New-boat sales are tracking to be up about 10 percent this year from 2013, with about 95 percent of the sales that will commence in 2014 having already been made.
The Miami International Boat Show’s new location could mean an expansion of the show’s footprint in 2017, as well as a large in-water component of the show at Miami Marine Stadium.
Organizers of the Miami International Boat Show say bringing the show to the historic Miami Marine Stadium in 2016 and 2017 is a “win-win.”
Marine retailer West Marine will close 10 stores in Canada during the next few years, ending its presence in the country.
Boat show producer and marine magazine publisher Duncan McIntosh Co. bought the Fred Hall Shows, which cater to boating, fishing, hunting, and traveling clienteles with shows in two Southern California locations.
A judgment between Nautique and Malibu Boats over a patent infringement case could occur as early as December and a trial remains scheduled for February.
Orders and deposits for MarineMax at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show were up double digits on top of “good growth last year.”
A Washington watchdog group is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying the agency’s rollback of ethanol mandates in 2014 was the result of oil industry lobbying efforts.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show doesn’t start until Thursday, but there’s already plenty of buzz around #FLIBS2014 on social media.
Third-quarter net sales at Marine Products Corp. dipped about 10 percent to $37.9 million with gross profits seeing a 10 percent drop because of the sales decrease.