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.
Brunswick Corp. boat brands gained a full point of market share in the first quarter, driven by new products being brought to market.
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.
Michigan Boating Industries Association Hall of Fame inductee and owner of Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales Greg Krueger died suddenly of a heart attack on April 25. He was 67.
Miami city officials and Miami International Boat Show organizers say a recent lawsuit will not upset plans to move the boat show to Miami Marine Stadium in 2016.
Strong sales and a high order backlog prompted Marine Products Corp. to increase production during the second quarter to cover the remainder of its 2015 model-year orders.
Brunswick Corp. is about a third of the way into its plan to expand its parts-and-accessories business by $350 million through acquisitions and the company says it will likely increase the amount of sales growth it will get from that arm of the business.
The village of Key Biscayne in Florida filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Manufacturers Association over plans to hold the Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium in 2016.
MarineMax executives were disappointed that they didn’t hit Wall Street’s targets, saying that selling off aging inventory and increasing marketing spending were among the reasons it missed analysts’ second-quarter earnings projections by $1.11 million — although the company still saw year-to-date sales up 34 percent from last year.