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A Seattle Based Startup Zin Boats is Looking to Prove That Electric Boats Can be a Practical Alternative to Traditional Boats - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 5:55pm

However, these attitudes are beginning to change with improvements in lithium ion battery technology along with an increased focus on sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels.

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  • However, these attitudes are beginning to change with improvements in lithium ion battery technology along with an increased focus on sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels.
  • Yamaha recently launched a trial of its new HARMO system on the Otaru Canal in Hokkaido, Japan.
  • A Seattle based startup Zin Boats is also looking to prove that electric boats can be a practical and sustainable alternative to traditional boats.
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Columbia Sportswear to Sponsor Bubba Wallace and Richard Petty Motorsports Race Team

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 4:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200812005216/en/
    Bubba Wallace sporting Columbia PFG gear as he enjoys time on the water.
  • There has always been a strong correlation between NASCAR and Columbia, especially with PFG, said Joe Boyle, Columbia Brand President.
  • We are excited by the opportunity to work with Bubba and Richard Petty Motorsports to engage our shared fans.
  • Columbia Sportswear is a perfect fit for my lifestyle away from the track, said Bubba Wallace.

Yamaha Rightwaters™ Powers Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Work Boat

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

Yamaha Rightwaters joined forces with Anderson Marine to re-power Keep the Tennessee River Beautifuls (KTNRBs) 25-foot aluminum work boat with a V MAX SHO 90 outboard.

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  • Yamaha Rightwaters joined forces with Anderson Marine to re-power Keep the Tennessee River Beautifuls (KTNRBs) 25-foot aluminum work boat with a V MAX SHO 90 outboard.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005477/en/
    Kathleen Gibi, Executive Director, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful, and volunteers use a Yamaha V MAX SHO-powered work boat to remove trash and debris from the Tennessee River.
  • Yamaha Rightwaters began its support of Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful after meetings during the 2019 Bassmaster Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. Yamaha Rightwaters also sponsors KTNRBs Ripple Effect Awards, which recognize the many individuals, groups, companies and organizations that work hard to improve and protect the Tennessee River and its tributaries.
  • The Tennessee River is in Yamahas backyard, both in Tennessee and Georgia, said John OKeefe, Senior Specialist, Government Relations, Yamaha Marine U.S. Business Unit.

Dustin Bearden of Sunshine Boats and Motors is First to Complete Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 2:15pm

Sunshine Boats and Motors, in conjunction with Yamaha Marine, announced today that Dustin Bearden is the first apprentice to successfully complete the Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program (YMAP) offered through Yamaha Marine University (YMU).

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  • Sunshine Boats and Motors, in conjunction with Yamaha Marine, announced today that Dustin Bearden is the first apprentice to successfully complete the Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program (YMAP) offered through Yamaha Marine University (YMU).
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200806005581/en/
    Dustin Bearden is the first to complete the Yamaha Marine Apprentice Program.
  • (Left to Right) Florida Department of Education Apprenticeship Director, Ted Norman, Sunshine Marine Apprentice, Dustin Bearden, Sunshine Marine Co-Owner, Marvin Lawler, Sunshine Marine Co-Owner and Mentor, Pete Magnuson.
  • Once he has achieved this goal, Sunshine Boats and Motors will have three master technicians on staff: Dustin, co-owner Marvin Lawler and myself.

Garmin® unveils Montana® 700 series, with global connectivity, routable topographic mapping and 8 mega-pixel camera

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Montana 750i , Montana 700i and Montana 700 GPS handheld seriesthe latest versatile and featured-packed additions to its popular lineup of outdoor navigation units.

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  • Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Montana 750i , Montana 700i and Montana 700 GPS handheld seriesthe latest versatile and featured-packed additions to its popular lineup of outdoor navigation units.
  • The Montana 700i and 750i offer Garmin inReach satellite communication technology which enables two-way messaging, interactive SOS alerts, location tracking and weather updates.1
    This press release features multimedia.
  • To access the Iridium network and communicate with inReach enabled Montana devices, an active satellite subscription is required.
  • Garmin, Montana and inReach are registered trademarks, and Garmin Explore and MapShare, are trademarks of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

Pacific Surf Designs Files Antitrust and RICO Lawsuit Against Whitewater West Industries, Aquatic Development Group, and Specific Executives Regarding Unlawful Monopolistic Conduct and Racketeering in the Sheet Wave Industry

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:34pm

The suit contains six causes of action, including unlawful monopolistic conduct, unlawful agreements to restrain trade, illegal racketeering, and conspiracy.

