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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Mercury Marine’s parent company, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Power Products – Global Marine & Mobile, which includes the global marine, specialty vehicle, mobile, industrial power, and transportation aftermarket products businesses of Power Products. Brands

tags: Company Expansions

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

BRP (TSX:DOO) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Triton Industries, Inc., the leading North American manufacturer of the Manitou pontoon brand. An established and growing brand based in Lansing, MI, the family-owned Manitou business is best known for innovative patent-protected technology

tags: Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to their club members. Pentastar Aviation is proud to announce it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. The GPYC is a

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Lake St Clair, Yacht Club

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Clemons Boats, located in Sandusky, Ohio, has recently become a new dealer for the well-known brand Albemarle Boats. Known for their commitment to provide superior fishing boats that also serve as havens for the whole family, Albemarle Boats carries an unwavering commitment to exceed their customer’s expectations.

tags: Company Expansions, Events

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Cape Dory Cruisers & Catamarans is introducing a complete new series of power boats ranging in size from 22 ft. to 36 ft. to be produced in Sarasota, FL. Starting with the Cape Dory Marinaut 220 Pilot House Cruiser and 25 ft. models the Cape Dory Cruisers will be marketed through a network of select dealers throughout North

tags: Company Expansions, New Boat Models, Catamaran

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Great Lakes Sailing Co., owned and operated by Dave and Kristen Conrad, is now the exclusive distributor of Jeanneau sailboats and yachts for Western Lower Michigan. “Partnering with Jeanneau was a great decision for us,” said Dave Conrad. “Jeanneau builds innovative, high-quality boats that are in demand and

tags: Lake Michigan, Sailing, Company Expansions

Monday, August 6, 2018

Since our inception in 1986, Catawba Mini & Heated Boat Storage has been the premier storage option on Lake Erie, providing quality facilities of various sizes to meet your storage demands for home, business, and auto. In 2016, we celebrated our 30th birthday and, now, as we continue to grow, we have a new reason to celebrate! We

tags: Lake Erie, Storage, Company Expansions

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Industry leading online chart service fugawi.com, announced today that in collaboration with world-renowned OpenCPN (opencpn.org), that their extensive portfolio of raster charts is now available to OpenCPN Android App users. Building upon its experience in computer software, OpenCPN is now offering its quarter million OpenCPN users

tags: Company Expansions, Navigation, Software & Apps, Travel

Friday, July 27, 2018

Chris-Craft is pleased to announce its appointment of South Shore Marine to its global dealer network, located in Huron, Ohio. South Shore Marine is a full service marine dealership dedicated to providing premium products and services to boaters in the Great Lakes region. Operating since 1989, South Shore Marine has represented

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Navico – the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market – announced today that they have merged. Effective immediately, C-MAP will become another powerful brand in the Navico portfolio --

tags: Books & Charts, Company Expansions, Electronics