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New high-tech 112-slip marina opens in North Miami Beach

Marina Palms Yacht Club recently opened at 172nd Street and Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami Beach, featuring 112 wet slips for boats between 40 and 100 feet (LOA) and drafts of 10 feet.  Located in Maule Lake, just off the Intracoastal Waterway, it is 15 minutes from the ocean. The marina is serviced by a bilingual staff including a dock master, dock ...

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Sales, profits up at Malibu for quarter

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Malibu Boats, Inc. announced Wednesday its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 ended March 31, 2016. Highlights for the third quarter of fiscal 2016 Net sales increased 5.8 percent to $68.5 million compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2015. Net sales per unit increased 8.6 percent to $71,769 and net sales per unit in the U.S. ...

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IMBC posts call for presenters

The International Marina and Boatyard Conference (IMBC) has posted a "Call for Presenters" on its website. The conference, produced by the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), is scheduled for Jan. 25-27, 2017 at the Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Submissions received will be evaluated by IMBC and assigned to one of over 25 breakout sessions and seminars. These are organized by ...

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Walker Bay announces International Yacht Network as new dealer in Wisconsin

Walker Bay Boats announced that International Yacht Network will now be carrying three RIB Lines – the Genesis, Odyssey and Supertender. Director of Sales and Marketing Michael Carroll said, “Dealers like International Yacht Network don’t come along everyday. Owner Jarrett Bryzek runs a smooth ship with hands on sales and service that translates into a long list of happy loyal ...

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Fluid Motion honored as Manufacturer of the Year by Seattle Business magazine

Fluid Motion, manufacturer of Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats, was awarded Manufacturer of the Year in the Midsize Firms category at Seattle Business magazine’s Washington Manufacturing Awards on April 28, 2016 at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. Fluid Motion is a locally owned and operated family business that sells its Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats worldwide. The company operates six factories in ...

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Parks Marina Inc. purchases Central Emporium at Okoboji

Central Emporium, a historic lakefront mall that has overlooked West Lake Okoboji for more than a century, has been purchased by Okoboji-based Parks Marina Inc., a Boating Industry Top 100 dealer, according to the Sioux City Journal. Built in 1901, the Emporium currently features 26 shopping and dining venues, many that have existed at the location for years. The property ...

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Cruisers Yachts adds Connecticut dealer

Cruisers Yachts announced Tuesday that Total Marine will handle sales and service in Connecticut for the company and will carry the Cruisers Yachts lineup from 33 to 60 feet. “The New England coastal area has a strong maritime heritage,” said Dan Zenz, vice president of sales at KCS International Inc. “Total Marine is well respected in the market for providing ...

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Yamaha introduces new F350C, 4.2-liter V6 offshore mechanical outboards

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Yamaha Marine Group on Tuesday introduced three new outboard models. Along with an updated version of the F350, the new 5.3-liter F350C, Yamaha also announced new mechanical control versions of its 225- and 250-horsepower 4.2-liter V6 offshore outboards, available as the F250XB in both left and right-hand rotation, and the F225XB in right-hand rotation only. “Boaters who need mechanical control ...

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Maryland MarineMax location announces move, new name

MarineMax Kent Narrows announced Monday that it is changing locations from its present facility in Grasonville to the Bay Bridge Marina in Stevensville, Md.. Moving forward the new location will be known as MarineMax at Bay Bridge Marina. The new address is 337 Pier One Road, Stevensville, Maryland 21666. Phone numbers will remain the same. “We are excited about our ...

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Denison Yacht Sales announces four new marina office locations

Denison Yacht Sales has announced the opening of its four newest office locations. The new location in Annapolis, Md. at Annapolis Landing Marina is located near the Chesapeake Bay. This new Denison office is led by yacht broker Lloyd Cooper and is in the heart of the maritime district of Annapolis, with several major boatyards nearby. Denison’s newest New York/New ...

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