Appoints Katie Ashworth as Sales & Account Manager

by | Jan 3, 2012 |, News, Press Release, the most comprehensive marine site in the world offering more than 650,000 new and used boat listings for sale, announced today the appointment of former LaserPerformance Marketing Manager, Katie Ashworth, as Sales and Account Manager effective immediately.

“As launches throughout Europe, it’s imperative that we have a team of dynamic and savvy marketers. Katie is certainly an individual with a proven track record and an expansive network in the marine industry. We are fortunate to have someone of Katie’s calibre on the launch team,” said Julian Gowing, General Manager of in Europe.

Ashworth spent five years as sailing manager at the Royal Southern Yacht Club in Hamble after graduating with Honors in Maritime Leisure Management from Southampton Institute. She spent a number of years working in the event management field in the powerboat racing circuit where she successfully delivered contracts on a regional, national and international level at events hosted by the world’s largest manufacturer of sail boats. And most recently, Ashworth’s career in the marine industry flourished as European Marketing Manager at LaserPerformance.

Commenting upon her appointment to, Ashworth said, “I’m looking forward to taking on the new challenge of, as well as the new product development for BoatsPOD in the UK. The newly launched website provides us with a great platform to expand our business in Europe.”

Ashworth will be attending the London International Boat Show where is the premier sponsor of the Boardwalk; she will be promoting the newly launched, among others.

About is the largest global search engine in the leisure marine market with more than 300,000 boats for sale from 143 countries. It offers the most complete overview of the leisure marine market by presenting the boat listings of yacht brokers and boat dealers on one website translated into six languages. provides a wealth of simple and effective marketing tools to help boat dealers and brokers run their boat sales businesses more efficiently. With great search technology, potential buyers can easily navigate to your boat listings. Industry updates, DIY tutorials, blog posts and videos are covered on a daily basis, making the go-to site for any boater researching their boating lifestyle and passion.