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Monday, November 19, 2018

San Francisco, Calif. – iNavX, the benchmark mobile marine navigation application, announced today that it will be releasing an entirely new backend system on December 1, 2018. Designed for speed, stability and security, the new iNavX backend system will replace the legacy Fugawi system, and better support iNavX users by

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

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

You asked and we answered. Say Hello to our new Fountaine Pajot Power Catamaran MY 37 we're adding to our fleet at The Westin Cape Coral Resort in Cape Coral, Florida. On November 19, we'll start teaching our Fast Track to Power Cruising Course aboard this beautiful 3 cabin/2 head power boat. You'll arrive on Sunday and stay

tags: Education, Promotions & Giveaways, Sailing, South Coast, Company Expansions

Friday, October 26, 2018

Officially announced in mid-summer, SkipperBud’s, based in the Midwest, is now the dealer for Beneteau’s Powerboats Division. SkipperBud’s will add the Gran Turismo, the Monte Carlo and the Swift Trawler lines to dealership portfolios in Eastern Michigan and Ohio. “This is a natural evolution for

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Great Lakes

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Rocna Anchors, a subsidiary of the CMP Group, announced an expansion of its global patent portfolio, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to innovation as well as being a world-class leader in the marine industry. Peter Smith, designer of the Rocna Anchors range, has been granted six patents by the Canadian and New Zealand

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions, Anchors, Awards

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio has contracted with Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin to build a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for delivery in fall 2019. The new ferry will be delivered from Lake Superior to Lake Erie and her new home port of Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The vessel will be

tags: Company Expansions, Ferries, Lake Erie

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Less than three years after Brig Boats began distributing its rigid-hull inflatables in the United States, it’s safe to say that American boaters officially have caught RIB fever. Not only has Brig USA signed a whopping 15 dealers in the last 11 months, it was just named the No. 2 distributor worldwide for the Kharkov,

tags: Dealerships, Inflatable Boats, New Boat Models, Company Expansions

Monday, September 24, 2018

Century Boats, a classic American boat company established in 1926 and based in Zephyrhills, Fla., today announced that it became the first boat manufacturer to incorporate Sileather™ Marine silicone leather fabric into its full production line for all upholstered pieces across all boat models. As a 100-percent silicone

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Bay Marine recently added Monte Carlo Yachts to its already impressive lineup of high quality, luxury motor yachts that include brands such as Hatteras, Riviera, Belize, Sabre, and Back Cove. “With Monte Carlo Yachts’ unique European styling and fine Italian detail, we feel strongly that this brand provides our customers

tags: Dealerships, Lake Michigan, Company Expansions

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Century Boats, a classic American boat company established in 1926 and based in Zephyrhills, Fla., today announced that it signed a new dealer agreement with Huron Lagoons Marina in Huron, Ohio. Huron Lagoons Marina is located on the Huron River just one mile from Lake Erie. “For more than 55 years – from 1928 to 1984

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Beneteau and North Sails will officially launch their partnership next week at a press event in Newport, RI. This exclusive event will be dedicated to new sailboat discovery and sea trials. The new Oceanis 46.1, built in Marion, SC; the new Figaro Beneteau 3 performance racing boat; and the new First 18 and First 24 sport day

tags: Sailing, Company Expansions