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Profits through my eyes

It’s been too long since my last blog for Boating Industry. I can easily say I have been slammed with work and projects with retailers. Retailers that are on the gas are keeping me busy using my eyes and designs to create a new kind of in store experience. I love it; they love it, and wow, the industry is ...

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Federal fisheries agency adjusts misleading economic information

Washington, D.C. – June 26, 2014 – After significant objection from the recreational fishing and boating community, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has taken steps to correct a key fisheries economics report that misleadingly indicated that the domestic commercial fishing industry in the United States was significantly larger than the recreational fishing industry. When imported seafood, which is not ...

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Freedom Boat Club plans special day for children of Hubbard House

Jacksonville, Fla., June 26, 2014– Freedom Boat Club (FBC) thinks it should be mandatory. If you live in Jacksonville, surrounded by its beautiful waterways, you need to enjoy them on a semi-regular basis. So, in that spirit, FBC is once again providing a special opportunity, this time for the children of Hubbard House. On Wed, July 2, the FBC will ...

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Shore Premier Finance announces new partnership with YachtCloser

BALTIMORE, Md. — June 25, 2014 Shore Premier Finance (SPF), a direct marine lending division of Shore Bank, announced today a new partnership with YachtCloser, a web-based contract management system to make the process of buying and selling a yacht easier and more efficient for its brokers and their clients. "It's in SPF's DNA to think outside of the box. ...

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New Prop Wizard 4.0 makes all dealers prop experts

Helping customers find the right propeller shouldn't be a guessing game. Prop Wizard 4.0, the newly updated online selection tool from Turning Point Propellers, quickly calculates the best props for a boat. With this powerful sales tool in hand, any marine dealer can provide expert customer advice, whether in their store, out on the lot, or at a boat show. ...

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Yamaha Motor Finance Canada LTD. names software platform partner

Toronto, June 23, 2014– Yamaha Motor Finance Canada Ltd. announced today that it has contracted with White Clarke Group to implement its CALMS2 Compass Wholesale Management System. The new system will be fully operational when Yamaha Motor Finance Canada Ltd. launches its new inventory finance program to Canadian Motorsport and Marine dealers on January 1, 2015. Ms. Leone Foxwell, who ...

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Cabela’s Inc. announces earnings date for second quarter fiscal 2014 financial results

SIDNEY, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 24, 2014-- Cabela's Incorporated (NYSE:CAB) announced today it is scheduled to release second quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens onThursday, July 24, 2014. A conference call to discuss the results will be held at 11:00 a.m. ET that same morning. The call will be hosted by Tommy Millner, Chief Executive Officer, and Ralph Castner, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. ...

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Nation’s boating under the influence enforcement initiative takes place this weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 24, 2014) – This weekend thousands of law enforcement officers from every U.S. state and territory will be participating in Operation Dry Water, conducting heightened boating under the influence (BUI) enforcement patrols and reaching out to recreational boaters to raise awareness about the dangers of BUI. Operation Dry Water is the nation’s boating under the influence awareness ...

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Monterey Boats announces new build a boat program enhancement

 Monterey Boats would like to introduce the newest addition to the Monterey Boats website-an enhanced build a boat program. The newly re-designed build a boat feature will give our customers the ability to create, customize and design their perfect Monterey. Featuring vivid imagery, an enhanced hull color/graphic configurator, and an easier to use, more informative engine selector, our new program ...

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San Diego Boat Show attendance soars, boosts summer sales

The 2014 Progressive Insurance San Diego International Boat Show closed Sunday, attracting 7,640 visitors throughout the four-day event, up 24 percent compared to 2013; the show’s footprint also increased this year, with 20 percent more exhibit space. Nearly 125 local, national and international companies exhibited at the boat show, and many are reporting it was the most successful show on ...

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