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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Two of Brunswick’s senior executives, Brenna Preisser, Brunswick Chief Human Resources Officer & President of Business Acceleration and Michelle Dauchy, Mercury Marine Chief Marketing Officer, have been selected by Boating Industry Magazine to its list of “Women Making Waves”. This annual designation is given to

tags: Awards, Employment News, Women in Boating

Saturday, June 27, 2020

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) announced today nine sailors comprising its 10th anniversary class of inductees. The Class of 2020 includes: James E. Buttersworth, the renowned 19th century maritime painter; Gordon Douglass, designer of the Thistle, Highlander and Flying Scot one-design boats; Robbie Haines. Jr., Olympic

tags: Awards, Sailing

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The National Sailing Hall of Fame and Herreshoff Marine Museum & America’s Cup Hall of Fame recently announced their partnership to open an America’s Cup Hall of Fame location in Newport, Rhode Island. Every sport has its legends, comprised of people who provide inspiration to take on new challenges and achieve new

tags: America's Cup World Series, Awards, East Coast, History, Racing, Sailing

Friday, May 29, 2020

Margaret Pommert of Seattle, Washington, has been named recipient of the 2020 BoatUS/National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) Leadership in Women's Sailing Award. The award annually recognizes an individual with a record of achievement in inspiring, educating, and enriching the lives of women through sailing. “Margaret

tags: Awards, Racing, Sailing, West Coast, Women in Boating

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Boatrax, a Florida-based Marine Tech Startup, is excited to announce that its product is the first remote monitoring device to be NMEA 2000 Certified by the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). Born in the yachting capital of the world, Boatrax was first introduced at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show as a

tags: Awards, Electronics, Smart Technology

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Boating Industry, the monthly U.S. boating business magazine, has listed the new Waketoon Surf Series Pontoon from Avalon & Tahoe Manufacturing among the top new products of the year. The versatile boat combines the most sought-after benefits of both a high-performance pontoon boat and the increasingly popular wakesurf boats into

tags: Awards, New Boat Models, Water Toys

Thursday, April 23, 2020

During the 2020 Miami Yacht Show, Bob Weidhaas, President of the Egg Harbor Group, which builds Buddy Davis Yachts & Center Consoles, named Ted Patrick of Lake & Bay Yacht Sales, Marblehead, Ohio, as their Salesman and Dealer of the Year for 2019. "I would like to thank all of my customers for their continued support that

tags: Awards, Brokerage, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex), the premier owner and operator of best in-class marina properties, announced today that at its recent General Manager’s Conference it recognized Hank Spencer of CrossTimbers Marina as the 2019 Ron TenEyck General Manager of the Year. “With all that is happening in the world right

tags: Awards, Marina, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, March 27, 2020

For the second year in a row, Volvo Penta of the Americas has achieved recognition as a Great Place to Work by a national institute that promotes and measures workplace excellence. The Great Place to Work Institute certification recognizes companies that achieve high scores in employee satisfaction based on surveys of workers. The

tags: Awards, Employment News, Job Opportunities

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Brunswick Corporation recently announced the publication of its first Company-wide Sustainability Report. Themed “Thinking Beyond the Horizon”, the report is part of the Company’s broad commitment to continually advance the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance of its business and leverage its

tags: Awards, Environmental Impact

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