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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 accelerates midwest growth

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Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation and the world’s largest boat club, announced their continued expansion in the midwest with the establishment of Freedom Boat Club of Greater Milwaukee. This is the company’s first club in the state of Wisconsin, and brings Freedom’s footprint to 32 states across the U.S.  Additionally, as part of the company’s expansion plans ...

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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 announces first U.K. location

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Freedom Boat Club announced the official opening of its first company-owned location in the United Kingdom. The new club is located in Portsmouth, near Port Solent, and is part of the company's strategy for continued expansion in Europe which already includes locations in France. “We believe there is an opportunity to successfully expand Freedom Boat Club across Europe as boating ...

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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 again named top franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine

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For the fifth consecutive year, Freedom Boat Club has been recognized on the 2021 Top 500 Franchise List by Entrepreneur Magazine, coming in fourth in the recreational business category. “2020 was a record year for Freedom Boat Club, and we are honored to receive this prestigious honor alongside the top franchise systems in the world,” said Louis Chemi, Vice President, Freedom Franchise Systems.  ...

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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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Freedom Boat Club named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Growth Franchises list

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Freedom Boat Club has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s first Top Growth Franchises list. This list recognizes the 150 companies with the greatest positive franchise unit growth in North America over a three-year period. “We are honored to be named by Entrepreneur magazine to its Top Growth Franchises list,” said Brenna Preisser, Brunswick Corporation president, business acceleration and chief people & ...

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Freedom Boat Club named best boat club in Jacksonville

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Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville Beach has been named the best boat club of 2020 in the Best of Jacksonville Awards presented by the Jacksonville Awards Program. The Jacksonville Beach location was chosen for the award for the club’s commitment to its members and the community. Freedom Boat Club in Jacksonville Beach is located at Beach Marine at 2315 Beach Blvd. ...

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