Business
BRP Acquires 80% of Telwater

BRP Acquires 80% of Telwater

08-Jul-2019

BRP Marine Group has acquired 80% of the shares of Telwater, Australia’s leading and largest manufacturer of aluminum boats and trailers. Telwater will join the BRP Marine Group as an independent product line, alongside the Evinrude, Alumacraft and Manitou brands. ...
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Great Lakes News
Port Darlington Marina Under New Ownership; New Name

Port Darlington Marina Under New Ownership; New Name

02-Jul-2019

The former Port Darlington Marina located on Lake Ontario is under new ownership and has reopened as Bowmanville Marina. The marina offers 150 boat slips, full-service amenities, a newly remodeled on-site hotel and a pier-side restaurant. Visit bowmanvillemarina.com. (http://www.bowmanvillemarin...
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Business
Parker Boats Joins Correct Craft Family

Parker Boats Joins Correct Craft Family

27-Jun-2019

Correct Craft enters a new segment of the marine industry with its recent acquisition of Parker Boats — a Beaufort, North Carolina-boatbuilder with 55 years of experience building premium offshore and inshore fishing boats, including center consoles, sport cabins and dual consoles. The a...
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Business
Mercury Marine Names New President

Mercury Marine Names New President

20-Jun-2019

Following the departure of John Pfeifer, Mercury Marine has named Christopher Drees as its new president. Drees was formerly president of Mercury’s marine parts and accessories division. “Assuming the Mercury presidency is a natural progression for Chris,” Brunswick CEO David...
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Business
Erie Shore Wave Runners Opens at Captain's Corner Marina

Erie Shore Wave Runners Opens at Captain's Corner Marina

03-May-2019

Erie Shore Wave Runners opened in May at the Captain’s Corner Marina in Vermilion, Ohio. This personal watercraft rental service has five 2019 Yamaha VX-C WaveRunners available. Visit facebook.com/ErieShoreWaverunners. (http://www.facebook.com/ErieShoreWaverunners) ...
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Business
Correct Craft Acquires Parker Boat

Correct Craft Acquires Parker Boat

26-Apr-2019

Correct Craft enters a new segment of the marine industry with its recent acquisition of Parker Boats — a Beaufort, North Carolina-boatbuilder with 55 years of experience building premium offshore and inshore fishing boats, including center consoles, sport cabins and dual consoles. The ac...
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Great Lakes News
Carling Technologies Consolidates Maretron

Carling Technologies Consolidates Maretron

11-Apr-2019

Carling Technologies, a manufacturer of switching, control and circuit protection products, announced it has consolidated the Maretron brand into the Carling Technologies portfolio of marine electronics products. “By drawing upon Carling’s 99 years of design and manufacturing exper...
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Business
Flexiteek Acquires Wilks

Flexiteek Acquires Wilks

13-Mar-2019

Synthetic teak decking manufacturer Flexiteek has acquired Wilks, supplier of Dek-King synthetic teak decking and marine fendering. “The acquisition of Wilks will provide a high-quality manufacturing base with research and development facilities,” says Tomas Gustafsson, CEO of Flex...
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Business
Polaris Buys Larson Marine

Polaris Buys Larson Marine

08-Mar-2019

In yet another acquisition for Polaris, it has purchased Larson Boat Group, which includes recreational and sport boat brands of Marquis-Larson Boat Group of Pulaski, Wisconsin. In 2018, Polaris also purchased Boat Holdings LLC, producer of Bennington, Godfrey, Hurricane and Rinker boats. Lars...
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Business
Mercury Marine Awarded Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

Mercury Marine Awarded Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

01-Mar-2019

Mercury Marine took home the namesake prize for the third time at the annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards on February 20. The Brunswick Corporation’s largest subsect also won the award in 2006 and 2014, and hit over $3 billion in sales in 2018. The award is given to &ldquo...
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