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.
“Let innovation carry the day.”
ORLANDO, Fla. — Boating professionals need to step up efforts to tap in to the increasing buying power of minority-group members while also developing plans to solve a daunting workforce shortage problem.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A record number of marine dealer professionals are attending the 2016 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo this week at the Orange County Convention Center, which boasts a program packed with more educational and networking opportunities than ever before, organizers say.
A Texas investor who was formerly a Cummins engine distributor purchased Intrepid Powerboats of Largo, Fla., vowing to maintain the builder’s high level of customer service while bringing capital to step up innovation and new-model production.
Remember Greenline, the upscale cruising yacht with diesel/electric hybrid power? Well, the brand is back and under new ownership. The new Greenline, owned by SVP Yachts of Slovenia, brought five vessels ranging from 33 to 40 feet to the Fort Lauderdale show. The boats included the company’s first build, the Greenline 36 Hybrid.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Responding to consumer demand for flybridge yachts, Numarine introduced its 60 Fly at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The Turkish company showed the boat with its new U.S. partner Bradford Marine.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Greenline is back.