Gunboat International, a North Carolina builder of high-end carbon fiber sailing catamarans, is suing a yard in China it had contracted to build its largest models, saying some work was never done and that the yard refused to pay warranty claims on other poorly constructed yachts.
As someone who grew up with and helped grow Rinker Boats to where it was during its heyday, newly reinstated president Kim Slocum has hit the ground running.
Hurricane Joaquin might have threatened the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, but the show ran as scheduled Oct. 8-12 with largely gorgeous weather and tremendous crowds.
The village of Key Biscayne is back in court in its attempt to stop the 2016 Miami International Boat Show from taking place at the Miami Marine Stadium grounds — an effort organizers say is futile since nothing will deter them from continuing plans for the boat show at the park on Presidents Day weekend.
The recent sale of Nautic Global Group and all of its brands to Bennington Marine came as a surprise to some in the industry and dealers that carried the brands expressed both excitement and a bit of apprehension about the transaction.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association acquired the rights to the American Sportfishing Association’s four consumer shows, a strategic move that will boost the NMMA’s ability to expand the fishing component at some of its existing shows.
U.S. boaters have the official go-ahead to travel to Cuba, but government authorization is just the first step for the “pioneers” who are opting to make the journey after a half-century embargo.
An agreement between the city of Miami and the village of Key Biscayne fell through after a long closed-door meeting Thursday night — unsurprisingly after village officials reneged support on Wednesday — but organizers of the Miami International Boat Show say that won’t prevent the show from taking place at the Miami Marine Stadium Park…more
A deal between the city of Miami and a neighboring village that would have ended a legal dispute over the Miami Marine Stadium and its surrounding area — and a drawn-out fight over holding the Miami International Boat Show at the site — has fallen through.
Dealer reception to the Wake Tractor — a new surf brand built by industry veteran John Dorton and his son, Ben — has taken off since the brand made its industry debut at Surf Expo in September, with 19 domestic dealers already signed and 12 internationally.