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Freedom Boat Club announces 400th location plans

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Freedom Boat Club recently announced the planned opening of a 400th club location, which will be in Jupiter, Fla. Since Brunswick’s acquisition of Freedom Boat Club in 2019, the company has grown its footprint by 230 locations, including more than 40 international locations throughout Europe and Australia. “We are excited to celebrate our 400th location – a milestone achievement as ...

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America’s Boating Club signs memorandum of understanding with NMEA

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America’s Boating Club, the nation’s largest and oldest volunteer recreational boating safety nonprofit, announced the signing of a new memorandum of understanding with the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA).This memorandum of understanding (MOU) enables America’s Boating Club (ABC) to incorporate state-of-the-art content into its marine electronics courses and seminars with the goal of making recreational boating safer and more enjoyable. ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces Brisbane location

 Freedom Boat Club announced the planned opening of its newest club in Brisbane. Located at Manly Boat Harbor, the new location will provide direct access to Moreton Bay’s famed islands, great fishing and the Tangalooma wrecks. This announcement marks Freedom’s fourth franchise territory in Australia and sixth location in the region in four months since Freedom initially launched its Asia-Pacific ...

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Boatsetter gains traction with younger boaters

Boatsetter recently announced that more than 50 percent of its customer base consists of Gen Xers and Millennials. The peer-to-peer boat sharing company claims it has gained traction with younger boaters who want to experience the lifestyle without investing in a major asset. “We provide a new service in the boating industry, which brings together boat owners, boat captains and ...

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Freedom Boat Club launches new clubs across the country

VENICE, Fla. – Freedom Boat Club recently announced the launch of a dozen new franchise-owned clubs, including west and east coast locations. Huntington Beach, California is the site of the newest franchise and the second launch for the brand in California over the past 18 months, with the first in San Diego. A grand opening event was held in late June ...

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Clemons Boats adds Carefree Boat Club to business

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Clemons Boats has added the Carefree Boat Club to further complement their full service marine operation located in Sandusky, Ohio. “The Carefree Boat Club is a way for us to be a one-stop shop for any level of boating interest,” said Clemons Boats General Manager, Jason Clemons. “Since the economic downturn we’ve seen a growing market for the club ...

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Do YOU have a club?

A week ago Thursday, I was running late for a seminar on unique profit centers at the International Marina & Boatyard Conference. When I slipped into my seat about 20 minutes into the 90-minute session, the presenters were talking about boat clubs, and while the discussion moved on to other topics as it wore on, it kept coming back to ...

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