New owners take over Jordan Lake, Falls Lake TowBoatUS locations

TowBoatUS Captains Branson and Megan Mosier.

Husband-and-wife team, Captains Branson Mosier and Megan Mosier, new owners of TowBoatUS Jordan Lake and TowBoatUS Falls Lake, are preparing their on-water towing fleet – three red 20-foot response vessels – for a busy summer boating season ahead. It will be the Mosiers’ first full summer running their own TowBoatUS locations after purchasing them last winter from Capt. Seth Owens. ...

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Swedish marina completes three-year rebuild

Aerial photo of a renovated Swedish marina.

Since 1979, Önnereds Båtlag (Önnereds Boat Club) has been a coastal refuge for nearby Gothenburg, Sweden city-dwelling boat owners. The club recently finished a three-year renovation to its large 1,427-foot dock array with the help of marina industry leader SF Marina. SF Pontona Sweden, a fully owned subsidiary of SF Marina, sold and installed the four floating concrete pontoons used ...

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Freedom Boat Club expands in Australia

Freedom Boat Club, a Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) business, has announced the planned opening of three new locations in Australia at Bobbin Head, Pittwater, and Lake Macquarie. These new locations will provide access to waterways north of Sydney. Together with the previously announced company-operated location on Sydney Harbour at d’Albora’s the Spit Marina, these three new locations will begin the process of ...

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Integra acquires Florida Keys marina

Miami-based real estate investment and development firm Integra Investments has announced the acquisition of The Perry Marina in Key West’s Stock Island. The property is the fifth active marina in the firm’s portfolio. Terms of the sale could not be disclosed. Located at 7005 Shrimp Road, The Perry Marina is situated on 35 acres. It is the largest deepwater marina in the Florida ...

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TowBoatUS Islamorada makes splash for autism awareness

TowBoatUS Autism Awareness boat on the water.

Some boats can be considered puzzling. Ilene Perez and Carlos Galindo’s boat certainly is – figuratively. That’s because they’ve been working hard to wrap the largest vessel in their TowBoatUS Islamorada fleet, a 32-foot Ocean Master boat, with the signature look for autism awareness; a puzzle, coming together piece by piece.  If you’re asking, “why?” It’s because April 2 is ...

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Freedom Boat Club continues European expansion

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Freedom Boat Club announced its newest Club in Marseille providing direct access to more than 35 miles of coastline, and home to the world’s top-ranked beaches, islands and diving locations. With an established presence in the region since 2019 this announcement marks Freedom’s fourth franchise location in France and its 37th international location outside of North America.  “Marseille is the ...

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Boating Industry names 2023 40 Under 40

After much anticipation and excitement, Boating Industry is proud to name and honor the 2023 Boating Industry 40 Under 40.  As part of the Top 100 Awards program, the seventh annual Boating Industry 40 Under 40 highlights and honors young professionals across all segments of the recreational marine industry, who continuously demonstrate strong leadership and passion in their respective organization’s ...

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Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville receives top honors at annual conference

Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach and St. Augustine took home top honors at the 2023 Freedom Forum, the company’s annual franchise conference. Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, handed out awards to franchise owners from across the country during the five-day event which also featured engaging workshops that allowed an exchange of ideas between franchise owners and ...

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Port 32 Marinas acquires Lighthouse Point Marina

PORT 32 Marinas announced it has acquired Lighthouse Point Marina in Lighthouse Point, Fla. The purchase comes as part of PORT 32’s renewed focus on acquisitive growth along both the US Atlantic Coast and Gulf of Mexico. This is the second marina acquired by the company in the Fort Lauderdale area. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, PORT 32 owns marinas in Florida ...

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Suntex acquires Fair Haven Yacht Works

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Suntex Marina Investors, LLC (Suntex) announced that it has acquired Fair Haven Yacht Works in Fair Haven, N.J. Fair Haven Yacht Works is a full-service marina located on the Navesink River. The marina has four docks and 81 slips that can accommodate boats from 15- to 55-feet in length and a large mooring field. Each slip has metered 30- and ...

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