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Freedom Boat Club named to Top 500 Franchise List

Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation has again been named to the Entrepreneur Top 500 Franchise list and earned the top spot in the miscellaneous recreational business category. 2020 marks the fourth consecutive year that Freedom has been recognized by Entrepreneur as one of the world’s most exceptional franchises, and each year the company has improved its position ...

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At-the-helm, on-water training at Miami Boat Show

Want to get a taste of the boating life or improve your on-water boat handling skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water, together with Freedom Boat Club of Miami Beach, and the Miami International Boat Show, February 13-17, offer a choice of four fun and affordable at-the-helm, on-water training courses for beginners, women and experienced boaters ...

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Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville adds assistant director of marketing

Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville announced Luke Bickerstaff has joined the organization as the assistant director of marketing. Bickerstaff will be responsible for all ad design and copywriting. He will manage the franchise’s social media, assist in writing for video scripts and press releases and will be responsible for marketing analytics. Bickerstaff will work directly with Lisa Almeida, the co-owner of Freedom ...

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Sea Tow Foundation names winners of inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation recently announced winners of its inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards at Boating Industry's Elevate Summit in Orlando. The awards were sponsored and judged by the newly established National Sober Skipper Advisory Council and funded through a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund which is administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. They ...

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Freedom Boat Club holds largest conference in company history

Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) and the nation’s oldest and largest boat club and boat club franchisor, has just completed the largest franchise conference in company’s 30-year history and its first since being acquired by Brunswick.  The theme of the event, Expanding Horizons, celebrated three decades of success with a recognition of the now more than 200 ...

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Freedom Boat Club celebrates 200th location

Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has announced its 200th franchise location. The official announcement was made during the 2019 IBEX Marine Trade show in Tampa. Glenn Bergoffen, owner of the Tampa area franchise locations, has added another location – this one in Madeira Beach, Florida.  “Reaching our 200th location is quite a milestone for Freedom Boat Club,” said John ...

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Brunswick completes acquisition of Freedom Boat Club

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Freedom Boat Club (FBC).  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Freedom Boat Club, founded in 1989, is the largest boat club operator and the premier marine franchisor in the nation. FBC and its franchisees service over 20,000 members, providing them with access to a fleet of ...

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Brunswick to acquire Freedom Boat Club

Brunswick Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Freedom Boat Club (FBC). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Freedom Boat Club, founded in 1989, is the largest boat club operator and the premier marine franchisor in the nation. FBC and its franchisees service over 20,000 members, providing them with access to a fleet of nearly ...

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Freedom Boat Club to bring virtual reality boating to Jacksonville Boat Show

Freedom Boat Club will be bringing something extra to the Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show this year. Visitors are invited to participate in virtual reality boating with Freedom Boat Club. The members-only boat club will have their 70-foot houseboat docked at Metropolitan Park Marina for the show, April 5 - 7, where they will be demonstrating their newest way to showcase ...

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Freedom Boat Club appoints new director of marketing

Nick Gosselin has been appointed to serve as the Director of Marketing for Freedom Boat Club and its sister company, Freedom RVing, effective Feb. 18. Gosselin will oversee the company’s internal marketing team and all corporate marketing initiatives from the company’s national headquarters in Venice, Fla. In this capacity, Gosselin will work closely with the Freedom Boat Club executive team ...

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