Manufacturers

Brunswick reports strong increases for Q3

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Brunswick Corporation recently reported results for the third quarter of 2021. "We delivered our fifth consecutive quarterly record for adjusted operating earnings and adjusted EPS through robust operational performance, successful mitigation of supply chain challenges, and controlling costs and net inflation throughout the enterprise," said Brunswick Chief Executive Officer David Foulkes. "Despite challenging comparisons to last year, retail demand for ...

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Bennington, Yamaha donate outboards to marine training program

Bennington Marine this month donated a T50 outboard and an F200 outboard to Impact Institute, a Yamaha Marine Technical School Partner (TSP) in Kendallville, Indiana. Yamaha matched the donation with a 4.2-liter F300 V6 outboard. Students will use the motors and a certified Yamaha curriculum to gain a comprehensive understanding of the brand’s outboard power systems and add value to ...

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Marine Products Corp. announces Q3 results

Marine Products Corporation announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021. Marine Products is the manufacturer of fiberglass boats under the brand names of Chaparral and Robalo. Chaparral's sterndrive models include SSi and SSX, along with the Chaparral Surf Series. Chaparral's outboard offerings include OSX Luxury Sportboats, the 267 SSX OB, and SSi outboard models. Robalo builds an ...

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Garmin reports 7% revenue increase for Q3

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Garmin recently announced results for the third quarter ended September 25, 2021. Highlights for third quarter 2021 include:• Total revenue of $1.19 billion, a 7% increase over the prior year quarter;• Gross and operating margin were 58.4% and 23.7%, respectively;• Operating income of $283 million, an 11% decrease compared to the prior year quarter;• GAAP EPS was $1.34 and pro ...

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SeaDek promotes new director of marketing

SeaDek Marine Products, manufacturer of non-skid traction products for the marine environment, announced the promotion of Sasha Tinkham from marketing manager to director of marketing, effective October 25, 2021. Sasha will oversee all global marketing efforts and lead an exceptional in-house team of designers and marketing specialists. “Sasha has been a great addition to the SeaDek family and has proven ...

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Torqeedo names new sales leadership

Torqeedo announced the promotion of Tommi Salonen to vice president sales, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC). Salonen is now responsible for expanding sales and driving growth while developing Torqeedo's retail and project sales teams in the EMEA and APAC regions. Phillip Goethe will establish a new division within the company: Global Business Development. Matthias Schubert will continue ...

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Formula Boats Chairman Emeritus Vic Porter passes away

Vic Porter of Formula Boats

Formula Boats says it is sorry to announce that "the heart" of the company, Vic Porter, passed away late Sunday, at the age of 90. Vic Porter’s life story began in Decatur, Indiana, and that's where he still resided at the time of his passing. Early career ventures included mobile homes sales, real estate, and his own frozen food and ...

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Keith Yunger named President, Sea Ray Boats

Sea Ray names new president

Brunswick Corporation has named Keith Yunger as president of its Sea Ray boat brand, effective immediately. Yunger has been with Brunswick Corporation for 16 years in several leadership roles, including president of the Bayliner brand, and most recently, president of the Venture Group, which includes Brunswick’s Bayliner, Heyday, Quicksilver and Uttern brands. Steve Langlais, who has served as Sea Ray ...

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Cobalt expands its family day boat line

Cobalt Boats has announced the introduction of the all-new R4 Outboard, a family-sized sport runabout featuring a 24’3” length and an 8’6” beam, and accommodating as many as 13 passengers with a certified capacity of up to 2,100 lbs. The R4 Outboard can be equipped with either Yamaha or Mercury engines, up to 350 HP. Standard features include a 6-speaker ...

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Anthem Marine awarded another design patent

The US Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Anthem Marine patent #11,148,758 for its new boat design. The patent protects Anthem's concept where the open layout of a pontoon is combined with a ballasted surf boat. In a company press release, Anthem said it believes its design blends the best features of a pontoon with the performance of a wake ...

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