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Anthem announces new dealers

Anthem Marine surfable pontoon

Anthem Boats, recently named to the Boating Industry Top Products list, is expanding its dealership network, adding these new dealers: Estrie Marine, Sherbrooke, QE, Canada; Family Power Sports, Austin, TX; Outlaw Marine, Melrose, FL. “We are honored to add these dealers to our growing family,” commented Mark Overbye, Anthem’s CEO.  "The response to Anthem’s innovations and unique market position straddling ...

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Innovation Summit announces Protomet’s Jeff Bohanan as speaker

The Marine Industry Innovation Summit recently announced Jeff Bohanan, founder and President of Protomet, as another speaker to the unique event being held on September 9th, 2021.Bohanan will speak on a mindset for innovation. He will share his thoughts on why the future provides unprecedented opportunities for the marine industry and how the key to growth is having an infinite ...

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Suzuki partners with Forest River for Nepallo line

Suzuki Marine USA, LLC has announced an exclusive business partnership with pontoon manufacturer Forest River. Through this partnership, Forest River’s new line of Nepallo Pontoon boats will be paired exclusively with Suzuki 4-stroke outboard motors, providing boaters, fishermen, and outdoor enthusiasts with state-of-the-art, reliable power for all their family adventures. Suzuki-powered Nepallo Pontoons will be available and exclusively sold at ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters sponsors Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative

Yamaha Rightwaters is a new sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, a multi-year conservation initiative dedicated to rebuilding wetlands lost to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana and Texas. Through the Meraux Foundation Terracing Project in Louisiana and the Sargent Marsh Shoreline Protection Project in coastal Texas, Ducks Unlimited, Yamaha Rightwaters, and other supporters will restore ...

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Pelican International acquires Advanced Elements, Inc.

As part of its strategic plan, Pelican International Inc., a leader in the paddle sports industry, acquired Advanced Elements Inc., a pioneer in the inflatable market, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Confluence Outdoors Inc. This acquisition broadens Pelican’s portfolio in the paddle sports industry, as it now offers all of its quality products with a complete range of technology, in addition ...

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Mercury Racing awards trade scholarships

Mercury Racing

Mercury Racing awarded its third annual Excellence in Trade scholarships to a pair of Wisconsin high school students, Ryan Beck of New Holstein, and Caleb Cochran of Eden, for $5,000 each. The goal of the awards is to alleviate the financial stress of post-secondary education and support the continued growth of skilled tradespeople in the boating community.  "This is the ...

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Vision Marine and Hellkats Powerboats pursue electric boat speed record

Vision Marine will partner with Hellkats Powerboats in rigging a Hellkats 32’ Super-Sport Widebody Catamaran to pursue the electric boat world speed record, which currently stands at over 88 miles per hour. “My team and I are extremely excited to partner with Hellkats," stated Alexandre Mongeon, co-founder and CEO of Vision Marine. "This is the perfect opportunity to showcase the ...

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Journey For A Cause shares the joys of boating

Journey for a Cause, an initiative to raise awareness in diverse communities of the opportunities and benefits experienced with fishing and boating, recently came to a close in Florida after 10 days on the water in their Parker 2520 XLD. Eddie Gill IV and his childhood fishing friend, Justin Shupe had a dream to make a difference by bringing people together. ...

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Navico names new PR manager

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced today the hiring of Kim Rodriguez as its new PR Manager for the Americas, bringing the communications position in-house for the first time. Rodriguez has spent the past seven years at Pierson Grant, a South Florida-based communications agency, where she served most recently as Account Director leading several national ...

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Brunswick Corporation names MaryAnn Wright to Board of Directors

Brunswick Corporation announced that MaryAnn Wright, a former senior engineering executive at Johnson Controls International, Collins & Aikman, and Ford Motor Company, has been elected to its Board of Directors. Wright most recently served as Group Vice President, Global Engineering & Product Development, Power Solutions at Johnson Controls International. She spent the first 18 years of her career at Ford Motor ...

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