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  • The suit contains six causes of action, including unlawful monopolistic conduct, unlawful agreements to restrain trade, illegal racketeering, and conspiracy.
  • PSD alleges that, since the inception of the sheet wave market, over 91% of the sheet wave machines installed worldwide have been Whitewaters Flowrider machine and that Whitewater acts as an illegal monopoly that controls the sheet wave market through unlawful conduct and illegal agreements.
  • In addition, PSD alleges that Whitewater and ADG together control over 97% of the U.S. municipal market for sheet wave machines.
  • PACIFIC SURF DESIGNS, INC., based in San Diego, manufactures the highest quality custom-designed sheet wave surf simulators serving the waterpark, leisure, entertainment and retail industries.

em-trak Online AIS Selector Quiz Makes Choosing the Right AIS Transceiver Simple

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 2:07pm

em-trak Marine Electronics, the worlds leading specialist supplier of high quality AIS transceivers, is pleased to announce that selecting and installing an AIS transceiver has just got easier with the activation of our online AIS Selector Quiz tool which is available now at www.em-trak.com/ais-selector/ .

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  • em-trak Marine Electronics, the worlds leading specialist supplier of high quality AIS transceivers, is pleased to announce that selecting and installing an AIS transceiver has just got easier with the activation of our online AIS Selector Quiz tool which is available now at www.em-trak.com/ais-selector/ .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200729005579/en/
    em-trak AIS transceivers ideal for any leisure or commercial vessel (Photo: Business Wire)
    The em-trak AIS Selector Quiz allows you to instantly benefit from our deep knowledge base built up over many years of experience and tens of thousands of AIS transceiver installations.
  • em-trak offers the widest range of high quality AIS transceivers at the most competitive prices for any commercial or leisure boat.
  • The AIS Selector Quiz is another innovation from em-trak that makes it easier for our customers to buy the right AIS transceiver for their budget and requirements.

Polaris Introduces Industry-Leading Service Program to Make Powersports Ownership Easier, More Convenient and Enhance the Customer Experience Through Digital

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 4:00pm

As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) is driven to continually improve the customer experience and make powersports ownership simple, seamless and personalized.

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  • As the global leader in powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) is driven to continually improve the customer experience and make powersports ownership simple, seamless and personalized.
  • We are creating a more integrated experience and using technology to both enhance our current digital offerings and introduce new solutions, an approach that todays riders expect from the leader in powersports.
  • Today, Polaris announced RideReady , an industry-leading, on-demand digital platform built to make servicing and maintaining off-road vehicles (ORV), snowmobiles and motorcycles convenient and easy.
  • For scheduling options, RideReady connects powersports owners with Polaris and Indian Motorcycle dealerships to seamlessly manage their service needs.

Commemorative Pelican™ First Aid Kit Pays Tribute to Founder, Dave Parker

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:45pm

Pelican Products regretfully announces that our company founder, Dave Parker, died on April 27 at the age of 83.

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  • Pelican Products regretfully announces that our company founder, Dave Parker, died on April 27 at the age of 83.
  • In 2004, he retired and divested his financial interest in Pelican, selling his stake to New York City-based Behrman Capital.
  • None of us would be here at Pelican today if it werent for the efforts of Dave Parker, says Pelican Products CEO, Lyndon Faulkner.
  • In honor of Dave Parker and the great impact he made, we have produced a limited edition first aid kit to commemorate his venerable achievements.

MarineMax Reports Record Third Quarter Results

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 11:45am

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the nations largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2020.

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  • MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the nations largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2020.
  • Revenue grew approximately 30% to $498.3 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, from $383.5 million for the comparable quarter last year.
  • Our team worked hard to overcome unprecedented uncertainty in the quarter, while generating record results, as we accomplished our goal of uniting our customers and their families on the water, safely.
  • I am proud of our ability to be nimble and disciplined, creating exceptional customer experiences while driving record results in our traditionally largest quarter.