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Tohatsu and Nissan report top 25 dealers

CARROLLTON, Texas – The top 25 Tohatsu Outboards and Nissan Marine Sales & Service dealers for the year 2003 have been named by Tohatsu America Corp. (TAC), distributor of Tohatsu Outboards in the U.S. and Nissan Marine in the U.S. and Canada, the company reported yesterday. “We are pleased to present this award to our dealers that have demonstrated outstanding ...

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AMTECH, ABYC discuss partnership

ORLANDO, Fla. – The National Marine Service Expo (NMSE) 2004 was the setting for initial talks between the Association of Marine Technicians (AMTECH) and the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) to work closer in several areas to include partnering in education, training and professional development programs, AMTECH reported in a statement yesterday. Skip Burdon, president of ABYC, and Joe ...

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boats.com to offer national boat survey service

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – boats.com, Inc. has introduced a new national boat survey service in partnership with Davis & Co. designed specifically for used boat buyers, the company reported in a statement today. This new service is available to users of the boats.com Internet site at the following Web page: www.boats.com/boat-survey. In addition to a complete condition and value survey, ...

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Australian boat manufacturer buys U.S. boat factory

MELBOURNE, Australia – Australian boat builder Whittley Cruisers has purchased a 100,000-square-foot facility in Willacoochie, Ga., which was formerly a Glasstream-Aquatron boat factory, the company reported in a recent statement. Whittley said it has geared its U.S. introduction to fill the lack of affordable small cruisers, 25 feet in length and below, in the U.S. market. The completely equipped models ...

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Skeeter Boats offers boat show incentives

KILGORE, Texas – From now through March 31, Skeeter Boats is offering a new boat show promotion called “Get More! Find More! Win More!” the company reported today. Though the promotion, retail buyers will be eligible to receive the following with their new ZX and FX High-Performance, ZX Saltwater and ZX Deepwater Series boats: Lowrance X18 with GPS, Lowrance iFinder ...

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Swobbit names new cleaning product distributors

JUPITER, Fla. – Swobbit Products, manufacturer of Swobbit and First Mate brand boat cleaning and maintenance accessories, has named five firms to distribute its products in the U.S. and Canada, it reported in a statement yesterday. Lewis Marine Supply will distribute First Mate textile products from five locations from Maine to Florida, according to Swobbit. MESCO will distribute the complete ...

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boats.com to offer national boat survey service

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – boats.com, Inc. has introduced a new national boat survey service in partnership with Davis & Co. designed specifically for used boat buyers, the company reported in a statement today. This new service is available to users of the boats.com Internet site at the following link: www.boats.com/boat-survey. In addition to a complete condition and value survey, the ...

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Australian boat manufacturer buys U.S. boat factory

MELBOURNE, Australia – Australian boat builder Whittley Cruisers has purchased a 100,000-square-foot facility in Willacoochie, Ga., which was formerly a Glasstream-Aquatron boat factory, the company reported in a recent statement. Whittley said it has geared its U.S. introduction to fill the lack of affordable small cruisers, 25 feet in length and below, in the U.S. market. The completely equipped models ...

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Skeeter Boats offers boat show incentives

KILGORE, Texas – From now through March 31, Skeeter Boats is offering a new boat show promotion called “Get More! Find More! Win More!” the company reported today. Though the promotion, retail buyers will be eligible to receive the following with their new ZX and FX High-Performance, ZX Saltwater and ZX Deepwater Series boats: Lowrance X18 with GPS, Lowrance iFinder ...

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Swobbit names new cleaning product distributors

JUPITER, Fla. – Swobbit Products, manufacturer of Swobbit and First Mate brand boat cleaning and maintenance accessories, has named five firms to distribute its products in the U.S. and Canada, it reported in a statement yesterday. Lewis Marine Supply will distribute First Mate textile products from five locations from Maine to Florida, according to Swobbit. MESCO will distribute the complete ...

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