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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

CMP Group Ltd, a leading manufacturer and distributor of marine products today announced the acquisition of MarineTech Products, Inc. based in Vadnais Heights, MN. MarineTech is a long standing and well respected provider of boating products and solutions under the Panther™, TROLLMaster™, EZ Steer®, Navigator® and

tags: Canada, Company Expansions

Friday, March 13, 2020

In an effort to better serve the Great Lakes boating community, Spring Brook Marine and Catawba Moorings have partnered to expand Catawba Moorings’ product offerings to include Pardo Yachts, Sirena Yachts, and Fairline Yachts throughout the eastern Great Lakes. Catawba Moorings has a long history of success in the Lake

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Monday, March 9, 2020

Sea Bags, the Maine-based designer and manufacturer of stylish and durable bags, totes and accessories handmade from recycled sails, is excited to announce that it is expanding to the Great Lakes region and opening four new stores in Michigan between March and April. All stores will carry Sea Bags’ unique designs and seasonal

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions, Environmental Impact, Gift Ideas, Sailing

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Dockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote controls for yachts, recently announced that it has received official factory approval from Volvo Penta. After extensive testing for any potential compatibility issues, Dockmate has obtained approval to connect to the Volvo Penta electronic vessel control EVC-E and EVC-2. Dockmate is

tags: Company Expansions, Smart Technology

Monday, March 2, 2020

HydroHoist Boat Lifts, leading manufacturer of marine equipment, announced today a new addition to their product offerings, an all-new solution to dockside storage – the rugged and innovative 78-inch Rectangular HydroLocker™. The HydroLocker Series now offers two refreshing designs with unmatched durability, designed to

tags: Accessories, Company Expansions

Friday, February 14, 2020

Waters Edge Dock & Hoist is pleased and excited to announce a very special partnership with Golden Boat Lifts. The 2020 vision is to bring the best of the best to Michigan and its Great Lakes! For more than a decade, Waters Edge, headed up by brothers Jerry and Garrick Wilson, have been servicing Michigan’s waterfront

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, February 14, 2020

Volva Penta announces the start of production and assembly of Seven Marine outboards in Lexington, Tennessee facility.

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions, Engines

Monday, February 10, 2020

Hoty Marine Group is proud to announce the addition of 60,000 square feet of heated storage space at Son Rise Marina, located in Sandusky, Ohio, for the 2020 season. Adding to the impressive 270,000 square feet of existing space, the new heated repository at Son Rise will increase not only its capacity but also its strength. Larger

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Storage

Friday, February 7, 2020

Mercury Marine and its training division, Mercury University, recently announced a partnership with Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville, Michigan, to offer students a 12‑month, 42‑credit‑hour Mercury Marine Maintenance Program beginning with the fall 2020 semester. Mercury and the school announced their

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Great Lakes, Job Opportunities, Service & Repair

Monday, February 3, 2020

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced today it has partnered with DAN Boater to offer a greater array of services and travel safety benefits to its current members. New and renewing members now have the option to add DAN Boater benefits to their membership at a discounted annual rate of

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Education, Safety

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