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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude recently announced the expansion of the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 product line to include 115 H.O., 140HP, and 150HP models. Evinrude’s extended line-up is designed to give more boaters confidence on the water – in any situation. Confidence Through Innovation and Performance Shattering the paradigm for

tags: Company Expansions, Engines

Monday, July 8, 2019

The new Mercury Racing 450R outboard is purpose designed for the high-performance disciple craving unrelenting power. Steeped in Mercury Racing DNA, the 450R features a 4.6-liter V8 FourStroke powerhead boosted by an exclusive Mercury Racing supercharger to produce 450 peak propshaft horsepower and 40 percent higher torque than the

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, Racing

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Simrad Yachting – a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems – recently announced the new Simrad® RS40-B, the first VHF marine radio with AIS transmit and receive capability. Featuring a sleek design with wireless handset capability,

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Navigation, Safety, Smart Technology

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Designed for life on and offshore, and perfect for any adventure on the water this summer, Gill’s innovative UV Tec range combines form and function for the ultimate in style and comfort. Featuring t-shirts, shorts, and trousers, UV Tec is perfect for multisport, multi-activity fun in warmer conditions as it offers UPF 50+

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In December 2018, Great Lakes Boats and Brokerage, LLC, located in Mentor, Ohio, teamed up with Michigan-based Great Lakes Yacht Brokers in a move aimed at providing vessel buyers and sellers from the “thumb” of Michigan to Niagara Falls to the Ohio River with the best options in terms of pleasure boat selection, prices,

tags: Brokerage, Company Expansions, Great Lakes, Used Boats

Monday, June 24, 2019

Recently named the Best Coastal Small Town by USA Today, Sandusky’s waterfront has long been popular with recreational boaters. With the increased density of boats come more unexpected boat breakdowns that require a tow back to the marina or launch ramp. For 17 years, Capt. James “Jimmer” Kennedy has managed

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Towing

Monday, June 17, 2019

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced that its comprehensive, all-encompassing America’s Boating Course is now offered in Spanish. Produced under a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, administered by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Course provides

tags: Company Expansions, Education

Friday, May 31, 2019

Long-time Central New Yorkers Capt. Grant Langheinrich and his wife Karla Langheinrich are the new owners of two 24-hour on-water towing ports, TowBoatUS Rochester and TowBoatUS Oneida Lake. Much like an auto club for boaters, the locations are part of a nationwide network of 300 ports and 600 towing response vessels across the

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Ontario

Thursday, May 30, 2019

FLIR is pleased to announce the addition of Yamaha Command Link and Command Link Plus integration into Raymarine’s family of Axiom® multifunction displays. This new capability is one of many new features introduced with the recent release of the LightHouse Annapolis 3.9 operating system for Axiom. Certified by Yamaha,

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Engines, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

HydroHoist is proud to announce the receipt of orders from the U.S. Navy to provide HarborHoist boat lifts to protect Navy security and patrol boats. The contracts for installations include ports in Virginia, New Jersey, Connecticut, and New Hampshire to be completed this spring. HydroHoist was selected through a strong vetting

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

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