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Torqueedo Names President

Torqueedo Names President

17-May-2017

Torqeedo named Marcia Kull as president of Torqeedo Group, Inc. Kull will oversee Torqeedo’s growth activities in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. Kull joins Torqeedo from Volvo Penta of the Americas, where she was most recently vice president of marine sales. For more informat...
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Fairline Hits 100 Mark, Appoints Great Lakes Dealer

Fairline Hits 100 Mark, Appoints Great Lakes Dealer

15-May-2017

Fairline Yachts, a British luxury yacht manufacturer, recently announced the sale of its 100th boat, a Targa 48 GT. It’s a significant milestone for the company, which re-launched its brand in January 2016. Fairline Yachts sold the lucky 100th boat to its new Great Lakes dealer. In the 16 ...
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New Monterey Boats Dealer: Great Lakes Yacht Sales

New Monterey Boats Dealer: Great Lakes Yacht Sales

15-May-2017

Monterey Boats welcomes Great Lakes Yacht Sales to the Monterey Boats dealer family. Great Lakes Yacht Sales — a dealer in Kenosha, Wisconsin and Fox Lake, Illinois — will be handling the Sport Yacht and Cruisers models for Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. These models include the 360SC,...
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Marine Industry Women Win Manufacturing Award

Marine Industry Women Win Manufacturing Award

14-May-2017

This year, four women from the marine industry were honored with a Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards, which are determined by the Manufacturing Institute, were created to recognize women in the manufacturing industry who ...
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Chris-Craft Adds 12 New Dealers

Chris-Craft Adds 12 New Dealers

13-May-2017

Chris-Craft has added 12 new stocking dealerships, including three in Great Lakes states. These dealers include: Bayport Yacht Sales in Newport Beach, CA; Cape Fear Marine in Wilmington, NC; Gage Marine in Williams Bay, WI; Hagadone Marine in Coeur d’Alene, ID; Inshore Yachts in Golfe Juan,...
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MJM Adds Walstrom as Great Lakes Dealer

MJM Adds Walstrom as Great Lakes Dealer

11-May-2017

Walstrom Marine has partnered with MJM Yachts as the newest Great Lakes dealer, covering the U.S. and Canadian waters of Lake Michigan, Lake Superior and Lake Huron. MJM is an industry leader in building faster, lighter, stronger production boats that are comfortable, efficient and easy to use....
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Pursuit Boats Expands Production Facility

Pursuit Boats Expands Production Facility

09-May-2017

Business is booming for Pursuit Boats — so much so that the company is expanding its production facilities in Fort Pierce, Florida. The company is constructing a new building that will give Pursuit the capability of increasing production up to 50 percent. “We’re excited ab...
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Floating Water Park Coming to Lake Michigan

Floating Water Park Coming to Lake Michigan

09-May-2017

Having fun “out on the water” might take on a whole new meaning this summer. Wibit, a company based in Germany, is currently in talks to bring a floating water park to Lake Michigan. According to the Northwest Indiana Times, the floating water park would be located at Whiting’s...
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Walstrom Marine Adds Location

Walstrom Marine Adds Location

08-May-2017

Walstrom Marine is extending its reach in northern Michigan with a new location in Traverse City. The boat sales and service center will represent Sea Rays from 19 to 65 feet in addition to its current array of Tiara Yachts, MJM Yachts, Chris-Craft and Pursuit Boats. The Traverse City store will...
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JBYS Earns Top Dealer for Absolute Yachts

JBYS Earns Top Dealer for Absolute Yachts

08-May-2017

Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales (JBYS) was awarded Top Dealer in North America for Absolute Yachts at the recent Yachts Miami Beach Boat Show. As presented by the Absolute ownership, JBYS won “for the passion, energy and enthusiasm deployed while introducing the Absolute brand into their region, w...
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