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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West Marine announces second quarter 2016 webcast and conference call

West Marine, Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR) will report its second quarter 2016 financial results at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 28, 2016, and will host a conference call later that same day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast live over the internet at www.westmarine.com on the “Investor Relations” page. …
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Sea Tow Foundation launches second annual Designated Skipper Campaign

The Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting boater safety, is urging boaters to be safe this Memorial Day weekend through its second annual Designated Skipper Campaign. Memorial Day is one of the busiest holidays on the water, often revered as the kick off to the boating season. Alcohol use is the leading known contributing factor in fatal boating accidents …
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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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Economic Snapshot: GDP grows in the second quarter

After extreme weather conditions brought about disappointing numbers in the first quarter, gross domestic product is seeing significant improvements. GDP grew 4.2 percent in the second quarter, a much stronger rebound than expected from last quarter’s 2.1 percent decrease. Last year, GDP in the second quarter increased 2.5 percent. The price index for gross domestic […]
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