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Boating magazine names Boston Whaler 420 Outrage Boat of the Year

The Boston Whaler 420 Outrage has been chosen by the editors of Boating magazine as the 2015 Boat of the Year. “We are incredibly honored to be chosen for Boat of the Year,” said Boston Whaler President Huw Bower. “Boating magazine is respected throughout the industry as a trusted source of boating information, and Boat of the Year is a ...

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Boston Whaler named VMA 2015 Lou Fifer Manufacturer of the Year

EDGEWATER, Fla. – Boston Whaler was recently awarded the VMA 2015 Lou Fifer Manufacturer of the Year Award, an honor given annually to the area’s top manufacturing company. The Lou Fifer award, named after VMA’s founding executive director in 2009, recognizes the region’s best in manufacturing, honoring those who have “made a tremendous contribution to our manufacturing community and the community ...

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Boston Whaler introduces 330 Outrage

A year after unveiling its 420 Outrage, Boston Whaler is welcoming a smaller version to its line-up: the 330 Outrage. The boat made its first appearance at September’s Newport & Norwalk Boat Shows, and will appear at other major Northeast shows— Atlantic City, Oct. 1-4; and Annapolis, Oct. 12-15—leading up to its World Premiere in November at the Fort Lauderdale ...

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Boston Whaler receives job creator award from Florida governor

Boston Whaler has been recognized with a 2015 Job Creator Award, presented by Florida Governor Rick Scott at Enterprise Florida, Inc.’s Board of Directors Meeting on Aug. 20. This award recognizes Florida businesses that have created a significant number of jobs in the past year, helping to boost the state's economy and improve the lives of Floridians. The award comes ...

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Boston Whaler intros new boats, signs new California dealer

Boston Whaler will introduce its new 420 Outrage and 320 Vantage at the 2015 Cannes Yachting Festival next week. “The 420 Outrage is the only boat of its kind in the marketplace,” said Jeff Vaughn, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service. “It's the largest Boston Whaler ever created, with unbelievable handling, technology and amenities. The 320 Vantage is ...

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Industry mourns innovator Ham Hamberger

Sylvan "Ham" Hamberger, a long-time industry innovator and leader, passed away in Palm Desert, Calif., Friday. Hamberger, whom various sources peg at either 86 or 89, worked for a number of companies in the industry, including Mercury Marine, Yamaha and Boston Whaler during a 40-year career. He was elected to the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s Hall of Fame in 1985. ...

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Brunswick CEO presents Boston Whaler with Chairman’s Safety Award

Edgewater, Fla. — Boston Whaler’s Edgewater facility was awarded the prestigious Chairman’s Safety Award conducted by parent company Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC). During a ceremony held on June 4, Brunswick Chairman and CEO Dustin McCoy presented Whaler’s safety committee with the award, and Boston Whaler announced that it would donate the prize money received in conjunction with the award to ...

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott highlights job creation during visit to Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler was pleased to welcome Florida Gov. Rick Scott when he visited the company’s Edgewater, Fla., headquarters on May 13. The governor’s visit served to highlight the recent completion of an 18-month-long expansion project, which included the addition of more than 58,000 square feet of under-roof manufacturing space and the creation of more than 120 new jobs. Boston Whaler ...

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Boston Whaler unveils new 320 Vantage at the Miami International Boat Show

MIAMI, Fla. — When Boston Whaler introduced the Vantage® series less than three years ago, it changed the game for dual-console capability, offering a new view on the possible. The 270 and 230 Vantage were met with raves from customers and acclaim from the industry for their innovative design and remarkable versatility. This Thursday, February 12, the next evolution makes ...

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