Slovenia-based sailboat builder Elan Yachts was sold to Merrill Lynch International and Wiltan Enterprises Ltd.
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Tests found that the waters of Rio de Janeiro, the venue for the 2016 Summer Olympics, are “rife with human sewage” and sickening sailors who are training there.
Russo Marine’s new dealership in Danvers, Mass., opens today.
Chaparral and Robalo are holding their annual dealer conference next week.
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Brunswick Corp. reported market share growth despite headwinds caused by a dollar that was continuing to strengthen.
Second-quarter revenue rose 6 percent at Brunswick Corp. and boat sales were up 8 percent from last year.
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