Brunswick Corp. announced today that it completed the sale of its bowling products business to BlueArc Capital Management LLC.
ON THE AMTRAK AUTO TRAIN FROM LORTON, VA., TO SANFORD, FLA. — My post last Friday from Gettysburg, Pa., covered a marvelous afternoon and evening with my former teacher and Civil War aficionado
Electric-boat designer Nancy Frainetti teamed up with Largo, Fla.-based Island Packet Yachts to build the L24e, a 24-foot electric boat.
Electric engine maker Torqeedo now offers a shaft-drive version of its award-winning 40- and 80-hp Deep Blue motor.
Miami-Dade County led the state of Florida in boating accidents in 2014.
A Florida woman established a new Florida freshwater fishing record this month.
‘Lost decade’ leaves the middle class cautious about spending and the industry hunting for answers...more
Continental builders are shipping boats into the U.S. market to capitalize on the strong dollar’s pricing edge...more
Industry claims ‘significant strides’ as a record turnout delivers policy messages to D.C. pols...more
A dealer’s website performance is based on whether it spurs people to act — and click. Consequently, content is more important than any other aspect, digital promotion experts advise....more
It’s one of those good-news, bad-news day. On the plus side, swipe fees have surfaced again, renewing the battle for retailers, while the U.S. House of Representatives votes to drain the Highway Trust Fund....more
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The National Marine Manufacturers Association is denying allegations that it violated Florida’s Sunshine Law.
Boat show organizers and city officials held an informational webinar for exhibitors, followed by an extensive Q&A session.
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I was having dinner recently with an industry veteran when he shifted the trajectory of our conversation and said, “You know, Bill, you and I are stuck in this industry. We’re lifers. We’re not going anywhere.”...more
- Wholesale Dir of Purchasing Englund Marine Group
- Advertising Sales Executive-Yachts International
- Senior Design Engineer-Xtreme Tower Products
- Power Boat OEM Sales-FL
- Business Development Manager-Weego
- BRP US Inc. – Technical Call Center Rep & District Sales Manager
- Aftermarket Center Manager -ZF Marine
- Western Regional Sales Manager-Meeco Sullivan
- Tradeshow Coordinator-Beneteau
- Independent Southeast Sales Representative-Maritime Marketing Group
U.S. brokerage sales volume was 5 percent lower in April than in the same month last year, marking the third time this year that sales were below those in the corresponding month a year earlier.
Boat Trader displays listings for nearly 60,000 used boats for sale at any given time, but during the 12-month period that ended March 31, more than 100,000 boats were offered for purchase.
Longtime dealer with six sales outlets had earned induction into Michigan trade group’s hall of fame
It insists the February boat show will go on as scheduled at new site, despite a lawsuit and other obstacles
Not too hot and not too cold — just like typical early spring weather in much of the country — recreational boat sales continued to make moderate gains in March.