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Outboard engine sales continue to surge on the strength of constant innovation

The growth in recreational boating over the past several years has been achieved in large part due to corresponding advances in outboard power. It’s impossible to walk through any consumer boat show these days and not be struck by the overwhelming prevalence of outboard engines. From lightweight portables to behemoth V8s, outboard engines continue to dominate sales figures not just ...

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Brunswick reports 8.4 percent sales growth for quarter

Brunswick Corp. on Thursday reported sales growth for the first quarter of 2017, with 14 percent growth in boat sales and a 6 percent sales increase in the engine segment. “Our first quarter revenues increased by 8 percent,” said Brunswick Chairman and CEO Mark Schwabero. “Our top line reflected strong growth rates in all three of our primary boat categories, ...

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Mercury Marine’s Anderson first to be named Brunswick Senior Fellow

Dr. Kevin R. Anderson, who is recognized globally for his expertise in materials engineering and material science, has been named a senior fellow by Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC). Anderson is the first to receive the designation within the company. The role of senior fellow is a newly created position, and represents the most senior individual technical role with Brunswick. It ...

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The Workforce Crisis: Partnerships with local high schools open industry to new students

As four-year university programs have become the main – if not the sole – focus for high school students’ post-secondary path, marine industry companies are putting themselves in front of those students to introduce them to the opportunities in technical careers. SeaDek partners with the Melbourne High Business Academy to expose the academy’s students to local manufacturing opportunities. High school ...

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The Workforce Crisis: Training existing techs

Developing a workforce doesn’t stop once all the jobs are filled. Ensuring employees stay in the industry long term is as vital a piece to the workforce shortage puzzle as getting employees hired.  Keeping good employees is significantly easier if they have a career path, and training shows that the company is investing in that career path. Engine manufacturers are ...

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Brunswick schedules first quarter earnings and conference call April 27

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) will release its first quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, Apr. 27, before the market opens by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the company's website at ir.brunswick.com. The results will also be available on the SEC's website with the Form 8-K filing of ...

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Brunswick closing Brazil Bayliner, Sea Ray factory

Brunswick Corporation announced Thursday it will immediately begin to wind down boat manufacturing operations in Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil, as it prepares to close the facility.  The operation manufactures certain Bayliner and Sea Ray boat models for the South American market. Moving forward, this demand will be fulfilled through Brunswick's remaining global boat manufacturing footprint, the company said. "The region's ...

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Crestliner introduces new models for 2017

Crestliner is expanding its portfolio with the addition of a new pontoon line,and redesigns to four of its fishing boats. The company says these additions and upgrades continue to build on Crestliner's 70-plus-year reputation for delivering premium boats. "We couldn't be more excited to reveal these wide-ranging new models for 2017," said Crestliner President Eric Hendrickson. "These boats reflect the ...

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Boston Whaler introduces 380 Outrage

Boston Whaler introduced the new 380 Outrage, built for offshore runs or social gatherings. The boat features user-friendly amenities, storage and Whaler's V-hull design. For entertaining, the optional Summer Kitchen includes a grill and refrigerator/freezer, plus storage for snacks and essentials. The air-conditioned cabin with a convertible settee/V-berth provides a place to duck out of the elements, enjoy a meal ...

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Navico announces integration of Mercury SmartCraft features

Navico, the manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, announced the integration of new, advanced Mercury SmartCraft functionality with select Lowrance and Simrad displays. The integration enables boaters to control Mercury autopilots directly from select Lowrance and Simrad displays and includes new features like Auto Heading, Route/Waypoint Tracking and Active Trim. The integration ...

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