FB Marine Group awarded PortMiami contract

South Florida-based FB Marine Group, a marine sales and service dealership, has been awarded a  government contract to refurbish, refinish and repower two coastal patrol boats for Miami-Dade County and PortMiami. Once completed, the two, 28 foot aluminum chambered boats will patrol PortMiami. “Our team of experts is ready to deliver the high-quality products and …
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Hagadone Marine Group begins construction on mega marine center

Last month, Hagadone Marine Group began construction on its new mega marine center. The construction includes three new buildings and the creation of over 32,000 square feet of service center space, totaling $ 4 million in enhancements. Two of the three buildings will be 16,000 square feet and will house fiberglass repair, rigging, detail and the …
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Yamaha Marine Group endorses code of ethics for Yamaha’s pro fishing teams

Yamaha Marine President Ben Speciale on Tuesday issued a letter to Yamaha’s freshwater and saltwater Pro Angler teams that endorses a code of ethics regarding safety on the water and stewardship of natural resources to help preserve the future of recreational fishing. The code of ethics, which will be included in Yamaha’s Pro Staff agreements, …
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Lexington Marine Group adds new sales personnel

Lexington Marine Group Pontoon division has announced the addition of several new personnel. “A core objective of the company is to create a sales and sales administration team that is laser focused on our dealer network development and provide a broadened level of expertise on fleet sales and rental opportunities,” said Art Jeffries, newly named …
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Seminole Marine Group appoints new Sailfish dealer for Fort Walton market

Adventure Marina has been appointed the new Sailfish dealer for the Fort Walton, Florida, area. “We’re glad to have Paul and Amanda Roberts and the Adventure Marina team join the Sailfish family,” said Paul Hoppes, president of Seminole Marina. “They have a first class facility and a great reputation in the Florida panhandle.” Adventure Marina …
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MarineMax, Inc. signs with Vantage Resource Group, Inc.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Vantage Resource Group, a supplier of marine interior/exterior protection products and profit programs, announces the signing of MarineMax to its portfolio of marine dealerships. “We are excited to be working with one of the top marine dealership organizations in the country,” says Ross Solwold, Vantage Resource Group, Inc. The Vantage Profit System is […]
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Seminole Marine Group chosen as 2015 Boat Builder of the Year

The United Marine Manufacturers Association named Seminole Marine Group as the 2015 “Boat Builder of the Year” at its annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Seminole Marine Group, based in Cairo Georgia, is the maker of the Sailfish line of offshore fishing boats and the SouthWind line of deck boats. The award was presented to […]
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Yamaha Marine Group adds regional marketing coordinator

Yamaha Marine Group announced Tuesday the appointment of Connor Megan as regional marketing coordinator for the marine marketing department. In his new role, Megan will support David Ittner, Tournament and Pro Staff Manager, with marketing’s freshwater and saltwater tournament and sponsorship programs. “We are excited to welcome Connor to the group,” said Ittner. “His lifelong […]
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Argos Nautic hires Martin Flory Group

Argos Nautic has hired Martin Flory Group to promote the company’s line of luxury yacht tenders. South Florida-based Argos Nautic builds U.S. Coast Guard-approved RIBs. Facheris Design drafted the 10′ 305 Yachting model for speed and onboard storage, the company says. The customizable three-passenger tender is powered by a 40 hp engine, it will reach […]
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