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Chicago Maritime Festival

Chicago Maritime Festival

Hear sea songs and shanties, assemble model boats, and experience the romance, adventure, and mystery of the Great Lakes at the Chicago Maritime Festival April 18. Hosted by the Old Town School of Folk Music and the Grafton Pub, the Chicago Maritime Festival shares deep maritime roots through music,...
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Beneteau Named Sponsor of ICSA

Beneteau Named Sponsor of ICSA

Beneteau was recently named a sponsor of the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA). ICSA is the governing authority for sailing competition at colleges and universities throughout the United States and in some parts of Canada. For more information, visit collegesailing.org (http://collegesaili...
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Sea Ray Expands Production for L-Class

Sea Ray Expands Production for L-Class

Sea Ray announced it will increase production capacity on its new L-Class Yachts by reactivating its Sykes Creek manufacturing facility in Merritt Island, Florida. The expanded production will begin in the summer of 2015 and the company expects to create up to 100 new jobs over the next 12 months. ...
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S2 Yachts Announces New Marketing Manager

S2 Yachts Announces New Marketing Manager

Holland, Michigan-based S2 Yachts, the parent company of Tiara Yachts and Pursuit Boats, has hired a new marketing manager. Whitney Vishey will assist with brand development for both the Tiara and Pursuit luxury boat brands. “We are excited that Whitney has joined our team to help contin...
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Chaparral Announces 203 Vortex VR Giveaway

Chaparral Announces 203 Vortex VR Giveaway

Chaparral Boats recently announced its 203 Vortex VR Giveaway as part of the company’s ongoing 50th anniversary celebration. “We thought giving away one of our newest and most exciting models would be a great way to celebrate Chaparral’s Golden Anniversary,” says presid...
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Fifth Annual Midwest Women’s Sailing Conference

Fifth Annual Midwest Women’s Sailing Conference

On May 16, women sailors from around the Midwest are invited to gather at the Milwaukee Community Sailing Center to attend workshops, share trends and network at the 5th Annual Midwest Women’s Sailing Conference. The day will be jammed-packed with workshops and speakers covering topics o...
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Yamaha Announces Sales Event

Yamaha Announces Sales Event

Yamaha Marine Group has announced its “Reliability Starts Here Sales Event,” in effect until March 31. The promotion applies to select Yamaha 2.5- to 350-horsepower four-stroke outboards. Purchasing consumers are given a choice of either five years of warranty protection or credit on sel...
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Cruisers Adds Crate’s Lake Country Boats to Dealer Network

Cruisers Adds Crate’s Lake Country Boats to Dealer Network

Cruisers Yachts of Oconto, Wisconsin, is expanding into Canada. KCS International Inc., Cruisers’ parent company, announced a new, long-term sales and service agreement with Crate’s Lake Country Boats, a fourth-generation boat dealer based in Orillia, Ontario. The Canadian dealer began c...
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Beneteau Launches New Customer Care Program

Beneteau Launches New Customer Care Program

Beneteau customers can now take advantage of the company’s new Plain Talk Promise customer care program for all 2015 Beneteau models. The program extends the stem-to-stern limited warranty to three years and the hull and structure warranty to seven years against blisters, defects and failure. ...
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