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FELL Marine names new sales director

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FELL Marine, the maker of the MOB+ boating kill switch, has named Paul Petani as its Americas Sales Director to establish relationships with key distribution partners in the OEM and aftermarket sales channels in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. FELL Marine, led by CEO and Founder Christian Frost launched the MOB+ in Europe in 2015 and is now seeking ...

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RBFF’s Boat Registration Marketing Program brings 50,000 boaters back to water

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced its 2016 Boat Registration Marketing Program brought over 50,000 lapsed boaters back to the water. The program, now in its fifth year, generated a high response rate and lift. "A stable and engaged base of boaters is essential to the future of our industry," says RBFF President and CEO Frank Peterson. "Fishing ...

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Mercury Marine kicks off new ‘Go Boldly’ marketing campaign


Mercury Marine announced Thursday a new brand message and global advertising campaign focused on enhancing the boating experience. The campaign, “Go Boldly,” is designed to inspire confidence "while capturing the high level of excitement and energy around the Mercury brand," the company said.  To promote the new campaign, Mercury has created a Go Boldly video and web presence that "shows ...

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Marquis Yachts, Toyota and Lexus partner on concept boat

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Marquis Yachts, LLC, makers of Marquis and Carver Yachts has partnered with Toyota Motor Corporation's Marine Department to engineer and build a prototype, concept boat with a luxury mission worthy of the Lexus brand. The result is a one-of-a-kind, bespoke 42 foot open sport yacht that applies the Lexus design language to a maritime concept. "We are honored and extremely ...

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U.S. Coast Guard honors Brunswick’s David Marlow for contributions advancing safe boating

Citing his "outstanding contributions to recreational boating safety," the U.S. Coast Guard recently honored Brunswick Corporation's (NYSE: BC) David Marlow with its Meritorious Public Service Award. Marlow, Brunswick's director – product integrity/government affairs, was cited for his contributions and leadership as a member of the National Boating Safety Advisory Council. The council works with the U.S. Coast Guard's Boating Safety ...

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NMRA offers scholarship to student of the maritime trades

Contributing to the future of the marine industry, the National Marine Representatives Association announces it is offering a $3,000 scholarship to an outstanding individual pursuing education and a career in the maritime trades. High school seniors, and college and vocational students are encouraged to apply. "Bringing energetic, talented young people into the marine trades is vital to the collective health ...

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Crownline introduces Eclipse E30

Crownline introduced the Eclipse E30, the largest sport deck boat in Crownline’s crossover series. Style lines were intricately designed into the boat, allowing the gelcoat and stainless steel side accents to highlight its profile. The F.A.S.T. Tab hull was built to enhance the performance and ride, and the horsepower ranges from the 8.2L single engine to the 700 hp of ...

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MarineMax acquires Hall Marine Group

MarineMax, Inc., the nation's largest boat dealer, has made another big acquisition, adding one of the biggest retailers in the southern U.S. to its holdings. The company said Thursday it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Hall Marine Group. The deal unites two long-time Top 100 dealers, and two of the largest dealers in the country. Terms of ...

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Cruisers Yachts 50 Cantius to debut at Yachts Miami Beach


Cruisers Yachts, a brand of KCS International, Inc., is introducing its latest Cantius model set to debut at the 2017 Yachts Miami Beach boat show taking place February 16-20. “We are thrilled to keep the momentum going in our Cantius line,” said Dan Zenz, vice president of sales at KCS International, Inc. “The 50 Cantius is a perfectly sized addition ...

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