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Brunswick and Boston Whaler Develop Recyclable Fiberglass Boat
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Brunswick and Boston Whaler Develop Recyclable Fiberglass Boat

METTAWA, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has announced that it is expanding its partnership with Arkema, a leader in specialty materials, to develop a fully recyclable fiberglass boat that integrates Arkema’s Elium® liquid thermoplastic resin on all the vessel’s composite parts, core, and adhesives.  The project is part of Brunswick’s enterprise-wide sustainability program and...

Chris-Craft Announces Expansion
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Chris-Craft Announces Expansion

Sarasota, FL – Chris-Craft, America’s Boatbuilder Since 1874, broke ground on a new factory expansion project in Sarasota, FL. The expansion enables Chris-Craft to increase production capabilities to meet its growing market demands. To construct the 80,000 square-foot facility expansion, Chris-Craft has partnered with Ryan Companies US Inc., a national developer, builder, designer, and property...

5 Tips To Launch Your Boat From AFTCO
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5 Tips To Launch Your Boat From AFTCO

Launch ramps can be environments for everyone from efficient veterans to complete first timers. With many media accounts out there showing you what happens at launch ramps, you do not want to be featured on them. Watch these tips to learn an efficient way to launch a boat with someone that would make you look...

Minneapolis Boat Show Produces Positive Returns
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Minneapolis Boat Show Produces Positive Returns

The 2022 Progressive® Insurance Minneapolis Boat Show® Presented by Discover Boating™ kicked off NMMA’s winter boat show season with strong momentum, attracting more than 21,000 attendees throughout its four-day run, Jan. 20-23. Despite Covid- and weather-related challenges, the overall sentiment from exhibitors has been positive, with many reporting strong sales and leads from eager, qualified customers. “We were...

Freedom Boat Club Announces First Idaho Location
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Freedom Boat Club Announces First Idaho Location

Couer d’Alene, Idaho – Freedom Boat Club, the world’s largest boat club operator and a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced its first Idaho franchise representing the 34th U.S. state to have a Freedom Boat Club location. The new territory, FBC of North Idaho, will open its first location in Couer d’Alene, known...

A Look At Basic Intracoastal Waterway Navigation Aids
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A Look At Basic Intracoastal Waterway Navigation Aids

This blog is by renowned saltwater angler George Poveromo, a Mercury Pro Team member and host of “George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Angling” TV series. George is also the producer and host of the popular “Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series,” the nation’s longest-running and most successful educational course on recreational marine fishing techniques. A...

Fishing Boats Headline This Year’s Portland Boat Show
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Fishing Boats Headline This Year’s Portland Boat Show

“We’re excited to see the breadth of fishing boats coming to this year’s Portland Boat Show”, said Peter O’Loughlin, manager of the Portland Boat Show. “This show has long featured the world’s largest display of heavy gauge welded aluminum boats but we’ve continued to add to the diversity of fishing boats represented this year.” The...

Most-Watched New BoatUS Videos of 2021
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Most-Watched New BoatUS Videos of 2021

SPRINGFIELD, VA. – Repairing gelcoat is a common boat owner task, but it requires more than just filling in small spider cracks. “How to Spray Gelcoat on a Boat Using a Preval Sprayer,” which shows how to make professional gelcoat repairs over a larger area, was the most-watched new BoatUS video of 2021, from BoatUS...

Pre-Tow Checklist for Hauling Your Boat
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Pre-Tow Checklist for Hauling Your Boat

Trailering your boat allows you to experience adventures on different waterways, probe new fishing hot spots and venture to distant ports. But trailering can also be a bit stressful, especially in heavy traffic or on long hauls. To that end, having a pre-tow checklist you can go through before every outing will help give you...

Safe Boating Class Via Zoom Dec. 18
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Safe Boating Class Via Zoom Dec. 18

This is a reminder that this is a great time to take a boating safety course. This is the time to make sure you’re up to date on all the equipment and operating laws as well as the basics of boat handling. There are new laws and requirements effective this year. Boat America is a...