New-boat sales in December tracked largely with expectations, rising from about 120,000 units sold in 2012 to 140,000 units in 2013 on a 12-month rolling basis, a trend one industry analyst attributes in part to the rebounding housing market in Florida.
Show Management confirmed the addition of a new Panama International Boat Show set for 2014 at the Flamenco Yacht Club and Marina in Panama City.
A National Marine Manufacturers Association program designed to attract more international buyers to the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show has nearly quadrupled in reach this year from 2013.
Boatbuilders are looking forward to the 56th annual Toronto International Boat Show because they say the Canadian market was resilient during the recession and because it enjoys consistently strong sales.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association will launch Superyacht Lifestyle Miami, a new event in conjunction with the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, at the 2015 show.
Grand Banks broker Harold M. “Hal” Jones Jr. died Dec. 27 in Texas. He was 89.
The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show had some good days, but it might have lost some business because of the winter storm that hit the Northeast last Thursday and Friday.
Animal rights activists are calling for a boycott of the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show because they say an event called the Swampmaster Gator Show condones mistreatment of alligators. Friends of Animals say alligator wrestler Jeff Quattrocchi provokes alligators with sticks in a large tank before getting the gator to open its mouth so…more
Intrepid Powerboats has changed hands several times in the last 30 years, but there have been some constants. One of those is Ken Clinton, who spent 23 years working his way up from the line to president of the company, which has a year-long, $43 million backlog.
Organizers say ‘charged’ agenda makes the marina conference more dynamic and more relevant.