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Marine industry Culture Summit available online

Correct Craft Culture Summit

Hundreds of marine industry leaders across the globe gathered last Wednesday to participate in the second Marine Industry Culture Summit hosted by Correct Craft. This year’s two-hour virtual event began with a presentation by Correct Craft President and CEO Bill Yeargin who recapped last year’s two-day in-person event before sharing lessons learned at Correct Craft regarding the establishment of an ...

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MasterCraft partners with Meagan Ethell for “Let Her Rip” campaign

MasterCraft Let Her Rip Campaign

Today, on International Women’s Day, MasterCraft Boat Company is kicking off its “Let Her Rip” campaign to support the ongoing push to inspire and empower women to chase their goals, have confidence in their abilities and to challenge others to do the same in the water sports industry and beyond. MasterCraft and six-time world wakeboard champion Meagan Ethell debut the “Let Her ...

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Bennington expands Elkhart operations

Bennington, manufacturer of pontoon boats, announced the immediate expansion of its operations in Elkhart County. This growth includes adding jobs and investing in new facilities. Bennington has secured the property and 43,485-square-foot Center Six One Five building at 2707 County Road 15, Elkhart, IN 46514. This investment allows the company to add manufacturing space and jobs to increase output. The process of ...

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In-person Palm Beach Boat Show gets approval

After working closely with event organizer Informa Markets on enhanced safety measures for all participants, the City of West Palm Beach has granted final approval to the event permit for the 35th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show (PBIBS), giving it the green light to take place Thursday, March 25 through Sunday, March 28, 2021 along Flagler Drive in downtown ...

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Dates announced for 50th annual Newport International Boat Show

With COVID vaccines in distribution around the country and news of various events returning this fall, Newport Exhibition Group said it has high hopes that the 50th Newport International Boat Show will take place September 16 through 19, 2021 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. “We are excited to kick off the boat show season in-person ...

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MasterCraft partners with coaching app, Givego

MasterCraft Boat Company, a subsidiary of MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT), announced it has entered an official partnership with the digital coaching service, Givego. This exclusive boating partnership brings consumers direct access to MasterCraft’s world-class athletes via the app to allow for personalized video coaching and feedback at the touch of their fingertips. “Whether you're looking to step up ...

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Vancouver International Boat Show concludes virtual event

The 2021 Virtual Vancouver International Boat Show has successfully concluded its show run, February 24 – 27. In its 59th year, the show was pushed to get creative as all in person events remain on hold amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than cancelling all together, the show forged ahead to present a virtual show – in response to exhibitor feedback, and ...

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Navico initiates sustainable packaging program

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands recently announced its renewed focus on becoming a more sustainable company, dedicated to preserving the joy of being on the water for current and future generations.  The first step was a transition to feature 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging in new product offerings. Additionally, last month the company announced its first-ever appointment ...

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Propspeed adds to growing U.S. team

Propspeed, innovator of underwater foul-release coatings, announced the expansion of its United States operations to accommodate increasing demand in this vital region, with the appointment of Alan Ferland as South East Regional Sales Manager and Technical Support and Bobby Matos as Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager and Technical Support.  “Having the chance to work for such great, open-minded and driven ...

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Correct Craft’s Bill Yeargin launches new book

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

Today Correct Craft announced the publication of Making Life Better: The Correct Craft Story. This new book captures Correct Craft’s nearly century long story of perseverance, innovation, faith, and growth. Making Life Better, Correct Craft’s President and CEO Bill Yeargin’s third book, captures an insider view of the company’s incredible history. From humble beginnings in 1925 through the last decade ...

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