Freedom Boat Club announces U.K. enlargement

Independence Boat Club, a division of Brunswick Company (NYSE: BC), announced that it has obtained the Liberty Boat Club of New York franchise procedure and territory.  This announcement will come just four weeks after Independence introduced that it had acquired the franchise operation and territory rights in the Chicago marketplace.

The scope of the transaction features 6 New York location locations masking Prolonged Island based in Northport, Glen Cove, Lindenhurst, Freeport, Port Jefferson, and Port Washington. In addition, Independence Boat Club will receive the corresponding territory legal rights which consists of all of Very long Island, New York City (excluding Staten Island), the jap coastline of Westchester County and the western shoreline of Westchester County to the Tappan Zee bridge.

“New York Metropolis is the most significant metropolitan location in the United States and Lengthy Island by yourself has nearly 8 million residents” explained Cecil Cohn, Freedom Boat Club Community president. “Growing our footprint in top rated boating communities this kind of as this just one is steady with our ongoing growth ideas. We are energized for the chance to keep on to provide our members in New York which is house to some of the best boating ordeals in the environment.”

Independence Boat Club of New York at the moment has more than 600 memberships and proceeds to improve in acceptance as boaters from Manhattan and Extended Island glimpse to encounter wonderful fishing on the northern shores and fantastic shorelines on the southern shores. Memberships at the New York club destinations have developed approximately 30% yearly around the past three yrs, a testament to prior possession and personnel along with the ongoing progress in level of popularity of Liberty Boat Club.

“Brunswick Corporation has performed a wonderful job developing Independence Boat Club and my spouse and I  are energized for the alternatives they will be capable to present to Freedom’s customers and staff in New York,” said Peter DeVilbiss, former Independence Boat Club of New York franchise proprietor.

This marks the third acquisition created by Independence Boat Club over the past year, next the obtain of the Chicago territory in early March and the Charleston, South Carolina territory in the spring of 2020. Freedom Boat Club of New York is now Freedom’s seventh company owned territory, signing up for Southwest Florida, Southeast Florida, Raleigh, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, Chicago, Illinois, and the United Kingdom.