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Thursday, March 28, 2019

In a monumental move that continues to build upon the enhancements to the largest in-water boat show in the world, the 2019 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will unveil Superyacht Village, a newly dedicated marina and on-land exhibition space that will display the most spectacular yachts in the show. Informa U.S. Boat Shows, in

tags: South Coast, Boat Show, Company Expansions

Monday, March 11, 2019

STINGRAY Boats is proudly celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019. The company began in 1979 in the small southern town of Hartsville, South Carolina, with little more than two molds, a few skilled craftsmen, and a man with a passion to build great boats that families could afford. A few things have changed at STINGRAY over the

tags: Company Expansions, History

Friday, March 1, 2019

HydroHoist Boat Lifts, leading manufacturer of marine dock equipment, recently announced the release of the most versatile hydro-pneumatic boat lift available – HarborHoist. HarborHoist is the most versatile, free-floating boat lift on the market. Built to protect the value of a vessel in adverse weather conditions and the harsh

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

Friday, February 8, 2019

Sunsail, a worldwide leader in the luxury charter industry, is delighted to welcome the award-winning Lagoon brand of catamarans to its charter fleet in 2019. Lagoon is an industry leader in cruising catamarans built for a spacious life aboard. The addition of Lagoon to the Sunsail charter fleet is testament to Sunsail’s

tags: Charter, Company Expansions, Sailing, Travel, Caribbean Islands, Catamaran

Friday, February 1, 2019

Snag-A-Slip, an online boat slip reservation company, recently announced the launch of a new tool that connects boaters with users who want to rent their privately-owned dockage. The new functionality is part of Snag-A-Slip’s suite of products that make boating easier by connecting cruising boaters with available dockage. The

tags: Travel, Company Expansions, Rentals

Friday, February 1, 2019

Today Vanquish Boats announced, that after ten years of building in Rhode Island, the growth ad expansion of the brand have made it necessary to relocate to a new manufacturing plant in South Florida. With three times the floor space, the move provides greater flexibility for growth, adds twenty-five percent more capacity, and will

tags: Company Expansions, South Coast

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Boating enthusiast and marketing expert Terry Krieg, President of Advantage Marketing Solutions, provided his perspective on websites related to boating in the Great Lakes area. “Websites are one of the most important assets of any organization,” stated Krieg. “The needs are somewhat similar across all generations.

tags: Boating 101, Company Expansions

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their yacht brokerage service to Downtown Toronto and the Caribbean. Career yacht broker, Reg Bates, will be joining the NSYS team and will be dividing his time seasonally between the Toronto and St. Maarten locations. Operating under the North South Yacht Sales

tags: Company Expansions, Employment News, Used Boats, Brokerage, Canada

Thursday, January 3, 2019

A little more than one year ago, Le Boat, leader in supplying self-drive river and canal cruise holidays in Europe, announced the company’s expansion into North America, opening their first base in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada in 2018. With a successful season complete, Le Boat is continuing momentum in Canada for 2019 with an

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Ontario, Canada, Charter

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Marvin Griffin, President of ValvTect® Petroleum Products has welcomed the opportunity to team up with Better Diesel FBC, Inc. to distribute Better Diesel FBC (Fuel Borne Catalyst) and work on other projects including new product development. “ValvTect has the expertise to help market this unique product to fuel

tags: Company Expansions, Fuel Treatments