FORT MYERS, Fla. — Nearly 60 dealers and 33 vendors gathered at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott in Fort Myers this week for the three-day 2015 Marquis-Larson Group dealer meeting — the first time the two boat manufacturers have held a joint event.
A five-year project that tested more than 15 marine engines of various technologies — in the lab and on the water — shows that biobutanol can be a viable alternative to ethanol-blended gasoline, the marine industry says.
Yamaha Motor Corp.’s recently launched governmental advocacy program to support the nation’s fisheries is off to a fast start, the company says.
During the past 12 months a good portion of the marine electronics industry has been promoting and producing products that create better images of the structure and activity below the boat — both directly under the keel and in the depths surrounding it.
LAKE WYLIE, S.C. — Mercury Marine’s new 6.2-liter gasoline sterndrive engine (300 and 350 hp) was only part of the show at the manufacturer’s media event here this week.
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.