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Tom Newell joins Priority One’s equipment finance division

Priority One Financial Services, Inc. announced that Tom Newell has moved into Priority One’s equipment finance division. Newell has served in several positions throughout his career at Priority One. Previously at Priority One, Newell was a finance manager where he assisted dealers move additional units by securing recreational loans. More recently Newell was responsible for bringing new recreational dealer partners ...

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Bass Pro Shops to pay less for Cabela’s under new terms

Bass Pro Shops will pay about $500 million less for Cabela's under the new terms of the companies' merger agreement announced Monday. Under the Amended Merger Agreement, Bass Pro Shops will acquire Cabela’s for $61.50 per share in cash, representing an aggregate transaction value of approximately $5.0 billion. Cabela’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the transaction, which is expected to ...

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KIDS in BOATING Initiative opens grant application

The Massachusetts Marine Trades Educational Trust announced that its initiative KIDS in BOATING has now opened up its grant application. Recognizing the need to get more kids on the water and enjoying the boating lifestyle the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association and the Massachusetts Marine Trades Educational Trust have created the KIDS in BOATING Initiative. The focus of this initiative is to ...

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BoatUS Foundation accepting applications to become Life Jacket Loaner Site

Across the United States, there are over 550 BoatUS Foundation Life Jacket Loaner sites that collectively loan out children’s life jackets more than 140,000 times each year. Becoming a new loaner site is now easier with an application cycle that allows marinas, boat clubs, waterfront restaurants or government agencies to apply at any time, speeding the review process. There is ...

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HydroComp, Inc. named 2017 New Hampshire Small Business Exporter of the Year

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in partnership with the New Hampshire Bankers Association, recently awarded the 2017 New Hampshire Small Business Exporter of the Year to HydroComp, Inc. Founded in 1984 by Managing Director Jill Aaron and Technical Director Donald MacPherson, HydroComp is in the specific business of applied hydrodynamics, offering its maritime software and consultancy services for hull and ...

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BRP’s Jason Eckman appointed to Sturtevant board

Jason Eckman, an executive at BRP, is newly elected Sturtevant Village President Jayme Hoffman’s choice to fill the rest of Hoffman’s term as village trustee, according to The Journal Times. In the Apr. 4 election, Hoffman won the village president seat, defeating Steve Jansen. Hoffman’s move up from trustee to president meant his trustee seat would be vacant. Hoffman will ...

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Suzuki RePower launches Owner’s Edge program

Suzuki RePower by Mastry, a Yanmar company, has launched Owner's Edge. The membership program is an integrated initiative intended to provide superior service to its customer base and market the benefits of repowering a boat. Owner's Edge provides members with Trade Allowance Program that's based on engine age and hours. Additionally, it includes 24/7 access to a Mastry employee through ...

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Digital Era Media Inc. releases updates to BoatDealers.ca and OutboardDealers.ca

Digital Era Media Inc., digital media publishers of Canadian marine and powersports listing sites, announced that it has launched a secure version of BoatDealers.ca and OutboardDealers.ca. These new versions were designed to increase security and include a new Featured Brand section for boat and engine builders. “BoatDealers.ca is the Canadian market leader in Boats For Sale online, and we are ...

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Scout Boats expanding South Carolina facility, adding 370 jobs

Scout Boats Steve Potts

Scout Boats is expanding its existing Dorchester County, S.C., operations, as the company adds multiple new boat models to its product catalog, bringing $10.9 million of capital investment and creating 370 new jobs. “We’ve been a long-standing boat builder and employer in South Carolina over the past three decades," said Scout Boats founder and CEO Steve Potts. "From our humble ...

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Mercury Marine’s Anderson first to be named Brunswick Senior Fellow

Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, who is recognized globally for his expertise in materials engineering and material science, has been named a senior fellow by Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC). Anderson is the first to receive the designation within the company. The role of senior fellow is a newly created position, and represents the most senior individual technical role with Brunswick. It ...

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