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Garmin faces investor lawsuit

August 13th, 2013

Investors filed a $1.9 billion lawsuit against three GPS receiver manufacturers, including Garmin International, over LightSquared, a now bankrupt company that still hopes to build a wireless broadband network across the United States. The suit, filed Friday, alleges that Garmin International, Deere & Co. and Trimble Navigation, plus the U.S. GPS Industry Council and the


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Ullman Scores Huge Victory for Future of Brand

June 26th, 2013

The Ullman Sails group was founded in 1967, and those early years were successful largely due to the exploits of its leader, Dave Ullman. It all began in the coastal community of Newport Beach, CA, but has grown far and wide since then. Dave sold his original sail loft in 2007, and with all the


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Report eyes pent-up demand after cool spring

May 21st, 2013

Growth of new boat registrations is down in all categories for the three-month period from February to April, according to new Bellwether data from Florida-based Info-Link Technologies. But Info-Link co-owner Jesse Wells says looking at three-month rolling averages can be tricky when considering months that traditionally see fewer sales, such as February, March and April,


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$220 million in 2012 for Rhode Island

May 7th, 2013

The economic impact of Rhode Island’s recreational boating industry was $220 million, according to preliminary results from the 2012 Northeast Recreational Boater Survey sponsored by SeaPlan, an independent non-profit ocean science and policy group. – Read on


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COMMENTARY: Take a Closer Look… It’s the Future You See

April 3rd, 2013

Marine industry professional David Barrow owns and manages Barrow International, a company dedicated to the distribution of marine products throughout Europe and the rest of the world. David is a frequent Scuttlebutt contributor, and below aims his focus on recent newsletter commentary… ————— Former ISAF President Paul ‘The Pope’ Henderson appears to have hit many



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