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Freedom Boat Club awards top performers at conference

Freedom Boat Club honored its top performers from more than 170 locations at a Big Easy, New Orleans-themed Franchise Conference Awards Ceremony in Sarasota, Fla. The top honor, the Franchise of the Year Award, went to Boston and Cape Cod franchise owners. Matt Carrick and Matt O’Connor. Matt Paolo, also with the Boston and Cape Cod franchises, received the Membership ...

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Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville receives national conference honors

Freedom Boat Club in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach and St. Augustine were once again honored at the company’s Franchise Conference Awards. The awards ceremony was recently held in Sarasota, Fla. Lisa Almeida and Kevin Seelig, owners and partners of the Freedom Boat Club franchise in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach and St. Augustine, received recognition for being among the top five of the ...

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Siren Marine partners with Rhode Island Freedom Boat Club

Siren Marin has partnered with Freedom Boat Club of Rhode Island to provide advanced monitoring and tracking capabilities for its fleet of boats at three popular locations across this seafaring state. Siren Marine has outfitted the club’s fleets in three Rhode Island locations — Newport, Warwick and Portsmouth — with its advanced MTC Connected Boat System and SirenFlee Fleet Management Portal.  ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces Jacksonville Beach location

Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville, one of the fastest growing franchises in a nationwide network, announced they will be coming to a new location in Jacksonville Beach. Lisa Almeida and Kevin Seelig, co-owners of the four Northeast Florida franchises, made the announcement to their membership on Monday night. The newest location will be located at Beach Marine. “Kevin and I have ...

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Freedom Boat Club’s Barry Slade promoted to COO

Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio has announced the promotion of Barry Slade from vice president of business development to chief operating officer of the corporate-owned Freedom Boat Clubs, and the newly launched division of Freedom Marine Sales. As part of Giglio’s recently announced organizational restructuring plan that will allow him to focus on longer-term strategic initiatives, Slade ...

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Freedom Boat Club signs alliance agreement with Jeanneau

Freedom Boat Club has signed an alliance agreement with Jeanneau to cooperatively develop Freedom Boat Club franchises among its European dealer network. According to FBC President and CEO John Giglio, the FBC franchise model is now being offered to Jeanneau retailers in Europe who have the opportunity to develop FBC locations in their local market using Jeanneau outboard-powered boats. “Our ...

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Wanda Kenton Smith named Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year

Wanda Kenton Smith of Freedom Boat Club has been selected as the recipient of the 31st annual Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year Award. The scholarship was presented to Kenton Smith on Sunday evening, Dec. 10, during the the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas Opening Night Awards Celebration at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Joining the marine ...

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Freedom Boat Club donates $46,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Freedom Boat Club recently concluded its second national cause-marketing partnership to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Total contributions among all participating clubs nationwide was $46,000. Funds raised in each of the participating club locations throughout North America were returned directly to their local regions and BBBS affiliates. “We are very excited by the results of our "Boating Big! ...

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Freedom Boat Club opens two locations in Maine

Freedom Boat Club is expanding into Maine with two new locations. The clubs will be run out of Yarmouth Boat Yard, 72 Lafayette Street in Yarmouth and Moose Landing Marina, 32 Moose Landing Trail in Naples. With lake and ocean based club locations, members will be able to try out different types of new model year boats while exploring Casco ...

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