1. Chris

    Brunswick Reports 42 Percent Sales Decline 4th Quarter 2008

    Chicago January 29, 2009 Brunswick reported its 4th quarter results Thursday and the results weren't pretty. :o Overall sales for the fourth quarter 2008 were down 42 percent versus Q4 2007. The Mercury Marine Group engine division was down 46 percent for the same period. Link to full...
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    Honda True Warranty Now Five Years

    Here's a treat for all you Honda outboard fans. Each Honda Outboard sold on or after July 1st, 2008 will now come with a standard factory backed five year warranty. And the good news is the warranty is non-declining, so the coverage you have on day one is the same as your last day. Here's...
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    Crownline to lay off 133 employees

    Some more bad news... Crownline has notified 133 employees that they are to be layed off. It is not known whether the layoffs will be temporary or permanent. Link to full article below... http://www.boating-industry.com/output.cfm?id=1703899
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    President Bush Signs Clean Boating Act

    Last week, President Bush signed into law the Clean Boating Act of 2008. Contrary to what the name of the act would lead you to believe... According to the NMMA; The Act protects the more than 17 million recreational boats throughout the U.S. from “unprecedented and unnecessary federal...
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    2008 Antique & Classic Boat Show-Gravenhurst Ontario

    Gravenhurst, Ontario - July 5, 2008 On July 5, 2008 the Town of Gravenhurst, Ontario hosted the 28th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show. The show was organized by ACBS of Toronto, and featured a great selection of Antique and Classic Wood and early-era fiberglass boats. For the year...
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    Chris' 2008 Cottage Shots!

    Well, the big day is finally here, almost. It's the night before we open up the cottage, after closing up and being away since late last November. When we left, it was already snowing and staying on the ground. Closing up is always a crap shoot as we try to go as long as we can and some years...