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    Marathon Boat Group appoints new director of operations

    2019-06-12T09:57:00Z

    As part of its ongoing rebuilding strategy following its acquisition by new owners last month , Marathon Boat Group (MBG) has announced that former Champion Boats COO David Porthouse has joined the company as its new director of operations.

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    Dometic appoints chief financial officer

    2019-06-11T13:59:00Z

    Stefan Fristedt joins the Swedish company on October 1

  • Andrea Fabretti
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    Sunseeker names new CEO

    2019-06-11T12:37:00Z

    Andrea Frabetti takes over following resignation of Christian Marti

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    Princess MD steps down

    2019-06-11T11:32:00Z

    Chris Gates, managing director of the UK’s Princess Yachts, has stepped down from his role after more than 30 years at the helm. Gates will transition to a role as special advisor to executive chairman Antony Sheriff.

  • Bastien Bonnet, VP of sales and marketing at Iguana Yachts
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    Iguana Yachts names VP of sales and marketing

    2019-06-10T14:42:00Z

    Iguana Yachts, a French builder of amphibious boats, has named Bastien Bonnet as its new VP of sales and marketing.

  • North Sails founder Lowell North passed away last week at 89
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    North Sails founder Lowell North dead at 89

    2019-06-10T13:09:00Z

    North Sails founder and Olympic gold medalist Lowell North passed away last week at the age of 89.

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    OYS expands design team

    2019-06-07T14:46:00Z

    UK-based thrusters, rigging and hydraulics solutions specialist OYS has named Charlotte Richardson as the group’s new designer.

  • Jan Boone
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    Obituary: Jan Boone

    2019-06-07T13:46:00Z

    Pioneering yachtswoman Jan Boone passed away May 29, following a fight with colon cancer, at the age of 57. She is survived by her husband and daughter.

  • Sales coordinator Carol Anne Henry
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    New hires at Scout Boats

    2019-06-04T15:07:00Z

    US sportsboat builder Scout Boats has hired two new members of staff at its South Carolina headquarters – sales coordinator Carol Anne Henry and Adam Young, customer service supervisor.

  • Hans Roelants, general manager for Sea Ray in Amsterdam
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    Sea Ray names new general manager

    2019-05-30T13:15:00Z

    Hans Roelants is returning to the Brunswick Corporation fold after two years, having been named as general manager for Sea Ray in the Amsterdam office.