Regulator kicks off 30th anniversary model year with product upgrades

Regulator Marine, manufacturer of offshore sportfishing boats, announces upgrades to every model in the line as they enter the company’s 30th anniversary year. “Each model will have a suite of special-edition amenities that allow our customers to personalize their ride, but¹s that¹s only the beginning,” said Regulator Marine Co-founder and President Joan Maxwell. “The redesign …
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Patrick Industries acquires Leisure Product Enterprises

Patrick Industries, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Leisure Product Enterprises, LLC. LPE is a holding company with three manufacturing subsidiaries under its umbrella: Marine Concepts/Design Concepts, Florida Marine Tanks and Marine Electrical Products. LPE primarily serves the marine and industrial markets with combined fiscal 2016 revenues of approximately $ 75 million. The aggregate purchase price …
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Torqeedo wins eco-friendly product award at China International Boat Show

Torqeedo was awarded the Most Eco-Friendly Marine Business of 2016 at the 21st China International Boat Show in Shanghai. The award was presented by the China Boat Industry & Trade Association. The jury said of Torqeedo, it is “THE name in electric outboards.” Increasing its sales and service network, the German company also recently added …
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Nautique launches 2016 product line and website

ORLANDO, Fla. – Nautique announces the launch the 2016 product line and all-new website now viewable at nautique.com. The 2016 product line features all-new designs and technology with the all-new Super Air Nautique G23 and G25, the new Nautique LINC Touch with Helm Command and Nautique Surf Select. Nautique has teamed up with JL Audio […]
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JD Schmid joins Sea Ray as director of product training

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Well-known marine trainer JD Schmid has joined Sea Ray as Director of Product Training. Prior to joining Sea Ray, Schmid was a partner at the Sales Institute for Excellence. A longtime member of the recreational boating community, he has successfully started and operated a boat dealership before deepening his involvement with professional […]
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