The Beneteau Group’s acquisition of Rec Boat Holdings — parent company of Four Winns, Glastron, Wellcraft and Scarab — will help the 130-year-old company further penetrate the North American powerboat market.
Despite some early incremental share losses this year, Malibu Boats expects to realize modest share gains in 2014 overall that are driven by an accelerated pace of innovation and distribution enhancement.
Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation president Frank Peterson wants to expand the Take Me Fishing campaign’s reach beyond the people currently boating and fishing. He wants to reach people who are into outdoor experiences and turn them into boaters and anglers.
The recreational fishing and boating community is expressing collective disappointment after a saltwater fishing bill in the U.S. House of Representatives failed to address the community’s top priorities.
It’s always good when the motorcade arrives.
Shore Premier Finance, a direct marine lending division of Shore Bank, announced a new partnership with marine maintenance management company Vessel Vanguard.
There was a time not long ago when a technician would lumber down to the yard with tools and overalls to figure out what a boat needed and fix it. Today the hand tools largely have been replaced by laptops, and the service tech has an evolving job — one that requires knowledge of technology…more
The Colombian government is soliciting proposals from companies worldwide for construction of a marina that officials hope will include such amenities as a shipyard and shopping mall. It’s the first step in the government’s push to increase the country’s marine industry infrastructure as it rapidly gets eclipsed by growing demand.
Michele Goldsmith’s grandmother was the biggest single influence in her life. In the 1960s the woman Goldsmith describes as “strong as nails” became a widow and took over the family’s cord shoelace manufacturing business.
Lingering cold slowed early-spring boat demand in parts of the country, but builders and analysts expect those lost sales to be recouped as data point to the strongest first quarter in four years.