Nautical niche: A new bimonthly magazine for yacht brokers

PROFESSIONAL YACHT BROKER MAGAZINE launched in early February, exclusively targeting yacht brokers, large boat dealerships and yacht builders.

Editorial content includes information about yacht broker training programs, legal issues, marketing strategies, digital and social media platforms and more.

The bimonthly publication has an initial circulation of 7,500, distributed to yacht brokers across North America, Europe and the Pacific Basin.  The publisher and editor is Jim Ramsey.  For additional information email   View the magazine at


Pride in print: A new LGBT magazine premieres in the Pacific Northwest

PQ MONTHLY, a magazine for the LGBT community in the Pacific Northwest, debuted on February 14 in Portland, Oregon.

Focused on arts & culture, local activities, equal rights issues, education and other lifestyle topics, the new publication also offers interviews and profiles, news briefs and regular columns.

PQ Monthly fills the void left by the demise of long-running Northwest LGBT magazine, JUST OUT, which ceased in December 2011.   Print copies of PQ Monthly are available for free at over 100 locations throughout Portland.  The editor-in-chief is Julie Cortez,  For more information, and to view a digital version, visit