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Miami mayor to launch Strictly Sail Miami

MIAMI, Fla.– Miami Mayor Manny Diaz will officially designate Miami’s Miamarina at Bayside and Dinner Key Marina as “Clean Marinas,” during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Bayside Marketplace on Feb. 12 to launch the 19th edition of "Strictly Sail Miami," according to a release issued by event promoters. The ribbon cutting will take place at 10 a.m. and will be followed ...

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Boater’s World says it will carry Swobbit’s cleaning products

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Swobbit Products announced Tuesday that U.S. marine retailer Boater's World will carry First Mate cleaning and maintenance accessories in its 110 stores from coast to coast. First Mate is the new value-priced boat cleaning products line from Swobbit, consisting of hardwood deck brushes, telescoping handles, mops, towels and wiping cloths. Boater's World already carries the Swobbit System ...

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Van Isle Marina signs exclusive dealership with Riviera Luxury Cruisers

SIDNEY, British Columbia, Canada – Van Isle Marina, one of B.C.’s largest full-service marina facilities, said Tuesday that it has been named the exclusive dealer for Riviera Luxury Cruisers in Western Canada. “Riviera is the brand of choice for discerning boat owners and continues to set industry benchmarks for quality and operation,” president of Van Isle Marina Co. Ltd Mark ...

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Marine Surveyors Spring Conference to feature look into the future

CHESAPEAKE, VA, – Looking into the Future will be the theme of the National Association of Marine Surveyors 42nd Annual National Marine Conference East, which will be held Apr. 18-20 in New York City, a NAMS press release said Monday. Marine surveyors and related professionals serving yacht and small craft, hull and machinery, and cargo industries will gather the Holiday ...

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Flagship Marinas announces the completion of $1.3 million dock project

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A $1.5 million dock renovation has been completed at Lake Murray Marina in South Carolina, the Texas based Flagship Marinas said in a press release yesterday. Four new member docks, with 150 member slips plus restaurant dockage, were built by Floating Dock Manufacturers, while Agnew Construction reconfigured the fuel and dry launch docks, Flagship, which provided construction ...

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Jerry Martin Company adds new clients

GURNEE, Ill. – Public relations agency Jerry Martin Company has been chosen to handle worldwide publicity for three new marine industry clients: Algae-X International; Calabria Genuine Ski Boats; and FloScan Instrument Company, Inc., a Jerry Martin press release said today. Company president Jerry Martin also said through the release that his organization is now in serious discussions with several additional ...

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Centerpoint Marketing selected Manufacturers Representative of the year

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. – Jack Wells, president of Wells Marine Technology, Inc. announced in a press release today that Centerpoint Marketing has been selected as Manufacturers Representative Agency of the year. Wells also announced that Jim Parke of Centerpoint has been designated as Rep of the year for Wells Marine Technology. Wells Marine Technology Inc. of Brielle New Jersey designs ...

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Ashland realigns its divisions

COVINGTON, Ky. – Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), a supplier of resin to boat builders, has realigned the existing leadership of its four wholly owned divisions into two management teams - Chemicals and Transportation Construction, the company reported in a statement today. The Chemicals component consists of Ashland Distribution, Ashland Specialty Chemical and Valvoline, and will report to Gary A. Cappeline. ...

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