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Canada extends hours of operation for Trent-Severn Waterway, Rideau Canal

Bolton, ON (June 26, 2014) The National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada (NMMA Canada)  applauds the federal government’s announcement this week extending the hours of operation for both the Rideau Canal and Trent-Severn Waterway. In time for the Canada Day weekend, a total of 112 hours will be added to the navigation schedule throughout the course of the entire boating season. ...

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Profits through my eyes

It’s been too long since my last blog for Boating Industry. I can easily say I have been slammed with work and projects with retailers. Retailers that are on the gas are keeping me busy using my eyes and designs to create a new kind of in store experience. I love it; they love it, and wow, the industry is ...

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Federal fisheries agency adjusts misleading economic information

Washington, D.C. – June 26, 2014 – After significant objection from the recreational fishing and boating community, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has taken steps to correct a key fisheries economics report that misleadingly indicated that the domestic commercial fishing industry in the United States was significantly larger than the recreational fishing industry. When imported seafood, which is not ...

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Freedom Boat Club plans special day for children of Hubbard House

Jacksonville, Fla., June 26, 2014– Freedom Boat Club (FBC) thinks it should be mandatory. If you live in Jacksonville, surrounded by its beautiful waterways, you need to enjoy them on a semi-regular basis. So, in that spirit, FBC is once again providing a special opportunity, this time for the children of Hubbard House. On Wed, July 2, the FBC will ...

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Shore Premier Finance announces new partnership with YachtCloser

BALTIMORE, Md. — June 25, 2014 Shore Premier Finance (SPF), a direct marine lending division of Shore Bank, announced today a new partnership with YachtCloser, a web-based contract management system to make the process of buying and selling a yacht easier and more efficient for its brokers and their clients. "It's in SPF's DNA to think outside of the box. ...

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New Prop Wizard 4.0 makes all dealers prop experts

Helping customers find the right propeller shouldn't be a guessing game. Prop Wizard 4.0, the newly updated online selection tool from Turning Point Propellers, quickly calculates the best props for a boat. With this powerful sales tool in hand, any marine dealer can provide expert customer advice, whether in their store, out on the lot, or at a boat show. ...

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Yamaha Motor Finance Canada LTD. names software platform partner

Toronto, June 23, 2014– Yamaha Motor Finance Canada Ltd. announced today that it has contracted with White Clarke Group to implement its CALMS2 Compass Wholesale Management System. The new system will be fully operational when Yamaha Motor Finance Canada Ltd. launches its new inventory finance program to Canadian Motorsport and Marine dealers on January 1, 2015. Ms. Leone Foxwell, who ...

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Cabela’s Inc. announces earnings date for second quarter fiscal 2014 financial results

SIDNEY, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 24, 2014-- Cabela's Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) announced today it is scheduled to release second quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens onThursday, July 24, 2014. A conference call to discuss the results will be held at 11:00 a.m. ET that same morning. The call will be hosted by Tommy Millner, Chief Executive Officer, and Ralph Castner, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. ...

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