South Florida Intercoastal

Member News: Land 'N' Sea

By: MIASF Staff

Date posted: Jul 27, 2021 Tue

Larry Porche, Director of Strategic Business Development at Land ‘N’ Sea, passed away last month at age 67. Porche served the marine industry for 44 years. From his early days in the engine segment as vice president and general manager of Super Gasket/Aqua Power to his work with Clarion developing aftermarket strategies to more than 20 years with Land ‘N’ Sea. He was involved with multiple acquisitions and integrations throughout his tenure, including Bell Recreation, Kellogg, and Diversified Marine. He served on the board of the National Marine Distributors Association; was a founding committee co-chair of S.T.E.P.; a board member of Amtech (Association of Marine Technicians) and the National Marine Propeller Association; and served on several National Marine Manufacturers Association committees.