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.
The 53rd annual Barcelona International Boat Show opened Wednesday on the Mediterranean Sea to blue skies and warm weather.
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.
A couple of young entrepreneurs have entered the marine coatings market with a product they say will shake up that industry segment.
Jason Eckman, 37, is the product marketing manager for the Marine Propulsion Systems division at BRP and has spent his entire career in the marine industry.
They were the original powerboaters, ahead of the curve and ahead of their time.
The online business publication PeHub, a division of Reuters, is reporting that Platinum Equity is seeking a buyer for Ranger Boats.
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.