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SureShade hires new director of global sales

SureShade, a U.S. designer and manufacturer of patented retractable sunshade systems, has hired Jorge Lang as director of global sales.  According to a company press release, Lang will be responsible…

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Bradford techs up skill level and teamwork with training

By Dorie Cox Recent hands-on training at Wesmar added confidence to the skills of the diesel hydraulic department teams at Bradford Marine. Four employees from Bradford’s Fort Lauderdale yard and…

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Yacht designer Claudette Bonville dies

Award-winning yacht designer Claudette K. Bonville, of Fort Lauderdale-based Claudette Bonville Associates (CBA), died July 16 after an eight-year battle with breast cancer, according to a company announcement. She was 66.…

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ITS sells U.S. operations

By Lucy Chabot Reed After 34 years, Richard Perkins has sold the U.S. operations of his company, Interior Technology Services, which cleans interior fabrics on yachts. He has relocated full…

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Quiksigns gets new owner, home

International Quiksigns, which makes yacht name sign boards and other products, has relocated to the south side of 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale. The move is strategic in giving the…

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Rolls-Royce rebranding to create stronger link to MTU

The Rolls-Royce Power Systems business unit and its core brand, MTU, are undergoing rebranding to reflect more clearly that they are part of the British Rolls-Royce engineering group. Rolls-Royce will…

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ComMar Sales celebrates 50 years

ComMar Sales, a Rhode Island-based representative of marine product manufacturers, celebrates 50 years of serving the marine industry in September. Founded in Massachusetts by Bill Glaser in 1969, ComMar got…

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Nautical Ventures takes over Anglers Marina in Dania

Nautical Ventures Group is now the operator of Anglers Marina in Dania Beach, Florida, through a lease-option arrangement.  According to a press release from the group, there are big plans…

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DeAngelo hires Maines

DeAngelo Marine Exhaust, a marine diesel exhaust systems manufacturer in Fort Lauderdale, welcomed Keenan Maines to the sales team early this year. Keenan brings more than 30 years of experience…

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BGI products now available in Caribbean

Island Water World has been appointed to distribute and retail Blue Guard Innovations products in the Caribbean. Island Water World’s seven stores include two in Sint Maarten, one on French…

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