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Evinrude unveils new mid-range outboards

By Adam Quandt In an industry segment that tends to be focused on pushing horsepower limits, BRP's Evinrude has focused on what BRP Marine Group president Tracy Crocker calls the heart of the outboard segment. Today, Evinrude officially unveiled three new outboards in its E-TEC G2 product line, bringing into the fold a 115 H.O., 140hp and 150hp models. "We ...

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Evinrude launches new Nautilus engine gauges

Evinrude announced the launch of a new addition to its line of color engine displays – the Nautilus 3.5-inch Color display. Designed to complement the latest in vessel helm design, the new round Nautilus display, with a compact form factor, is ideal for use in smaller, modern dash configurations.    “Evinrude strives to lead the outboard industry in vessel integration, ...

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Evinrude makes major donation to ABYC to combat technician shortage

Evinrude, the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and the National Marine Distributors Association (NMDA) announced today that Evinrude will donate two million dollars’ worth of Evinrude ETEC G2 3.4L V6 outboard engines to the ABYC Foundation supporting next generation marine technician training. The donation, which is the largest of its kind in history, will support students in high schools ...

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Evinrude to sponsor MLF Bass Pro Tour

Evinrude announced today that it has signed on as a sponsor of the new Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour and will be the title sponsor of the series’ Stages in 2019.   The partnership is especially fitting because it brings together an iconic name that originated 110 years ago with one of bass fishing’s hottest brands today in MLF. ...

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BRP Evinrude Technology Institute officially opens Oct. 15

Gateway Technical College and Evinrude have announced an official opening date and welcoming event for the BRP Evinrude Technology Institute. The event will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 15 in Room T107 of the college’s Technical Building on its Racine Campus, 929 Lake Ave. The public is invited to attend this event, which will include a short presentation and ...

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Boating Industry names Mark Schwabero Mover and Shaker of the Year

TAMPA, Fla. - Mark Schwabero, Chairman and CEO Brunswick Corp., has been named the 2018 Boating Industry Mover & Shaker of the Year. Boating Industry Editor-in-Chief Tim Hennagir presented Schwabero with the award during the IBEX Industry Breakfast Tuesday morning at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel. “The 8th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognizes leaders who haven't been afraid to take chances ...

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2018 Boating Industry Movers and Shakers

The 8th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognize leaders who haven’t been afraid to take chances in rethinking the way they do business, while embracing the challenges facing the marine industry. These leaders are people whose initiative and drive shake up and better their companies and the entire industry. From product entrepreneurs to advocacy champions to leaders who continue to ...

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BRP to acquire Manitou pontoon manufacturer

BRP announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Triton Industries, Inc., the North American manufacturer of the Manitou pontoon brand. "The announcement of the acquisition of Manitou is the logical next step in the roll-out of our global marine strategy," said José Boisjoli, BRP President and CEO. "We are thrilled to welcome a company with ...

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BRP acquires Alumacraft, creates new BRP Marine Group

Evinrude announced today that it is now a part of the newly established BRP Marine Group. Tracy Crocker, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Evinrude since 2017, has been appointed President of the Group, effective immediately. Crocker will be responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the BRP Marine Group while maintaining his active role at Evinrude. Evinrude, an ...

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Outboard engines: More than meets the eye

Engineering and technology are pushing the outboard engine category on a trajectory toward even greater market domination Visitors to the Miami International Boat Show can be forgiven for feeling just a little snow blind this year.  While North America’s largest consumer boat show is always a place to spot emerging trends and glimpse the unusual, the overall consensus is that it ...

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