Boot Düsseldorf, the 48th International Boat Show, will open Saturday and continue through Jan. 29.
Scout Boats said today that it will unveil its 380 LXF, the company’s newest luxury sportfishing addition to its LXF model line.
The 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show will be held March 23-26.
West Marine said today that associates and customers in its North American stores raised more than $10,000.
Marine Accessories Corp. said today that it hired marine industry veteran John Clarke as vice president of sales and marketing.
Fell Marine said it named Paul Petani as its Americas sales director.
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The show had the largest turnout in its history and drew comparisons to the old Chicago IMTEC ...more
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If the opening weekend for the Houston International Boat Show is any indicator, the winter shows are going to see robust business. Meanwhile, there’s speculation that changes coming at the Environmental Protection Agency could have a positive impact on the ethanol debacle that’s hounded America’s boaters for years....more
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The RBFF said the program, now in its fifth year, generated a high response rate and lift.
The result is a 42-foot open sport yacht built in the company’s Pulaski, Wis., plant.
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Attendance and sales gains continue and the mood again is upbeat at the final event on the fall schedule
Marina operators at IMBC will learn how best to prosper in an industry refueled by a flow of investment dollars
After the economic collapse of 2008, when the boating industry was scrambling, a trend began to take hold.
U.S. brokerage sales volume of 1,858 boats in November was in line with recent years — lower by 11 boats, or 1 percent, compared with the previous November.
Recreational boat sales posted their second consecutive month of weak growth in October, leaving the industry farther from the full-year gains forecasters were hoping for when 2016 began.