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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In December 2018, Great Lakes Boats and Brokerage, LLC, located in Mentor, Ohio, teamed up with Michigan-based Great Lakes Yacht Brokers in a move aimed at providing vessel buyers and sellers from the “thumb” of Michigan to Niagara Falls to the Ohio River with the best options in terms of pleasure boat selection, prices,

tags: Brokerage, Company Expansions, Great Lakes, Used Boats

Monday, June 24, 2019

Recently named the Best Coastal Small Town by USA Today, Sandusky’s waterfront has long been popular with recreational boaters. With the increased density of boats come more unexpected boat breakdowns that require a tow back to the marina or launch ramp. For 17 years, Capt. James “Jimmer” Kennedy has managed

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Towing

Monday, June 17, 2019

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced that its comprehensive, all-encompassing America’s Boating Course is now offered in Spanish. Produced under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, administered by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Course provides

tags: Company Expansions, Education

Friday, May 31, 2019

Long-time Central New Yorkers Capt. Grant Langheinrich and his wife Karla Langheinrich are the new owners of two 24-hour on-water towing ports, TowBoatUS Rochester and TowBoatUS Oneida Lake. Much like an auto club for boaters, the locations are part of a nationwide network of 300 ports and 600 towing response vessels across the

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Ontario

Thursday, May 30, 2019

FLIR is pleased to announce the addition of Yamaha Command Link and Command Link Plus integration into Raymarine’s family of Axiom® multifunction displays. This new capability is one of many new features introduced with the recent release of the LightHouse Annapolis 3.9 operating system for Axiom. Certified by Yamaha,

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Engines, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

HydroHoist is proud to announce the receipt of orders from the U.S. Navy to provide HarborHoist boat lifts to protect Navy security and patrol boats. The contracts for installations include ports in Virginia, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New Hampshire to be completed this spring. HydroHoist was selected through a strong vetting

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, May 24, 2019

Seakeeper, the leader in marine stabilization, announces that SeaHunter Boats will standardize the Seakeeper 2 on all new SeaHunter 31 and 33 models, making the largest standardization to date of Seakeeper’s smallest model. SeaHunter will also standardize Seakeeper on new 35, 39 and 45 models. “Seakeeper is becoming a

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Stabilization

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology has officially broken ground on a new 30,000 square foot addition to its propeller casting facility. When complete, Mercury’s propeller facilities total footprint will encompass 90,000 square feet. The expansion, which was officially announced during an event

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan, Propellers

Friday, May 10, 2019

The National Vessel Registry Center, an online portal for Canadian vessel documentation, recently enhanced the security of the forms on their website. By offering new more-secure forms, they hope to help their customers feel even more confident in submitting their boat registry certificate applications and others. In the past,

tags: Canada, Company Expansions, Law & Politics, Software & Apps

Friday, May 10, 2019

IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy, and transportation markets, recently announced a restructuring of key management to add new roles, ensure an industry-leading customer experience, and enable continued growth. Colby Chevalier has been added to the IMTRA Leadership

tags: Company Expansions, Employment News