The National Marine Manufacturers Association acquired the rights to the American Sportfishing Association’s four consumer shows, a strategic move that will boost the NMMA’s ability to expand the fishing component at some of its existing shows.
U.S. boaters have the official go-ahead to travel to Cuba, but government authorization is just the first step for the “pioneers” who are opting to make the journey after a half-century embargo.
An agreement between the city of Miami and the village of Key Biscayne fell through after a long closed-door meeting Thursday night — unsurprisingly after village officials reneged support on Wednesday — but organizers of the Miami International Boat Show say that won’t prevent the show from taking place at the Miami Marine Stadium Park…more
A deal between the city of Miami and a neighboring village that would have ended a legal dispute over the Miami Marine Stadium and its surrounding area — and a drawn-out fight over holding the Miami International Boat Show at the site — has fallen through.
Dealer reception to the Wake Tractor — a new surf brand built by industry veteran John Dorton and his son, Ben — has taken off since the brand made its industry debut at Surf Expo in September, with 19 domestic dealers already signed and 12 internationally.
A settlement agreement proposed by the city of Miami and the village of Key Biscayne that would end a dispute over the Miami Marine Stadium Marine Park will not thwart the Progressive Miami International Boat Show from taking place there in 2016.
China-based Hudson Yacht and Marine Industries blamed design flaws in Gunboat International’s models, not builder error, for problems that resulted in warranty claim disputes and eventually in Gunboat filing a lawsuit against HYM.
Trinity Yachts’ New Orleans shipyard is for sale, as well as the Trinity Yachts name, brand and all of the designs and engineering to date.
Bruce Van Wagoner is managing director and president of the Commercial Distribution Finance marine group at GE Capital, the marine industry’s major wholesale lender. He leads a team of employees focused specifically on the marine industry, funding thousands of dealers in support of the sales of virtually all of the major manufacturers. Van Wagoner says…more
True to Jim Malone’s upfront style, the newly reinstalled Nautic Global Group CEO says he isn’t sure whether the company will be sold as a whole or brand by brand. But, Malone says, he thought it best to put rumors to rest by clarifying the sale situation to the extent possible.