FAREHAM, ENGLAND — Twenty journalists gathered at Raymarine headquarters in England for two days of learning about and testing the electronics company’s latest products. The group also will tour Raymarine’s research-and-development facility.
Earlier this week, I visited the Cummins global headquarters for marine sales, marketing and engineering in Charleston, S.C., primarily to try out the company’s new Cummins Inboard Joystick.
Raymarine launched three multifunction displays — the a9 Multifunction Touch Display, the a12 Multifunction Touch Display and the gS195 Glass Bridge Multifunction Display. The products, which debuted last week at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show in Queensland, Australia, will hit the market in July.
Engines from Mercury, Yamaha, Volvo Penta and others that are mentioned in this month’s propulsion roundup are equipped with some form of technology that increases mid-range performance and acceleration. One of those technologies is variable valve timing. So what is VVT?
Sales activity was brisk despite the thinner crowds at the Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, Fla., dealers and brokers say.
Just about every propulsion company in the last 12 months has brought new product to the market in some form, whether sterndrive, outboard, diesel or electric.
The Recreational Boating Leadership Council at the American Boating Congress in May fleshed out plans to increase participation by focusing on six crucial tasks, including attracting minority-group members and younger boaters and finding ways to make boating more affordable.
WASHINGTON — Two of the most active advocates for the protection and management of America’s marine fisheries on Tuesday were given the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year Award from the Center for Coastal Conservation.
WASHINGTON — The Recreational Boating Leadership Council gathered at the 2014 American Boating Congress on Monday to hammer out plans to increase boating participation by focusing on six crucial areas, including luring younger boaters into the sport and making it more affordable.
Attendance at the 32nd annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, Fla., was down by 6.8 percent compared with last year, but was 9.3 percent higher than at the 2012 show, according to Show Management, the company that owns and produces the show.