Jaws were dropping just a few years ago when at least a half-dozen boat companies introduced center consoles north of 40 feet, and one — HydraSports Custom — eclipsed 50 feet with its 53 Suenos.
MIAMI — With its winged blade and aerodynamic cowling, Honda Marine’s new concept engine at the Miami International Boat Show was certainly turning some heads — including mine.
Electronics continue to pump fresh blood into a financially healthy marine industry. Competition among the major players is arguably at an all-time high, with companies consistently delivering new products in radar, sonar, GPS chartplotting, multifunction displays (MFDs) and autopiloting.
The 34-year-old Florida company has a new owner willing to invest capital to introduce more new models annually and advance innovation. In addition, Intrepid’s effort to employ the resin infusion building process for all of its boats is picking up steam with the introduction of its first resin-infused hull over 40 feet — the 407…more
MIAMI — After a couple days of pounding the docks at the Miami International Boat Show, it’s easy to see that center consoles will continue to get bigger during the next two to three years, with more builders joining the 50-foot club and one company preparing the launch of a 65-footer.
MIAMI — The marine industry Thursday introduced an impressive collection of new boats, engines and boat-control systems on the first day of the Miami International Boat Show.
MIAMI BEACH — Promising reliability and intuitive design, Mercury Marine executives gave journalists a preview Wednesday night of an array of new products it will introduce today at the Miami International Boat Show.
DUCK KEY, Fla. — During a media event that gave journalists a sneak peek at its new products, Navico reported solid revenue growth in 2016 and said it wants to aggressively grow its business through its coastal brands of marine electronics — Simrad and B&G.
After several years of high-horsepower introductions, outboard engine manufacturers have shifted their focus to the mid-range, with Yamaha debuting a much lighter 90-hp 4-stroke and Evinrude pushing out several models from 150 to 200 hp with its G2 technology.
Yamaha Marine Group today introduced its next-generation F90 and F25 four-stroke outboards. The engines are debuting at the Minneapolis Boat Show, which opens today.