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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

If you want to “know the scuttlebutt” about the Great Lakes, you now have a singular place to get that information. With great thanks to Forum Communications for coordinating the domain ownership transfer, Great Lakes Scuttlebutt’s website can now also be reached by visiting www.scuttlebutt.com. The origin of the

tags: Company Expansions

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

With the goal to stabilize every boat on the water, Seakeeper, the leader in marine stabilization, is taking large strides to make that goal a reality. There is no one-size-fits-all guide to stabilization, but one thing is certain: the smaller the boat, the more affected it is by wave and weather conditions. Seakeeper recognizes the

tags: Company Expansions, Retrofitting, Stabilization

Friday, November 22, 2019

ZF Marine enters a partnership in marine system controls with Yacht Controller. ZF Marine’s SmartCommand control system will now be available packaged with Yacht Controller’s wireless remote-control system. The package will be available through Yacht Controller branded as the “Imperium” Control System. ZF, a

tags: Company Expansions, Navigation, Smart Technology

Monday, November 18, 2019

Captiva Boat Sales of West Chester, Ohio, is proud to announce an expansion into the Great Lakes with the opening of a new approx. 10,000 sq ft facility in Marblehead, Ohio, that will serve and service Lake Erie boaters, providing a single place for sales, certified service, storage, winterization, and even boating stories. Captiva

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie, Service & Repair, Storage, Winterization

Friday, November 15, 2019

KICKER®, a nationally recognized brand in the automotive, truck and powersports mobile audio markets, as well as home and lifestyle audio segments, has decided to strategically focus efforts to boost brand awareness and sales within the recreational marine industry. Having earned a solid reputation and growth in the wake/surf

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics

Friday, November 15, 2019

America’s Boating Club® recently announced the launch of its new website. Designed to be a better resource for current and future members, the new website has been streamlined for easier navigation and a more intuitive page flow. The culmination of a two-year re-branding campaign, the new website features a streamlined

tags: Boat Club, Boating 101, Company Expansions, Education

Monday, November 4, 2019

The extreme conditions of the Great Lakes have always kept us looking for a new extreme boat to carry in our line, one that can handle the vast and typically rough waters around us. As soon as we saw the level of quality Extreme Boats puts into producing these heavy gauge alloy boats, we quickly realized they needed to be here in the

by: Parma Marine and Great Lakes Boats & Brokerage

tags: Company Expansions, Fishing, New Boat Models

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Every hurricane season, some boat owners are faced with the need to file insurance claims and get their boats repaired. To make that process easier, MarineMax has now become a Repair Provider for BoatUS Marine Insurance Program members, who may get help with insurance claim repair work from the nation’s largest recreational boat

tags: Company Expansions, Insurance, Service & Repair

Friday, October 25, 2019

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced the launch of its new corporate website at https://www.brunswick.com. The site’s new design offers visitors richer insight into the company’s marine focus with easy access to essential information about Brunswick and its industry-leading brands and technology. The redesign

tags: Company Expansions

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Clemons Boats is a ‘Boating Industry Top 100’ dealer, still family owned and operated, and in into the 4th generation of ownership. We have been in business for 53 years, and we look forward to the next 53 years of serving our wonderful customers and community. Our longevity and stability have enabled us to have the most

by: Jason Clemons, 4th Generation Owner

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie