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02.17.17SEA RAY® RECEIVES AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
Sea Ray was recognized by the marine industry’s independent trade organization for excellence in customer satisfaction, marking the 13th consecutive year the company received the honor. Sea Ray earned three 2016 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), bringing the company’s total to an outstanding 67 CSI Awards. The NMMA formally announced the awards during the Industry Breakfast held at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show... 
02.16.17Mercury Racing Reveals Surface Piercing Outboard Propeller
FOND DU LAC, Wis., Feb. 16, 2017 – Mercury Racing is pleased to introduce the all-new CNC Outboard Cleaver propeller. Designed exclusively for 400R consumer performance outboards and the 400 ROS competition outboard, the precision machined five blade propeller is produced on the same state-of-the-art CNC machines used to mill Mercury Racing’s legendary five and six blade sterndrive cleaver propellers. The surface piercing propeller is designed to maximize top-end speed on performance hull... 
02.16.17Mercury Racing Reveals Game Changing Power for Offshore Powerboat Racing Competitors
Untitled DocumentFOND DU LAC, Wis., Feb. 16, 2017 – Mercury Racing’s new QC4v 1750 Competition sterndrive raises the bar of offshore powerboat racing. Producing an astounding one thousand seven hundred and fifty horsepower, the most powerful engine ever produced by Mercury Racing offers massive torque for unmatched acceleration and top-end speeds. The 1750 sports a bold new color package which differentiates it from its consumer QC4v siblings. Solid Foundation Designed, developed and ... 
02.16.17Mercury Marine® introduces next-gen VesselView 703 at 2017 Miami International Boat Show
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Feb. 16, 2017) – Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, introduces the next generation of VesselView, the recreational marine industry’s premier multifunction display family: Mercury® VesselView® 703. The new VesselView 703 makes its debut at the opening of the 2017 Miami International Boat Show on Virginia Key on February 16, 2017.Providing precise, reliable control combined with increased clarity, high-definition resolution, wide viewing... 
02.16.17Mercury Marine® launches Skyhook Advanced Features at 2017 Miami International Boat Show
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Feb. 16, 2017) – Mercury Marine, the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine engines, unveils its new Skyhook Advanced Features, an enhancement for Mercury Joystick-equipped vessels, on February 16, opening day of the 2017 Miami International Boat Show. Designed for convenient purchase as downloadable content (DLC) from Mercury’s GoFree store, Skyhook Advanced Features provides Joystick vessels with even better positioning control in specific situations. Bo... 
02.16.17Mercury Racing Reveals QC4v 860 Sterndrive
FOND DU LAC, Wis., Feb. 16, 2017 – Mercury Racing revealed its new QC4v (quad cam four valve) 860 sterndrive this evening at the Mercury Marine Miami International Boat Show media conference. The sterndrive makes its public debut tomorrow, Thursday February 16, with a 10:15 a.m. (EST) unveiling in the Mercury Marine booth. Designed, developed and manufactured in-house, the naturally aspirated, 9.0 liter engine features Mercury Racing’s exclusive aluminum four-valve cylinder heads and dua... 
02.16.17Introducing the Boston Whaler 380 Outrage!
POWERFUL CAPABILITY. SOPHISTICATED SIMPLICITY. Boston Whaler is pleased to introduce the all-new 380 Outrage, a powerful vessel that confidently navigates the spectrum of on-water activities. For epic offshore runs or memorable social gatherings, the 380 Outrage is incredibly comfortable and easy to operate. Count an array of user-friendly amenities, sophisticated storage solutions and Whaler's precision-engineered V-hull design to provide unsurpassed performance and endless enjoyment. ... 
02.16.17Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Corporation declares quarterly dividend
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Feb. 16, 2017 - The board of directors of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.165 per share.  The dividend will be payable on March 15, 2017, to shareholders of record on Feb. 28, 2017. About BrunswickHeadquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation's  leading consumer brands include Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood, ... 
02.16.17Mercury Marine joystick technology to include single and dual inboard applications
MIAMI (Feb 16, 2017) – Mercury Marine, the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine engines, today officially announced the launch of Joystick Piloting for Inboards on single engine and dual engine boats.  The single engine application was displayed to the public at the Atlanta Boat Show in January, and now for the first time here at the Miami International Boat Show, Joystick Piloting for Inboards on dual engine applications is available for larger boats. “Joystick Pilo... 
02.16.17New Mercury Diesel 6.7L engine family unveiled at Miami International Boat Show
MIAMI (Feb. 16, 2017) – Mercury Marine, the world leader in recreational and commercial marine propulsion and technology, is pleased to announce the new Mercury Diesel 6.7L midrange engine family.  The new electronic, common-rail engines will be offered with three power levels:  480hp, 500hp and 550hp.  They will be available as inboards or packaged with the Mercury Zeus pod-drive. The new Mercury Diesel engine is compatible with Mercury’s full suite of SmartCraft control... 
02.16.17400R Carbon Edition Go Boldly with Mercury Racing’s Exotic Verado
MIAMI Feb. 16, 2017 –  Mercury Racing is proud to reveal the 400R Carbon Edition, an exotic high performance Verado outboard, featuring contemporary layered surfacing sculpted out of lightweight carbon fiber composite. Carbon Edition 400Rs share all of the industry leading performance characteristics and creature comforts of its Phantom Black and Cold Fusion White 400R siblings, while providing a an even higher level of luxury with this bold, aggressive visual treatment. At a sta... 
02.16.17Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Executives to Highlight Marine Trends, Products In Miami February 16
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Feb. 16, 2017- Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) will highlight marine market trends and its new products at an event for the financial community on Feb. 16 in Miami.  The event is being held in conjunction with the opening of the 2017 Miami International Boat Show, and will include presentations by the Brunswick management team, including leaders of its marine businesses. The Company will post the presentation that it will use at this event, on the Brunswick Corporation websi... 
02.13.17Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Reports High Number of Patents Granted in 2016
Mercury Marine has record year LAKE FOREST, Ill. Feb. 13, 2017 - Improved methods for handling exhaust from marine engines ... innovative hull designs to increase boat stability ... walking treadmill desk configurations to encourage active workplace meetings -- Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), a worldwide leader in the marine and fitness equipment industries, today announced that it had 73 patents granted to the Company during 2016, more than twice its total for 2015, and among the highest amo... 
02.09.17Boston Whaler raises over $1,200 to support local nonprofit arts organization
Untitled DocumentNew Smyrna Beach, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2017) — Boston Whaler recently raised over $1,200 to benefit the Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA)’s Community Programs. The money was raised during the IMAGES Art Festival, an annual event held in Edgewater, Florida, through the raffle of two custom art pieces, each featuring a Boston Whaler boat. Later this spring, representatives from Boston Whaler will present a check to the ACA for the full amount. “Boston Whaler is proud to support ou... 
02.06.17Brunswick Corporation : Introducing Recreation Without Compromise
Crestliner debuts new pontoons for 2017 OTSEGO, Minn., Feb. 6, 2017-Crestliner, makers of premium fishing, fish and sport, utility and hunting boats for over 70 years, is incredibly excited to introduce its Rally pontoon series. This all-new pontoon features the expert style and craftsmanship you expect from Crestliner, with all the benefits of a high-quality pontoon boat. The Rally is purpose-built, with an unwavering commitment to perfecting every detail, using top-of-the-line materials and... 
02.02.17SEA RAY® REINVENTS THE CRUISER BY INTRODUCING THE NEW SUNDANCER® 320
Untitled DocumentKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2017) — It’s the start of a thrilling new chapter in the Sea Ray story: The Sundancer 320 presents a bold new vision for sport cruising by blending the values of a cruiser and a bowrider in one compelling package. Making its world premiere at the Miami International Boat Show, the Sundancer 320 provides boaters an exciting new way to enjoy the water with family and friends.  “The Sundancer 320 will reinvent the cruising market,” said Br... 
01.26.17Brunswick Corporation : Gonzalez Named Vice President - Human Resources at Mercury Marine
FOND DU LAC, Wis. Jan. 26, 2017 -- Mercury Marine, the world leader in recreational and commercial marine propulsion and technology, and parent company, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), today announced that Andres Gonzalez has joined Mercury as its vice president - human resources.  He will report to Mercury Marine President John C. Pfeifer, effective immediately. At Mercury, Gonzalez will be responsible for all human resources activities covering the Company's more than 6,000 global employees.... 
01.26.17Lauderdale Marine captain J.D. Heminger credits Mercury Marine for his fishing success
Florida-based professional fishing guide and competitive angler J.D.  Heminger spends most of his days on the water fishing. For Heminger, in fact,  fishing is both his life and his livelihood.Heminger realized his love of fishing at a young age but, because he  couldn't afford a boat, he developed an alternate plan."I was sitting at the house one day and asked myself, why can't I fish off a  jet-ski? remembers Heminger. "We decked those things out with every piece of  t... 
01.26.17Brunswick Reports Fourth Quarter Results
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01.18.17Brunswick Corporation : Lund Launches New 2017 LX Pontoon Series
Legendary boat builder brings its design, quality and manufacturing excellenceto a high-value line of pontoon boats for recreation, cruising and fishing. New York Mills, Minn. Jan. 18, 2017 - For 2017, Lund Boats is introducing its new LX Series pontoon boats, a complete family of watercraft with innovative floor plans, high-value standard features and configurations designed for recreational use, fishing and multi-use enjoyment. The LX Series will be offered in a choice of three lengths at 20,... 
01.18.17Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Names Irick President -Fitness Division
LAKE FOREST, Ill. Jan. 18, 2017 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced the appointment of Jaime A. Irick, 42, as president of the Fitness Division, reporting to Brunswick Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark D. Schwabero.  Irick will succeed Christopher E. Clawson, president - Life Fitness, who is leaving the Company.  The appointment is effective immediately. Most recently chief commercial officer for Current, Powered by GE, Irick joins Brunswick following 14 years at GE, wher... 
01.17.17Mercury Marine solidifies commitment to corrosion protection with opening of EDP plant expansion
Untitled DocumentFOND DU LAC, Wis. (Jan. 16, 2017) – Mercury Marine, the world leader in recreational and commercial marine propulsion and technology, has officially opened its new 49,000-square-foot electro-deposition paint (EDP) primer system expansion. The new addition, which broke ground in mid-2015, will double Mercury’s current processing capabilities. “This new and expanded process reinforces our ability to make a better product for our customers who expect extreme reliability in ... 
01.12.17Mercury Marine launches new Go Boldly global brand campaign
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Jan. 12, 2017) – Mercury Marine, the world's leading manufacturer of recreational marine engines, today announced a new brand message and global advertising campaign focused on enhancing the boating experience.  The campaign, "Go Boldly", inspires confidence while capturing the high level of excitement and energy around the Mercury brand.  To promote this new approach to consumer marketing, Mercury has created a Go Boldly video and enhanced web presence ... 
01.12.17Brunswick Corporation : U.S. Coast Guard Honors Brunswick's Marlow For Contributions Advancing Safe Boating
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 12, 2017 - Citing his "outstanding contributions to recreational boating safety," the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) recently honored Brunswick Corporation's (NYSE: BC) David Marlow with its Meritorious Public Service Award. Marlow, Brunswick's director - product integrity/government affairs, was cited for his contributions and leadership as a member of the National Boating Safety Advisory Council.  The Council works with the U.S. Coast Guard's Boating Safety Division... 
01.10.17Heyday Wake Boats Signs As Title Sponsor of Pro Watercross Tour as organizers expand spectrum
KNOXVILLE, TN — Heyday has signed a category-exclusive agreement with The Pro Watercross Tour to sponsor its series of events as Title Sponsor in 2017. The Pro Watercross Tour, the leading personal watercraft racing series in the US, has recently expanded its spectrum to include Fly Board and Hydro Drag competitions, with tentative plans to include wake sports competitions as well.   "This tour sponsorship gives us great visibility as we accelerate the awareness of the Heyday b... 
01.09.17Mercury Marine expands joystick technology to tow sports boats
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Jan 9., 2017) – Mercury Marine, the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine engines, today officially announced the launch of Joystick Piloting for Inboards on single-engine tow sport boats. The joystick technology allows the engine to work with bow and stern thrusters to provide ultimate vessel control and a superior driving experience for the boater. The system is designed to work with the tow sports variants of Mercury’s new and award-winning range of purp... 
01.06.17LIFE FITNESS PARTNERS WITH VIRZOOM TO PILOT VIRTUAL REALITY EXERCISE SOLUTION
Untitled DocumentRosemont, Ill., Jan. 5, 2017 – Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, today announced a partnership with VirZOOM, a maker of virtual reality games, to pilot a virtual reality solution that can be used with fitness equipment. At CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the companies announced their partnership and plans to host pilot virtual reality competitions at select global commercial fitness facilities in Q1 2017. “Introducing virtual reality to our Life Fitn... 
01.05.17Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings and Conference Call January 26
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 5, 2017 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, before the market opens by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the Company's website at ir.brunswick.com.  The results will also be available on the SEC's website with the Form 8-K filing of the release at http://goo.gl/wJQN1. The Company will hold a conference... 
01.04.17Mercury Announces New 5-Year Protection Promotion
Untitled DocumentFOND DU LAC, Wis. (Jan 4., 2017)  --  Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion, is pleased to announce a new five-year protection program which includes two years of free Mercury® Product Protection Gold in addition to the three years standard limited warranty on all new Mercury Outboards.   “We are excited to offer this added protection to kick off the 2017 boat show season,” said Ross Stewart, senior director of sales at Mercury Marine. “We ar... 
01.03.17Mercury Marine announces exclusive distribution agreement with Supratechnic
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Jan. 2, 2017) – Mercury Marine, the world leader in recreational, commercial and government marine propulsion, announced today that it has entered in to an exclusive distribution agreement with Supratechnic Pte Ltd, one of the largest marine distributors in Asia, based out of Singapore.  This strategic partnership will allow Mercury to expand and build a regional distribution channel in Southeast Asia that will include all of Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Brun...