Manufacturers

YANMAR announces first marine dealer flagship store

YANMAR Marine International has announced that Dutch diesel engine specialist Abma's Jachtwerf is its first dealer to be named an official YANMAR Flagship Store. YMI’s strategic model store in the Netherlands is a new, modern 6609 sqm facility, specifically designed to effectively showcase the full extent of the YANMAR marine brand and provide a high-quality experience for visitors and customers. ...

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Chaparral and Robalo awards 2022 scholarships

Chaparral Boats, Inc. and Robalo Boats LLC awarded $100,000 in college scholarships to ten graduating seniors who are the sons and daughters of employees of the Chaparral and Robalo family. “We are committed to assisting those who have worked with us throughout the years, and we want the next generation to succeed without feeling the financial burden often associated with ...

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Limestone Boat Co. completes sea trials for production electric center console

The Limestone Boat Company – owner and builder of Aquasport Boats, Limestone Boats and Boca Bay Boats – announced the successful completion of sea trials for its Vision Marine electric outboard-powered Aquasport 2100CC. Rigorous real-world, open water testing has validated the Company’s belief in its EV engine partner as the preeminent provider of high-performance electric power in the recreational boating ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters provides annual initiative update

Yamaha Rightwaters recapped sustainability and conservation initiative progress from the past 12 months during 2022 Capitol Hill Oceans Week. From June 2021 through June 2022, Yamaha Rightwaters sponsored new carbon sequestration and plastics recycling programs in addition to projects that continue to support marine habitat restoration, managing the spread of invasive species and meaningful scientific research. “Conservation is always the ...

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GOST launches outboard cowling sensor

GOST (Global Ocean Security Technologies), creator of marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems, announced the release of a new sensor intended to protect the valuable Electronic Control Units (ECU) within outboard engines – the Outboard Engine Cowling Sensor. “We have seen a significant uptick in electronic component theft, particularly of the easy to remove and conceal ECUs that ...

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BRP reports Q1 FY23 results

BRP Inc. reported its financial results for the three-month period ended April 30, 2022. All financial information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. The complete financial results are available on SEDAR and EDGAR as well as in the section Quarterly Reports of BRP’s website. “Our first-quarter results once again demonstrate BRP’s ability to operate efficiently in a challengingenvironment. Demand ...

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Freedom Boat Club to pass 50,000 member mark

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Brunswick Corporation announced that Freedom Boat Club this week is expected surpass 50,000 memberships across its 360 global locations, made up of both corporate locations and a continually growing network of franchise partners. Freedom’s 50,000 memberships cover more than 75,000 global members constituting a growing, energetic, and diverse community of boating enthusiasts. Since Brunswick’s acquisition of Freedom in 2019, the ...

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Dockmate names new national sales manager

Dockmate

Dockmate, manufacturer of advanced wireless remote-control systems for yachts, announced it has hired Chris Myers as national sales manager to better service its customers throughout the United States. In his new role, Myers is tasked with directing the Dockmate team of inside and outside sales representatives across the United States and growing and supporting Dockmate’s dealer network. A lifelong boater and avid ...

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Jeff Stone, senior VP of Skeeter Products, will oversee G3 Boats

Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today that Jeff Stone, Senior Vice President, Skeeter Products, will now oversee G3 Boats. In his new role, Stone is responsible for manufacturing, operations, marketing and sales for Yamaha U.S. Business Unit subsidiaries G3 and Skeeter Boats. “Jeff’s steadfast leadership, experience and strong financial management principles will allow Yamaha to continue to invest in the people, ...

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BRP appoints executive team

BRP Inc. has announced executive appointments to support future growth plans. All internal promotions are effective immediately. “In the past five years alone, our revenues increased by 80%, and our employee base more than doubled. Our business also grew in complexity, including from a technology and product standpoint. I am excited to announce these changes and promotions that will play ...

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