Category: Member News

  • Member News: Bradford Marine Joins My-Villages Innovation Partners

    Premier Lauderdale Facility Becomes First Brokerage in the Nation to Offer Mobile Technology to Simplify Ownership Hobe Sound, Fla.  – My-Villages, a leading provider of marine mobile technology, is proud to announce that Bradford Marine, a premier name with shipyard and brokerage facilities in Fort Lauderdale and the Bahamas, is the first brokerage in the… Continue reading

  • Marine & Composites Industry Career Day on March 22 in Rhode Island

    Via Soundings Trade Only— The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association and the IYRS School of Technology and Trades will host the ninth annual Marine & Composites Industry Career Day on March 22. Free to the public, the event will draw industry experts and employers who come with one goal in mind: to connect with people… Continue reading

  • PierVantage Signs New Clients

    Pacific Fishermen Shipyard and Electric, Marshall Marine, Pierside Boatworks, and SYS Yacht Sales & Service to leverage PierVantage™ to grow their business! PierVantage, the marine industry’s first and only true cloud based solution built specifically for boatyards, full service marine facilities, and boat building operations is excited to announce that Pacific Fishermen Shipyard and Electric,… Continue reading

  • Member News: DockMaster Announces New Conference, New Clients

    Leading Marine Business Software Continues to Grow Under New Management Hobe Sound, Fla.—Feb. 10, 2014—DockMaster, the leading suite of marine business software, will stage its latest user conference this week as its client roster continues to grow under new ownership. More than 100 DockMaster customers will gather in West Palm Beach, Fla., for the free… Continue reading

  • Member News: Maine Marine Trades Assoc. Director Goes to Washington

    From Soundings Trade Only: Maine Marine Trades Association executive director Susan Swanton was scheduled to be at the White House today for an event to discuss President Obama’s effort to get companies and industries to hire more long-term unemployed workers. In an interview with the Portland (Maine) Press Herald, Swanton said, “When you say ‘long-term… Continue reading

  • ABBRA Presents Annual Awards and Names Thunderbolt Marine Boatyard of the Year

    ABBRA Names Thunderbolt Marine of Savannah, GA Boatyard of the Year Presents Awards to Industry Leaders in Massachusetts and Rhode Island Fort Lauderdale, FL – January 27, 2014 – The 2014 Boatyard of the Year Award was awarded to Thunderbolt Marine of Savannah, Georgia at the American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) Boatyard Business… Continue reading

  • Member News: Front Street Shipyard to Build High-Speed Patrol Vessels

    BELFAST, ME – Front Street Shipyard in mid-coast Maine is beginning construction on high-performance multihulls for Trefoil Marine. The T30 is a catamaran designed by Donald L. Blount and Associates (DLBA) of Chesapeake, VA, which will be used primarily for military and police patrol, fire and rescue. The craft’s capabilities are applicable to the commercial… Continue reading

  • Carl Cramer Announces his Upcoming Retirement from Professional BoatBuilder Magazine

    Via Soundings Trade Only — Cramer announced Tuesday that after 26-1/2 years he will retire from Maine-based Professional BoatBuilder andWoodenBoat magazines. …In an announcement Cramer sent out Tuesday, he thanked readers for “loyal support over the 24-plus years we’ve been publishing ProBoat and the 22 years we’ve been producing IBEX. Surely I’ll be seeing you at IBEX and METS… Continue reading

  • RIMTA Revitalizes Providence Boat Show to Inspire Sales, Strengthen Industry

    Bristol (R.I.) — The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) has put a new management team, new attractions, and a new vision in place for the Providence Boat Show, one of the largest winter boat shows held in New England that takes place January 31 to February 2. The changes are not only designed to… Continue reading

  • My-Villages Takes The Boat Village Live for MDCE

    Companies Can Now Access Free, Premium and Pro Editions of Digital Collaboration Tool Hobe Sound, Fla. –My-Villages, a leading provider of marine mobile technology, today announced that its Web and mobile-based communication and service coordination platform for boat owners and marine businesses, The Boat Village, is officially live for the start of the Marine Dealers… Continue reading