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

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

Friday, January 24, 2020

Avalon & Tahoe Manufacturing, a vertically integrated builder of luxury pontoon boats, and Volvo Penta, a global manufacturer of integrated marine propulsion systems, have joined forces to deliver the versatile Waketoon Surf Series Pontoon boat which combines the most sought-after benefits of both a high-performance pontoon boat

tags: Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

If you want to “know the scuttlebutt” about the Great Lakes, you now have a singular place to get that information. With great thanks to Forum Communications for coordinating the domain ownership transfer, Great Lakes Scuttlebutt’s website can now also be reached by visiting www.scuttlebutt.com. The origin of the

tags: Company Expansions

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

With the goal to stabilize every boat on the water, Seakeeper, the leader in marine stabilization, is taking large strides to make that goal a reality. There is no one-size-fits-all guide to stabilization, but one thing is certain: the smaller the boat, the more affected it is by wave and weather conditions. Seakeeper recognizes the

tags: Company Expansions, Retrofitting, Stabilization

Friday, November 22, 2019

ZF Marine enters a partnership in marine system controls with Yacht Controller. ZF Marine’s SmartCommand control system will now be available packaged with Yacht Controller’s wireless remote-control system. The package will be available through Yacht Controller branded as the “Imperium” Control System. ZF, a

tags: Company Expansions, Navigation, Smart Technology

Monday, November 18, 2019

Captiva Boat Sales of West Chester, Ohio, is proud to announce an expansion into the Great Lakes with the opening of a new approx. 10,000 sq ft facility in Marblehead, Ohio, that will serve and service Lake Erie boaters, providing a single place for sales, certified service, storage, winterization, and even boating stories. Captiva

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie, Service & Repair, Storage, Winterization

Friday, November 15, 2019

KICKER®, a nationally recognized brand in the automotive, truck and powersports mobile audio markets, as well as home and lifestyle audio segments, has decided to strategically focus efforts to boost brand awareness and sales within the recreational marine industry. Having earned a solid reputation and growth in the wake/surf

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics

Friday, November 15, 2019

America’s Boating Club® recently announced the launch of its new website. Designed to be a better resource for current and future members, the new website has been streamlined for easier navigation and a more intuitive page flow. The culmination of a two-year re-branding campaign, the new website features a streamlined

tags: Boat Club, Boating 101, Company Expansions, Education

Monday, November 4, 2019

The extreme conditions of the Great Lakes have always kept us looking for a new extreme boat to carry in our line, one that can handle the vast and typically rough waters around us. As soon as we saw the level of quality Extreme Boats puts into producing these heavy gauge alloy boats, we quickly realized they needed to be here in the

by: Parma Marine and Great Lakes Boats & Brokerage

tags: Fishing, New Boat Models, Company Expansions

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