CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mercury Marine formally introduced its second in-house-built sterndrive engine this morning — the MerCruiser 6.2L V8. The engine packs either 300 or 350 hp and is on the market.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Johnson Outdoors’ Humminbird brand of electronics has captured the electronics innovation award at ICAST for the fifth consecutive year with its Helix 7 SI sonar/GPS.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The marine electronics segment of the industry is taking full advantage of this year’s ICAST show to introduce its latest technologies, focusing on sonar and fish-finding products.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The 58th International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades show, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, has drawn more than 12,000 registered attendees this year — a record for the annual fishing industry event.
Attendance rose nearly 30 percent at the second annual Panama International Boat Show as a spike in the number of boats drew bigger crowds to Flamenco Marina on Flamenco Island, organizers say.
PETOSKEY, Mich. — At its Midwest Media Event on Lake Michigan, the Yamaha Marine Group launched a fishing access advocacy program that aims to unite the freshwater and saltwater worlds for a stronger national voice in Washington, D.C.
BAY HARBOR, Mich. — Yamaha Marine began a three-day, three-pronged media event Wednesday night at the Inn at Bay Harbor on the shores of Lake Michigan that not only aims to promote its latest engine, but also to support the nation’s fisheries.
The marine industry continues to see strong attendance numbers at boat shows.
In its fifth year, the Recreational Boating Leadership Council continues to push the industry to stay on top of issues that impact its future, such as political advocacy and the promotion of boating to young people and to more diverse markets.
The marine industry cranked up its collective voice this year in the nation’s capital, with the 2015 American Boating Congress drawing more than 250 attendees with the support of a record 35 co-hosts.