Tag Archives: Hurricane

Industry members continue hurricane relief efforts

Following the devastation of Hurricane Ian, the marine industry has offered its support to those affected across Florida in an effort to assist the community in returning to some sense of normalcy. The Mercury Racing division of Brunswick Corp has launched a fund-matching and fundraising Hurricane Ian Relief program to support the Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Florida communities. The ...

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Hurricane announces facility expansion

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Hurricane deck-boats announced that it has started production in a new facility in Syracuse, Ind. The facility will be used to increase the production capacities of the Hurricane deck-boat lineup. The property includes a 120,000 square foot production plant, as well as 20,000 square feet of shipping and warehousing space. The expansion to this facility, already owned by parent company ...

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Hurricane introduces SunDeck Sport 205 I/O

Hurricane recently announced the addition of a new 10 passenger, 20-foot stern drive vessel to its line-up – the SunDeck Sport 205 I/O. A distinctive offering in the market, the manufacturer said the SunDeck Sport 205 I/O is designed to maximize on-the-water experiences from watersports to fishing to cruising with family and friends. Built for ideal handling and passenger safety, ...

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Polaris shifts boat manufacturing strategy

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Polaris Inc. recently announced it has made the strategic decision to focus its marine investments and growth efforts on its flagship boating brands. As a result, Polaris will stop producing Rinker, Striper and Larson FX boat brands at its Syracuse, Indiana plant in June. “This decision was made after extensive consideration of every available alternative,” said Bob Mack, president of ...

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Hurricane hole: Marina safety & preparedness

By David Gee The word hurricane is derived from “juracán,” which according to Taíno natives in the Caribbean and Central America, were storms spawned and controlled by the goddess Guabancex, also known as the “one whose fury destroys everything.” The scientific name for a hurricane is tropical cyclone. In general, a cyclone is a large system of spinning air that ...

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Nautical Ventures organizes Bahamas hurricane relief effort

In the wake of the devastating damage left by Hurricane Dorian, Nautical Ventures Group has established a Bahamas Relief Effort comprised of a GoFundMe campaign, as well as being the drop of point where South Florida residents can donate much needed canned goods and supplies. The fund will provide much needed relief to people impacted by Hurricane Dorian’s storm system ...

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Nautique team helps rebuild in Puerto Rico

A group of employees and athletes from the Nautique Boat Company visited the island of Puerto Rico to help rebuild a home devastated by last year’s hurricane. Even after a full year in recovery, there is still plenty of work to be done in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria caused significant damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure on the island. ...

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Marine industry members team up for Hurricane Michael relief

In the wake of the category 4 Hurricane Michael, the marine industry is banding together to support those affected by the deadly storm. Cities along the Florida Panhandle were among those hit the hardest as the storm made landfall in early October. From heavy rain and high winds to the following storm surges, Michael caused mass destruction to the area. ...

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Polaris reports Boat Holdings tracking to early expectations

Polaris Industries Inc. today reported third quarter 2018 sales of $1.65 million, up 12 percent from $1.48 million for the third quarter of 2017. Overall, adjusted sales for the third quarter of 2018 were $1.65 million, up 12 percent from the prior year period. Boat segment sales, which consist of the Boat Holdings acquisition that closed in early July, were ...

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