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Boston Whaler introduces 230 Outrage

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Boston Whaler has introduced the 230 Outrage, the newest addition to its Outrage lineup including the new 330, 280 and 250 Outrages. By pushing the combing around the bow further outboard, Boston Whaler’s engineers were able to maximize floor space, legroom and seating width throughout. This design also contributes to the sense of stability and security for passengers in the ...

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National Fishing and Boating Week kicks off with nationwide events

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) Take Me Fishing and Vamos A Pescar campaigns have joined forces with Walmart, South Bend and Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) to celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW) with kickoff events hosted at Walmart stores across the United States June 3-5. The #ReelFun events will help seasoned anglers, those new to the sport ...

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Tige adds British Columbia dealer

Tige Boats has added Breakwater Marine to its dealer network to exclusively serve current and future Tige owners in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland and South Vancouver Island. “Both Tige and Breakwater Marine have mutual goals in providing the best in sales and long term servicing. Our customers have told us what they want, and we know Tige will be a ...

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Cruisers Yachts announces 60 Flybridge

Cruisers Yachts, a brand of KCS International, Inc., announces the 60 Flybridge, featuring enhanced views and more living space. The 2017 model year 60 Flybridge will be unveiled this summer and available at dealerships in the fall. “The launch of the 60 Flybridge is exciting for us as we once again enter the flybridge segment of the market,” says Matt ...

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RIMTA receives 2016 Workforce Innovation Award from Governor’s Workforce Board

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) has been honored by the Rhode Island Governor's Workforce Board (GWB) as recipient of the 2016 Workforce Innovation Award. The presentation was made at the GWB Annual Meeting, held May 19 in Warwick, R.I. Governor’s Workforce Board Chair Constance Howes made the award presentation. RIMTA was chosen as this year’s recipient for its ...

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Jim Jabaay promoted to vice president of LotVantage

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LotVantage announced that Jim Jabaay has been promoted to vice president. Jabaay joined LotVantage in late 2014 to operate the company’s sales and marketing teams. Jim’s experience in the automotive industry, through his family’s dealership experience and with Manheim Auctions, has made him an extremely valuable asset to LotVantage. “His innovative ideas have helped develop a company that will grow ...

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FLIR Systems and Navionics collaborate to deliver dock-to-dock autorouting and Sonarchart Live

Raymarine, a brand of FLIR Systems, and Navionics have collaborated to make several new features available on Raymarine’s LightHouse II based multifunction displays, including Navionics’ dock-to-dock autorouting, SonarChart Live and advanced map options. Navionics dock-to-dock autorouting creates detailed routes through narrow passages and channels where they’re needed most. Raymarine users can choose their start and end points, then can take ...

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Suzi DuRant honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

As more than 250 business leaders from across all sectors of the U.S. recreational boating industry gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. last week for the American Boating Congress (ABC), Suzi DuRant was presented with a Lifetime Achievement award for her tireless service on behalf of recreational boating and as a champion for the state of South Carolina. After ...

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Chaparral and Robalo Boats appoint new marketing director

Chaparral and Robalo Boats announced Thursday that Martin Rusin has been appointed as their new marketing director. Rusin will be leading staff in the Chaparral and Robalo marketing department. He will be responsible for conceiving and executing new marketing strategies in addition to directing all of the company's current communication channels. Rusin will also focus on brand development and expanding ...

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Yamaha Marine donates F115 outboard to WoundedNature.org

Yamaha Marine Group donated an F115 outboard and propeller to WoundedNature.org. The donations will help power the organization’s 19-foot Monarch scouting vessel, which is used to identify cleanup sites in hard-to-access coastal areas. The mission of WoundedNature.org arose after the Gulf oil spill, which revealed a dramatic increase of rescued birds, sea turtles, and sea mammals that had ingested plastic ...

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