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Brunswick Product Protection launches expanded extended marine protection

Brunswick Product Protection, the extended marine protection division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), recently launched a major expansion of its Passport and Passport Premier extended engine and accessory protection plans for recreational power boats. "Customers value the peace of mind that advanced product protection can bring," said Cecil Cohn, vice president - Brunswick Financial Services. "I am excited about our ...

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Boston Whaler 420 Outrage earns 2018 Motor Boat Award

Continuing its record of award-winning success, the Boston Whaler 420 Outrage has been named the Superboats winner in the 2018 Motor Boat Awards. The honor was presented to Whaler representatives during a dinner hosted by the Time, Inc. (UK) magazine group on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the Rosewood Hotel in London. "We're proud to receive this honor from the judges ...

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Weems and Plath celebrates 90 years of marine industry service

Weems & Plath recently announced and celebrated its 90th anniversary of serving the marine industry.   Over the course of 90 years, Weems & Plath has been headquartered in Annapolis. What started modestly in the home of Captain Philip Van Horn Weems and Margaret Thackray Weems on State Circle - only 3-miles from the business’ current location in Eastport which overlooks ...

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Priority One recognizes operations manager for 20 years of service

Priority One Financial Services, Inc. congratulated its operations manager, Rina Aponte, for twenty years with the company. Starting at Priority One in 1998, Rina has moved through the ranks and now heads up the operations department. With her long tenure and years of experience, she has developed relationships with many lenders and underwriters. “Rina is a powerhouse. She is bright, ...

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Northwest Marine Trade Association announces new show in Anacortes, Wash.

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) and the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce announced they will co-produce the new Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show at the Port of Anacortes’ Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes, Wash. May 17-20, 2018. The show will have in-water display space for new and brokerage boats, a shoreside tent for accessory displays, shoreside space for trailerable boats ...

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Palm Beach International Boat Show set for March 22-25

The 33rd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show is set to take place from Thursday, March 22, through Sunday, March 25, along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach, directly across the Intracoastal Waterway from Palm Beach Island. An annual mainstay of the global yachting community, held during an ideal time of year weather-wise and adjacent to one of the ...

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MarineMax reports record 2018 Q1 results

MarineMax, Inc. has announced record-setting results for its first quarter ending Dec. 31, 2017. Revenue grew over $10 million, or 4.4 percent on top of 33 percent growth in the prior year, to $236.9 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2017 from $226.9 million in the comparable period last year. Same-store sales were flat as compared to 28 percent ...

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Torqeedo teams up with WhisperPower, Sentinel Boat Monitors

Torqeedo has announced a new 25 kW range extender for its Deep Blue system, optimized for commercial operations and applications which require extended motoring, developed in cooperation with WhisperPower. The 350V DC converter generator boasts a Mitsubishi S4Q2 four-cylinder diesel engine with crankshaft starting. The range extender’s variable frequency operation eliminates the fixed ratio between power, voltage output, and rotational ...

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MarineMax acquires Island Marine Center

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:HZO) announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Island Marine Center. Island Marine Center is entering its 34th year serving the southern New Jersey boating market. Calendar 2017 revenue approximated $10 million, making Island Marine one of the larger dealers in the market, operating with two locations in Ocean View and ...

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