Parker Boats employees stuff backpacks with non-profit

Parker Boats team members volunteered to stuff weekend bags for children with BackPack Friends in Swansboro, South Carolina, a neighboring town to their headquarters in Beaufort. The Parker team also collectively sponsored a child through the organization. BackPack Friends provides nutritional, mental and well-being needs to children that receive reduced-priced meals at school. Now in its tenth year, BackPack Friends delivers over ...

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Freedom Boat Club acquires Chicago franchise operation and territory

Freedom Boat Club logo

Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire its Freedom Boat Club of Chicago franchise operation and territory from its current owner. The scope of the transactions includes all four current Illinois-based locations and rights to build new club locations in part of Northern Illinois and portions of ...

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Regulator introduces new Regulator 37

Regulator Marine recently announced the full details and features of the new Regulator 37, unveiling renderings that showcase the next evolution in the brand's center console sportfishers.  Powered by triple Yamaha XF425 engines with Helm Master EX, and boasting 507 gallons of fuel capacity, the 37 is ready for offshore action. Proprietary Regulator MyHelm technology, big boat pump room, and newly-designed ...

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Ward’s Marine Electric celebrates 70 years

2021 marks the 70plus years of the founding of Ward’s Marine Electric (WME). Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, WME has been a cornerstone of the South Florida marine industry for generations. Founded in 1950, Ward’s Marine Electric is a family-owned business entering the third generation of its 70+ year history. An industry-leading marine electrical company based in Fort ...

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Manitou receives 19th consecutive NMMA CSI Award

Manitou Pontoons

Manitou Pontoon Boats is once again a recipient of a Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) for exceptional customer service. The 2020 Marine Industry CSI Award in the Pontoon Boats category marks the 19th consecutive CSI awarded to Manitou Pontoon Boats – every year since the award’s inception. The Marine Industry CSI Awards honor ...

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Alumacraft earns third consecutive NMMA CSI Award

CSI Award logo

BRP announced that Alumacraft is a recipient of a Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) for exceptional customer service. The 2020 Marine Industry CSI Award in the Aluminum Outboard Boats category marks the third consecutive CSI awarded to Alumacraft.  The Marine Industry CSI Awards honor boat and engine manufacturers who actively measure customer satisfaction ...

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Godfrey recognized for customer satisfaction

Godfrey Customer Satisfaction award

Godfrey Marine has been recognized for yet another National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award. The award, given for superior customer satisfaction throughout the year, was announced during a virtual presentation. “We are proud to be recognized by the NMMA with this esteemed award,” said Heather Roush, director of customer experience, Godfrey Marine. “Ultimately, the success of any ...

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Brunswick CFO named to manufacturers board

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The National Association of Manufacturers announced that Ryan Gwillim, Chief Financial Officer, Brunswick Corporation, has been named to the NAM Board of Directors. Gwillim will join the NAM Board to bolster the association’s leadership in policy advocacy, workforce solutions, legal action, operational excellence and news and insights. He will help the industry advance an agenda that promotes growth and prosperity ...

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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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