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    Unsolicited management offer leads St Pete to seek marina lease proposals


    The City of St Petersburg, Florida, is seeking lease/management proposals for its Municipal Marina, following an unsolicited management proposal from Safe Harbor Marinas presented back in February. The proposal was made public this week as the city issued a legal notice of intent to lease the venue.

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    MarineMax completes Sail & Ski acquisition


    MarineMax is expanding in Texas, completing the acquisition of Sail Ski Center, which has three locations in two of the states fastest growing markets of Austin and San Antonio.

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    Navigare Yachting USA expands team


    Navigare Yachting USA has hired three new team members to support its growth in the Americas - Pat Dorning as operations manager for the Bahamas and Caribbean, Phillip Winter as partner manager, and Kay West as booking manager.

  • An Azimut S6 will be displayed in New York's Time Square in May

    Azimut to display in New York's Times Square


    As part of its 50-year anniversary celebrations, Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group is planning to display an Azimut S6 motoryacht in New York’s Times Square next month – one of the yacht builder’s five most-significant cities in which it does business.

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    Correct Craft’s ‘quiet’ aluminium boat project gets statewide showcase


    Correct Craft’s quiet aluminium fishing boat project, being developed by its Watershed Innovation think-tank and the University of Central Florida (UCF), will be showcased next week at the state-wide Florida Engineering Senior Design Invitational at Florida Atlantic University.

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    Rhode Island recycles fibreglass boats


    With tens-of-thousands of fibreglass boats manufactured between the 1970s and 1990s coming to their end-of-life cycle, the Rhode Island Marine Trade Association (RIMTA) is hoping its Fiberglass Vessel Recycling Pilot Project (FVR) could be a solution to a growing disposal concern.

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    Brunswick Boats opens Integrated Manufacturing Center


    With excess capacity freed-up from the discontinuation of certain Sea Ray and Boston Whaler commercial models, Brunswick Corp has announced its Merritt Island, Florida facility is being transitioned to an Integrated Manufacturing Center (IMC) that will support “growth and development” for several Brunswick Boat Group brands.

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    Westrec Marinas founder dies


    Westrec Marinas founder Michael Sachs died on April 11, just days shy of his 78th birthday. Sachs is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Maureen, a sister and nieces and nephews.

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    Yamaha Propellers receives tax incentive to expand


    Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers in the US has received two 10-year tax abatements from the city of Greenfield, Indiana to facilitate an expansion by the company with a new 50,000sq ft plant at a cost of US$18.3m and bringing 81 jobs.

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    Brunswick celebrates safety achievements


    Brunswick Corp is honouring its employees worldwide with its top safety awards for 2018, recognising 24 facilities for promoting and practicing safety awareness, and ultimately minimising workplace incidents and injuries.