MIAMI — Sea Ray Boats is hoping that its newest Sundancer will spur the industry’s lagging cruiser segment.
Registration is open for the 2017 American Boating Congress, which will be held May 15-17 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The National Marine Manufacturers Association said the ABC will provide attendees with the opportunity to meet with members of the Trump administration and the 115th Congress, network with fellow industry advocates, take part in a
The National Marine Manufacturers Association recently submitted comments supporting the proposed Wisconsin-Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary.
Organizers of the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo are seeking educational session proposals from potential speakers for the 2017 conference, which will take place Dec. 10-13 in Orlando, Fla.
Ten TowBoatUS captains were honored by their peers for lifesaving actions at the annual BoatUS Towing Conference last week in San Diego.
West Marine said it will host three fundraisers this year to support its nonprofit BlueFuture Fund and its ongoing grants program and will send its BlueFuture Kids Zone activity tent to store grand openings and special events around the country.
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On the infrastructure side, improvements should benefit manufacturers, the firm said.
MIAMI — Honda Marine’s new concept engine at the Miami International Boat Show was certainly turning some heads.
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The Providence Boat Show at the Rhode Island Convention Center was a day shorter this year, but saw a 10 percent increase in attendance.
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