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Freedom Boat Club again named to Top 500 list

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For the sixth consecutive year, Freedom Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Corporation and the world’s largest boat club operator, has been recognized on the 2022 Top 500 Franchise List by Entrepreneur Magazine. Of the 500 franchises recognized, Freedom ranked among the top 25% placing third in the recreational business category and 125th overall, increasing its overall ranking by 68 positions compared with 2021. ...

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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 Jacksonville launches new boating group celebrating women on the water

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Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville has created a new boating group called Freedom Boat Sisters to promote boating participation among women. “We created this group to bring women together to meet other women boaters and to help them grow their confidence at the helm,” said Lisa “The Boatanista” Almeida, co-owner of Freedom Boat Club Jacksonville. “Boating has been a passion for ...

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Freedom Boat Club acquires one of Europe’s largest boat clubs

Freedom Boat Club, the world’s largest boat club operator and a division of Brunswick Corporation, announced the acquisition of Fanautic Club, one of the largest European boat clubs with 23 locations in major coastal cities and tourist centers across Spain. This acquisition accelerates Freedom’s growth in Europe and marks the third European country to be a home to Freedom Boat Club ...

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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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