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.
A Virginia court denied Sea Ray Boats’ request to move a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Cobalt Boats to Tennessee, in part because of developments in technology.
When Ann Baldree, vice president of Georgia-based Marine Products Corp., went to Capitol Hill for her first American Boating Congress four or five years ago, she invited one of her dealers in the D.C market to come along.
When boat dealers contemplate training, the time and expense commitment can quickly snowball in their minds. They have to get their staffs to appropriate venues for training — service to technical sessions, sales staff to different events and possibly another training ground for the managers.