Client press releases by Rushton Gregory

IBEX ANNOUNCES JUDGING PANEL FOR 2020 INNOVATION AWARDS

Awards Presented at Opening Session The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the judges for the 2020 Innovation Awards Program. Due to IBEX transitioning to a virtual format, the program, managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI), will also follow a newly designed, virtual format. The five BWI judges have different

SCANIA INTRODUCES 900 AND 1,150 HORSEPOWER ENGINES FOR THE NORTH AMERICAN PLEASURE MARKET WITH CLASS-LEADING POWER-TO-WEIGHT RATIO

San Antonio, Texas – Scania, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of engines for boats, trucks, buses and industrial applications, announced today the availability of its new powerful and lightweight range of engines – fully emissions certified for the U.S. pleasure craft market. A robust line-up commanded by a 900 HP, six-cylinder, 13-liter in-line and an 1,150 HP

NAVICO ESTABLISHES PRESENCE IN KEY MARINE MARKET WITH NEW FLORIDA OFFICE AND TRAINING CENTER

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Navico®, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands announced today the opening of a new U.S. office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The new office allows Navico to enhance its presence in Florida and work more closely with resellers, dealers, boat builders, consumers and major shows. The new location will offer pre-sales

IBEX ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR IBEX ONLINE: A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced today the details of its first ever virtual tradeshow, IBEX Online: A Virtual Event. Scheduled to launch September 29, the free digital tradeshow will be built around the concepts of Connection, New Products and Innovation, and Education, and will allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive environment.

ATLANTIC MARKETING NOW REPRESENTING MPI – MARINE PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL

Stonington, Conn. – Atlantic Marketing Company, one of the oldest and largest marine manufacturer representative firms on the United States East Coast, announced today it has been retained by MPI – Marine Products International – to represent them throughout the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and Eastern Canada. MPI manufactures high-quality rubber

NATIONAL SAILING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES THE SAILING MUSEUM

Newport, R.I. – The National Sailing Hall of Fame announced today that its new home will be named The Sailing Museum, offering an innovative multi-media experience dedicated to celebrating sailing’s heritage, showcasing its heroes and inspiring generations of sailors to come. Situated in the historic Armory building on the waterfront in downtown Newport, The Sailing Museum will feature more

VESPER MARINE ANNOUNCES CORTEX SHIPPING

Auckland, New Zealand – Vesper Marine, a leading manufacturer of innovative marine electronics, announced today its revolution in marine VHF technology – Cortex – has completed certification requirements and will ship to distributors beginning late July. Cortex is the world’s first marine VHF radio with wireless touchscreen handsets, built-in Class B SOTDMA smartAIS transponder and remote vessel

LOWRANCE® PRO ANGLER JORDAN LEE NAMED 2020 MLF POINT CHAMPION

Tulsa, Okla. – Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today Lowrance pro angler Jordan Lee clinched the Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour Points Championship at the Covercraft Stage Five event in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., held July 10-15, 2020. It is the second consecutive season a Lowrance Pro has won the total

ALUMACRAFT COMPETITOR FSX 175/185 INCREASES MEMORY-MAKING POTENTIAL FOR ANGLING FAMILIES

Valcourt, Quebec, July 14, 2020 – BRP (TSX:DOO; NASDAQ:DOOO) announces the launch of an exciting extension of the popular Competitor model with the new Alumacraft Competitor FSX 175/185 (Fish/Ski Crossover) boats, providing maximum flexibility for families who love the feeling of being out on the water. Built for all levels of multi-species anglers, Alumacraft Competitor series boats include

IBEX 2020 ANNOUNCES TRANSITION TO A VIRTUAL EVENT

International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference to Bring the Marine Industry Together for an Online Community Experience Tampa, Fla. – The 30th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), scheduled for September 29 – October 1, 2020, announced today it will transition to a virtual only event allowing the entire marine industry to come together in a new way