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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Oasis Marinas has taken over operations at North Coast Harbor Marina, formerly known as Rock n’ Dock. “The Great Lakes offer boaters endless destinations, Cleveland being a staple,” said Oasis founder Dan Cowens. “We look forward to working with the City of Cleveland and North Coast Harbor to bring exceptional

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Marina

Friday, July 3, 2020

Mercury Marine recently announced full compatibility of all Mercury SmartCraft‑capable engines with the new 1st Mate Safety and Security System. This technology comprises an intelligent hub, a set of wearable products and a mobile‑device app that integrate with a boat's propulsion systems to provide potentially lifesaving

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

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

SkipperBud’s buys Antique Mall! What?? Why? To create a boat service center for Genesse and Oakland County boaters. SkipperBud’s has acquired the former Great Midwestern Antique Emporium on three acres in Oakland County Michigan. The property located at 5233 Dixie Highway, Waterford Township, MI will serve as a boat

tags: Company Expansions, Lake St Clair

Monday, June 29, 2020

Lower Michigan’s ‘Mitten Tip,’ where the waters of lakes Huron and Michigan swirl in the Straits of Mackinac, now has professional 24-hour on-water assistance available to recreational boaters. The newly opened TowBoatUS Mackinaw City is the 12th TowBoatUS location for owner Richard Lenardson, who began his company

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Towing

Monday, June 22, 2020

Effective August 1st, Mack Boring & Parts Co. will assume additional marine territory in the Great Lakes Region of the United States to include Northern Illinois and Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Northern Ohio, and Wisconsin. Mack Boring & Parts Co. currently represents Scania’s latest marine platform: 13- and

tags: Company Expansions, Engines

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) and a world leader in marine propulsion systems, has entered into a strategic supply agreement with BRP to be the supplier of choice for BRP owned boat brands Alumacraft, Manitou, Quintrex & Stacer. BRP has made the decision to discontinue the production of E-TEC and

tags: Company Expansions, Engines

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Newark, N.Y. New York Sea Grant has redesigned, enhanced access, and added resources to the New York State Invasive Species Clearinghouse website at to support NY's watercraft inspection steward programs as well as water enthusiasts and recreational boaters. The site is also now a mobile-friendly gateway to

tags: Boating 101, Company Expansions, Education, Environmental Impact, Lake Ontario

Monday, May 25, 2020

Truck-Lite Holdings today announced that it has changed its corporate name to Clarience Technologies, LLC. The name change reflects the company's broader focus on providing total visibility to the commercial and recreational transportation industry through its family of technology-driven brands. The name Clarience is formed by

tags: Company Expansions, Lighting

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Manitowoc Marina is thrilled to announce their exclusive representation of Baltic Yachts on the Great Lakes, in close partnership with Rodgers Yacht Sales of Connecticut. Baltic Yachts of Finland has entered into the new partnership to represent their impressive line of high-performance yachts across the United States. With the

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Century Boats is excited to announce the acquisition of Vanquish Boats, Doug Zurn designed and builder of premium center console, dual console, cuddy, and runabout dayboats renowned for their beauty, classic American styling, and exceptional performance. Proudly a part of the American boating experience since the 1930s, this merger is

tags: Company Expansions

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