July 31, 2006
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Profits Down at Marine Products: Second-quarter profits down 21 percent for manufacturer

Higher interest rates, rising gasoline prices, weak boat sales and the fear of another bad hurricane season are taking their toll on Marine Products C
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July 28, 2006
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BoatRenting.com Still Growing: Internet company expands its rental fleet

BoatRenting.com, a Brookhaven, N.Y.-based Internet company offering online bookings of short-term boat rentals, added its first Canadian location and
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July 24, 2006
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Marine School: New school will introduce students to marine trades

A new charter school program designed to teach students about the marine industry is set to open next month in Palm Beach County, Fla.
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July 20, 2006
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Tracking Accessory Purchases: MAATS show underway in Vegas

As the Marine Aftermarket Accessories Show gets under way, two organizations announced a new monthly survey that will track consumer purchases of boat
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July 18, 2006
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Kite Tube Grounded: Sportsstuff recalls inflatable after reports of injuries

Sportsstuff, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is voluntarily recalling about 19,000 Wego Kite Tubes.
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July 17, 2006
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Brunswick to Cut Production

Brunswick Corp., citing a significant decline in retail demand, is curbing production and lowering its expectations for the remainder of the year.
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July 15, 2006
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Rock the Dock for Wounded Soldiers

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is holding a charity event July 26 in Washington, D.C., to raise money for Team River Runner, a group th
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July 14, 2006
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California to Boost Boating Budget

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's 2006-'07 budget includes an $11 million boost to California's Department of Boating and Waterways.
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July 13, 2006
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Sea Tow Busy on Fourth: Nearly 1,600 calls came in over the holiday

The past July Fourth holiday lived up to its reputation as the busiest recreational boating weekend of the year, according to Sea Tow Services Interna
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July 12, 2006
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Award Winning PDB Magazine

PDB magazine can now officially add "award winning" to its list of descriptions. It was announced last week that this publication was awarded the 2006
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July 11, 2006
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Students Get Boost from Yamaha

Yamaha Marine Group recently awarded $12,000 in scholarships to children of Yamaha outboard dealers and their employees.
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July 10, 2006
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Calif. Weighing Mandatory Classes: Safety classes for boaters could become non optional

The California Department of Boating and Waterways is considering mandatory boater education.
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July 09, 2006
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NASCAR Driver Visits Mercury

NASCAR star Martin Truex Jr. spent Wednesday afternoon touring Mercury Marine, meeting employees and signing autographs.
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July 08, 2006
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Boat Sales on the Rise

New-boat sales rose in May, according to preliminary data compiled by Michigan-based Statistical Surveys.
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July 07, 2006
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More Calif. Marinas Minimize Pollution

Four marinas in California recently received clean marina certification under the Clean Marinas California Program.
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July 06, 2006
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Flooding Wreaks Havoc at Johnson

Flooding from heavy rains led to the temporary closure of Johnson Outdoors' plant in Binghamton, N.Y., the company said last week.
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July 05, 2006
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Robbers Get Electronics and Booze : Dozens of boats in Illinois marina get cleaned out

Authorities in southern Illinois are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of equipment taken from boats docked at Rend Lake Marina.
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July 04, 2006
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Weak Sales Lower Builder's Rating

A financial analyst has lowered his rating on Brunswick Corp.'s stock because of concerns about sluggish retail sales in the marine industry.
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July 03, 2006
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Five Trailer Tips from BoatU.S.

The BoatU.S. Trailering Club has five hot tips to help prevent trailer boat owners from becoming a roadside statistic this summer:
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