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Lucy Dunn to Retire as Orange County Business Council President and CEO

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:40pm

Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Lucy Dunn, President and CEO, intends to retire effective December 31, 2021, after 16 years at the helm of the organization.

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  • Orange County Business Council (OCBC) announced today that Lucy Dunn, President and CEO, intends to retire effective December 31, 2021, after 16 years at the helm of the organization.
  • During her tenure, Dunn has become one of the regions most influential voices and trusted advocates for the business community.
  • Orange County today has an enviable reputation statewide, and even nationally, as a special place to live and do business.
  • Orange County Business Council (OCBC) represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange Countys economic development and prosperity to preserve a high quality of life.

NBC4 Kicks off 2020 Olympic Games Coverage Live From Tokyo

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 6:00pm

As NBC prepares to broadcast exclusively the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, NBC4/KNBC announced today it is sending its own news crew to provide full coverage to local viewers.

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  • As NBC prepares to broadcast exclusively the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, NBC4/KNBC announced today it is sending its own news crew to provide full coverage to local viewers.
  • The station looks forward to bringing the 2020 Olympics live from Tokyo to our Southern California viewers including exclusive profiles and exciting stories of our hometown athletes, said Renee Washington, NBC4 Vice President of News.
  • This year, NBC4 will continue to have a big stake in the Olympics with more than 100 athletes emerging from Southern California to compete in Tokyo.
  • In Tokyo, she will cover two new Olympic sports, skateboarding and surfing, both which have deep roots in local neighborhoods.

Recreational Boating Market: Cruising Market is Expected to Reach $54.41 Billion - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 10:27am

The "Recreational Boating Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Recreational Boating Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global recreational boating market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.02% during the period 2020-2026.
  • The global cruising market expects to reach USD 54.41 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 11.05%.
  • With the rise in cruising activities, the recreational boating market expects to receive more orders for large boats during the forecast period.

Worldwide Wetsuit Industry to 2026 - Featuring O'Neill, Billabong and Rip Curl Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 4:27pm

The "Wetsuit Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Wetsuit Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Looking forward, the publisher expects the global wetsuit market to grow at a CAGR of around 4% during the forecast period (2021-2026).
  • A wetsuit is a garment worn by swimmers, divers, canoeists and individuals who engage in water sports and activities.
  • The publisher's latest report provides a deep insight into the global wetsuit market covering all its essential aspects.

West Marine US Open Sailing Series Continues

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 1:42pm

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --West Marine and US Sailing are thrilled to announce the continuation of the inaugural 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series with the final three events in California.

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  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --West Marine and US Sailing are thrilled to announce the continuation of the inaugural 2021 West Marine US Open Sailing Series with the final three events in California.
  • West Marine will host a recognition cocktail hour to celebrate the race committee and their hard work and dedication in supporting the future of Olympic class sailing.Representatives from West Marine and US Sailing will be in attendance and available to answer questions.Media is invited to attend.This event will be held on July 10 at the West Marine Long Beach location on N Marina Dr. from 5-7 pm.The US Open Sailing Series races will be held at the various venues beginning on July 9 with the final races on July 11 and award ceremony to follow.
  • West Marine and US Sailing have partnered on a new Olympic Class Regatta which launched in January 2021.The West Marine US Open Sailing Series offers an increase in high-quality Olympic-class and one design racing for U.S. athletes with a long-term goal of attracting top-level national and international competitors to race in these regattas for years to come.
  • To learn more about West Marine, please visit the West Marine website at www.westmarine.com .

MarineMax Expands in Midwest

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the worlds largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced the acquisition of Nisswa Marine (Nisswa), a full-service Midwest dealer located in Nisswa, Minnesota.

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  • MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the worlds largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced the acquisition of Nisswa Marine (Nisswa), a full-service Midwest dealer located in Nisswa, Minnesota.
  • Brent J. Wiczek, President of Nisswa Marine, stated, We have worked closely with MarineMax for many years.
  • We are excited about continuing to drive the expansion of our business with the extensive resources of MarineMax.
  • MarineMax provides finance and insurance services through wholly owned subsidiaries and operates MarineMax Vacations in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Burlakov Family Statement on Oleg Burlakov’s Passing

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 7:00am

It is with deep sorrow that the Burlakov family confirms the death of Oleg Burlakov who passed away on 21st June 2021 in Moscow aged 72.

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  • It is with deep sorrow that the Burlakov family confirms the death of Oleg Burlakov who passed away on 21st June 2021 in Moscow aged 72.
  • Oleg is survived by his wife Lyudmila and two daughters Veronica and Elena.
  • The family are mourning his loss and ask for privacy at this very difficult time.
  • Konstantin Dobrynin, a lawyer for Oleg Burlakovs wife and daughters, a former senator, made the following statement:
    Like every family, at a moment like this, Lyudmila Burlakova and her daughters, Elena and Veronica wish to be allowed to commence the grieving process for their husband and father Oleg Burlakov.

MediaKind: NBC Olympics Selects Encoding Technology for Its Production of Olympic Games in Tokyo

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 2:00pm

We are delighted to extend our long-standing partnership with NBC Olympics and to help support its coverage and production of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, said McConnell.

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  • We are delighted to extend our long-standing partnership with NBC Olympics and to help support its coverage and production of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, said McConnell.
  • MediaKinds encoding solutions were most recently used by NBC Olympics for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
  • A division of NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversals coverage of the Olympic Games.
  • NBC Olympics is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history.

Garmin’s new Fusion MS-RA60 stereo offers a premium audio experience at an accessible price point – now that’s music to the ears

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 12:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210518005217/en/\nThe Fusion MS-RA60 is a full-featured, compact marine stereo with modern aesthetics delivering boaters a premium audio entertainment experience at an affordable price.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210518005217/en/\nThe Fusion MS-RA60 is a full-featured, compact marine stereo with modern aesthetics delivering boaters a premium audio entertainment experience at an affordable price.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are thrilled to introduce this fresh take on the existing Fusion MS-RA55 and RA50 marine stereos,\xe2\x80\x9d said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWith the new MS-RA60 onboard, boaters can enjoy the look and feel of a premium marine stereo without breaking the bank.
  • For boats that currently have a Fusion MS-RA55 stereo installed onboard, the MS-RA60 fits easily in the same cut-out for an effortless and simple upgrade.

Medallia Again Sponsors Pip Hare, Female Skipper to Set Sail in 2024 Vendée Globe

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:01pm

Having them with me now, at the very start of my 2024 campaign and nearly four years before the start gun fires is brilliant.

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  • Having them with me now, at the very start of my 2024 campaign and nearly four years before the start gun fires is brilliant.
  • In the 2020/21 edition of the iconic race, Pip pushed hard in one of the oldest boats in the fleet to finish 19th overall.
  • But to me, this has always been at least a two-race campaign and my sights were firmly set on the 2024 race.
  • Medallia\xc2\xae, the Medallia logo, and the names and marks associated with Medallia\xe2\x80\x99s products are trademarks of Medallia.