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Freedom Boat Club adds Jeanneau powerboats to North American fleet

Freedom Boat Club had added Jeanneau Outboard Powerboats to its approved and preferred roster of boat brands. Jeanneau joins a growing list of boat and engine brands featured in Freedom Boat Club’s fleet of more than 1600 boats throughout North America. “There are several key franchise markets where we believe the Jeanneau outboard product will be well positioned to meet ...

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Offshore Sailing School, Freedom Boat Club announce training affiliation

Offshore Sailing School President and CEO Doris Colgate announced that the company has formalized a relationship with Freedom Boat Club’s 17 Southwest Florida corporate-owned clubs to offer members 40 percent savings on Offshore Sailing’s Learn to Sail certification course tuition. Freedom Boat Club has 130 franchise and corporate- owned locations throughout North America. Besides providing access to a fleet of ...

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Freedom Boat Club launches new franchise website

Freedom Boat Club has launched an updated website expressly for its franchise business, at www.FreedomBoatClubFranchise.com. According to Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio, aggressive domestic growth and a focus on international development prompted the major website investment. “Our goal is to provide as much relevant content and information about Freedom Boat Club to prospective franchisees as possible,” he ...

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Freedom Boat Club promotes second year of Big Brothers Big Sisters campaign

Freedom Boat Club announced its second year of a national campaign to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters, a 113-year-old volunteer-supported mentoring network. The more than 300 BBBS affiliates across the country serve more than150,000 children, professionally matching adult volunteers (“Bigs”) with children 6-8 years old (“Littles”) in life-changing friendships. In 2016, the Freedom Boat Club corporate franchisor organized its first-ever ...

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Freedom Boat Club names Barry Slade VP of business development

Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio recently announced the appointment of Barry Slade as vice president of business development. In this newly created position, Slade assumes responsibility for international franchise development, new marina acquisition initiatives and both supporting and cultivating key marine industry relationships. “Our significant growth over the past few years and our goal for continued expansion ...

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Freedom Boat Club relaunches Charleston facilities

Freedom Boat Club officially relaunched two of its Charleston, S.C. destinations on June 3, 2017. The Charleston club now sports a new fleet of boats and now operates under the leadership of a new ownership team. According to Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio, Charleston is perceived as an outstanding growth market with tremendous membership potential. While the ...

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Freedom Boat Clubs promote National Safe Boating Week

Freedom Boat Club is celebrating and promoting National Safe Boating Week with a variety of initiatives designed to raise awareness of boating safety. To kick off the campaign, many of the 130 Freedom Boat Club employees throughout the U.S. and Canada sported life jackets on the job on Monday, May 22. In addition, a branded Freedom Boat Club National Safe ...

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Freedom Boat Club contributes boat usage, captains access to Florida Southern College

As part of a special educational partnership between Freedom Boat Club’s corporate headquarters and Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Fla., the Biology of Fishes class recently embarked on a unique field trip to the Manatee River, led by biology professors Dr. Bryan Franks and Dr. Laura Habegger. Students joined Freedom Boat Club’s licensed Coast Guard captains aboard a fleet of ...

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Freedom Boat Club opens two Connecticut locations

Freedom Boat Club franchise owners Richard Cromwell of Rhode Island and Peter DeVilbiss of New York have joined together to jointly open and operate two new Freedom Boat Club locations in Connecticut in the cities of Stratford and Branford. These new additions bring the total number of Freedom Boat Clubs in the state to six, five of which have opened ...

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