Buzz
Snag-A-Slip Expands With New Financing

Snag-A-Slip Expands With New Financing

06-Feb-2017

The online slip-reservation system Snag-A-Slip is poised to become a leader in the growing boating app world thanks to $1.2 million in new financing. The additional cash flow will be used to bulk up a few areas of the business: Snag-A-Slip plans on overhauling its online and mobile app, beef up its ...
Read More

Buzz
Dockwa and BoatU.S. Hold Free Dockage Contest

Dockwa and BoatU.S. Hold Free Dockage Contest

03-Feb-2017

One lucky boater won’t have to worry about the costs of docking their boat this year: Dockwa and BoatU.S. will announce the winner of their “Dock Free in 2017” contest on February 3. The contest will provide one lucky boater with $2,500 in free dockage at Dockwa-BoatU.S. partner ma...
Read More

Buzz
Newport For New Products Awards

Newport For New Products Awards

02-Feb-2017

Newport International Boat Show held its 11th annual Newport For New Products (NFNP) Awards in September 2016. The winners include: Garmin GPSMAP 7600 with J1939 Connection for best new electronics product; Forespar PureWater+ for best new boating operation, maintenance or safety product; the M...
Read More

Buzz
Yachts Miami Beach Undergoes Redesign

Yachts Miami Beach Undergoes Redesign

01-Feb-2017

Visitors to the 2017 Yachts Miami Beach show this February will experience a new look and layout. Co-owners of the in-water luxury yacht show hired design firm EDSA to reimagine the event. EDSA has previously worked at the Bahamas’ Atlantis Resort and the John F. Kennedy Center. This yea...
Read More

Buzz
MyTaskit Launches at Two Great Lakes Marine Companies

MyTaskit Launches at Two Great Lakes Marine Companies

25-Jan-2017

Two prominent Great Lakes marine service companies, Centerpoine Yacht Services and Gage Marine, have signed partnership programs with MyTaskit, provider of intelligent task coordination and business management software solutions. The partnership program is designed to give participating dealer...
Read More

Buzz
Three New Propellers from Yamaha

Three New Propellers from Yamaha

24-Jan-2017

Yamaha has announced three new propellers for boaters looking to cruise in the 150- to 300-hp range. The Reliance SDS propeller, the Saltwater Series II propeller and the Saltwater Series HS4 propeller all feature improved Shift Dampener Systems (SDS) technology and require no special hardware f...
Read More

Buzz
Dockwa Aquires Marinas.com

Dockwa Aquires Marinas.com

24-Jan-2017

Dockwa is expanding its reach in the boating world, most recently through the acquisition of Marinas.com, the world’s most extensive online marine directory with more than 100,000 users. Through the Dockwa app and online platform, boaters can reserve slips and moorings. “The comp...
Read More

Buzz
Renovation on Port Elgin Harbour

Renovation on Port Elgin Harbour

23-Jan-2017

Federal funding has kick-started a major renovation project on the Port Elgin Harbour in Saugeen Shores, Ontario. The project — which is expected to last through March 2017 — will make the harbor safer and more efficient by stabilizing the harbor wall. For more information, visit Sau...
Read More

Buzz
Brunswick Announces VP/CIO

Brunswick Announces VP/CIO

16-Jan-2017

Danielle Brown recently joined Brunswick Corp. as the company’s new vice president and chief information officer. Brown joins Brunswick after a 16-year career in the chemical and agricultural industry, and succeeds Michael Schulz, who retired. ...
Read More

Buzz
Hossack Marine Moves to Nautical Mile

Hossack Marine Moves to Nautical Mile

11-Jan-2017

Scott Hossack is looking to make big changes for his business, starting with location. Hossack Marine, which was previously located in Harrison Township, Michigan, has moved to the Nautical Mile in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. The new location will allow Hossack Marine to display inventory of new, us...
Read More

McGard
LB Subscribe