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Van Dam and Boyne Boat Yard Launch Boyne Yacht Sales

Van Dam and Boyne Boat Yard Launch Boyne Yacht Sales

22-Apr-2017

Van Dam Custom Boats and Boyne Boat Yard have launched Boyne Yacht Sales. Leading the charge in this endeavor will be Jeremy Pearson from Holland, Michigan. Charlie Harrett, president of Boyne Boat Yard and Boyne Yacht Sales, says, “We are so fortunate to have Jeremy as part of our team h...
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Groupe Beneteau Promotes, Hires

Groupe Beneteau Promotes, Hires

20-Apr-2017

There has been movement in the ranks at Beneteau Americas’ Cadillac, Michigan shop. Andy Lindsay, who has worked with Beneteau since 1990, has been promoted to vice president of sales for Groupe Beneteau’s Cadillac operations. In his new position, Lindsay will be responsible for sale...
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John Eric Kammermann Retires from Northwest Marine Yacht Basin

John Eric Kammermann Retires from Northwest Marine Yacht Basin

16-Apr-2017

After 34 years as harbormaster at Northwest Marine Yacht Basin and president of Park Avenue Management, John Eric Kammermann has announced his retirement. Eric has been involved in the marine industry for more than 46 years and has been an ambassador and advocate for Charlevoix, Michigan. He s...
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Beacon Sotheby’s International Realty Welcomes New Professionals

Beacon Sotheby’s International Realty Welcomes New Professionals

10-Apr-2017

Lake Michigan’s premier luxury real estate brokerage, Beacon Sotheby’s International Realty, recently welcomed six new real estate professionals to its downtown Holland, Michigan office. Among them include several of West Michigan’s top-producing agents: Kersh Ruhl, Mary Zeppenfeld...
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AkzoNobel Adds New Sales Manager

AkzoNobel Adds New Sales Manager

23-Mar-2017

There’s a new face at AkzoNobel this year. The company has hired Andrew Lillos as the new regional sales manager for the northern U.S. and Canada as part of AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip and Interlux Yacht Coatings Team. Previously, Lillos worked as a sales manager in the Houghton Internatio...
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Walstrom Marine Welcomes New President and Yacht Broker

Walstrom Marine Welcomes New President and Yacht Broker

15-Mar-2017

With the retirement of David Lyle as president of Walstrom Marine at the end of 2016, Tom Ervin will take over the role as president. Ervin joined Walstrom as general manager in March 2016, bringing with him 25 years of experience in the marine industry. He has worked closely with Lyle and CEO Ward ...
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Navico Acquires Consilium Radar Business

Navico Acquires Consilium Radar Business

04-Mar-2017

Navico Holding AS recently announced that it has acquired Consilium’s radar business. As part of the transaction, Navico takes over all operations of the radar business in Italy, including research and development, product management and manufacturing. “The professional marine marke...
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Pursuit Announces New President

Pursuit Announces New President

25-Feb-2017

Bruce Thompson, a marine industry and Pursuit veteran, has stepped up to the plate as the new president of Pursuit Boats. “Bruce has consistently demonstrated solid leadership,” says Tom Slikkers, CEO and president of S2 Yachts, Inc. “He has implemented effective process and ...
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Dometic Americas President Receives NMMA Award

Dometic Americas President Receives NMMA Award

01-Feb-2017

At this year’s Miami International Boat Show’s Innovation Breakfast, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) will bestow its 2017 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award on Frank Marciano, the president of Dometic Americas. “NMMA congratulates Frank Marcian...
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Great Lakes Boat Top Turns 60

Great Lakes Boat Top Turns 60

24-Jan-2017

This year, Great Lakes Boat Top turns the big 6-0. The company is one of the country’s largest and oldest original equipment manufacturers of marine canvas covers and enclosures. “It is a privilege to be part of a company dedicated to exceeding customer expectations for more tha...
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