Century Boats adds Specialty Marine Center to dealer network

Century Boats announced that it signed a new dealer agreement with Specialty Marine Center in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. “This region of the state is a well-established and very knowledgeable boating community – and we’re happy to have Specialty Marine Center as our east central Florida representative,” said Bryan Lucius, president of Century Boats. “James …
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Hagadone Marine Group begins construction on mega marine center

Last month, Hagadone Marine Group began construction on its new mega marine center. The construction includes three new buildings and the creation of over 32,000 square feet of service center space, totaling $ 4 million in enhancements. Two of the three buildings will be 16,000 square feet and will house fiberglass repair, rigging, detail and the …
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2016 Editor’s Choice: Buckeye Sports Center, Inc.

Buckeye Sports Center, Inc. Peninsula, Ohio This year’s Top 100 was incredibly strong and led to some very difficult decisions. For me, my editor’s choice was not one of them. Buckeye Sports Center had a great 2015. When we talk about improvement year over year, we want to see dealers make significant steps to enhance …
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Second annual Docks Expo moves to St. Charles Convention Center

The Waterways Journal Inc. is gearing up for its second annual Docks Expo for the benefit of marinas, boatyards and dock owners and operators in North America. The event will take place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2016, at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Mo. The marina trade show will allow …
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Weekly 5: Miami Beach unveils plans for convention center remodel

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Miami Beach unveils plans for convention center remodel With a goal of completing construction by December 2017, Miami Beach city officials plan to […]
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Captain Jimmie H. Hobaugh Coast Guard Community Center ribbon cutting ceremony planned

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today the completion of the Captain Jimmie H. Hobaugh Coast Guard Community Center. The Foundation will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration on Monday, July 27 at […]
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River Bend Marine Center Undergoing $5 million renovation

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – River Bend Marine Center, which has served the yachting and brokerage community for over 40 years, will be undergoing an extensive renovation as part of their master plan to modernize and upgrade the facility. According to Jeff Garcia, President of River Bend, scheduled improvements include: New Floating Docks Dredging the entire basin […]
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Volvo Penta moves into new Mississippi parts distribution center

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Volvo Penta announced the opening of the new Volvo Group Central Parts Distribution Center in Byhalia, Mississippi, in a move to optimize delivery performance and efficiency for dealers and OEM customers in North America. As the anchor tenant of a new industrial park, the one million square-foot state-of-the-art Volvo Group facility will […]
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Sailfish Boats joins the Center for Coastal Conservation as corporate sponsor

CAIRO, Ga. – Seminole Marine Group announced today that effective September 15, 2014, it has become a corporate sponsor of the Center for Coastal Conservation. “We believe it is our duty and responsibility as an industry leader to stand united with The Center for Coastal Conservation to protect our ocean resources. It is also our […]
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