July 30, 2008
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Tracker Marine says cutbacks are temporary

Tracker Marine of Springfield, Mo., recently laid off a number of workers at its boat plants, but the company said the cutbacks are temporary.
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July 28, 2008
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Consumers Digest credits Yamaha outboards

Two Yamaha outboards - the Yamaha V MAX Series 2 VZ250 and the Yamaha V MAX Series 2 VZ300 - have been awarded a Consumers Digest Best Buy rating in t
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July 26, 2008
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Suzuki to consolidate American business units

American Suzuki Motor Corp. plans to consolidate its independent business units - automotive, motorcycle/ATV and marine, along with corporate operatio
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July 24, 2008
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Congress passes Clean Boating Act

Boating advocates of all stripes are hailing Tuesday's passage of the Clean Boating Act of 2008, H.R. 5949/S. 2766, in the U.S. Senate and House of Re
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July 22, 2008
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Survey shows demand for boats is still soft

A recent survey of boat dealers in the second quarter confirms "well-documented industry weakness," according to a recent report from RBC Capital Mark
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July 20, 2008
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BoatU.S.

Marinas ramping up for National Marina Day Aug. 9

BoatU.S. Cooperating Marinas, which make boating more affordable by offering substantial discounts on fuel, transient slips and repairs, are ramping u
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July 18, 2008
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Gander offers boating course for women

Gander Mountain, the Dayton, Ohio-based retail chain for hunting, fishing, boating, camping, apparel and outdoor lifestyle products and services, is o
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July 16, 2008
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Sea Ray dealerships to celebrate AquaPalooza

Sea Ray's AquaPalooza, which begins this week, is expected to draw a record 15,000 boats and 50,000 enthusiasts to 150 events on lakes, rivers, bays a
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July 14, 2008
News
BoatU.S.

BoatU.S. Angler insurance pays cash to be on your website

BoatU.S. Angler, which offers special boat insurance policies for fishermen, is offering cash to fishing clubs, guides, charter operators, tackle reta
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July 12, 2008
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Genmar plant in Minnesota lays off dozens

The Larson/Glastron boat plant, in Little Falls, Minn., last week laid off about 35 of its 700 workers, Genmar Holdings chairman Irwin Jacobs confirme
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July 10, 2008
News
BoatU.S.

Draft EPA permit open for possible compliance problems

In response to a federal court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a draft permit for millions of recreational vessels fo
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July 08, 2008
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Beth Rosenberg, Soundings Trade Only

Mercury Marine union passes new contract

Union workers at Mercury Marine Saturday approved a four-year contract during a general membership meeting vote.
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July 06, 2008
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West Marine hosting product pitch

West Marine will hold a new product review day July 11 at the company's Watsonville, Calif., support center.
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July 04, 2008
News
Sea Ray

Sea Ray joins with Sony

Sea Ray Boats announced this week that it has chosen Sony Electronics to become a provider of stereo head units aboard Sea Ray's line of 2009 vessels.
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July 02, 2008
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Melanie Winters, Soundings Trade Only

Analyst optimistic about Brunswick's restructuring

Some investment analysts are praising Brunswick Corp.'s recent announcement to drastically cut back production over the next year and a half.
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