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Lowrance announces new Ghost trolling motors

Lowrance Ghost trolling motors

Lowrance announced the expansion of its Lowrance Ghost freshwater trolling motor design with the new Ghost 52 and 60.The new Ghost 52 and 60 models – with 52- and 60-inch shafts, respectively – bring all the benefits and features of the original Ghost trolling freshwater motor to boats with higher bows. “We broke the mold last year when we announced the Lowrance ...

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Boston Whaler unveils new 240 Vantage

Boston Whaler 240 Vantage

Boston Whaler has unveiled the newest member of its award-winning Vantage series: the all-new 240 Vantage. “The 240 Vantage is incredibly versatile and customizable,” said Whaler president Nick Stickler. “We call it the ‘Swiss Army knife of boating.’ Just like our new 280 Vantage, the 240 is ideal for boaters who want to take advantage of everything the water has ...

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Premier Marine announces 2021 model year lineup

Premier Marine announces 2021 lineup

Premier Marine has released their 2021 model year lineup. New models and features are below: Revolution: Available on Solaris, S-Series, Grand Majestic, and Intrigue models in lengths of 25’ and 27', the all new Premier Revolution includes a 360-degree rotating booth that allows you to face any direction with the easy push of a pedal. The table in the booth ...

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Yanmar to sponsor World Wake Association events

Yamnar sponsors World Wake events

Yanmar has joined forces with The World Wake Association (WWA) as a new global partner. Reinforcing its support and investment within the recreational marine industry, Yanmar is announced as presenting sponsor for three prestigious Nautique WWA wakesurf and wakeboard national and world championship events in 2020. Yanmar opens the partnership by backing two WWA events at Callaway Gardens in Pine ...

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Malibu Boats announces Q4 and fiscal 2020 results

Malibu Boats logo

Malibu Boats, Inc. announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2020. Highlights for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2020 Net sales decreased 39.1% to $118.7 million compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019.Unit volume decreased 43.9% to 1,117 boats compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019.Net sales per unit increased 8.6% to ...

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Georgia Representative visits Chaparral Boats

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) toured the Chaparral Boats Inc. manufacturing facility recently to learn more about the company and the recreational boat industry, as well as watch the manufacturing process first-hand. The Chaparral Boats facility covers more than one million square feet and employs 800 full-time employees in South Georgia.  During the tour, Collins and the Chaparral team, led by ...

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Brunswick Corp. awarded among Forbes’ Best-In-State Employers

Brunswick Corporation has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-In-State Employers 2020 for both Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Companies are required to have more than 500 employees to be considered for a specific state. Brunswick has multiple locations in Wisconsin including Mercury Marine’s 2.5 million square foot global headquarters in Fond du Lac, Power Products in Menominee ...

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Marine Products Corporation appoints chairman, new board members

Marine Products Corporation announced the recent appointment of Gary W. Rollins as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Rollins, who joined the Marine Products Corporation Board in 2001, succeeds R. Randall Rollins, who served as Chairman since inception of the organization in 2001 until his passing on Aug. 17, 2020.   Rollins has extensive industry and operations knowledge holding positions ranging from general management and ...

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Regulator names new VP of sales and marketing

Joan Maxwell, president of Regulator Marine Inc., recently announced the promotion of Keith Ammons to vice president of sales and marketing. As the company’s director of sales and marketing since May 2016, Ammons has been integral to Regulator’s latest growth track – posting multi-year sales increases, expanding the domestic dealer network, and helming sales and marketing strategies overall. As vice ...

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Indmar adds to marine executive team

Indmar Marine Engines announced it had filled a vacancy on its team with a pioneering marine executive.  Mark Huddleston has been named director of sales and applications, effective immediately.  As director of sales and applications, Mark will be responsible for sales team leadership and expansion into new product categories. Huddleston’s initial focus is to manage the exponential growth of the ...

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