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Cyclops Marine expands Down Under


Cyclops Marine, the UK-based developer of load sensors for sailors, has appointed Any Port Marine as its new distributor for Australia.

Freedom Boat Club fleet

Brunswick’s boat club touts record year


The Freedom Boat Club model is proving a win-win for parent company Brunswick Corporation and individual franchise operators which are enjoying strong growth

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Seldén Mast becomes official mast supplier for Farr X2


Swedish spar manufacturer Seldén Mast has become the official mast supplier for the new Farr X2 one-design racing yacht. Seldén will also provide the class with carbon booms, carbon rigid vangs and standing rig.

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Tracker to double production capacity, add 300 jobs

2020-11-20T15:20:00+00:00IBI , by Tony Esposito

Tracker Boats in the US is doubling production capacity at its Bolivar, Missouri facility and adding 300 jobs there and at its nearby Lebanon, Missouri facility.

Fastmount fastener

Fastmount appoints South Korean distributor


Auckland, New Zealand-based panel mount manufacturer Fastmount Panel Mounting Systems has appointed a new full-line distributor in South Korea.

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MarineMax cited as pandemic performer

2020-11-20T10:35:00+00:00IBI , by Tony Esposito

MarineMax, the Clearwater, Florida-based national retailer, was named a top performer during the pandemic months by a local newspaper looking at how the Top 10 companies in the Tampa Bay area of the Panhandle State fared during the second and third quarters of 2020.

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Suzuki restructures US operations

2020-11-20T10:23:00+00:00IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Suzuki Motor of America Inc announced late on Thursday that it will restructure its operations in the US by separating its motorcycle/ATV and marine divisions into two separate companies.

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Vaan Yachts to build second sustainable cat in “uneasy year”

2020-11-19T14:28:00+00:00IBI , by Robert Wielaard

Vaan Yachts, a new Dutch builder of recyclable aluminium catamarans, says it will soon build a second project – a 14.95m (49ft) sailing yacht. “We are finally on our way. This has not been an easy year,” says owner Igor Kluin.

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