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Bryan Ralston Joins LEMTA

Bryan Ralston Joins LEMTA

11-Mar-2016

The Lake Erie Marine Trades Association (LEMTA) has named Bryan Ralston as the newly created position of director of sales and marketing. “LEMTA is clearly going into a growth mode now,” says chairman of the association’s board of trustees, John Clemons, “and we are exc...
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Absolute Yachts Comes to Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales

Absolute Yachts Comes to Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales

08-Mar-2016

Italian elegance is on its way to the Great Lakes in the form of luxury yachts. Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales (JBYS) is now the exclusive Great Lakes dealer for Absolute Yachts. “We are thrilled to add the Absolute brand of luxury yachts to the JBYS line up,” says JBYS vice presi...
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Posthumous Award for Greg Krueger

Posthumous Award for Greg Krueger

04-Mar-2016

It is with great respect and admiration that the Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales (JBYS) team accepted a very special award in honor of JBYS founder and past president, the late Greg Krueger, at the Sunseeker Dealer Conference in England. Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite presented the posthumous awa...
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Mercury Marine Earns Green Master Designation

Mercury Marine Earns Green Master Designation

17-Feb-2016

Mercury Marine has received Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council’s Green Master award for the fifth consecutive year. The Green Masters Program measures companies on a broad range of sustainability issues ranging from energy and water conservation to waste management, community outr...
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Evinrude Dealers Added

Evinrude Dealers Added

05-Feb-2016

BRP adds 19 Evinrude dealers and four boat builders to its North American network. The company attributes the success of its Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine to these new network additions. For the complete list of new and existing Evinrude dealers, visit evinrude.com. (http://www.evinrude.com)...
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The Hinckley Company Hires Nick Bischoff as VP-Sales

The Hinckley Company Hires Nick Bischoff as VP-Sales

22-Jan-2016

The Hinckley Company has hired industry veteran Nick Bischoff to lead sales of its Hinckley sailboats, powerboats and Hunt Yachts. Bischoff brings twenty years of experience to the role, having held similar positions at Sunseeker, Tiara and Allied Richard Bertram. In announcing the appointment, l...
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SkipperBuds Awarded Top Dealer for Cruisers Yachts

SkipperBuds Awarded Top Dealer for Cruisers Yachts

02-Oct-2015

KCS International presented SkipperBuds with the Top Dealer award for both Cruisers Yachts and Cruisers Sport Series at the Cruisers Yachts International Dealer Meeting July 21-23 in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Pictured (from left to right) is: Mark Pedersen, president of Cruisers Yachts; Mike Pretasky...
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Boat Rental Companies Boatsetter and Cruzin Merge

Boat Rental Companies Boatsetter and Cruzin Merge

24-Sep-2015

Boatsetter and Cruzin, both recognized leaders in the peer-to-peer (P2P) boat sharing market, announced today that they are merging their companies. The combined company will carry the Boatsetter name but the brand has been merged to incorporate the Cruzin look and feel. Jaclyn Baumgarten is th...
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Greg Krueger Scholarship

Greg Krueger Scholarship

10-Sep-2015

The Recreational Boating Industries Educational Foundation (RBIEF) is creating a named scholarship in honor of the late Greg Krueger — a founding member of RBIEF in 1986. “Education was everything to my Dad, and he always took great pride in being a contributing founder of the schol...
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Ray Underwood Earns Achievement Award

Ray Underwood Earns Achievement Award

10-Sep-2015

The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) presented long-time marine industry veteran, Ray Underwood, with the very first Ray L. Underwood Lifetime Achievement award, named after the recipient. Underwood began his career with the MBIA as executive director from 1976–1989, and ser...
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