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SailTime, Jeanneau announce strategic marketing partnership

SailTime has announced a new strategic marketing partnership with Groupe Beneteau's Jeanneau. The partnership allows SailTime bases throughout the United States to sell Jeanneau boats into their local fleet via SailTime’s innovative yacht ownership program. SailTime has more than 30 bases in North America and five bases in Australia. SailTime members share the use of a professionally managed boat through ...

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Jeanneau America adds Great Lakes Sailing Co. to dealer network

Great Lakes Sailing Co., owned and operated by Dave and Kristen Conrad, is now the exclusive distributor of Jeanneau sailboats and yachts for Western Lower Michigan. “Partnering with Jeanneau was a great decision for us,” Dave Conrad said. “Jeanneau builds innovative, high-quality boats that are in demand and we’re looking forward to providing service and sales in West Michigan.” In ...

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SailTime ranked in Entrepreneur’s 2017 Top Global Franchise 200

SailTime announced its inclusion on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Global Franchises for 2017. It is the fourth honor within the last year for SailTime, following its inclusion in the INC 500/5000 in August 2016, Entrepreneur’s recognition in 2017’s “10 Hottest Franchise Categories” in December 2016 and Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500” in January, 2017. “Great things are happening in the sharing economy, so ...

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SailTime announces strategic alliance with LH-Finance

SailTime announced a new strategic alliance with marine financing specialists LH-Finance. The partnership allows customers to finance their purchases of boats from SailTime dealers using consumer loans issued by LH-Finance.  “The vision to create this strategic alliance is a much-anticipated partnership for both LH-Finance and SailTime,” Herve Bonnet, LH-Finance’s CEO, said. “This will categorically advance LH-Finance to a leader in ...

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SailTime announces five-year partnership extension with Groupe Beneteau

SailTime announced a five-year extension of their partnership with Groupe Beneteau. The partnership allows SailTime bases throughout the United States to sell Beneteau boats into their local fleet via SailTime’s yacht ownership program. “We couldn’t be happier to extend this terrific partnership,” SailTime CEO Todd Hess said. “Beneteau is known throughout the world as the premier brand of sailing and ...

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Boat clubs rank in Entrepreneur’s 38th annual Franchise 500

Two boat clubs –SailTime and Freedom Boat Club – were included in Entrepreneur’s 38th annual Franchise 500. SailTime ranked No. 369 on the list. The company says it has enjoyed growth of 161 percent since 2012, expanding to 28 franchise bases in the U.S. and six in Australia. “All of us at SailTime are incredibly excited to be named to ...

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Boat clubs included in Entrepreneur magazine’s “10 Hottest Franchise Categories”

SailTime and Freedom Boat Club were both included on Entrepreneur magazine’s 10 Hottest Franchise Business Categories of 2017 in the Entertainment/Recreation category. According to their website, Entrepreneur magazine’s picks for the most exciting franchise categories of the year “include several that are going strong and show no signs of slowing, and a few that are beginning to ramp up to their ...

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Several industry companies make Inc. Magazine 5000 list

Several companies in the boating industry were recently named to the Inc. Magazine's list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Among the marine industry companies making this year's list were: Fortress Marine Construction (#361) - the builder of docks, seawalls and boat lifts made the list for the first time Marine Connection (#2155) - the Florida-based Boating Industry Top ...

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SailTime Philadelphia captain partners with Ben Franklin portrayer for DNC event

Thousands of Americans will soon descend on Philadelphia for the Democratic Party’s convention and one local company is offering a chance to learn more about the city from “The First American,” while sailing along its famed waterfront. SailTime Philadelphia, the regional franchise for the international boat membership company and a local American Sailing Association (ASA) certified sailing school, will offer visiting ...

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SailTime partners with Boatbound

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – SailTime Group today announced an industry-first partnership with peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace Boatbound, which will expand their Captain Charters offerings and ASA Sailing lessons in select markets nationwide. This partnership continues the two parties’ joint mission of growing the sport of sailing by making it both more affordable, as boats can now be chartered by the day ...

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