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2010-03-04 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of 2010 and 2008 and 2009 model boats for fishing, cruising, skiing and wakeboarding will be featured at the 18th Annual Spring Boating Expo, March 11 - 14, at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, Mich. In addition to boats, the latest boating engines, motors, accessories, services, clothing and gear will be for sale from more than 100 boating businesses. "Spring is just around the corner and with its great selection and bargain...

2010-03-03 15:30:00

ATLANTA, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) today reported that its wholly owned subsidiary, Chaparral Boats, Inc., has been recognized by two highly-respected boating magazines for product excellence. Marine Products is a leading manufacturer of fiberglass boats under two brand names: sterndrive and inboard pleasure boats by Chaparral, including Premiere Sport Yachts, Signature Cruisers, SSi Wide Techs, SSX Bowriders, Sunesta Wide Techs and Xtremes;...

2010-02-18 14:38:00

FREMONT, Mich., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fremont Insurance (OTC Bulletin Board: FMMH), a Michigan-based property and casualty insurance carrier, is pleased to announce new enhancements to the company's yacht policy, giving policyholders the freedom to travel virtually anywhere in North America without fear of loss of coverage or the added expense of travel endorsements. Fremont Insurance has expanded the company's standard navigation coverage to include virtually every inland lake and...

2010-02-12 12:45:00

MIAMI, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea Ray Boats announced the launch of its national initiative to get more women into boating at the Miami International Boat Show with a little help from friend Suze Orman. America's top financial expert took delivery of a new Sea Ray 280 Sundeck® from MarineMax and spoke about women and boating before sitting down to sign copies of her best-selling book, "Women & Money." As part of Suze's ownership experience, she will be...

2010-02-12 12:44:00

MIAMI, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything is bigger in Texas, including the World's Largest Boating Event, AquaPalooza, which will bring its Signature Event to Lake Travis this summer. Sea Ray has announced that Ambassador-level dealer Sail & Ski Center of Austin, Lakeway and San Antonio will host the largest and most exciting of all annual AquaPalooza celebrations on July 31, 2010. "We're proud to have been chosen to host the 2010 AquaPalooza Signature Event. It's a great opportunity...

2010-02-12 07:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) is kicking-off its Spring Take Me Fishing(TM) campaign to get the next generation of boaters and anglers out on the water, and has new partners in ESPN's Jose Wejebe and Master Caster Aaron McAlexander to help get the message out. Beginning with the 2010 Miami Boat Show (Feb 11-15) and Bassmaster Classic (Feb 19-21), RBFF will continue building enthusiasm for the sport with new saltwater and...

2010-02-10 08:15:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayliner Boats, a brand of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced its 160 OB bowrider, a re-invigoration of its entry-level boat offerings and the perfect way for individuals, couples or families to step into the exciting world of boating. Complete with everything a first-time boater could want and priced to fit any budget, the 160 OB outboard makes tubing, wakeboarding, intercoastal exploring or other water fun as easy as stepping into...

2010-02-08 09:41:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to sales and service leadership, Sea Ray's numbers speak for themselves: More than 400 dealers operating on six continents. Twenty-five representatives on Boating Industry magazine's Top 100 Dealers list, including the No. 1 dealer in North America. Sea Ray Boats is pleased to announce the 10 newest dealers to its industry-leading team. "It remains our mission to provide the best sales, service, and ownership experience in the...

2010-02-08 05:10:00

DETROIT, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60,000 Michigan residents are expected to visit the 52nd Annual Detroit Boat Show to see hundreds of new model boats of all types and sizes, February 13-21 at Cobo Center in downtown Detroit. With Michigan's best dealers all under one roof, offering the best pricing of the year, there is no better way to compare and shop for a new boat. Many dealers and manufacturers offer early order discounts as an added incentive to buy at the show. Boats...

2009-09-29 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Safe Boating Council is pleased to announce the winner of its "Float Yourself" online photo contest, an online contest that allows users to add their face to humorous photos featuring characters wearing life jackets. The online photo contest is aimed at promoting life jacket safety and overall safe boating practices. The winning entry, "Sea Vester the Viking," was submitted by J. Brian Becker and received 8,714 votes. "I love to water...


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