The marine industry lost one of its most innovative, respected and capable performance powerboat builders and operators this summer in a dramatic boat crash during a Lake of the Ozarks performance boat competition.
At this year’s FLIBS you will be able to see new gasoline sterndrive engines, diesel inboards and 4-stroke outboards. Most of the major players — including Mercury, Yamaha, Volvo Penta and Cummins — made news in 2014 with new product.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Mercury Marine will be introducing new engines at the Miami International Boat Show in February, company president John Pfeifer told me Tuesday on the final day of the engine company’s global dealer meeting.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Dealers and boat manufacturers at Mercury Marine’s dealer meeting this week have been impressed with the power output and quiet operation of Mercury’s new 115-hp FourStroke outboard and its new 4.5-liter 250-hp gasoline sterndrive powerplant.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Mercury Marine president John Pfeifer this morning welcomed the representatives of 600 Mercury dealerships from around the world to the company’s dealer meeting and celebration of its 75th anniversary.
Cummins Inc. is embarking on a project to install its 380-hp diesel — the QSB6.7 — in two classic 37-foot sportfish boats, hoping to bring attention to the company’s capabilities in the repowering market.
If your class participation grades in school were poor, you have an opportunity to redeem yourself, thanks to American Boat and Yacht Council activities planned for this year’s International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference.
Boatbuilders are working closer than ever with their vendors, integrating electronics, propulsion, safety and electrical systems into their boats. So why not have representatives from those companies at boat-introduction events? For the second consecutive year the Maverick Boat Co. did just that, corralling some of its key vendors for a media event on the east…more
For the first time, the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference will have dock space for on-water exhibits and demonstrations.
The 57th International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades show, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., this summer, drew a record 11,000 registered attendees, 480 exhibitors and 1,000 media representatives.