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RBLC New Markets Task Force announces educational plans

On Monday during the American Boating Congress biannual meeting of the Recreational Boating Leadership Council, the New Markets Task Force announced final plans for its new industry-wide multicultural educational training module, including the selection of featured industry companies and a video production firm. The forthcoming 45-minute multimedia training module is projected for a Fall 2016 debut, in time for the ...

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Freedom Boat Club donates sailboats to New College of Florida waterfront and sailing programs

Freedom Boat Club has gifted three sailboats to the New College of Florida’s Sailing Team and Waterfront programs. As a member of the Intercollegiate Sailing Association of North America, the New College Sailing Team regularly hosts regattas and competes in major competitions, taking home first place in the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl Regatta in New Orleans. Freedom Boat Club’s sailboat ...

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Freedom Boat Club expands National Franchise Marketing Advisory Council

Freedom Boat Club recently appointed eight franchise owners and operators to serve on its National Franchise Marketing Advisory Council, which was established in 2014. Serving second-year terms are Scott Isaacks of Austin, Texas, Dan Hasbrouck of San Diego, Matt Carrick of Boston, and Lisa Almeida of St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Fla. Newly appointed council members serving two-year terms through 2017 ...

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Everyone’s effort to engage Hispanic boaters

The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation hosted a webinar on Monday, March 28 on “Reaching the Hispanic Community.” The webinar talked in detail about the demographic realities in the U.S., best practices for reaching this community and anecdotal evidence of its potential, based on the existing campaigns of organizations such as the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Freedom ...

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Freedom Boat Club launches first Canadian franchise

Freedom Boat Club announced the appointment of its first international franchise operation in Vancouver, British Columbia. William ("Sandy") and Jamie Purdon are the new franchise operators, who are basing their club at Reed Point Marina in Port Moody, B.C. Prior to joining the Freedom Boat Club family, the Purdons operated a string of McDonald's franchises in Manitoba for the past ...

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Freedom Boat Club announces partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters

Freedom Boat Club has just announced a major national partnership to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. For the first time in the franchisor’s 26-year history, Freedom Boat Club’s corporate ownership and franchise owners/operators will work together in a cause marketing program and platform to raise both awareness and funds for the 111-year old organization. Big Brothers Big Sisters ...

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Freedom Boat Club achieves major milestones

VENICE, Fla. – Freedom Boat Club, has just reached the 100-club summit and expanded its nationwide fleet to include 1000 boats. The eight newest franchise operations to recently join the club include Freedom Boat Club of Lake George, N.Y.; Freedom Boat Club of Buffalo, N.Y.; Freedom Boat Club of the Ponconos in Lake Wallenpaupack, Penn.; Freedom Boat Club of Lake ...

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Freedom Boat Club named to Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500

VENICE, Fla. – Freedom Boat Club was named to the exclusive Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list for 2015, edging to the No. 283 ranking position. This is the third time Freedom Boat Club has appeared on the Franchise 500. “We are very excited by this year’s ranking and achieving our highest position to date,” said Freedom Boat Club President and ...

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Freedom Boat Club names 2015 National Franchise Award winners

Twelve top franchise achievement awards were recently presented by Freedom Boat Club President and CEO John Giglio at the recent Freedom Boat Club National Franchise Conference held December 7-10 at Hawk’s Cay Resort in Duck Key, Florida. Club owners and operators from throughout the nation gathered along with key vendors for a variety of professional development and training programs, new ...

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Freedom Boat Club earns top honors in 2015 Best of St. Augustine Award

St. Augustine, Fla. – The local affiliate of the Freedom Boat Club, based at the Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor, has earned honors in the 2015 Best of St. Augustine Award. Freedom Boat Club was selected as St. Augustine’s best Boat Rental & Charter provider. Each year, the St. Augustine Award Program identifies top local companies “that enhance the positive image ...

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