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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: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan

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: Company Expansions, Sailing

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

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