Navico facility reaches zero-waste status

Navico Group has announced that its Lowell facility is the first company site to reach zero-waste-to-landfill status. The zero-waste process requires a facility to demonstrate a 90% or higher diversion rate, meaning 90% of its waste materials are being recycled, reused, or otherwise eliminated. This accomplishment represents another step in Navico Group’s commitment to conservation and sustainability. “Sustainability is a key ...

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Suzuki Marine sponsors beach clean up

Suzuki Marine USA leadership, staff, and company volunteers teamed up with key representatives of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers organization and regional non-profit Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful to remove trash from the beaches along Picnic Island Park. The Inaugural Bucs Beach Cleanup Powered by Suzuki took place March 8. With support, logistics and equipment provided by Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, Suzuki ...

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Nimbus Group acquires EdgeWater Boats

Nimbus Group recently announced it has acquired EdgeWater Power Boats and entered a strategic partnership that will solidify and expand their reach and investments in the U.S., the single largest powerboat market in the world. EdgeWater Power Boats’ story started in 1992 with a vision from the legendary engineer, Bob Daugherty, that wanted to build boats with integrally stable hulls. ...

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Mercury Racing launches three scholarships

Mercury Racing

In an effort to support the future workforce and the marine industry, Mercury Racing announced it will offer three scholarship programs: the Excellence in Trade scholarship, the Impact Institute Education scholarship and, new in 2023, the Great Lakes Boat Building School Marine Technician Scholarship. In its fifth year, the Excellence in Trade scholarship is open to high school students based ...

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Sea Ray celebrates 50 years in Merritt Island

Sea Ray names new president

With more than six decades of manufacturing one of the most globally recognized brand of boats in the marine industry, Sea Ray is celebrating 50 years at its Merritt Island, Fla. facility and honoring the location’s history and achievements. Sea Ray first made its home in Florida when it set up a design and development department in 1972. The Merritt ...

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Tige Boats expands dealer network

Tige Boats, Inc. recently announced Young Harris Watersports and RV has joined their worldwide network of dealers. Young Harris offers sales and service in Lake Country, Georgia, serving Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair. "It's like shopping with the family. Whether coming in on a Sunday to show a boat or meeting a customer hours away to deliver the product, my ...

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Denari recognized as a MAKE award honoree

The Manufacturing Institute (MI) has announced that Brunswick Boat Group President Aine Denari has been recognized as a 2023 Women MAKE America Awards Honoree. This annual national awards program honors women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory floor to the C-suite. “It is an honor to be recognized by the ...

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NMMA appoints Bill Yeargin chairman

Bill Yeargin Correct Craft CEO

During its meeting at the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, the NMMA board of directors unanimously voted to elect Bill Yeargin, President and CEO of Correct Craft, as NMMA’s new Chair. Prior to his appointment to Chair, Yeargin was NMMA vice chair. He has served on the NMMA board of directors for more than a decade. In addition to ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters sponsors Boone Lake Association

Yamaha has become an official outboard sponsor of Boone Lake Association (BLA) as the environmental group forms a new relationship with Yamaha Rightwaters. Formed in 1983 to oversee the water quality of Boone Lake, BLA is one of the oldest established environmental groups in the state of Tennessee. Yamaha Rightwaters will provide BLA with a Yamaha F175 outboard to power ...

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Boating Industry seeks 2023 Top Products

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Boating Industry is now accepting submissions for its 2023 Top Products. The submission process will close Monday, March 20, 2023.  Any product that has been introduced or significantly updated since Jan. 1, 2022, is eligible. Many of you have released exciting new products at recent boat shows  – all of which are applicable.  These Top Products, selected by the editorial staff at Boating ...

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