The International Refit Exhibition and Conference and the International Marina and Boatyard Conference, which are held in tandem at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, start Wednesday and run through Friday.
Australian builder Riviera Yachts will debut two boats at the Progressive Miami International Boat Show — the 4800 Sport Yacht and the 575 SUV.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is touting the marine industry’s 2016 gains, emphasizing that it is one of the “few American-made industries.”
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is anticipating a 40 percent increase in the size of the on-water display at the Progressive Miami International Boat Show, set for Feb. 16-20 on Key Biscayne — the second year at the show’s new location.
Details of Yachts Miami Beach, slated to return to Collins Avenue Feb. 16-20 with a completely revamped layout, are emerging regarding the new ticketed entrances and a new VIP area, as well as enhanced transportation by water and land.
Mercury Marine will launch a new campaign designed to hit boaters and lapsed boaters on an emotional level across media that include YouTube, TV and magazines.
The 15th annual International Marina & Boatyard Conference will open on Jan. 25 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale and run through Jan. 27.
After the economic collapse of 2008, when the boating industry was scrambling, a trend began to take hold. After a period that saw owners sell their large yachts and the construction of new yachts stalled, people began refitting yachts for less money and in less time.
One of the partners of Iconic Marine Group — the group that purchased the Fountain, Donzi, Baja and Pro-Line boat brands last spring — bought out the shares of saltwater fishing brand Pro-Line.
For the first time in history, oil interests and biofuel interests are aligning in a singular effort regarding the law that mandates biofuels in the fuel supply.