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Freedom Boat Club launches new global website

Freedom Boat Club logo

Freedom Boat Club announced the launch of its newly designed website. The new comprehensive website launch comes amid record numbers of website visitors flocking to FreedomBoatClub.com. Year to date website traffic is up almost 50% from a year ago. A good portion of the website traffic in 2020 is coming from mobile devices, which was a key initiative for building ...

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Freedom Boat Club of Tampa teams up with Homeless Empowerment Project

Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay has donated $10,000 to the Homeless Empowerment Project (HEP) to support their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “What an incredible surprise, and great relief, it was to open that envelope from Freedom Boat Club with their $10,000 donation in support of HEP during this difficult time!" said Rebecca Adams, HEP's marketing director. "This gift ...

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Freedom Boat Club assigns new GM

Mark Vickers of Freedom Boat Club

Freedom Boat Club of Jacksonville and St. Augustine has promoted Mark Vickers to the new position of general manager for its three local boating clubs. Vickers was a member for five years before joining Freedom Boat Club as a membership executive in January of 2020. Vickers will be managing the Julington Creek, Jacksonville Beach and St. Augustine locations to ensure ...

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Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay sees record March, April

Freedom Boat Club of Tampa Bay experienced record high sales this March and April amid COVID-19 pandemic. The boat club ran campaigns focusing on enjoying a “staycation” and exploring your own backyard, while maintaining to follow CDC guidelines.  Starting in March Freedom Boat Club focused on promoting the exploration of your own backyard. With travel plans being cancelled the Tampa ...

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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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