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New JetDock Dealer in MI

New JetDock Dealer in MI

This spring, JetDock, one of the marine industry’s leading manufacturers of floating dock systems, will open a new Great Lakes dealership and associated website devoted to the sale and installation of JetDock-branded products in the region. The new showroom, which will be located in Clinto...
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Brunswick Dealer Advantage Promotes Boater Education

Brunswick Dealer Advantage Promotes Boater Education

Brunswick Corporation’s dealer services team, Brunswick Dealer Advantage, is going nationwide with its program promoting boater education at Brunswick marine dealerships in partnership with the nation’s leading boater education organization, United States Power Squadrons. For mo...
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True North to Represent Beneteau

True North to Represent Beneteau

True North Yachts based in Port Credit, Ontario, Canada, was recently named the exclusive dealer for Beneteau’s Powerboats Division in the province. “True North Yachts has earned the respect and admiration of their industry peers and, most importantly, their clients,” says...
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CenterPointe Buys GLYS

CenterPointe Buys GLYS

CenterPointe Yacht Services LLC of Sturgeon Bay, Kenosha and Milwaukee, Wisconsin entered into an agreement to purchase the assets — including the buildings, land and equipment — of Great Lakes Yacht Services Inc., also located in Sturgeon Bay. The new combined operation will con...
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Brunswick Announces New Production Facility

Brunswick Announces New Production Facility

Brunswick Fort Wayne Operations, producer of Harris FloteBote and Cypress Cay Pontoons, announced it will open a new 360,000-square-foot manufacturing facility on North Hadley Road in Fort Wayne, sometime this month. The company considered other locations, but decided to stay in Northern Ind...
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MBIA Names Interim Executive Director

MBIA Names Interim Executive Director

Long-time Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) director of communications Nicki Polan has been named interim executive director of the organization. “We are very pleased Nicki has accepted the position,” says MBIA chairman of the board Jim Coburn, of Coburn & Associ...
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Hillesheim inducted into MBIA Hall of Fame

Hillesheim inducted into MBIA Hall of Fame

Vince Hillesheim, who recently retired after 32 years as president and general manager of Anchor Inn Marina in Cheboygan, Michigan, was inducted into the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) Hall of Fame for the year 2012. The presentation was made at the Recreational Boating Education...
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