BOLTING LANDING, N.Y. ( Stockpickr) -- With Independence Day memories fresh and yet another heat wave sticking over the East Coast, I thought that it would be apropos to take a look at some summertime stocks. And since much of my summer revolves around spending time on my 25-foot Harris FloteBote Royal Heritage Pontoon on Lake George in upstate New York, I'm going to focus on recreational vehicles. Whether you plan on spending the summer on water or on land, there are several interesting investment opportunities.The company that makes my boat, Harris Kayot, has been owned by Brunswick ( BC) since 2005. Powering the boat is a 115-horsepower Honda 4-stroke engine made by Honda Motor ( HMC), which besides cars and trucks, manufactures marine engines and personal water craft (PWCs).Other popular PWCs and boats are manufactured by Sea Doo, a Bombardier (Pink Sheets: BDRBF) company, and the Wave Runner by Yamaha Motor (Pink Sheets: YAMHF). Also seen on our national waterways are boats and engines manufactured by Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick, perhaps one of the purest plays in the marine arena.
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