Sustainability is the theme of this year’s Marine Equipment Trade Show at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam, where an estimated 1,380-plus exhibitors will gather Tuesday to showcase new products and innovations in and around the industry.
Brunswick Corp. will continue expansion into adjacent markets and keep growing its parts and accessories business in the coming three years, starting with its patented aluminum alloy called Mercalloy.
The recession took its largest toll on 20- to 50-foot boats and the industry’s bounce-back is evidenced by the large rebound in that size range, with several boats making their debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which opens Thursday.
The 56th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show starts Thursday, drawing a larger and more international mix of exhibitors than ever — and it will feature the largest boat that has ever been displayed at the five-day event.
Brunswick Corp. maintained a profitable third quarter despite challenges from a strong dollar and softness overseas, particularly in Brazil, and it reported strong demand for its new high-horsepower engines, as well as parts and accessories.
The renowned New Orleans yard, name and designs are on the block at an asking price of about $30 million
John Ward joined Hatteras Yachts in 2011 as senior vice president of global sales and marketing and was promoted to president and CEO in March 2013. Though he had been at Brunswick Corp. for years, he was retained as Hatteras CEO through Brunswick’s high-profile sale of Hatteras to Philadelphia-based Versa Capital Management.
Just over a month after Nautic Global Group’s private equity owners said they were putting the company up for sale, pontoon manufacturer Bennington Marine finalized a deal, acquiring all eight Nautic brands.
Miami International Boat Show organizers are assuring exhibitors that the latest negative news regarding the show’s move will in no way affect its scheduled Feb. 11-15 run.