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A New Brunswick Aluminum Boat Group is Here

A New Brunswick Aluminum Boat Group is Here

13-Sep-2019

Seven of Brunswick Corporation’s leading boat brands — Lund, Harris, Lowe, Crestliner, Princecraft, Cypress Cay and Thunder Jet — will make up the newly formed Aluminum Boat Group (ABG). The move is a continuation of the company’s leverage strategy to grow the brands. ...
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BoatUS Mobile App is Now Faster Than Ever

BoatUS Mobile App is Now Faster Than Ever

12-Sep-2019

BoatUS has added a “Request a Tow” feature to its free mobile app. If a boat breaks down, runs aground or runs out of fuel, this new button on the app can be pressed to show the closest TowBoatUS captain. After answering a few questions (vessel type, the number of passengers aboard...
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Renovations Begin At Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Renovations Begin At Dossin Great Lakes Museum

09-Sep-2019

From July to November 2019, Detroit’s Dossin Great Lakes Museum will begin phase one of a four-phase, $4.9 million outdoor enhancement project. Located riverside on Belle Isle, the museum is a destination for maritime enthusiasts, history buffs and nature lovers. Phase one of t...
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Pursuit Boats Begins Florida Campus Expansion

Pursuit Boats Begins Florida Campus Expansion

05-Sep-2019

Late last month, Pursuit Boats broke ground on the first stage of an expansion that will expand its Fort Pierce, Florida grounds to more than 100 acres, 773,000 square feet of manufacturing and support space and 600 employees. “Pursuit Boats has been manufacturing our award-winning, lu...
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Outer Harbour Installs Seabin

Outer Harbour Installs Seabin

05-Sep-2019

Toronto’s Outer Harbour Marina is the first marina in Canada to install the Seabin, which catches 11.7 kg (25 pounds) of floating debris a day, including microplastics and petroleum-based liquids. Seabinproject.com (http://www.Seabinproject.com) ...
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Hobie Introduces Kick-Up Fins

Hobie Introduces Kick-Up Fins

02-Sep-2019

Select Hobie 2020 MirageDrive kayaks will have improved confidence while out on the water thanks to all-new Kick-Up Fins. These fins take the worry out of kayaking in shallow, debris-filled waters by automatically retracting upon impact and immediately redeploying when clear of the obstacle. ...
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Seakeeper Expands Sizes to Include Smaller Boats

Seakeeper Expands Sizes to Include Smaller Boats

02-Sep-2019

Since smaller boats are more likely to be rocked by waves, Seakeeper has expanded its stabilization measurements to cater to boats smaller in size. The Seakeeper 2 will now fit boats up to 35 feet, expanding the target market by 10%, according to the company. The price of the Seakeeper 2 has...
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Captain Takes the Helm of Five Ohio TowBoatUS Locations

Captain Takes the Helm of Five Ohio TowBoatUS Locations

26-Aug-2019

For 17 years, Capt. James “Jimmer” Kennedy has managed operations for five 24-hour TowBoatUS on-water assistance ports in Ohio. Capt. Kennedy is now the owner of the local company homeported out of Sandusky with additional TowBoatUS ports in Huron, Cedar Point, Vermilion and Lorain. ...
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Learn to Waterski Online with Zenon Bilas

Learn to Waterski Online with Zenon Bilas

22-Aug-2019

Zenon Bilas, an eight-time national barefoot waterskiing champion with more than 30 years of professional experience, has started an online coaching program. Bilas now offers personalized web-based coaching to help youth and adults at every skill level learn how to waterski, barefoot and wakeboard. ...
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HydroHoist Will Now Make Lifts for the U.S. Navy

HydroHoist Will Now Make Lifts for the U.S. Navy

16-Aug-2019

U.S. Navy ports in Virginia, New Jersey, Connecticut and New Hampshire now have HydroHoist’s HarborHoist lifts protecting Navy security and patrol boats. The boat lift company was selected for its ISO-9001 certification, affordability, low maintenance and versatility. “HydroHoist’s...
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