The recreational boat industry had its strongest month this year in May as sales rose in all but two categories and some segments posted double-digit gains.
Navico said it has finalized an agreement to acquire Italian marine monitoring and control systems manufacturer Naviop.
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Former Beneteau America president Laurent Fabre has partnered with the French boatbuilder Fountaine Pajot to help the company penetrate the North American market.
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Yamaha created a new subsidiary, Yamaha Marine Systems Co., following the acquisition of Kracor Inc.
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