One of the new exhibitors at this year’s International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference will be a new marine coatings manufacturer started by two friends.
It’s not often that boatbuilding companies get a second chance, especially those that sank during the Great Recession. Less than four years after Southport Boats ceased operations when parent company American Global Yacht Group exited the boat sales and brokerage business, the “new Southport” was taking its first new model in years — the flagship…more
Less than two months after the Beneteau Group acquired it, Rec Boat Holdings will hold a dealer meeting to unveil its 2015 model-year lineup near its manufacturing plant in Cadillac, Mich.
ESSEX, Conn. — An unusual southern New England marina was sold in an odd fashion on Tuesday.
Southport Boats is taking its newest model — the 33 FE (Family Edition) — on tour to promote the boat and the revival of the high-end center console builder.
MILWAUKEE — Propulsion system and power sport manufacturer BRP kept its cards close to its vest when it invited marine journalists from around the world to a sneak peek at its newest engine line.
STURTEVANT, Wis. — BRP’s 2012 consolidation of its Evinrude outboard operations from Waukegan, Ill., to its plant here in Wisconsin was the start of a $15 million investment program focused largely on renovation and innovation.
Tropical Storm Arthur was forecast to become a Category 1 hurricane Friday morning as it passes North Carolina’s Outer Banks, but some local marinas are less concerned about the storm than its impact on Fourth of July boating activities.
The marine industry in Connecticut lost a veteran advocate June 1 when Grant W. Westerson retired after 31 years on the board of the Connecticut Marine Trades Association, the last 27 as president.
Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding has made a significant capital outlay for a new in-house CNC router that should pay dividends in efficiency, quality and additional revenue opportunities.