Business

H3O Sports expands startup

After a soft launch in 2011, Fort Lauderdale-based H3O Sports, a new retail company specializing in multipurpose personal flotation devices, is expanding and seeking vendors nationwide to carry its spring…

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Amels hires manager

Eel Kant joined Amels as sales manager of the refit department. Kant has more than 30 years experience in the industry. A graduate of Delft Technical University, Kant has board-level…

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Muir replaces aluminum housing

Muir Windlasses Australia has launched its latest composite fiber housing to replace aluminum housings for its range of horizontal anchor winches. The idea was to develop a one-size-fits-all housing. “We…

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Hill Robinson hires director

Hill Robinson has hired Franc Jansen as director of its France operations based in Antibes and as director of yacht management. Jansen has a background in commercial shipping and holds…

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Marine Max opens showroom

MarineMax plans to open a showroom in a shopping mall in Tampa, according to a story in the Tampa Bay Times.“The goal is to reach out to people who don’t…

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AquaQuad introduces LUX

AquaQuad introduced the LUX watercraft. The craft seats four adults to accommodate leisure boating uses, including wakeboarding, skiing, recreational fishing and family activities. The 14-foot sports RIB has a wide…

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Black Pete Marine distributes Blackfin

Black Pete Marine distributes Blackfin products from Regarding The Outdoors including the Blackfin Skeg and Blackfin Blade Saver which are designed to protect lower units from damage and enhance engine…

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A Smart Bridge

The future of yachting is here and it’s on display in Darse Sud. Palladium Technologies has created a buttonless bridge to integrate ship monitoring and controls for yachts. It incorporates…

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Battling kidney disease, Amy Beavers finds life at MPT

Originally published October 3, 2011 By Dorie Cox Amy Beavers is surrounded by most of the things that are important to her when she’s at work at Maritime Professional Training…

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Chef-prepared foods are main ingredient of yacht crews’ new business

By Dorie Cox Eten is the name of the new food company recently opened by two former yacht crew. It’s pronounced like the vernacular “eatin'” and references eating in both Belgian…

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