BARCELONA, Spain — Walking the docks and chatting with locals at the Barcelona International Boat Show, an American boat show veteran can see and hear many of the same challenges and successes that builders and dealers find stateside, but on a much smaller scale.
Four executives at New Nautical Coatings, doing business as Sea Hawk Paints and Sea Hawk Refinish Line, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Florida to criminal charges in connection with a scheme to unlawfully sell a marine coating that contained an unregistered pesticide.
ESSEX, Conn. — A free weekend to tie up at Brewer Essex Island Marina was the successful game plan that the Brewer Yacht Yard Group executed to reintroduce its newly acquired marina in southeastern Connecticut.
Newport Harbor Corp., which has owned the annual boat show in Newport, R.I., since its launch in 1970, assures exhibitors that the show will go on as always despite the pending sale of its Newport Yachting Center venue.
NORWALK, Conn. — Six years after the investment bank Lehman Brothers went under and the global economy imploded, leaving shell-shocked exhibitors at the Norwalk Boat Show in search of answers, the docks were decidedly upbeat this year.