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Friday, August 31, 2018

Malibu Boats, Inc. (“Malibu”), a leading global manufacturer of recreational fiberglass boats, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with S2 Yachts, Inc. (“S2”) to acquire all assets of its Pursuit Boats (“Pursuit”) brand for a total consideration of $100 million. Pursuit,

tags: Company Expansions

Thursday, August 30, 2018

HCB Center Console Yachts™ launched the new HCByachts.com to not only reflect the brand’s distinct personality, but to further develop the new product segment it created; the Center Console Yacht. HCB announced the segment descriptor earlier this year at the Miami International Boat Show, when it completed its rebrand and

tags: Company Expansions, Great Lakes

Thursday, August 30, 2018

MyTaskit, the award-winning online work coordination software company, has expanded its rapidly growing customer base with 15 new marine businesses representing more than 270 marine supervisors, managers and technicians, and in excess of 2,500 boat owners. By leveraging MyTaskit Pro and the newly launched MyTaskit mobile app, marine

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions, Service & Repair, Software & Apps

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Mercury Marine’s parent company, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Power Products – Global Marine & Mobile, which includes the global marine, specialty vehicle, mobile, industrial power, and transportation aftermarket products businesses of Power Products. Brands

tags: Company Expansions

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

BRP (TSX:DOO) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Triton Industries, Inc., the leading North American manufacturer of the Manitou pontoon brand. An established and growing brand based in Lansing, MI, the family-owned Manitou business is best known for innovative patent-protected technology

tags: Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, has partnered with the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (GPYC) to bring seamless global travel services and exclusive offers to their club members. Pentastar Aviation is proud to announce it is the official jet charter provider for the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. The GPYC is a

tags: Lake Erie, Lake St Clair, Yacht Club, Company Expansions

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Clemons Boats, located in Sandusky, Ohio, has recently become a new dealer for the well-known brand Albemarle Boats. Known for their commitment to provide superior fishing boats that also serve as havens for the whole family, Albemarle Boats carries an unwavering commitment to exceed their customer’s expectations.

tags: Company Expansions, Events

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Cape Dory Cruisers & Catamarans is introducing a complete new series of power boats ranging in size from 22 ft. to 36 ft. to be produced in Sarasota, FL. Starting with the Cape Dory Marinaut 220 Pilot House Cruiser and 25 ft. models the Cape Dory Cruisers will be marketed through a network of select dealers throughout North

tags: Catamaran, Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Great Lakes Sailing Co., owned and operated by Dave and Kristen Conrad, is now the exclusive distributor of Jeanneau sailboats and yachts for Western Lower Michigan. “Partnering with Jeanneau was a great decision for us,” said Dave Conrad. “Jeanneau builds innovative, high-quality boats that are in demand and

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Michigan, Sailing

Monday, August 6, 2018

Since our inception in 1986, Catawba Mini & Heated Boat Storage has been the premier storage option on Lake Erie, providing quality facilities of various sizes to meet your storage demands for home, business, and auto. In 2016, we celebrated our 30th birthday and, now, as we continue to grow, we have a new reason to celebrate! We

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Storage