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Jerry Martin Co. expands PR services

GURNEE, Ill. – PR agency Jerry Martin Co. (JMCO) has been chosen to handle publicity programs for Dr. Shrink, Inc; OPS JetPac; and Poly-Planar, Inc., President Jerry Martin announced in a statement today. With over 15 years of experience in its field, Dr. Shrink of Manistee, Mich., is a supplier of shrinkwrap and installation accessories. OPS JetPac, winner of an ...

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Bombardier unveils boat show promotion

STURTEVANT, Wis. – Bombardier Recreational Products is launching a 2004 boat show promotional program for outboard engines through which a total of seven years engine protection or $4 per horsepower will be offered on every new and unused 2003 and 2004 Evinrude outboard engine, the engine builder reported in a statement yesterday. Five years of protection or $4 per horsepower ...

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Ten British companies signed up for U.S. market mentoring

United Kingdom – UK marine companies interested in establishing or expanding sales in the United States will have an opportunity to enroll in the British Marine Federation's (BMF) U.S. market mentoring program at the Schroders London International Boat Show, January 12-14 at ExCel, the association reported in a recent statement. The program, a partnership between BMF and Trade Partners UK, ...

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The Riviera Group expects growth in U.S.

GOLD COAST, Australia – Luxury yacht builder The Riviera Group expects another record year in 2004, based largely on its expansion into the United States, according to The Courier-Mail, a publication of Queensland Newspapers. According to the article published today, the builder showed a 17-percent increase in its earnings for a record AUD$27 million in 2003. The company is expecting ...

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Atlantic Sail Expo adding prize giveaway program

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Organizers of the four-day Atlantic Sail Expo (ASE) have decided to add a prize giveaway worth tens of thousands of dollars to their annual sailboat show held each January in Atlantic City, Sail America reported in a statement Friday. ASE 2004 takes place January 15-18 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. "The prize giveaway will add ...

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Committee selected for 2004 National Marina Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The committee for the 2004 National Marina Day (NMD) has been selected, announced NMD Chair Kirby Cay Scheimann, CMM, in a statement from the Marina Operators Association of America (MOAA) on Friday. National Marina Day is produced by MOAA and is an annual nationwide celebration of America’s marinas. In 2004, National Marina Day will be observed on ...

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Mercury Marine donates $5,000 to ABYC Foundation

EDGEWATER, Md. – The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Foundation has received a $5,000 donation from Mercury Marine for use in expanding and improving ABYC’s Marine Research Library and Resource Center, the foundation reported in a statement today. With the recent merger of ABYC and the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology, ABYC was presented with the opportunity to combine ...

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AIG Private Client Group to offer yacht insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y. – AIG Private Client Group, a division of the property and casualty insurance subsidiaries of American International Group, Inc. (AIG), has introduced yacht insurance for high net worth individuals, the company reported in a recent statement. AIG Private Client Group's yacht offering provides customized coverage selections, including flexible deductible options. Additional product features include the capability to ...

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Marine Mover: Mercury Racing names new custom propeller manager

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Scott Reichow has accepted the position of custom propeller manager – sales, marketing & manufacturing for Mercury Racing, Mercury Marine reported in a statement Friday. Reichow, a 15-year veteran of Mercury Marine, is assuming the responsibilities of Dennis Cavanaugh who passed away unexpectedly October 13, according to the company. He reports to Jeff Krueger, director, ...

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Marine Mover: Young joins Honda Marine

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Honda Marine has named Chris Young its assistant manager of marine sales administration, announced Senior Manager Tom Riggle in a statement Friday. Young will offer support from Honda Marine's Alpharetta, Ga., office to the national sales manager, 12 district sales managers, three OEM application sales engineers, and upwards of 1,000 dealers and OEM relationships. "My goal is ...

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