NEWPORT, R.I. — It might be Volvo Penta’s enormous investment in the Volvo Ocean Race that helps give the company a 55 percent market share in the 20- to 60-foot sailboat market in Europe and a 45 percent share in the 40- to 60-foot U.S. sailboat market.
Miami city commissioners voted unanimously on Thursday to reject an appeal by the village of Key Biscayne contesting a plan to develop the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin to host the Miami International Boat Show in 2016.
A lengthy backlog on larger new Sea Ray products, such as the 650 Fly flagship boat introduced at the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach in 2014, has made money for Sea Ray dealers and parent company Brunswick Corp.
This year’s American Boating Congress, an event that brings together marine industry voices to advocate on behalf of the boating and fishing industries, open today and runs through Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is hosting an invitation-only webinar to give exhibitors detailed plans for the 2016 Miami International Boat Show and answer questions about the high-profile show amid political debates over revitalizing the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin to serve as the show’s new venue.
Organizers of the Miami International Boat Show are responding to “misinformation and misinterpretations” regarding the show’s move from the Miami Beach Convention Center to Miami Marine Stadium in 2016 as federal regulators review a permit request to install 268,400 square feet of floating docks for the upcoming show.