Scott Porter - President
One of the longest-standing family-owned boat manufacturers in the U.S., with the third generation working in design and engineering.
Leon Slikkers - Founder
Tiara Yachts founder Leon Slikkers talks about his start in the boating industry over 70 years ago - and how he went into business for himself. Part 1 of 3.
General Manager, Sales & Marketing
Bryan Seti talks about the company’s strategy to help get more people on the water during the first season of COVID.
Greg Hopkins - COO
A company that started with one model in 1981, Eastern Boats has evolved into three brands that offer 27 Downeast-style models ranging from 18’ (5.49 m) to 30’ (9.14 m).
Sean Hickey - General Manager
Sean Hickey discuss the turnaround the company has made in the wake of COVID-19 and the benefits of the company’s RAMCAP construction methods. It creates an unsinkable boat and has other advantages as well.
Chris Drees - President
President of Mercury Marine, about the new Verado V12 600-hp engine.
Jonathan Burns - General Manager
Jonathan Burns talks about the “Helm Master EX” system. The joystick is a new design inside and out. Part 1 of 2.
Jim Loftus - Department Head Strategic Planning
Jim Loftus is an engineer who has spent 27 years working for Honda, in our four part talk, he shares insight into Honda’s attributes and corporate culture.
Gus Blakely - Executive VP Suzuki Marine USA
The Suzuki DF350 is the only engine in its size range with dual contra-rotating propellers. Part 1 of 3.
Bob Denison - President
In 2020, Denison Yachting sold nearly 1,000 used boats and more boats over 80’ (24.38 m) in the last two years than any other yacht brokerage company in the world.
Abbey Heimensen - VP Marketing
Abbey Heimensen took her enthusiasm and passion for boating to MarineMax, the world’s largest chain of boat dealerships, where she started on the support team and became the director of marketing for the $1.2 billion company five years ago.
Tom Caruso - President
Total Marine is a family owned and operated business started by John Caruso in 1971. John, assisted by his son, Thomas, has successfully grown their operations to include facilities in the most popular east coast boating destinations, assuring that seasonal boaters can be served no matter where they cruise along the Atlantic coast.
Michelle Dauchy - CMO
Six years ago, Michelle Dauchy became Mercury Marine’s chief marketing officer, coming from the banking and home cleaning products industries. She brought her skill and insight from playing in the big leagues and applied that to Mercury Marine’s $3 billion engine business.
Michelle Kilburn - Mercury FishingSR Manager,
Michelle Kilburn is the director of Mercury Marine’s professional fishing program which has over 1,000 sponsored anglers.
Stuart Halley - General Manager
Stuart Halley talks to Capt. Steve about the 450 Mercury Racing engine, and insight into this brand.
Brian Dudra - Vancouver’s VP and GM
Through its SeaStar subsidiary, Dometic offers the Optimus 360 Joystick – which is the only aftermarket joystick on the market.
Geoff Leech - Senior Director of Marine Services
Fish Mapping software is fishing technology at the highest level.
Greg Sharrow - Founder
The Sharrow Propeller™ is a remarkable new, patented loop propeller design.
Frank Hugelmeyer - President
5 Parts with Frank Hugelmeyer president of the NMMA. He answers questions like, why is Boating important for the American economy, and why new boats are in short supply.
Ed Sherman - Technical Expert
Ed Sherman is an award winning author of many magazine articles for publications like Cruising World, Boating, Soundings, Professional Boat Builder and Sailing World.