Sail America Industry Conference adds LH-Finance as sponsor

Marine financing specialist LH-Finance announced it will be a platinum sponsor of Sail America’s Industry Conference. The day-and-a-half event features educational seminars, workshops and networking events. It has hosted more than 150 of the sailing industry’s most prominent business professionals. “Supporting the Sail America Industry Conference is paramount for LH-Finance,” said Herve Bonnet, president and …
Boating Industry

NorthCoast Boats adds three new dealers

NorthCoast Boat’s authorized dealer network is actively expanding as its welcomes aboard Monahan’s Marine Inc., in Weymouth, Mass.; Buras Marine, to cover the Annapolis, Md., market; and Willis Marine Center in Huntington, N.Y. “NorthCoast Boats designers and craftsmen deeply understand the importance of their work,” said - Gregg Weatherby, director of sales and marketing. “Each of …
Boating Industry

Economic Snapshot: Private sector employment adds record-high jobs in February

Private sector employment increased by 298,000 jobs from January to February, according to the February ADP National Employment Report. This is up from 261,000 jobs added in January and the largest increase since June 2014. The report also marks the fourth consecutive month of monthly private sector job growth above 200,000. “February proved to be …
Boating Industry

Monitor Products adds new partner, VP of sales & engineering

Monitor Products recently welcomed Andy Logan as a partner within the company and the vice president of sales and engineering. Logan brings 25 years of experience to Monitor Products including a background in engineering, sales and overall business development. His experience includes 10 years at MerCruiser where he served as the lead engineer for MerCruiser’s …
Boating Industry

Century Boats adds Specialty Marine Center to dealer network

Century Boats announced that it signed a new dealer agreement with Specialty Marine Center in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. “This region of the state is a well-established and very knowledgeable boating community – and we’re happy to have Specialty Marine Center as our east central Florida representative,” said Bryan Lucius, president of Century Boats. “James …
Boating Industry

NMEA adds four to board of directors

The National Marine Electronics Association has announced the appointment of four additional members to its board of directors. During their three-year terms they will be responsible for helping to create and drive NMEA strategies, programs and efforts in all areas. Additionally, Mike Spyros of Electronics Unlimited took the reins as NMEA chairman on January 1 …
Boating Industry

Phoenix Trailers adds new Tennessee facility

Phoenix Trailers has launched an assembly facility in Tennessee to better serve boat dealers in the area and surrounding states. The move signals the company’s deeper penetration into the Southeast, including a distribution center planned in Florida. Located in Winchester, Tenn., the facility offers dealers increased inventory of Phoenix Trailers’ pontoon trailers for immediate delivery. …
Boating Industry