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ABYC names new certification manager

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) announced that Casey Bates has been promoted to the position of certification manager. Bates will manage ABYC’s technician certification program, as well as schedule classes and testing. “Casey has been with ABYC for 14 years, starting as an intern, and it great to see her move into a leadership position,” said David Broadbent, ...

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Chaparral and Robalo Boats host virtual dealer conference

Chaparral and Robalo Boats hosted their annual dealer conference virtually across three days, from Tuesday, Aug. 25 through Aug. 27. At the conference, Chaparral and Robalo executives and directors covered a variety of topics, including new product development, marketing updates, parts updates, state of the company and state of the industry. The conference also highlighted the dedication of the companies’ ...

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Pro Watercross announces 2021 race season

Pro Watercross recently announced all of its host cities for the 2021 race season. Jacksonville Beach, Florida will kick off the 2021 Tour on April 17-18, bringing a new and exciting venue to celebrate the start of a new year. Located in the heart of Jacksonville Beach, the race will be a two-day festival with music and entertainment at Seawalk Pavilion, ...

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Cobalt introduces R6 Outboard

With day boating becoming an even more popular way to get back to nature, Cobalt Boats has introduced the all-new R6 Outboard sport runabout. Cobalt says the R6 Outboard offers families an even more versatile, economical and comfortable way to spend time together and enjoy a full range of salt-water and lake activities, with all the convenience and capability afforded ...

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Registration opens for IBEX Online

IBEX Online registration opens

Registration is now open for International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), being held virtually September 29 – October 2, 2020. IBEX Online: A Virtual Experience is a free trade event designed to allow the industry to come together in a safe and productive environment. “Visitor registration for our first-ever virtual event is now open,” said Anne Dunbar, IBEX show director. ...

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Ingenity delivers first electric boats

Ingenity delivers new electric boats to Lake Tahoe

Ingenity, a subsidiary of Correct Craft’s Watershed Innovation group, has delivered the first initial 100% electric Nautique GS22E production units to customers in both the U.S. and in Europe. In addition, Ingenity has installed an innovative automotive style “EB” (electric boat) charger on Lake Tahoe. “Our innovation team members have poured themselves into this project knowing that connecting with end customers ...

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Lowrance announces new Ghost trolling motors

Lowrance Ghost trolling motors

Lowrance announced the expansion of its Lowrance Ghost freshwater trolling motor design with the new Ghost 52 and 60.The new Ghost 52 and 60 models – with 52- and 60-inch shafts, respectively – bring all the benefits and features of the original Ghost trolling freshwater motor to boats with higher bows. “We broke the mold last year when we announced the Lowrance ...

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CED Marine names new SVP of business development

Dustin Travis

CED Marine has announced the hiring of Dustin Travis as their SVP of operations and business development in the company’s Rockledge, Florida location. The company says Travis will play an integral part in building their management team with experienced industry veterans that will focus on the growth of CED. “Growing up in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, ...

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Boston Whaler unveils new 240 Vantage

Boston Whaler 240 Vantage

Boston Whaler has unveiled the newest member of its award-winning Vantage series: the all-new 240 Vantage. “The 240 Vantage is incredibly versatile and customizable,” said Whaler president Nick Stickler. “We call it the ‘Swiss Army knife of boating.’ Just like our new 280 Vantage, the 240 is ideal for boaters who want to take advantage of everything the water has ...

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Premier Marine announces 2021 model year lineup

Premier Marine announces 2021 lineup

Premier Marine has released their 2021 model year lineup. New models and features are below: Revolution: Available on Solaris, S-Series, Grand Majestic, and Intrigue models in lengths of 25’ and 27', the all new Premier Revolution includes a 360-degree rotating booth that allows you to face any direction with the easy push of a pedal. The table in the booth ...

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