Freedom Boat Club adds new membership director

George Biastre, Jr. has joined Freedom Boat Club as membership director. Biastre will be based at Julington Creek Marina and will be working closely with existing members, as well as cultivating relationships with new members and prospective members. He will be in charge of developing and implementing membership plans, creating member events, and will serve …
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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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Malibu Boats and Kiwanis Club partner to provide therapeutic bicycle

Recently, Malibu Boats and the Kiwanis Clubof Tellico Village teamed up to provide an Amtryke bicycle to Ani Monday, daughter of Kelly and Bryan Monday. Ani has muscular dystrophy, a genetic disease that causes progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles that control movement. Kiwanis, with the funding assistance of corporations like Malibu Boats, provides therapeutic tricycles (Amtrykes) to […]
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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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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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Freedom Boat Club appoints new Maryland owner/operator

Freedom Boat Club has appointed Maryland entrepreneurs and father/daughter team Larry and JoAnna Goldberg to its growing ranks of franchise owner/operators. JoAnna Goldberg is president and partner of Fairwinds Marina, LLC and FWBC. She and Larry, president of Real Estate Management Associates and managing partner of Fairwinds Marina LLC and FWBC, are based in Annapolis, […]
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Freedom Boat Club launches new clubs across the country

VENICE, Fla. – Freedom Boat Club recently announced the launch of a dozen new franchise-owned clubs, including west and east coast locations. Huntington Beach, California is the site of the newest franchise and the second launch for the brand in California over the past 18 months, with the first in San Diego. A grand opening event […]
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Carefree Boat Club member starts new Milwaukee location

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – After two years as members of the Lake Norman Carefree Boat Club, Justin and Oxana Wolff are leaving. They are leaving because they love it so much, so much that they are partnering with Justin’s father, brother and sister to start a new Carefree Boat Club in Milwaukee. Two years ago Justin […]
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Carefree Boat Club opens second location in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The second Charlotte area Carefree Boat Club will be opening April 18th. The new club will be located on Lake Wylie at River Hills Marina. Marc and Oana Graveline opened the area’s Lake Norman location in 2010. They have received numerous awards along the way, including the 2013 Carefree Boat Club of the […]
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