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Ranger adds Pro’s Choice Marine to dealer network

Ranger has added Pro’s Choice Marine, a Missouri dealer, to its network. The announcement comes ahead of the spring fishing season and in time for area anglers and boaters to capitalize on the new partnership. Pro's Choice Marine has served the area for the past 17 years. The business has received the Mercury Outboards Platinum and Customer Service Index award ...

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Beneteau partners with LH-Finance at the Miami boat shows

Beneteau America announced the start of a new strategic partnership with LH-Finance, with boat show special retail conditions and the launch of the unique VIP Program LH-Finance developed with partner Active Interest Media and the National Marine Manufacturer Association at the 2017 Yachts Miami Beach & Miami International Boat Show/Strictly Sail on Feb. 16-20. The new program gives applicants the ...

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Expert panel on boat clubs to address marina revenue-generating opportunities at IMBC

A special panel representing marina owners/operators has been assembled to specifically address the revenue-generating opportunities and key considerations associated with boat clubs during the International Marina and Boatyard Conference in Ft. Lauderdale later this month. Five industry panelists are slated to share their firsthand experiences and best practices during this session including Sam Chavers of Suntex and director of marina ...

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Mercury Marine opens plant expansion

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Mercury Marine has officially opened its new 49,000-square-foot electro-deposition paint primer system expansion. The new addition, which broke ground in mid-2015, will double Mercury’s current processing capabilities. “This new and expanded process enforces our ability to make a better product for our customers who expect extreme reliability in their Mercury engines,” said John Pfeifer, Mercury Marine president. “This expansion will ...

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IGY Marinas’s Yacht Club At Isle De Sol – St. Maarten receives 2017 Superyacht Marina Of The Year award

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IGY Marinas announced that its 5-Gold Anchor marina, Yacht Club at Isle de Sol – St. Maarten, received the 2017 Superyacht Marina of the Year award. The company – which also received the accolade in 2016 for Yacht Haven Grande – was presented with the honor by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) during the annual London International Boat Show. “IGY ...

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Marine Accessories Corporation hires John Clarke

Marine Accessories Corporation (MAC) has hired marine industry veteran John Clarke to serve as its vice president of sales and marketing for its portfolio of OEM and aftermarket brands. Clarke has held sales and marketing roles in the marine industry for more than 30 years for brands including Tempo, Moeller Marine, Donovan Marine distribution and, most recently, iBoats, Inc. where ...

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K&L Gates Partner Christina Paul appointed to ABYC board of directors

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Christina Paul, a partner in the Miami office of the global firm K&L Gates LLP, was recently appointed to the American Boating & Yacht Council board of directors.  She will serve a three-year term. The ABYC is a non-profit, member organization that develops voluntary safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of recreational boats. ABYC is the premier ...

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EPA approves pathway for isobutanol as an advanced biofuel

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the pathway for isobutanol produced at Gevo’s Luverne, Minn., plant to be an advanced biofuel under the Renewable Fuel Standard Program. This is the first time that the EPA has approved a pathway for an advanced biofuel that uses starch from feed corn to produce an alcohol. With ...

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Lamor Corporation introduces Seahunter multipurpose connectable plastic workboat

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Lamor Corporation has introduced the Seahunter, a multipurpose connectable plastic workboat. The Lamor Seahunter is used in many European countries for many commercial purposes. It is manufactured in Norway, Spain and Finland. The Lamor Seahunter can serve as a multiple use commercial platform or powered vessel. Each hull is designed to be connected together either at port, starboard or bow ...

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