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Freedom Boat Club accelerates Upper Midwest growth

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Freedom Boat Club, operator of the largest fleet of recreational boats in the world, and a division of Brunswick Corporation, announced that it is adding five new corporate club locations in Wisconsin during the summer 2022 boating season. The additions support Freedom’s growth plans in the Upper Midwest giving members 13 locations to choose from in a three-state area (Illinois, ...

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Freedom Boat Club acquires Tampa Bay franchise operation

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Freedom Boat Club announced that it has acquired the Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay franchise operation and territory – the largest territory in the Freedom network. This acquisition includes all 30 current Tampa Bay-based locations, as well as the rights to expand and build new club locations throughout the territory. Located directly north of the Company’s Southwest Florida corporate ...

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Your Boat Club partners with Navigare Yachting, goes international

In its effort to expand boating access, options and experiences for families, Your Boat Club (YBC) announced it is now partnering with Navigare Yachting, which has locations in 12 different countries and fleet of more than 300 yachts in the Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Croatia, Greece, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Sweden, Seychelles and the USA.  Guests board a sailboat charter, catamaran ...

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Your Boat Club names new COO, CIO

Your Boat Club (YBC) announced the company has named Bryan Delorme COO/CIO of the company. As a result of the company’s recent partnership with Groupe Beneteau, an industry-leading international boat manufacturer, Delorme’s position will focus on maintaining consistent and measurable operations in support of YBC’s strategic and rapid growth plan. Delorme will also oversee Your Boat Club’s elevated customer experience, ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces first Idaho location

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Freedom Boat Club, the world’s largest boat club operator and a division of Brunswick Corporation, announced its first Idaho franchise representing the 34th U.S. state to have a Freedom Boat Club location. The new territory, FBC of North Idaho, will open its first location in Couer d'Alene, known as one of the premier boating and recreational destinations in the U.S. ...

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Your Boat Club partners with Groupe Beneteau

Mercury Marine and Beneteau strengthen partnership

Your Boat Club (YBC) announced the company has officially partnered with Groupe Beneteau, which will take a minority stake in Your Boat Club to accelerate the partners’ strategic national and international growth plan. YBC is the largest privately-owned boat club in the world. Its members enjoy the benefits of award-winning, personal service and access to a fleet of more than 300 fishing boats, ...

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Boats Group invests in European boat rental platform

Click&Boat, the leading boat rental platform in Europe, recently announced a significant investment from funds advised by Permira, the global private equity firm, alongside Boats Group. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in France, Click&Boat’s unique, technology-enabled platform matches boating enthusiasts with over 40,000 boats in more than 600 destinations globally, enabling them to rent a boat easily and efficiently. The ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces Midwest expansion

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Executing on its strategy to expand across the Upper-Midwest, Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) and the world’s largest boat club operator, today announced the official opening of its first location in Fox Lake in Illinois and plans to open another downtown Chicago location in Diversey Harbor later this summer.  Already this year, Freedom Boat Club ...

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Boating marketplace platform experiencing record growth

GetMyBoat reports record revenue

GetMyBoat, the boat rental and water experience marketplace, reported record business growth so far in 2021. According to a company press release, from January through April 2021, GetMyBoat achieved 700% year-over-year growth, with the rate accelerating each month as restrictions started lifting from the pandemic. The company also added that the growth has been entirely organic. GetMyBoat is currently reporting an ...

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Freedom Boat Club acquires New York franchise operation

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced that it has acquired the Freedom Boat Club of New York franchise operation and territory.  This announcement comes just four weeks after Freedom announced that it had acquired the franchise operation and territory rights in the Chicago market. The scope of the transaction includes six New York area locations covering Long ...

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