Business
Travelopia Invests $130 Million in Its Charter Operations

Travelopia Invests $130 Million in Its Charter Operations

11-Sep-2019

Following Hurricane Irma in 2017, Travelopia — the parent company to The Moorings and Sunsail — has made an ongoing investment of more than $130 million into its charter businesses. The investment includes new fleet additions, including new monohulls by Jeanneau and Beneteau, and new sai...
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MarineMax Acquires Fraser

MarineMax Acquires Fraser

06-Sep-2019

Fraser Yachts Group — a Monaco-based yacht brokerage, chartering and management brand in business since 1947 — has been acquired by MarineMax from the Azimut Benetti Group. Fraser staff will stay in place, as will directors Roberto Giorgi and Paolo Vitelli in an advisory capacity. The ag...
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Business
Pursuit Appoints Amy Gobel as Director of Marketing

Pursuit Appoints Amy Gobel as Director of Marketing

19-Aug-2019

ursuit Boats has promoted Amy Gobel to the role of director of marketing. In her previous role as marketing manager, Gobel played an essential role in developing marketing strategies for the Pursuit brand. In her new role, Gobel will be responsible for all aspects of Pursuit’s branding, lead g...
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Business
Sea Ray Names New President

Sea Ray Names New President

15-Aug-2019

Brunswick Boat Group has announced that Steve Langlais will take on the role of Sea Ray Boats president, succeeding Brad Anderson. Langlais was previously the president of Brunswick Ft. Wayne operations, and before that president of Princecraft Boats. He will continue to report to Huw Bower, Brunswi...
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Brunswick Creates The Venture Group With Four Brands

Brunswick Creates The Venture Group With Four Brands

01-Aug-2019

Four of the Brunswick Boat Group’s brands are now under the umbrella of the newly formed The Venture Group. The four boat brands in the group, Bayliner, Heyday, Quicksilver and Uttern, will now be led by Bayliner’s past president, Keith Yunger. “Each of these brands is wel...
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Business
NMMA Names New President

NMMA Names New President

29-Jul-2019

Frank Hugelmeyer, a veteran leader in the outdoor recreation industry, has been selected to succeed Thom Dammrich as president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). Hugelmeyer was previously president of the RV Industry Association (RVIA); prior to RVIA, he was president and ...
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Business
Brunswick to Create Production Hub in Merritt Island, Florida

Brunswick to Create Production Hub in Merritt Island, Florida

26-Jul-2019

Illinois-based Brunswick Company has announced it will create an Integrated Manufacturing Center in Merritt Island, on Florida’s east coast. The 130-employee facility will produce high-demand models from Sea Ray, Boston Whaler and other Brunswick boat brands. “Utilizing this well-es...
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Business
KAM Marine Buys Northport Bay Boat Yard

KAM Marine Buys Northport Bay Boat Yard

18-Jul-2019

Northport Bay Boat Yard in Northport, Michigan, has been purchased by KAM Marine, according to Marina Dock Age. The company is a subsect of KAM Yacht Sales, which owns KAM companies in Detroit and Palm Beach, Florida. ...
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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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