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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Whether you are selling a previously owned boat or looking to purchase a new boat, Travis Smith’s enthusiasm and professionalism will make the selling or buying process an effortless and enjoyable experience. With great pride in his work, Travis excels in creating knowledgeable relationships with his clients, which allows him to

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships, Employment News, Used Boats

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Located in Michigan, the family owned business of Nautical Specialties, Inc., dba. Lasdrop Shaft Seals, owned by Paul, Chris, and Meagen VanDerMass, was recently sold to a close family friend, Kyle Mosher. Lasdrop started in 1975 when Bernard Perrin, a retired French Navy sailor, created one of the first dripless propeller shaft seals

tags: Accessories, Employment News

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Melanie Kyle, Director of Operations for the Marine Ad Network, and Savannah Hess, Editor of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt magazine, have been named to the 2020 list of ‘Women Making Waves’ as selected by Boating Industry Magazine. Among nearly 100 nominations this year, the recognition is intended to highlight 25 women in the

tags: Women In Boating, Awards, Employment News

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Two of Brunswick’s senior executives, Brenna Preisser, Brunswick Chief Human Resources Officer & President of Business Acceleration and Michelle Dauchy, Mercury Marine Chief Marketing Officer, have been selected by Boating Industry Magazine to its list of “Women Making Waves”. This annual designation is given to

tags: Women In Boating, Awards, Employment News

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

JBYS is thrilled to welcome Josh Northrop to our team of incredible marine industry professionals! Josh has been an avid boater his entire life; growing up on Lake Erie and boating throughout the Great Lakes. After graduating college Josh decided to make boating a career and has spent the last 17 years guiding his clients to the

by: Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales

tags: Employment News, Lake Erie

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: Engines, COVID-19, Employment News

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: Job Opportunities, Awards, Employment News

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: Lifestyle, Employment News, Job Opportunities

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: Dealerships, Employment News, Used Boats, Brokerage

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