Freedom Boat Club continues global expansion

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Freedom Boat Club announced its newest Club on Loch Lomond, its third UK franchise providing direct access to Scotland’s largest lake famous for its scenery, mountains and large expanses of open water. This announcement marks Freedom’s fifth location in the UK region in two years and 36th international location outside of North America. “After entering the UK market in 2021, ...

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MMA announces 2022 Neptune Award winners

Marine Marketers of America (MMA), the voice for marketing professionals in the recreational marine industry, has announced this year’s winners of its 2022 Neptune Awards. The awards were announced during a cocktail reception on February 15 at this year’s Discover Miami International Boat Show (MIBS). An esteemed committee of creative professionals judged entries across 22 different categories covering a full ...

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HARMAN partners with Barletta, Cobalt

HARMAN International Industries, a connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced a new partnership with Barletta Boats. Harman Kardon Marine sound systems will be standard on the brand-new 2023 Barletta Reserve. “We’ve seen great success in our previous partnerships with boatbuilders, and we’re delighted to keep that trend going by putting our systems on the 2023 Reserve,” ...

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Miami and Boston boat shows welcome attendees

Two of the recreational boating industry’s largest consumer boating events kick off today and run through Sunday – the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show and Discover Boating New England Boat Show. Showcasing thousands of the newest and best in boats and marine innovations, the annual boat shows are expected to draw tens of thousands of boaters and new customers from around the ...

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Beneteau releases 2022 fiscal results

Groupe Beneteau has released their 2022 financial results. The company closed out FY 2022 with revenues of 1,508 million euros, up 22.9% based on reported data (+19.4% at constant exchange rates). This performance factors in a favorable base effect for around 50 million euros linked to the 2021 cyberattack. This strong level of billing in the fourth quarter, combined with ...

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Brunswick ranks high on Forbes Best Large Employers list

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Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has been named one of America’s Best Large Employers for 2023 by Forbes magazine. The company increased its position by 49 positions compared to 2022 ranking in the top 10% at 47th overall and second within the Manufacturing category. "Being named by Forbes as one of the top employers in America through direct feedback from our global ...

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Boston Whaler releases updated 350 and 380 Realm

Boston Whaler heads its 2023 Miami International Boat Show exhibit with an updated release of its 350 and 380 Realm, with new styling and performance. “It’s been an extraordinary year for Boston Whaler, and we are thrilled to kick-off the 2023 season at one of the industry’s most iconic events showcasing some of the latest advancements across our model lineup,” ...

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Cobalt debuts R35 Sterndrive

Cobalt Boats has announced the introduction of its new R35 Sterndrive luxury runabout. The boat is 35’ 4” LOA and has a 10’ 10” beam. It is powered by either Mercruiser or Volvo twin engines. New options for the R35 are an Auto Deploy Galley, with sink, microwave and electric grill; a Helm Watch display that offers passengers access to ...

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RINA and ABB sign MoU for shipping

RINA, the international classification society, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ABB. The MoU focuses on establishing a collaborative relationship with the aim to develop new concepts to reduce emissions in shipping for various vessel types. The collaboration will include the development of commercially viable solutions, including fuel cell systems with carbon capture, to move ...

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