Organizers of the Miami International Boat Show are setting the record straight about what they are calling “an aggressive campaign of mistruths” launched by the village of Key Biscayne, including issues around the docks, the environment and traffic.
The Environmental Protection Agency proposed increasing the amount of ethanol required in the overall fuel supply, although it lowered the amounts required by the Clean Air Act, angering both critics and supporters of ethanol.
The village of Key Biscayne hired a public relations firm in March to help “shape public opinion” about the Miami International Boat Show’s plan to relocate to the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin — the same firm that also handled public relations to secure the newly named Miami Tennis Open, a 14-day event that…more
Greg Krueger, a Michigan Boating Industries Association Hall of Fame inductee and the owner of Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on April 25. He was 67.
Plans to move the Miami International Boat Show to Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin next year continue to face legal, political and logistical hurdles, but organizers and Miami’s mayor remain resolute in their message that the show will take place at the venue in February.
A man with a baby under his arm and two grade-school kids makes his way through the Progressive New England Boat Show. He wends his way through a section called the Affordability Pavilion, where boats can be financed for less than $250 a month. His eyes light up momentarily as he pauses next to one…more
American-built boats are costing Canadians about 20 percent more than they did a few months ago because of a weakening Canadian dollar versus the strong U.S. dollar.
European boatbuilders have been focusing more and more on the U.S. market as their own economies remain challenged and the strong dollar creates a pricing advantage against their American counterparts.
Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin has overseen the company’s expansion through some new acquisitions that have led it to grow exponentially. The parent company of Nautique has been on an acquisition streak, having bought fishing boat brands Bass Cat and Yar-Craft in March and engine builders PCM Marine Engines and Crusader Engines last October. (Yeargin…more
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is denying allegations that it violated Florida’s Sunshine Law when it entered into a licensing agreement with the city of Miami to hold the Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin.