Tige Boats expands dealer network

Tige Boats, Inc. recently announced Young Harris Watersports and RV has joined their worldwide network of dealers. Young Harris offers sales and service in Lake Country, Georgia, serving Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair. "It's like shopping with the family. Whether coming in on a Sunday to show a boat or meeting a customer hours away to deliver the product, my ...

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Action Water Sports partners Continuum Ventures

Action Water Sports (AWS) announced that Continuum Ventures, the investment business of the Doug and Maria DeVos family, is investing in the company as a strategic partner focused on continuing the growth and legacy of AWS. Jerry Brouwer will continue as an owner of AWS and as its president.  “Action Water Sports has experienced exceptional growth as a lifestyle brand, serving ...

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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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Northwest Sportshow closes out the winter boat show season

The 89th Discover Boating Northwest Sportshow runs through Sunday, March 12 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, closing out the 2023 Discover Boating winter boat show season. The 2023 sportshow hosts more than 300 exhibitors. Attractions include daily fishing demos from top anglers, kids’ activities including the Trout Pond, the Discover Boating Up North Lounge, and a variety of seminars. 

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ICAST Accessories Pavilion registration opens

NMMA will host ICAST July 11-14 in Orlando, Fla. Registration for the Marine Accessories Pavilion (MAP) is now open. Space in the Marine Accessories Pavilion is exclusively available to NMMA members. The MAP is located at the front of the show between the two main entrances.

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Atlantic City Boat Show reports strong attendance

The 2023 Discover Boating Atlantic City Boat Show ended its run on Sunday, attracting nearly 35,000 attendees to the Atlantic City Convention Center. Winter boat sales momentum continued through the show with reports of steady sales and solid leads heading into peak boating season.  “We sold out of everything we brought; it was a great show!” said David Schmidt, Busters Marine. “We ...

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Denari recognized as a MAKE award honoree

The Manufacturing Institute (MI) has announced that Brunswick Boat Group President Aine Denari has been recognized as a 2023 Women MAKE America Awards Honoree. This annual national awards program honors women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory floor to the C-suite. “It is an honor to be recognized by the ...

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NATDA announces Women in the Trailer Industry Committee

The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) has announced its intent to form the Women in the Trailer Industry committee. The inaugural committee will be chaired by Caitlin Jugert, president of The Trailer Parts Outlet and founder and co-host of the popular Women in the Trailer Industry podcast. “The focus of NATDA’s Women in the Trailer Industry committee is to ...

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Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show sees strong attendance, sales

The show floor of the 2023 Miami International Boat Show.

The 2023 Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show's five-day run over Presidents Day weekend drew more than 100,000 visitors from 35 countries to its six venues, with exhibitors reporting strong sales, leads and attendance. The largest boat and yacht event in the world, the show is a joint production by the NMMA, Informa Markets and the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA). “The Discover ...

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Freedom Boat club announces Puerto Rico expansion, Fajardo location

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Freedom Boat Club recently announced its expansion into Puerto Rico. Freedom’s flagship club in the territory will be located in Fajardo. This announcement represents the first boat club to operate in the territory providing members unlimited access to its fleet of boats and globally across Freedom’s 380 locations through its reciprocal access program. “We believe there is an opportunity to ...

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