Boatsetter receives $13 million in new funding

Boatsetter announced Tuesday that it has completed $ 13 million of Series A funding that will help the company aggressively expand its sales and marketing efforts as well as broaden and accelerate its operations in the United States, according to an article in The Miami Herald. The investment round includes existing and new investors, including Great …
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Miami approves $45 million plan to restore Marine Stadium

The city of Miami will borrow $ 45 million to restore the historic Miami Marine Stadium. The park and basin surrounding the stadium is the home of the Miami International Boat Show. Show organizers have said they hope to someday incorporate a restored stadium into the show. The stadium has been closed since being damaged by …
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Garmin plans $200 million campus expansion

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced Friday that it was breaking ground on a $ 200 million dollar facility expansion at its Olathe, Kansas campus. The campus expansion is designed to position the technology company for the future. “This is a significant investment in our associates and our company’s future,” said Cliff …
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46 million people went fishing in 2015

Fishing remains among the most popular outdoor activities for adults, according to the 2016 Special Report on Fishing released today by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and the Outdoor Foundation at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades Show (ICAST) in Orlando. The report reveals that more than 2.5 million people had their …
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards more than $16 million to support clean waters, recreational boating

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today more than $ 16.2 million in funding to 27 states under the Clean Vessel Act (CVA) grant program. CVA provides grant funds for the construction, replacement, renovation and maintenance of facilities that assist recreational boaters in properly disposing of on-board septic waste. The program also […]
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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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