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Former Brunswick Life Fitness global director is named Crestliner Boats president

Brittany Hizer has been named president of Crestliner Boats, reporting to Dirk Hyde, president of Brunswick’s Aluminum Fish Group. Otesgo, Minn.-based Crestliner is one of 14 brands which comprise the Boat Group of Brunswick Corp. Hizer most recently served as global director for Life Fitness Digital Ventures, which is also associated with Brunswick Corp. She was responsible for championing the ...

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Brunswick New York Mills operation receives state safety grant

Brunswick’s New York Mills Operation has received a $10,000 matching safety grant from Minnesota OSHA. The NYM Operation Safety Committee played a major part in the sourcing and writing of this grant application. The purpose of the grant is to help businesses improve a process to be safer. The grant application was written for three CartMovers, which are motorized hand ...

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Brunswick Boat Group names new Princecraft president

Brunswick Boat Group has announced that Rodier Grondin has joined the company as Princecraft president. Grondin will be based in Princeville, Quebec, Canada, and report to Steve Langlais, president of the Boat Group's Fort Wayne Operations in Indiana. Rodier joins Princecraft from Venmar/Broan-Nutone, a leading manufacturer and distributor of residential ventilation and other household products, where he contributed for 11 ...

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STEP Ahead Awards honor marine industry women

Three women in the marine industry were recently honored with STEP Ahead Awards. The STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead initiative began in 2012 to celebrate women in the manufacturing industry who are making a difference through advocacy, mentorship, engagement, promotion, and leadership. The STEP Ahead Awards highlight the achievements of real women in manufacturing on a national stage. ...

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Crestliner introduces new Bass Hawk for 2018

Crestliner's new Bass Hawk builds upon the hull design of the Fish Hawk and features the raised bow and stern decks similar to the company's PT series. "We're really excited to introduce the Bass Hawk not only to hardcore bass anglers, but also to muskie and multiple-species anglers," said Jake Mirabal, Crestliner product manager. "The Bass Hawk's rugged build allows ...

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Steady as she goes

The pontoon boat segment was the first to recover in the wake of the downturn, and it continues to post steady and consistent sales growth year after year. Is this the new normal? “We’re again looking at growth in the high single-digit range.” “We expect growth to continue at the same rate, or even a little better than what we saw last year.” ...

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Lund launches new Impacts for 2018 line-up

The new Lund Impact 2018 line-up includes a redesign of the fishing-focused 1675, 1775, and 1875 Impact models, and also expands the XS series with new 1675 and 1775 models, which will join the company's redesigned 1875 and 2025 models. Built with Lund's IPS hull design, the full Impact line-up features a pronounced center keel, double-riveted seam construction, two reverse ...

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Crestliner, MarineTech partner on power steering system

Crestliner Boats, along with Brunswick Boat Group's freshwater brands, is partnering exclusively with marine accessory manufacturer MarineTech Products to incorporate Panther XPS, a hybrid cable and hydraulic power steering system, into its aluminum boats. "We view this partnership with MarineTech as a huge step forward in technology for our lineup," said Jake Mirabal, Crestliner product manager. "We're always looking for ...

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Simrad and Sea Ray announce partnership

In partnership with Sea Ray, the Simrad Go series, NSS evo3 and NSO black box systems are now an optional feature for owners of new 2018 model year Sea Ray Sport Boats and Sport Cruisers. The Simrad displays are designed to offer Sea Ray owners a user-friendly interface for all functions including charting, vessel management and integrated CHIRP and sonar. ...

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Boston Whaler celebrates 60th anniversary

Boston Whaler recently celebrated its 60th anniversary year with a weeklong series of media and dealer events in Florida. The company kicked off the week with an international media event Aug. 22 and Aug. 23, hosted at Southwestern Florida's Hyatt Sarasota Resort. A dealer meeting and 60th anniversary gala took place Aug. 23 to Aug. 25, followed by a consumer ...

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