Brunswick Expands Consumer Support, Makes Canada Eligible for Marine Industry's First Payment Protection Promotion; Canadians Can Use Option When Buying Any of 12 Boat Brands

    LAKE FOREST, Ill., June 12 /CNW/ -- Building on dealer and consumer
sentiment in the U.S., Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:   BC), is expanding its
Payment Protection promotion, which will make the monthly boat payments for
those buyers who may unfortunately lose their jobs due to current economic
conditions, to customers in Canada.

    Canadian boat buyers can now choose to purchase from among 12 of
Brunswick's well-known boat brands participating in the promotion, which
continues through July 24.  The list of brands includes Bayliner, Maxum,
Triton and Trophy fiberglass boats; Cypress Cay and Palmetto Pontoon; Harris
FloteBote, Kayot as well as select models in the Crestliner, Lowe, Lund,
Princecraft and Triton aluminum boat lines.  The qualifying monthly payments
can go up to $500 for the Bayliner, Maxum, Triton and Trophy fiberglass boats,
and up to $250 per month for all other aluminum brands. Customers must take
delivery of their new boats by July 26, 2009.

    Under the Canadian Brunswick Payment Protection promotion, these
participating Brunswick boat brands will pay up to six months of payments if
the boat buyer loses his or her job within a year after the boat purchase.
Brunswick Corporation, the world leader in marine manufacturing, is the first
company in the marine industry to launch such a large-scale payment protection
program, taking its cue from similar efforts that have been used successfully
in the automotive industry by Hyundai, Ford and General Motors.

    "We are pleased to offer this popular option to Canadian boaters.  In
doing so, we are not only addressing an important market, but also responding
to our dealers and consumers," said Brunswick Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Dustan E. McCoy.  "In today's economy and challenging marine market,
it is important to do what we can to alleviate consumer concerns over many
issues, including the potential of job loss.  We wish to restore confidence
for the Canadian boat buyer, and let them enjoy the water with family and
friends this summer.  As the leader in the marine industry, Brunswick is
tireless in our pursuit of quality products and advances for the boating
industry.  Part of our commitment is to be innovative and resourceful in all
aspects of our business, including offering attractive financing and insurance
options to boat buyers."

    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; Arvor, Bayliner, Bermuda, Boston
Whaler, Cabo Yachts, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Hatteras, Kayot, Lowe,
Lund, Maxum, Meridian, Ornvik, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray,
Sealine, Triton, Trophy, Uttern and Valiant boats; Attwood marine parts and
accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, Diversified Marine and Benrock
parts and accessories distributors; Life Fitness and Hammer Strength fitness
equipment; Brunswick bowling centers, equipment and consumer products;
Brunswick billiards tables and foosball tables.  For more information, visit


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For further information: Dan Kubera, Director - Media Relations and
Corporate Communications of Brunswick Corporation, +1-847-735-4617, Web Site:

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