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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce that effective immediately, they will be representing Cranchi Yachts for the Canadian Great Lakes region, through a working relationship with Cranchi Yachts Canada. Based out of Montreal, Quebec, Cranchi Yachts Canada is led by Denis Poliseno, who also runs a long-established,

tags: Canada, Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Thursday, January 11, 2018

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club®, the country’s largest nonprofit boating organization, recently announced the launch of its new logo. This is the first of several planned updates in the organization’s new brand image and identity. Changes to the organization’s website,

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions

Friday, January 5, 2018

Bay Marine, a leader in the marine industry for 50 years, now has two convenient locations: Door County, Wis., and Waukegan, Ill. Bay Marine’s Chicago Yachting Center is fully operational in their new sales, service and storage facility. Located at 3 East Madison Street, in the beautiful Waukegan Harbor and just one block

tags: Company Expansions, Destination, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Regulator Marine, manufacturers of the finest in offshore sportfishing boats, announced the addition of Yacht Works to their domestic dealer network, fueling the company’s expansion in the Florida Keys, with locations in Tavernier and Key Largo, and in the Midwest, with the dealership’s Sister Bay location serving both

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Miller Boat Line of Put-in- Bay, Ohio has awarded Elliott Bay Design Group of Seattle, WA with a design contract for a new passenger/vehicle ferry to supplement their current operation servicing the Lake Erie Islands. The ferry will be roughly 140'; in length with a carrying capacity of 26 standard vehicles and up to 600 passengers.

tags: Company Expansions, Ferries, Lake Erie

Monday, December 18, 2017

Passionate. Personalized. Professional. Winds of change are sweeping through the recreational boating industry in Ontario with the purchase of five major marinas in Central Ontario, effective December 1. Maple Leaf Marinas is a Canadian owned company created with the sole purpose of operating the finest marinas on the Great

tags: Company Expansions

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

As always, MarineMax is committed to constant improvement. After renovating the service area at their facility, they continue with upgrades to the face of the building with fresh, new signage being installed. In addition to improvements, they are continually in touch with customer’s needs. Whether it's a proprietary course such

tags: Company Expansions

Saturday, October 7, 2017

SkipperBud's has acquired Island Cove Marina on Cass Lake at 3981 Cass Elizabeth Rd, Waterford, MI 48328. The new name will be SkipperBud's - Cass Lake Marina. The marina is currently full service with 125 floating docks, fuel dock, brokerage sales, service, and repair facilities, and a large dry-stack storage building. The marina is

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

After more than 46 years, Frigibar Industries Inc., the manufacturer of premium American-made marine refrigeration units and freezers for boats and yachts, is relocating from Miami, Florida, to West Palm Beach. “The Frigibar team is looking forward to being part of the marine industry community in Palm Beach,” says

tags: Company Expansions

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Most people who enjoy fishing have heard of the name Blackfin. First introduced in the 1970s, this fishing boat was built to provide a solid choice for offshore anglers and now you can get one on the shores of Lake Erie at Pier 53 Marine. A carbon fiber reinforced, self-bailing deep-vee hull with hidden oversized scuppers, this boat

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie