your “point of contact.” This important person will escort you on your journey, ensuring that you find the

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships, Employment News, Used Boats

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

It is with great sadness that Mack Boring & Parts Co. announces the passing of Larry Berlin. Larry was a fixture at Mack Boring and a driver to much of our success over the years, building wonderful relationships and developing students into best in class technicians and advocates for the diesel industry. Larry started his

tags: Employment News

Friday, November 22, 2019

The Bitter End Yacht Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick Vincent Brizio to the role of General Manager and Owner’s Representative. Patrick will lead the iconic resort’s historic comeback following the complete devastation of Bitter End in 2017’s Hurricane Irma. Hailing from Cumbria in the United

tags: Employment News, South Coast, Yacht Club

Monday, October 14, 2019

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Don Hambly as our new President and Chief Executive Officer following John Mitchell’s retirement earlier this year. Don has held executive positions in companies such as Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young, A.O. Smith and Olon Industries. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical

tags: Employment News

Friday, May 10, 2019

IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy, and transportation markets, recently announced a restructuring of key management to add new roles, ensure an industry-leading customer experience, and enable continued growth. Colby Chevalier has been added to the IMTRA Leadership

tags: Company Expansions, Employment News

Monday, March 25, 2019

Extremely popular and well respected for leading the reemergence of Iconic Marine's three brands— Fountain, Baja and Donzi—32-year marine industry veteran Joe Curran passed away yesterday after a short and hard fought battle with stomach cancer. In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Curran was part of Iconic's original

tags: Employment News

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