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Cyclops Marine 2023 November - LEADERBOARD

Marine industry news across all sectors this week - MarineBusinessWorld.com North America newsletter

12/06/2024


Marine industry news across all sectors this week - MarineBusinessWorld.com North America newsletter

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Golden Marine Systems, a prominent provider of marine infrastructure solutions, offers crucial guidance to prepare marinas for hurricane season. Drawing from extensive experience in the marine industry, the company emphasizes proactive measures to mitigate potential damage and ensure safety. Hurricanes pose significant threats to coastal communities, making marinas especially vulnerable. To assist marina operators and boat owners, Golden Marine Systems offers advice.

Daniel Ziriakus, Group Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. Alessandra Nenci, Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President - photo © MarineMax
Daniel Ziriakus, Group Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. Alessandra Nenci, Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President - photo © MarineMax

MarineMax (HZO) is delighted to announce an important change within the MarineMax Group of companies. Since becoming the largest superyacht services company in the world, through the combination acquisitions of Fraser Yachts, Northrop & Johnson, Fairport Yacht Management, SuperYacht Management, and Atalanta Golden Yachts, the group has assessed how best to integrate and combine functional areas to make the overall group stronger, improve the experience and opportunities for the team members and to enhance the client offering across the board, while maintaining the culture and independency of the brands.

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The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) will be hosting the prestigious IBEX Innovation Awards program during this year's event, taking place October 1-3 in Tampa. New product entries are now being accepted through August 21. The Innovation Awards program presented at IBEX features 14 marine trade product categories, honoring manufacturers and suppliers who bring new, innovative products for the boating industry to market.

Mercury Marine has introduced the 8hp and 9.9hp EFI FourStroke along with the 9.9hp EFI ProKicker - photo © Mercury Marine
Mercury Marine has introduced the 8hp and 9.9hp EFI FourStroke along with the 9.9hp EFI ProKicker - photo © Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, this week introduced the 8hp and 9.9hp EFI Four Stroke and 9.9hp EFI ProKicker™ outboard engines. These new outboards feature an advanced Mercury electronic fuel injection (EFI) system designed to provide boaters, fishing enthusiasts and pro anglers with easy starts and efficient performance. Demand for EFI technology is growing due to the benefits it offers over carburetted engines including ease of starting, reliable performance in all weather conditions and better fuel efficiency.

2023 Essentials - photo © Andriy Onufriyenko
2023 Essentials - photo © Andriy Onufriyenko

Celebrating its 140th anniversary this year, Groupe Beneteau unveils its business report for 2023. It's an opportunity for the world leader in yachting to look back on a remarkable year, and to take stock of its environmental and societal commitments. Through a renewed format, the Report offers a deep dive into the successes and highlights of this unprecedented year. In terms of economic performance, the Groupe Beneteau achieved record sales of 1.785 billion euros, consolidating its position as world leader in the sailing segment (monohulls and multihulls) and in the 40- to 60-foot powerboat segment.

(L to R)  Bo and Chelsi Clayton of TowBoatUS Sabine Lake, Texas - photo © BoatUS
(L to R) Bo and Chelsi Clayton of TowBoatUS Sabine Lake, Texas - photo © BoatUS

Two partners at the opposite ends of the Texas Gulf Coast have teamed up to open the ninth TowBoatUS port on the Gulf, TowBoatUS Sabine Lake on the Texas/Louisiana border. Capt. Justin Nesloney, owner of TowBoatUS Port Aransas and North Padre Island has teamed up with Bo Clayton, a Port Arthur-based airboat builder and founder of Southeast Texas Airboats, an 11,000-member Facebook group that meets regularly for rides and fundraisers. Clayton is the towing port's full-time manager. Because of his long-running work in the local airboat community, Clayton is known as the "go-to guy" for on-water troubles - willing to lend a hand to bring boaters home after a breakdown or running aground.

Bay Marine of Chicago - photo © Mekky Media Relations
Bay Marine of Chicago - photo © Mekky Media Relations

TopSide Marinas, a family-owned company that acquires and operates high-quality marinas around the country, recently announced the acquisition of two marinas on the scenic shores of Lake Michigan, including Bay Marine of Sturgeon Bay and Bay Marine of Chicago. Previous owners, Matt and Mark Felhofer, will continue to own and operate Bay Marine Yacht Sales, which will leaseback showroom and office space at both locations. These two marinas are both well-established and highly sought-after destinations for boat owners and enthusiasts. With this acquisition, TopSide Marinas now owns and operates a total of ten marinas across six states.

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The Pacific Coast Congress of Harbormasters and Port Managers is accepting applications for scholarships and project grants made available through the organization's Barbara Schwantes Fund. Scholarships and grants are available for up to $1000 and are issued through a competitive process. Applicants must reside in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, or the Canadian province of British Columbia. The scholarships are intended for individuals planning to enrol or currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in a marine-related field including marine science, marine education, marine engineering, facility operations, boatbuilding and repair, engine repair, marine surveying, and more.

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2024 National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Hall of Fame Award. Hall of Fame inductees are industry icons — visionaries whose outstanding contributions have and continue to advance, guide, and transform the industry. To nominate a worthy marine leader, one must be an active member in good standing with the NMMA.

Keep up to date with your industry's news at https://www.marinebusinessworld.com/NorthAmerica from the largest boating news network, updated daily.

Stay resolute,
Peter Rendle - peter.rendle@worldmarine.media

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BoatUS Foundation opens Grant Program for $7.5M effort to remove ADVs from nation's waterways
From June 10-August 12, organizations are invited to apply for grant funding to clean up their local waterways

Golden Marine Systems offers vital guidance on preparing marinas for hurricane season
Golden Marine Systems, a prominent provider of marine infrastructure solutions, offers crucial guidance to prepare marinas for hurricane season.

Massimo Group launches Pontoon Boat Pilot Program with Tractor Supply Company in Texas stores
Massimo Group today announced it has launched a Pontoon Boat Pilot Program with Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, for in-store product placement in select Texas store locations.

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Mercury Marine introduces 8HP and 9.9HP EFI FourStroke and 9.9HP EFI ProKicker outboards
Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, today introduced the 8hp and 9.9hp EFI FourStroke and 9.9hp EFI ProKicker™ outboard engines.

New era for superyacht companies: MarineMax launches Superyacht Division (SYD)
MarineMax (HZO) is delighted to announce an important change within the MarineMax Group of companies.

TowBoatUS adds 9th location to the Texas Coast
Two partners at the opposite ends of the Texas Gulf Coast have teamed up to open the ninth TowBoatUS port on the Gulf, TowBoatUS Sabine Lake on the Texas/Louisiana border.

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2024 IBEX Innovation Awards now accepting entries
The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) will be hosting the prestigious IBEX Innovation Awards program during this year's event, taking place October 1-3 in Tampa.

PCC accepting applications for scholarships and grants
The Pacific Coast Congress of Harbormasters and Port Managers is accepting applications for scholarships and project grants made available through the organization's Barbara Schwantes Fund (BSF).

Polaris Adventures expanding its offerings to include additional boat rentals
Polaris Adventures, the experience business of global powersports leader Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII), announces the expansion of boat rentals across its ever growing network, providing more ways for customers to enjoy the outdoors.

Palm Beach Motor Yachts announced as official Motor Yacht partner for 52 Super Series Regattas
We are thrilled to share that Palm Beach Motor Yachts will be the official Motor Yacht Partner for the 2024 52 Super Series.

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The XR 41 marks X-Yachts return to out-and-out race yachts, and has been designed in close cooperation with leading design teams. The boat is optimized for ORC racing and built with the finest material and most advanced technology available.

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