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Brunswick Corporation : Harris FloteBote Wins the 2013 NMMA Innovation Award



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FT. WAYNE, Ind. Feb. 25, 2013 -- Harris FloteBote, producer of luxury pontoon
boats, was honored recently with the 2013 Innovation Award in the pontoon
category at the 72nd annual Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show
& Strictly Sail.  The award was presented by the National Marine Manufacturers
Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI).

The 2013 Innovation Award went to Harris FloteBote for its new Crowne model with
its innovative design and a comprehensive list of groundbreaking technologies
featuring a specially designed power lift sport arch and GPS-based cruise
control. The Crowne combines the agility of a sport boat with the supreme
comfort of a pontoon.

"Receiving this award from our industry is a great honor," said Harris FloteBote
President Nick Stickler. "On behalf of our employees, dealers, and loyal
customers, we thank the judges for this recognition and pledge to continue to
produce the finest in recreational boating."

The Innovation Awards, organized by the NMMA and judged by the BWI, recognize
products that best meet various criteria, including innovative distinction from
other products currently being manufactured; benefit to the marine industry
and/or consumer; practicality; and cost-effectiveness.

About Harris FloteBote
Harris FloteBote has been producing the highest quality luxury pontoon boats in
the industry for over 55 years. As one of the nation's first pontoon boat
manufacturers, we offer a history filled with design innovation, distinctive
styling, unsurpassed comfort, and superior construction.

In 2005, Harris FloteBote became part of the Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC),
producer of pleasure boats and marine engines. Brunswick's strength and
expertise give Harris FloteBote the resources to employ the industry's best
people and allow them to fund the ideas, innovations, and investments required
to continue to be the industry leader. For more information, visit
www.harrisflotebote.com.

About Brunswick
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill
"Genuine Ingenuity"(TM) in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury
and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard
engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood marine parts and accessories; Land
'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, and Diversified Marine parts and accessories
distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government
Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris FloteBote, Lowe, Lund, Meridian,
Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Trophy, Uttern and Valiant boats;
Life Fitness and Hammer Strength fitness equipment; Brunswick bowling centers,
equipment and consumer products; Brunswick billiards tables and foosball tables.


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| Contact: | Jane Schlegel |
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|   | Marketing Manager |
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| Phone: | 260-399-4097 |
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| Email: | jane.schlegel@bbgfwo.com |
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