Record turnout expected for 2016 Top 100 gala

Nearly 500 dealers, sponsors and other industry representatives are expected to attend this year’s Boating Industry Top 100 gala. The 12th annual gala recognizes the Boating Industry Top 100. The 2016 edition will be Thursday, Dec. 8, in Orlando, Fla., following the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo. “From the thousands of dealers in North America …
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Volvo Penta awarded World Yachts 2016 trophy

Volvo Penta has been recognized for its Inboard Performance System at the World of Yachts celebration at the Cannes Yachting Festival in the south of France. The awards were presented in front of more than 500 industry professionals and customers. The trophies reward the leading innovations in the luxury boating industry throughout the past year. …
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Sales up for MasterCraft in Q4, fiscal year 2016

On Thursday, MasterCraft (NASDAQ:MCFT) announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and full year ended June 30, 2016. Fiscal Q4 highlights: Gross margin rose to 26.3 percent for the fourth quarter, a 300 basis point improvement over the prior-year fourth quarter Fiscal 2016 fourth quarter net income totaled $ 4.8 million, up from $ 2.5 million in …
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Larger dock exhibits planned for IBEX 2016

This year’s International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference will feature larger dock exhibits than the previous Tampa show as show organizers look to take advantage of IBEX’s waterfront location. Several companies have already booked their dock space including BRP US Inc., GEM Products Inc., Honda Marine, JL Audio Inc., Lumitec, Inc., Medallion Instrumentation Systems, Mercury Marine, …
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MyTaskit Coordination Module sales rise more than 60 percent in 2016

MyTaskit, a web-based software platform for connecting service professionals to their technicians, subcontractors and customers, announced that the number of users using the Coordination module of MyTaskit Pro grew by 63 percent in the second quarter of 2016.  Overall, the Coordination user base grew triple digits in the first half of 2016 from December 2015. New …
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Coast Guard Foundation announces 128 scholarships awarded in 2016

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced Thursday that in 2016 it has awarded a record 128 new scholarships. Combined with multi-year scholarship recipients and three Fallen Heroes Scholars, the foundation is currently supporting 163 students totaling $ 576,500 in support …
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MasterCraft schedules fiscal 2016 Q4 earnings conference call

MasterCraft (NASDAQ:MCFT) will host a live webcast of its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter conference call on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. ET. Terry McNew, president and chief executive officer, and Tim Oxley, chief financial officer, will discuss the company’s results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30, 2016, and its financial outlook for fiscal 2017. The company will …
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Maritimo America attends 2016 Sydney Boat Show with Galati Yacht Sales

Maritimo America/Galati Yacht Sales attended the Sydney International Boat Show this past week to preview the latest lineup of Maritimo Yachts. Maritimo Yachts is a brand built in Gold Coast, Australia, and imported to the U.S. since 2002. Maritimo Yachts displayed the newest models including the M51, M61, M64 and M70 as well as the …
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Johnson Outdoors to release fiscal 2016 Q3 results August 8

Johnson Outdoors Inc. will release financial results for the fiscal 2016 third quarter on Monday, August 8, 2016, before market open that day. The Company will host a conference call and audio webcast shortly afterwards at 11 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results and provide a Company update. A live listen-only webcast of …
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