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  • News

    Navigare Yachting USA expands team


    Navigare Yachting USA has hired three new team members to support its growth in the Americas - Pat Dorning as operations manager for the Bahamas and Caribbean, Phillip Winter as partner manager, and Kay West as booking manager.

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    Beneteau Americas appoints new COO


    Groupe Beneteau Americas has named Yannick Madiot as its new chief operating officer for North America.

  • Westrec founder Michael Sachs

    Westrec Marinas founder dies


    Westrec Marinas founder Michael Sachs died on April 11, just days shy of his 78th birthday. Sachs is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Maureen, a sister and nieces and nephews.

  • St Francis Marine founder Duncan Lethbridge is staying on in an advisory role

    Management shake-up at St Francis Marine


    South African catamaran builder St Francis Marine has confirmed a new management team under the helm of chief operating officer Rob Brennan.

  • The IMTRA executive team. Chip Farnham, Peter Kilgore, Colby Chevalier, Scott Stevens, Eric Braitmayer, Lisa Nolet, Jeff Vancura, Derek Stern, Alex Larsen and Larry Lake

    IMTRA Corp restructures leadership team


    IMTRA, the US manufacturer and importer of marine products, has restructured its key management team with immediate effect.

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    Irwin Jacobs, wife dead in murder/suicide


    Irwin Jacobs, the flamboyant former CEO of the now-bankrupt Genmar Holdings, and his wife Alexandra were found shot Wednesday in their Minnesota home in an apparent murder/suicide, according to local media reports.

  • News

    Albrecht named Solace president


    Edgewater, Florida-based Solace Boats has promoted 22-year marine industry veteran Todd Albrecht to the position of president.

  • Mark Campion, CEO of Explorer Motor Yachts

    Explorer Motor Yachts CEO dies


    Mark Campion, CEO of China-based Explorer Motor Yachts, passed away recently after a short illness.

  • Oceanmax general manager, Nona Pedersen

    Oceanmax names new general manager


    Oceanmax, the New Zealand-based exporter of Propspeed and Lightspeed marine coatings, has promoted Nona Pedersen to the role of general manager.

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    Pfeifer takes on new role in vehicle business


    Former Mercury Marine president moves to Oshkosh