Organizers of the Miami International Boat Show, which has faced an uphill battle in its quest to move from the Miami Beach Convention Center to the land and water around Miami Marine Stadium, sent out an “action alert” asking exhibitors to let lawmakers in the area know the show is “crucial” to the industry.
Gunboat International filed for Chapter 11 banktruptcy protection on Wednesday after a series of challenges in the past two years, but owner Peter Johnstone says the company is operationally poised to rebound.
Miami-Dade county commissioners deferred a decision Tuesday to issue a permit for the Miami International Boat Show that is necessary for the in-water portion to move forward, punting the decision to Dec. 15.
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.