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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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Freedom Boat Club acquires 350th Location

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced its 350th location, doubling of the number of locations in the Freedom network since the company was acquired by Brunswick in May 2019.  Over the past three years, Freedom has added 180 new locations. The 350th location will be in Silkeborg, Denmark – Freedom’s first club location in Scandinavia.  “We are ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces 300th location

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Freedom Boat Club announced its 300th location within the Freedom network. The newest location represents Freedom’s 18th location in the Boston and Cape Cod market co-owned and operated by franchisees Matt Carrick and Matt O’Connor. Additionally, with the acquisition of Fanautic Club, earlier this year , the total number of boat club locations across Brunswick now adds up to to 324 ...

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Freedom Boat Club celebrates success at annual conference

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Freedom Boat Club held its annual franchise conference last week to celebrate another year of record growth for the business. Since Freedom joined the Brunswick family in May 2019, it has experienced unprecedented expansion now serving nearly 70,000 members across nearly 300 locations. Freedom’s total footprint now also includes Fanautic Club, the largest boat club operator in Spain, acquired in July ...

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Freedom Boat Club accelerates northeast expansion

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Freedom Boat Club has acquired its Freedom Boat Club of Connecticut franchise operation and territory from the current owners. The acquisition includes all current Connecticut-based locations, as well as the rights to expand and build new club locations in the territory. Currently, there are seven Freedom Boat Club locations across the Connecticut coastline from Stamford to Mystic, with plans for continued ...

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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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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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Freedom Boat Club acquires Chicago franchise operation and territory

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire its Freedom Boat Club of Chicago franchise operation and territory from its current owner. The scope of the transactions includes all four current Illinois-based locations and rights to build new club locations in part of Northern Illinois and portions of ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces 250th location

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Freedom Boat Club announced its 250th location. The newest franchise, opening in spring 2021 in Delran, New Jersey, represents Freedom’s first location in the Philadelphia market. Tom, Bev and Josh Rosella, owners of the new location, also run and manage eight other Freedom Boat Club locations in Delaware, Southern New Jersey and the Hudson River Valley. Since May 2019, the franchise network ...

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Freedom Boat Club celebrates record year

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation, and the nation’s largest boat club, held its annual franchisee conference, virtually bringing together club owners from around the world to celebrate a record year for the business.  Through November 2020, Freedom Boat Club has grown to more than 245 locations serving more than 55,000 members.  “2020 marked one of the most ...

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