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Wanda Kenton Smith named Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year

Wanda Kenton Smith of Freedom Boat Club has been selected as the recipient of the 31st annual Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year Award. The scholarship was presented to Kenton Smith on Sunday evening, Dec. 10, during the the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas Opening Night Awards Celebration at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Joining the marine ...

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Freedom Boat Club donates $46,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Freedom Boat Club recently concluded its second national cause-marketing partnership to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Total contributions among all participating clubs nationwide was $46,000. Funds raised in each of the participating club locations throughout North America were returned directly to their local regions and BBBS affiliates. “We are very excited by the results of our "Boating Big! ...

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Freedom Boat Club opens two locations in Maine

Freedom Boat Club is expanding into Maine with two new locations. The clubs will be run out of Yarmouth Boat Yard, 72 Lafayette Street in Yarmouth and Moose Landing Marina, 32 Moose Landing Trail in Naples. With lake and ocean based club locations, members will be able to try out different types of new model year boats while exploring Casco ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces national franchise winners

Freedom Boat Club recently presented top achievement awards to franchises throughout North America during its 2017 Freedom Boat Club National Franchise Conference held in Fort Myers, Fla. The Franchise of the Year award was presented to Freedom Boat Club of Jacksonville and St. Augustine, owned by Kevin Seelig and Lisa Almeida. The newly launched Membership Executive of the Year for ...

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Freedom Boat Club selects Northpoint Commercial Finance for franchise finance program

Freedom Boat Club has selected Northpoint Commercial Finance as its provider for a new, specially designed install and pay finance program for its franchise network. As a franchise club organization vs. a traditional boat retailer, Freedom Boat Club said it was in need of a progressive inventory finance provider. Through creative collaboration and joint commitment to providing a flexible service ...

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Freedom Boat Club adds Jeanneau powerboats to North American fleet

Freedom Boat Club had added Jeanneau Outboard Powerboats to its approved and preferred roster of boat brands. Jeanneau joins a growing list of boat and engine brands featured in Freedom Boat Club’s fleet of more than 1600 boats throughout North America. “There are several key franchise markets where we believe the Jeanneau outboard product will be well positioned to meet ...

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Offshore Sailing School, Freedom Boat Club announce training affiliation

Offshore Sailing School President and CEO Doris Colgate announced that the company has formalized a relationship with Freedom Boat Club’s 17 Southwest Florida corporate-owned clubs to offer members 40 percent savings on Offshore Sailing’s Learn to Sail certification course tuition. Freedom Boat Club has 130 franchise and corporate- owned locations throughout North America. Besides providing access to a fleet of ...

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Freedom Boat Club launches new franchise website

Freedom Boat Club has launched an updated website expressly for its franchise business, at www.FreedomBoatClubFranchise.com. According to Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio, aggressive domestic growth and a focus on international development prompted the major website investment. “Our goal is to provide as much relevant content and information about Freedom Boat Club to prospective franchisees as possible,” he ...

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Freedom Boat Club promotes second year of Big Brothers Big Sisters campaign

Freedom Boat Club announced its second year of a national campaign to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters, a 113-year-old volunteer-supported mentoring network. The more than 300 BBBS affiliates across the country serve more than150,000 children, professionally matching adult volunteers (“Bigs”) with children 6-8 years old (“Littles”) in life-changing friendships. In 2016, the Freedom Boat Club corporate franchisor organized its first-ever ...

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