West Marine continued its trajectory of growth in the fourth quarter and for fiscal 2015 and said it anticipates a pretax profit increase of more than 50 percent in 2016.
People in the marine industry have been hearing anecdotally that there is a shortage of skilled workers, but to date there has been no data to make the case.
Nobody can sell a Gunboat like founder Peter Johnstone.
Californians are reveling in the effects of El Niño, which has brought rain to the parched, drought-stricken state, but no group is happier than boat dealers, who have faced hardship after hardship since the housing bubble burst in 2008.
BOSTON — With no snow during all nine days of the New England Boat Show — and nearly springlike weather during the final weekend — exhibitors and organizers said the event was a success.
BOSTON — After running the New England Boat Show for more than three decades, show manager Joe O’Neal announced his retirement.
MIAMI — One popular topic on the docks at this year’s Miami International Boat Show was the addition of convenient sea trials, which offered a huge variety of product tests for serious potential buyers.
MIAMI — MasterCraft has enjoyed a long history since 1968, but 2015 was a noteworthy year.
MIAMI — FLIR Systems was touting many uses for its thermal-imaging technology, including aiding Watertown, Mass., police in the capture of the Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
MIAMI — Seakeeper has created a devout and growing following with its stabilization gyros, which are now available for boats as small as 30 feet, a fact that won’t surprise anyone who has experienced one in action.