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Thursday, August 22, 2019

United States Power Squadrons® – America’s Boating Club® announced that it has launched its dedicated educational facilities – the America’s Boating Club Learning Centers. The first Learning Center will be located at the Fisherman’s Cove Resort in Tavares, Florida, with additional locations to be

tags: Education, South Coast, Company Expansions

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

New York Sea Grant has updated the New York Invasive Species Information Clearinghouse website at nyis.info to include iMapInvasive maps that allow for real-time information, watercraft inspection, and more user-friendly navigation. The nyis.info site provides users with the latest information on terrestrial and aquatic plant,

tags: Company Expansions, Education, Environmental Impact

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Dutch shipyard Zeelander Yachts is proud to announce that it has recently expanded its international sales areas, thanks to the delivery of two new Z55 sport cruisers to the Great Lakes in the U.S. and Moscow in Russia, the first sales for Zeelander in these regions. The Z55 is a 17-metre, luxuriously elegant, lobster-style yacht

tags: Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Friday, August 2, 2019

Oasis Marinas, a marina management company, announces that the firm has been awarded the lease for Spitzer Lakeside Marina in Lorain, Ohio. This will be the company’s 25th marina under management and first in the Great Lakes. The marina will be rebranded to Oasis Marinas at Port Lorain in 2020 when Oasis Marinas officially has

tags: Company Expansions, Great Lakes, Lake Erie

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Flexiteek International has announced former Dek-King distributor World Panel Products as the new management team of Flexiteek Americas, with immediate effect. Flexiteek Americas is the sole distributor for Flexiteek 2G synthetic teak for the Americas. The team from World Panel Products will oversee the promotion, sales, and

tags: Company Expansions, Flooring

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Travelopia Yachts, the world’s premier yacht charter business and parent company to charter brands The Moorings, Sunsail and Footloose, has announced unprecedented investment into its charter products in 2020. Following the devastation of Hurricane Irma in the fall of 2017, Travelopia moved quickly to reestablish operations in

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Caribbean Islands, Charter, Company Expansions, Travel

Monday, July 22, 2019

World renowned boat manufacturer, Scout Boats has just begun generating clean renewable energy to power their manufacturing facility located in Summerville, SC. During a ceremony held on May 10, the CEO/Founder of Scout Boats, Steve Potts, flipped the switch to unveil the new 592 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system and announce the

tags: Company Expansions, Environmental Impact

Friday, July 12, 2019

Gill, the marine-focused performance and lifestyle brand, are set to launch their latest range, inspired by over 40 years of engineering apparel that protects you on and around the water. The new collection of clothing and accessories, available online (www.gillmarine.com) and in store from July 15th, grows their popular range even

tags: Clothing & Shoes, Company Expansions

Friday, July 12, 2019

It’s called the Game Changer Pad because this new pad, by Aqua Lily Products, will change what the market requires when considering a floating pad. Kids and families already have fun playing on the original Aqua Lily Pads, but the development team wanted to kick that fun up to the next level. A competitive bunch, the team has

tags: Accessories, Company Expansions, Kids & Pets, Water Toys

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

ShoreMaster, LLC (“ShoreMaster”) and HydroHoist Marine Group, Inc. (“HydroHoist”) are excited to announce the merger of their businesses. The combined product offering of these industry-leading brands covers the broadest spectrum of boat types, sizes and marine environments in the industry across all major

tags: Company Expansions, Lifts & Hoists

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