Brunswick appoints Schwabero Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Brunswick Corporation
February 11, 2016

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced today that Mark D. Schwabero has been elected chairman and chief executive officer, succeeding Dustan E. McCoy, who is retiring after serving in that position since 2005. The appointment is effective immediately. The action is the culmination... Read more »

Boston Whaler’s 250 Outrage premieres in Miami

Boston Whaler
February 11, 2016

EDGEWATER, Fla. – The Boston Whaler introduced the 250 Outrage at the Miami International Boat Show, alongside recent additions including the new 330 Outrage and 280 Outrage, both appearing in Miami for the first time. “Each year, the Miami Boat Show draws passionate boaters from around the world.... Read more »

Brunswick: Outboards, boat sales grow on strong U.S. market

The narrow mounting footprint allows for easy multi-engine setups.

Jonathan Sweet
January 28, 2016

Brunswick executives reported on a strong 2015 and expressed confidence for the future in an earnings call Thursday. (See the full earnings report here.) "I hope you can sense the excitement that the entire management team has about the outstanding performance in 2015 and continued strong outlook for... Read more »

Brunswick reports 7 percent sales increase for 2015

Boating Industry
January 28, 2016

Brunswick Corp. reported its 2015 results Thursday, showing higher sales and earnings for the year and the fourth quarter. The company also reported increased sales for the fourth quarter of $986.1 million, up from $938.6 million for 2014, although the company reported a $27 million loss for the quarter.... Read more »

Scott Ward named senior vice president and general manager of Sea Ray’s Sport Yacht & Yacht category

Sea Ray
January 26, 2016

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Sea Ray Boats recently announced that Scott Ward has been named senior vice president and general manager of the Sport Yacht & Yacht category, reporting to Sea Ray President Tim Schiek. Ward is currently vice president - Brunswick Financial Services. Ward will assume his new... Read more »

Mercury Marine introduces 40 and 60hp SeaPro FourStroke outboard engines

Mercury Marine
January 25, 2016

FOND DU LAC, Wis.– Mercury Marine has announced the global introduction of its new 40hp and 60hp SeaPro FourStroke engines. Engineered to deliver longer engine life while maintaining the power and performance necessary to get the job done, the company says the 40hp and 60hp SeaPro FourStroke engines... Read more »

Weekly 5: Two buyers possible for Fairline Boats

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Jonathan Sweet
January 18, 2016

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Report: Two buyers possible for Fairline Boats UK boat builder Fairline Boats is weighing offers from two prospective buyers, reports... Read more »

New York Boat Show and exhibitors to ring New York Stock Exchange Closing Bell

Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show
January 8, 2016

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show announced it is ringing the New York Stock Exchange Closing Bell today, Jan. 8, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time, along with its partner, Progressive Insurance and a host of show exhibitors from companies including Azimut, Boston Whaler, MarineMax,... Read more »

Brunswick schedules fourth quarter earnings and conference call

Brunswick Corporation
January 7, 2016

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2015 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, before the market opens by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the company’s... Read more »

Mercury releases Skyhook video

Mercury Marine
January 5, 2016

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Mercury Marine release a new video showcasing its Skyhook virtual anchoring technology. "From the consumer standpoint, folks that don't have as much boating experience or are new to boating, it tends to make it easier," Tom Shelton, of Lauderdale Marine in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.,... Read more »

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