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MDCE announces 2011 dates, location

ORLANDO — The Marine Dealer Conference and Expo has seen significant growth in each of the last three years, and it looks to continue that trend when it returns to Orlando this fall. The 2011 MDCE will take place at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center hotel Nov. 6-9. As always, it will feature an educational line-up packed with ...

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Tohatsu suspends production

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas — Tohatsu America Corp. has reported that its headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Japan remain undamaged by the natural disasters that Japan experienced late last week. In order to ensure the safety of all employees, operations at the factory were suspended immediately following the earthquake and will resume on March 23 following an assessment of available ...

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Vancouver Boat Show attendance down following hiatus

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver International Boat Show returned after a yearlong hiatus due to the Olympics, and organizers said they saw higher than expected sales and leads resulting from the five-day show from Feb. 9 to 13. Final attendance at the 2011 show was 31,106, down 9 percent from the 2009 Show. However, according to a report from the ...

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Seminole names director of dealer development

CAIRO, Ga. — The Seminole Marine Group, which manufactures Sailfish and SouthWind boats, has appointed Mike Carrigan Sr. as their director of dealer development for both Sailfish and SouthWind Boats. “Mike brings nearly 40 years of experience to the position and will provide a valuable source of support for our dealer network,” Paul Hoppes, Seminole Marine Group President, said in ...

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Employee arrested in Lund bomb scare

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. —A former employee of Lund-Crestliner was arrested for making terroristic threats against the company. Chad Pikula, 37, faces charges stemming from a March 8 bomb threat that lead the company to evacuate 400 employees from its building. Investigators say Pikula made the call while he was working at the plant. Investigators did not find a bomb. ...

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Coastal Properties renews Yorktown marina contract

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Coastal Properties Management (CPM) will continue to manage the Yorktown, Va., marina piers at Riverwalk Landing. It first won the contract in 2005 as the town was developing the new facility for use by transient, recreational boaters cruising the Chesapeake Bay, as well as a base of operations for a local schooner to run day-excursions. The two ...

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R.I. man wins Marinalife sweepstakes

Baltimore, Md. — David Sielse of Apponaug, R.I., won the Marinalife and Nantucket Boat Basin boating sweepstakes in celebration of Marinalife’s 2010 Best Marinas Contest, in which the Nantucket Boat Basin was voted Best Transient Marina.  The sweepstakes took more than 575 submissions. Siesel won the grand-prize: a two-night slip stay at the Nantucket Boat Basin, valued at $5,000. It ...

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TakeMeFishing Hotspots Map grows in popularity

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — TakeMeFishing.org Hotspots, a product of the Recreational Boating Fishing Foundation (RBFF), is now featured on 18 consumer websites. The embeddable map was originally created as part of RBFF's data project to improve boating and fishing access information on TakeMeFishing.org. "The embeddable map offers an attractive service to stakeholders' website visitors, providing them with direct access to comprehensive ...

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