Aston Martin powerboat makes U.S. debut at Yachts Miami Beach

After making its world premiere in Monaco last September, the Aston Martin AM37 powerboat was shown for the first time in the United States at Yachts Miami Beach on Collins Avenue, Feb. 16-20. The company says the Aston Martin AM37 was built to challenges the status quo of the nautical world and offers a pure …
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Privilege Series 6 to make U.S. debut at Strictly Sail Miami

Denison will debut the first Privilege Series 6 in the U.S. at the Strictly Sail Miami boat show at Bayside Feb.16-20. According to Denison, the newly completed catamaran “La Passion” offers “a rare opportunity to see this highly customized, superior brand in person and adds that the Privilege Series 6 is a performance sailboat that …
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Bass Cat partners with U.S. Angler’s Choice Tournaments

U.S. Angler’s Choice and Bass Cat Boats have entered into an agreement making Bass Cat the exclusive boat sponsor for both the 2017 season and 2018 U.S. Angler’s Choice Championship. “We are all in with U.S. Angler’s Choice,” said Rick Pierce, president of Bass Cat Boats. “The Midwest is a region we want to be …
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U.S. division of Aqualuma and Tides Marine merge

The Florida-based U.S. division of Aqualuma has merged with Tides Marine. Former Aqualuma U.S. Vice President of Sales and Marketing Alexandra Bader has been named president of the new Aqualuma division within Tides Marine. Since 2004, Aqualuma has manufactured underwater lighting, including the company’s flagship LEDs. A Tides Marine subsidiary, Tides Marine International, is the European …
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U.S. Congressman Rick Crawford visits Bass Cat/Yar-Craft

Earlier this week, Bass Cat/Yar-Craft employees had the honor of a special visit from U.S. Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR) as a part of the STEM Education and Manufacturing Tour throughout the First District of Arkansas. Congressman Crawford’s tour, in partnership with the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Education Coalition, is an effort to explore the …
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RBFF reveals 2016 Top 100 Family-Friendly Places to Fish and Boat in the U.S.

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and its Take Me Fishing and Vamos A Pescar campaigns have released the 2016 Top 100 Family-Friendly Places to Fish and Boat. Florida’s Everglades National Park snagged the No. 1 position as the best place to fish and boat in the U.S. for the second consecutive year. The …
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Brunswick: Outboards, boat sales grow on strong U.S. market

Brunswick executives reported on a strong 2015 and expressed confidence for the future in an earnings call Thursday. (See the full earnings report here.) “I hope you can sense the excitement that the entire management team has about the outstanding performance in 2015 and continued strong outlook for 2016 through 2018,” said Mark Schwabero, president […]
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