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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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Brunswick names Langlais as president of Princecraft

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced Monday it has named Steve Langlais as president of its Princecraft brand of freshwater boats, effective May 2. He succeeds Donald Dubois, who recently became president - european boats for Brunswick. Langlais will report to Jeff Kinsey, president - Brunswick Freshwater Group. Langlais joins Brunswick from Soucy International, where he spent four years in various leadership ...

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Yamaha offers new four-stroke sales promotion

Yamaha Marine Group announced Monday the “Wake Up the Season” sales event, a promotion that offers consumers up to $500 in dealer credit toward the purchase of goods and/or services when they purchase a select new, eligible Yamaha four-stroke outboard. “This promotion offers great built-in value with the purchase of our most popular four-stroke outboard models,” said Dale Barnes, division ...

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Brunswick reports phishing incident

Brunswick Corporation reported Monday it has been the victim of an email phishing incident that resulted in the potential unauthorized disclosure of 2015 W-2 information of a large number of current and former employees. The incident occurred Friday, Apr. 29, and the company learned of it later that day. Brunswick is informing affected individuals, as well as notifying the IRS ...

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Mercury Marine expanding Wisconsin facility

Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, is adding a 53,000 square foot manufacturing capacity expansion to its global headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.  The expansion will consist of 45,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity and an additional 8,000 square feet of office space.  In addition, Mercury is investing in state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment to better streamline ...

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Garmin reports 29 percent growth in marine business

Garmin Ltd. this week announced results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2016. Highlights in the quarter include: Total revenue of $624 million, growing 7 percent over the prior year, with outdoor, fitness, aviation and marine collectively growing 17 percent over the year ago quarter and contributing 69 percent of total revenue Gross and operating margins of 54.5 percent ...

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Freedom Boat Club donates sailboats to New College of Florida waterfront and sailing programs

Freedom Boat Club has gifted three sailboats to the New College of Florida’s Sailing Team and Waterfront programs. As a member of the Intercollegiate Sailing Association of North America, the New College Sailing Team regularly hosts regattas and competes in major competitions, taking home first place in the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl Regatta in New Orleans. Freedom Boat Club’s sailboat ...

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Gulf Craft receives ‘Best Asian Motor Yacht Builder’ award at Singapore Yacht Show

Gulf Craft Receives 'Best Asian Motor Yacht Builder' Award - Group Image...

During a private event held at the recently concluded Singapore Yacht Show, Gulf Craft received the 2016 ‘Best Asian Motor Yacht Builder’ award, underlining the Emirates-based manufacturer’s global recognition for its commitment to quality and innovation. The annual Asia Boating Awards recognize global and regional yachting brands that have consistently demonstrated exceptional achievement in Asia throughout the year. After meticulous ...

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2016 NMEA Conference and Expo announces education lineup

The 2016 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference and Expo will offer three new business tracks and six new technical education tracks to business owners, dealers, installers, technicians, office personnel, and all others who register. The event is scheduled for September 20-22, 2016, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida. Here is the education lineup: Moderated open business forum- ...

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