The Coast Guard rescued a millionaire Pinterest investor, his son and three crewmembers after his $2.5 million Gunboat’s mast broke in heavy winds and high seas.
Brunswick Corp. is increasing capacity to meet demand for its Sea Ray L-Class yachts by reinstating operations at the Sykes Creek plant in Merritt Island, Fla. Operations there were suspended last March.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association was thrown yet another curveball as Key Biscayne made moves to sue the city of Miami over plans to hold the Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium in 2016.
Cobalt Boats LLC is suing Sea Ray Boats, saying the company has infringed on Cobalt’s patent for a submersible swim step.
Furuno USA might appear to be in a time of transition with longtime president Jim Atteridge’s retirement and a score of new management appointments. But Dean Kurutz, the company’s new vice president of sales, marketing and product planning, says that’s not actually the case.
Pontoons were the big winners in 2014 — a year that saw overall new-boat sales rise about 10 percent from 2013 by September, when about 95 percent of sales typically have been made.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association overcame a major hurdle in its efforts to use Miami Marine Stadium Park as a venue for its 2016 Miami International Boat Show when the City Commission agreed in January to pay for improvements at the park. But with all the attention taken up by the funding issue, little is…more
Expectations are high for heavy traffic and strong sales at the 27th annual Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, which takes place Feb. 12-16 along a mile-long stretch of Collins Avenue.
Marine Products Corp. said today that it had fourth-quarter net sales of $37.4 million, a 5.9 percent decrease from $39.8 million in the quarter a year earlier, because of lower unit sales.
Organizers are preparing for the Feb. 12-16 Progressive Miami International Boat Show with an all-new layout at the Miami Beach Convention Center, a new Accessories Pavilion and the largest Strictly Sail component yet.