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Sea Ray launches new SLX 400

Sea Ray has introduced its new SLX 400, designed for entertaining and cruising. “The SLX 400 was conceived as the ideal entertaining vessel for socializing with large groups of family and friends, no matter the boaters’ preferred on-water fun,” said Brad Anderson, Sea Ray president of sport boats and sport cruisers.  “It truly is ‘the Entertainer’ not only for Sea ...

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Sea Ray introduces wakesurfing boat SLX-W 230


Sea Ray introduces the new SLX-W 230, a luxury wake sports boat powered by a Mercury Marine V-Drive propulsion system. The new SLX-W was designed to combine wake-shaping capabilities with amenities for all-day coving and comfortable cruising. “This is the ideal boat for active families seeking to maximize their time on the water,” said Brad Anderson, Sea Ray president of ...

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MarineMax to debut Sea Ray SLX-W at Houston Boat Show

MarineMax will be debuting the new Sea Ray SLX-W at the Houston Boat Show on January 6 – 15, at the NRG Center in Houston. According to Sea Ray, the SLX-W is a “revolutionary new sport boat unlike any other that you have experienced. Luxury fit and finish, superior ride and handling, innovative hull design and cutting-edge propulsion technology will ...

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Brunswick reorganizes management for recreational boat group


Two Brunswick Boat Group executives are leaving Brunswick following a reorganization, the company announced Monday. The departure of Tim Schiek, president of the Recreational Boat Group, is effective immediately. Recreational Boat Group CFO Scott Kent will remain in a transitional role, the company said. Neither position will be filled. The move is designed to "sharpen visibility to the market and ...

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METS 2016: Boat Builder Awards winners announced


U.S.-based manufacturers were recognized with two category wins and three honorable mentions at the second annual Boat Builder Awards, held Thursday at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam in conjunction with the annual METS trade show. More than 280 delegates attended the gala ceremony, which recognizes excellence in boat building, design and marketing in eight different categories. The evening began ...

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Deck boats continue to appeal to boaters


Seating more passengers than a bowrider and easier to tow than a pontoon, deck boats continue to appeal to boaters Designed to blend the generous seating capacity and family-friendly layout of a pontoon boat with the familiar look and easy trailering of a traditional runabout, deck boats would appear to offer boaters an ideal compromise between practicality and performance. They ...

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Sea Ray to debut several new models this fall

Sea Ray announced it will unveil a series of new models this fall for boat show season. The lineup is set to feature a wide range of products, from versatile new sport boat propulsion options, to new flybridge and coupe cruiser models, to a new L-Class yacht. “We have set the stage for a phenomenal model year 2017,” said Sea ...

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Q&A with Brunswick Chairman & CEO Mark Schwabero

schwabero Q&A

In February, Mark Schwabero succeeded longtime Brunswick CEO Dusty McCoy, following a nearly two-year stint as president and COO of Brunswick Corporation. Schwabero joined Brunswick in 2004 as president – Mercury Outboards before being named president – Mercury Marine in 2008. We recently caught up to Schwabero to talk about what he sees for the future of the industry and ...

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Sea Ray introduces 450 Sundancer at Yachts Miami Beach

sundancer 450

The Sea Ray 450 Sundancer made its world premiere at this year's Yachts Miami Beach, while the company showed off other models at the Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key. “We were thrilled to debut our newest Sundancer for a global audience in Miami. Initial reactions to the 450 have been highly positive,” said Tim Schiek, president of the ...

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

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 duties at Sea Ray Feb. 1. “Scott brings 28 years of marine experience, ...

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