Manufacturers

Regal Boats names Jake Kuck to VP Sales & Marketing

Jake Kuck Regal Boats

Regal Boats is pleased to announce that Jake Kuck has been promoted to Vice President of North American Sales & Marketing, effective immediately. In his new role, Jake will lead the North American Sales and Marketing Teams to advance Regal’s efforts towards their vision of “Pursuing the Ultimate Boating Experience.” In his prior role as North American Sales Manager, Jake ...

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Correct Craft to hold second Culture Summit

Correct Craft Culture Summit

Correct Craft will host and underwrite the second Marine Culture Summit. Free for all attendees, the 2021 Culture Summit will take place online on March 3rd from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST. The Marine Culture Summit is a two-hour virtual gathering for all organizational culture drivers. The event will share the importance of developing a strong culture within organizations. Culture drivers ...

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Brunswick Corporation expands boat production capacity

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Brunswick Corporation is increasing production capacity at three of its global boat manufacturing facilities to meet unprecedented consumer demand and assist in replenishing historically low field inventory levels. Brunswick will reopen its 225,000 square-foot Palm Coast, Florida boat manufacturing facility to expand dedicated manufacturing capability for Boston Whaler products by an additional 40%. The Palm Coast facility, which has been ...

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ePropulsion announces 2021 product line-up

ePropulsion announces 2021 line-up

ePropulsion announced its model year 2021 product line-up with the introduction of the Evo Series electric motors. New for model year 2021, ePropulsion has standardized its full product line with hydrogeneration capabilities, a 48-volt architecture, safety wristbands, a new ergonomic tiller and direct-drive brushless motors for better performance and greater noise reduction. An industry-first for electric outboards, and a major addition ...

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Freedom Boat Club again named top franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

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For the fifth consecutive year, Freedom Boat Club has been recognized on the 2021 Top 500 Franchise List by Entrepreneur Magazine, coming in fourth in the recreational business category. “2020 was a record year for Freedom Boat Club, and we are honored to receive this prestigious honor alongside the top franchise systems in the world,” said Louis Chemi, Vice President, Freedom Franchise Systems.  ...

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ShoreMaster, HydroHoist and Neptune Boat Lifts unite as Waterfront Brands

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ShoreMaster, which merged with HydroHoist in 2019, and acquired Neptune Boat Lifts in 2020, announced the portfolio has rebranded under the umbrella title Waterfront Brands. Invision Capital remains an equity partner as the portfolio looks to continue expansion into North American marine markets. As part of the unification, Don Hurley, current President/CEO of ShoreMaster, will be named Chief Executive Officer ...

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Alumacraft celebrates 75 years in business

Alumacraft celebrates 75 years in business

Alumacraft has been building boats and making history for the past 75 years. To mark their success, the company recently produced a number of short videos that tell the stories of some of the amazing individuals that are part of that history – from the brand’s humble beginnings, well into the future. Joe Amundson - Fishing - It's in My Blood, Teaser , Full ...

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Ingenity increases electric boat capacity

Ingenity increases electric boat capacity

Ingenity Electric is increasing its capacity to build electric boats as part of parent company Correct Craft’s investment in 300,000 square feet of manufacturing space near its headquarters in Orlando. The new space will support growing demand for more sustainable boating solutions like the award-winning, 100%-electric Nautique GS22E. Ingenity President Sean Marrero stated, “The Nautique GS22E is incredible. It shows ...

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Brunswick Corporation expands access to on-water safety training

Brunswick launches BoatClas boat safety training

Brunswick Corporation announced the launch of BoatClass, an immersive on-water training program designed to teach boating safety and assist boaters in gaining confidence on the water.   “Safety is the number one priority for all boaters on the water and BoatClass provides an opportunity for new and seasoned boaters to receive world-class training and learn the necessary skills to make ...

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Princecraft launches virtual boat show site

Princecraft launches virtual boat show

Princecraft Boats announced the launch of its virtual park to provide consumers the opportunity to explore their most popular models in an innovative, interactive environment. “The concept was developed in response to many boat shows across the country switching to a virtual format in 2021,” said Jean-Philippe Martin-Dubois, Director of Marketing. “Our goal was to mirror the in-person boat show ...

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