Suzi DuRant honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

As more than 250 business leaders from across all sectors of the U.S. recreational boating industry gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. last week for the American Boating Congress (ABC), one attendee in particular was highlighted. Suzi DuRant was presented with a Lifetime Achievement award for her tireless service on behalf of recreational boating …
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IBBI announces Supplier Award winners

The Independent Boat Builders Incorporated (IBBI) recently gathered all of its members and suppliers together in St. Louis for the annual Purchasing Meeting and Vendor Expo conference. As part of the event, several suppliers were recognized. Power Products LLC and Marinco-Ancor, a Milwaukee based manufacturer of wire and wire management products was honored with the […]
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Cruising Club of America celebrates 2015 award winners at annual dinner

Members of the Cruising Club of America (CCA) from across the globe assembled at the New York Yacht Club in Manhattan to recognize their outstanding sailors of 2015 during the international organization’s Annual Awards Dinner on March 4, 2016. Representing a broad array of sailing achievements, the recipients of the 2015 Blue Water Medal, the […]
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Kull, Melbostad honored with STEP Ahead Award

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Manufacturing Institute has announced that Marcia Kull, vice president of marine sales for Volvo Penta of the America, and Lori Melbostad, president of Premier Marine, Inc., have been named two of the top women in U.S. manufacturing in 2016. Last year, the Manufacturing Institute honored Chaparral’s Ann Baldree and Regulator’s Joan […]
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MasterCraft wins IndustryWeek Best Plants award

MasterCraft Boats has been named among the 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants, honoring operational excellence in leading-edge manufacturing facilities across North America. For more than two decades, the IndustryWeek Best Plants award has recognized companies that have successfully implemented strategies to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction and foster stimulating work environments. The goal is for other […]
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Freedom Boat Club earns top honors in 2015 Best of St. Augustine Award

St. Augustine, Fla. – The local affiliate of the Freedom Boat Club, based at the Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor, has earned honors in the 2015 Best of St. Augustine Award. Freedom Boat Club was selected as St. Augustine’s best Boat Rental & Charter provider. Each year, the St. Augustine Award Program identifies top local companies […]
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Bellingham Marine receives innovation award for Unifloat system

Bellingham Marine’s Unifloat concrete floating dock system, which was first patented in the 1950s, was recognized by the Marina Recreation Association as a historical innovation that has had a substantial impact on the modern marina industry. The Innovation Award was issued to Bellingham at the Association’s annual MRA conference last week in Santa Barbara, California. […]
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Lake Norman Carefree Boat Club wins customer service award

The Lake Norman Carefree Boat Club was awarded the Customer Service Excellence Award for the third year in a row at the Carefree Boat Club annual conference. The 2014 Customer Service Excellence Award criteria is awarded to the clubs with the highest level of member satisfaction and customer service.  Along with taking home the Customer […]
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Nominations for Boat Builder and Equipment Manufacturer Collaborative Solution Award now open

LONDON – Nominations are now open for the Boat Builder and Equipment Manufacturer Collaborative Solution Award. The award is the third of six categories at this year’s Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement, in association with Raymarine and organized jointly by International Boat Industry and METSTRADE. Sponsored by Ultraflex, the award for Boat Builder and Equipment Manufacturer […]
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Brunswick CEO presents Boston Whaler with Chairman’s Safety Award

Edgewater, Fla. — Boston Whaler’s Edgewater facility was awarded the prestigious Chairman’s Safety Award conducted by parent company Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC). During a ceremony held on June 4, Brunswick Chairman and CEO Dustin McCoy presented Whaler’s safety committee with the award, and Boston Whaler announced that it would donate the prize money received in […]
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