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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: Awards, Employment News, Women in Boating

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: Awards, Employment News, Women in Boating

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: Used Boats, Brokerage, Dealerships, Employment News

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: Yacht Club, Employment News, South Coast

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