Tag Archives: BRP Marine Group

Alumacraft launches new Competitor models for 2021

BRP announced the launch of an extension of the Competitor model with the new Alumacraft Competitor FSX 175/185 (Fish/Ski Crossover) boats, providing maximum flexibility for families who love the feeling of being out on the water. Built for all levels of multi-species anglers, Alumacraft Competitor series boats include a variety of amenities, like multiple livewells, a built-in cooler and lockable ...

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Talking outboards with BRP’s Tracy Crocker

Tracy Crocker BRP Marine

The sale of outboard motors have gone up significantly in the past decade or so. In fact, before the COVID-19 crisis, outboards hit a 13-year high in terms of unit sales. Boating Industry editor-in-chief David Gee caught up with Tracy Crocker of BRP Marine at the Miami International Boat Show before anyone was talking about coronavirus to discuss what has ...

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Onboard for outboards

By David Gee The boat buying public is fully on board for outboards. Retail sales increased for the eighth consecutive year in 2019, nearly reaching pre-recession levels with a 13-year high. “We’re seeing the trend in consumer demand for higher performance engines continue with outboard engine sales growth in 2019 led by engines 200hp-plus, accounting for 27% of sales, and ...

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Q & A with Tracy Crocker, BRP Marine Group

By David Gee While doing interviews for an upcoming Market Trends story on outboards, we caught up with Tracy Crocker, president, BRP Marine Group, at the Miami International Boat Show. The following is an unedited transcript of that interview. Boating Industry: Retail sales for outboards increased for the eighth straight year in 2019, with unit sales reaching a 13-year high. ...

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Michigan senator visits Manitou facility

Last Monday, Michigan State Senator Tom Barrett (R-MI-24) visited Manitou Pontoon Boats’ facility in Lansing, which employs 180 people and produces more than 2,500 units annually. The tour showcased Manitou’s plant and highlighted the impact recreational boating has in the state of Michigan – a key pillar of NMMA’s expanded advocacy work. During the visit, Senator Barrett met with company’s ...

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BRP reports Q1 FY 2020 results

BRP Inc. reported its financial results for the three-month period ended April 30, 2019. All financial information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. “We have experienced strong retail momentum in North America and Europe with all our sectors trending positively, and we are very satisfied with our year-over-year revenue growth of 17%, even while operating in a dynamic environment. ...

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BRP reports Q4, FY 2019 results

BRP Inc. (TSX:DOO; NASDAQ:DOOO)  reported its financial results for the three- and twelve-month periods ended Jan. 31, 2019.  The complete financial results are available in the Quarterly Reports section of BRP’s website. “Fiscal year 2019 was an incredible year for us, with annual sales of CA $5.2 billion and 37 percent growth of Normalized EPS. I’m extremely proud of the ...

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Evinrude to sponsor MLF Bass Pro Tour

Evinrude announced today that it has signed on as a sponsor of the new Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour and will be the title sponsor of the series’ Stages in 2019.   The partnership is especially fitting because it brings together an iconic name that originated 110 years ago with one of bass fishing’s hottest brands today in MLF. ...

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Boating Industry names Mark Schwabero Mover and Shaker of the Year

TAMPA, Fla. - Mark Schwabero, Chairman and CEO Brunswick Corp., has been named the 2018 Boating Industry Mover & Shaker of the Year. Boating Industry Editor-in-Chief Tim Hennagir presented Schwabero with the award during the IBEX Industry Breakfast Tuesday morning at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel. “The 8th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognizes leaders who haven't been afraid to take chances ...

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2018 Boating Industry Movers and Shakers

The 8th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognize leaders who haven’t been afraid to take chances in rethinking the way they do business, while embracing the challenges facing the marine industry. These leaders are people whose initiative and drive shake up and better their companies and the entire industry. From product entrepreneurs to advocacy champions to leaders who continue to ...

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