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Lakeside Motor Sports opens new marine facility

Michigan’s Lakeside Motor Sports — a Boating Industry Top 100 dealer — recently unveiled its new 50,000-square-foot marine showroom and service facility, which is now complete and open for business. The new facility was constructed across the street from their currently operating powersports facility. “This expansion represents our continued investment back into our community to make it better for everyone. Our vision of ...

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Honda Marine names new senior manager

Mike Rickey was recently named Senior Manager, Honda Marine. Appointed to the role in April 2018, Rickey oversees total Sales, Operations and Application Engineering activities for the U.S. region, working to increase volume through the execution of competitive pricing; sales channel expansion; strategic advertising and promotional campaigns; and enhanced communications with OEM and dealer channels.  Rickey’s 23-year career at American Honda ...

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Engine companies maintain high profiles at MIBS 

As more powerful marine engines are introduced, manufacturers don’t miss an opportunity to showcase their muscular propulsion product offerings. Here’s a quick recap of company announcements from this year’s Miami International Boat Show. Mercury Mercury Marine officially introduced its new V-6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line the evening prior to the show’s opening. The ...

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Honda Marine enters OEM agreement with Eastern Boats

Honda Marine has inked a new OEM supply agreement with Eastern Boats. Eastern, a 37-year-old New England boat builder based in Milton, New Hampshire. Honda Marine will be supplying Eastern’s full line of outboard-powered boats, including Seaway lines, with motors ranging from the Honda BF50 through the Honda BF250. In addition, the company’s Rosborough and Pilot models will be exclusively ...

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Honda Marine debuts redesigned V6 outboards

Honda Marine entered the 2018 boating season with a redesign of its flagship outboard motors, the BF200, BF225 and BF250. Targeting the heart of the boating market, the refreshed Honda BF200, BF225 and BF250 models mark the newest evolution in the company's product line, integrating innovative design, a sleek new style, enhanced reliability, streamlined maintenance, and an expanded number of ...

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New year sees Honda Marine building on a successful 2017

Honda Marine caught the wave of success in 2017, establishing a solid foundation to continue growing its business in 2018. In 2017, Honda Marine delivered 12 consecutive month-over-month sales increases; its third consecutive year of year-over-year sales growth; introduced 15 new or refreshed products in the last 24 months; agreed to a new in-store and internet sales retail partnership with ...

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Honda Marine announces OEM agreement with Crevalle Boats

Honda Marine has announced a new OEM supply agreement with Wildwood, Fla.-based Crevalle Boats to supply BF250 outboards to power the 2018 Crevalle 24 Bay and 24 Bay with full second station. Both models are now available at Crevalle dealers. The Honda Marine BF250 incorporates a number of technological innovations that contribute to the engine’s high fuel efficiency. The 3.6 liter ...

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Honda Marine unveils three mid-sized outboards

Honda Marine has unveiled three new mid-sized outboards. The BF75, BF90 and BF100 have new rigging components, new digital multi-function displays, new tiller handles with large shift levers, power tilt and trim, and trolling control. “With the refreshed Honda BF75, BF90 and BF100 outboard motors, Honda Marine’s lineup of mid-size motors has a modern and distinct style,” said Will Walton, Assistant ...

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Boat, marine industry unites in spearheading Hurricane Harvey support effort

Boatbuilders, engine manufacturers, marinas and dealers were united in rescue and support efforts the week following Hurricane Harvey. In a four-day period, many areas received more than 40 inches of rain as a historic storm system meandered over eastern Texas and adjacent waters, causing catastrophic flooding. The industry’s response to the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United ...

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Honda Marine debuts outboard jet models

Honda announced it has launched the jet-driven Honda 40 Jet, 65 Jet and 105 Jet Honda Marine outboard motors. The new lineup of jet-propelled marine motors pairs Honda powerheads with jet drives. All three models offer the same operation as the Honda BF Series of propeller-driven models, with the added benefits of a jet-propulsion system. “The launch of the new Honda 40 ...

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