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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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Chris-Craft Appoints Regional Sales Director

Chris-Craft Appoints Regional Sales Director

06-Jan-2017

Chris-Craft recently announced Norm Kraus as regional sales director. Norm comes to Chris-Craft with 40 years of industry experience. Norm started his professional career in the retail sector, working as a technician/sales/sales manager/GM at dealerships in the northern Ohio market. In addition ...
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Mercury Marketing Push Focuses on Millennials

Mercury Marketing Push Focuses on Millennials

04-Jan-2017

Mercury Marine is unrolling its first new advertising campaign in six years, and it has a specific audience in mind: Millennials. The boat engine and motor maker’s “Go Boldly” campaign will seek to connect with the millennial generation emotionally by highlighting adventure, ra...
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Hurley Marine Grows

Hurley Marine Grows

05-Dec-2016

Thanks to continued growth, Hurley Marine has moved to a new, larger facility at 2717 North Lincoln Road in Escanaba, Michigan. The company says its contact information, staff and friendly service will remain the same. For more information, visit Hurleymarine.com. (http://www.Hurleymarine.com) ...
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Beneteau appoints CEO for the Americas

Beneteau appoints CEO for the Americas

28-Nov-2016

George Armendariz has been appointed Beneteau’s CEO for the Americas — a newly created position responsible for all brands, including Beneteau, Jeanneau, Prestige, Four Winns, Scarab, Glastron and Wellcraft. For more information, visit Beneteau.com. (http://www.Beneteau.com) ...
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Dave Lyle Retires from Walstrom Marine

Dave Lyle Retires from Walstrom Marine

09-Nov-2016

Michigan native, Michigan State University graduate, longtime Walstrom Marine employee and avid boater, Dave Lyle, will be retiring effective 2017 after 35 years at Walstrom. His deep-rooted love for the water shows throughout his successful career. In 1971, Lyle took a sabbatical his junior y...
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Hinckley Names New President and CEO

Hinckley Names New President and CEO

24-Oct-2016

The Hinckley Company recently announced that Peter O’Connell will be the company’s new president and chief executive officer. O’Connell most recently served as CEO of Datacom Systems. He will be the seventh CEO in the company’s history. For more information, visit hickley...
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Hoty Marine Group Acquires Battery Park Marine Services

Hoty Marine Group Acquires Battery Park Marine Services

22-Oct-2016

Hoty Marine Group has added Sandusky, Ohio’s Battery Park Marine Services to its portfolio of marinas. Hoty is a 30-year-old company that owns marinas along Lake Erie’s shore. In recent years, the company has focused on increasing its boat storage space with the acquisition of Vene...
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New Roles at Walstrom Marine

New Roles at Walstrom Marine

28-Sep-2016

Just because it’s celebrating its 70th anniversary doesn’t mean Walstrom Marine is slowing down anytime soon: The northern Michigan family-owned business recently made two changes to its staff. The first move was internal: The company promoted Charlie Duray, the service manager at Harbor...
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