Tag: Member News

  • 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

  • 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

  • My-Villages Awards The Hinckley Company with Innovation Award

    My-Villages Will Honor Innovators in Marine Industry Annually Hobe Sound, Fla. –  My-Villages, a leader in marine mobile technology, tapped The Hinckley Co. as the winner of the first-ever My-Villages Innovation Award Monday at the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association’s annual meeting. The award, to be presented annually, will honor companies that demonstrate leadership in… Continue reading

  • Member News: Marinalife Signs Deal with Active Interest Media

    Active Interest Media announced that its Marine Group created a partnership with Marinalife to create a new all-access membership program dedicated to enhancing the cruising lifestyle. The official launch of the Cruising Club, powered by Marinalife, will take place at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which runs from Oct. 31 through Nov. 4. “We… Continue reading

  • Member News: Conanicut Marine Services Goes Solar

    On October 21, Conanicut Marine Services, Inc. will welcome Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, community leaders, and members of the public to its Taylor Point boat yard to see the unveiling of a new addition to the yard that has transformed this Jamestown company into a leader in environmental stewardship for the Rhode Island marine trades.… Continue reading

  • 2014 ABBRA Boatyard Business Conference Speakers and Topics Announced; Registration Now Open

    ABBRA Opens Registration and Announces Speakers & Topics for January 22-24, 2014, Boatyard Business Conference  Theme – Reflect, Rethink, Refocus: Business Leadership for Tomorrow’s Boat Building and Repair Industry FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – October 10, 2013 – The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) announces its line-up of topics and speakers for the 2014… Continue reading

  • Member News: My-Villages Purchases DockMaster

    Acquisition Creates the Largest and Most-Integrated End-to-End Software Solution for Marine Businesses in the Industry. Hobe Sound, Fla. – Oct. 9, 2013 – My-Villages, a leader in marine mobile technology, has acquired DockMaster, the top information management solution for marine retailers, marinas and service centers. The integration of DockMaster software and My-Villages’ consumer and professional… Continue reading

  • Member News: Portland Yacht Services Purchased Gowen Marine

    Portland Yacht Services owner Phineas Sprague Jr. purchased Gowen Marine, a boat repair business that has been a 2-acre fixture on the waterfront in Portland, Maine, for more than 50 years. Sprague sold his 10-acre Portland Co. Marine Complex on the eastern end in late July and closed the following week on separate purchase and… Continue reading

  • Member News: Bradford Marine Becomes Venture Boats Dealer

    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA – Bradford Marine, Inc. (Bradford Marine) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to be the exclusive dealer for Venture Boat Company in Broward County, Florida and the Bahamas. Paul Engle, President of Bradford Marine, said, “Adding Venture’s boat line to Bradford Marine’s available products and services expands what we offer… Continue reading

  • Interlux and Awlgrip To Host Products and Profitability Seminars In Northeast In October

    Union, New Jersey – Interlux® and Awlgrip® will host a series of seminars in the Northeast in October for business owners, retailers, yard managers, applicators, paint supervisors, purchasing agents and other interested industry professionals. At the seminars, Interlux and Awlgrip technical sales representatives will introduce new Interlux and Awlgrip products for 2014, outline strategies and… Continue reading