Hurricane Matthew is expected make landfall near Charleston, S.C., on Saturday, according to The National Hurricane Center’s most recent update at 11 a.m. this morning, which warned that a devastating storm surge along the coastline could be felt miles inland.
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, set to run Tuesday through this afternoon in Tampa, Fla., closed at 12:30 p.m. today because of Hurricane Matthew.
RAI Amsterdam, the group that owns and produces the Marine Equipment Trade Show — now known as METS Trade — bought a 50 percent stake in the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, buying out WoodenBoat Publications, publisher of IBEX founder Professional BoatBuilder magazine.
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference is returning to its new permanent home in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, and the show will run through Thursday, giving attendees the opportunity to literally test-drive technology.
Organizers are calling the 46th annual Newport International Boat Show one of the most successful to date, as pleasant weather greeted attendees and exhibitors brought several new boats to make national and world debuts.
NORWALK, Conn. — Sea Hunt Boats has been gaining market share in the 18- to 30-foot range saltwater market steadily during the last decade, but is fairly quiet about its success.
The Norwalk International Boat Show is still returning to its former size following the recession, but exhibitors at the show said buyers were out at the four-day show that ran Thursday through Sunday.
A jury ordered Malibu Boats to pay Marine Power Holding LLC more than $3.1 million following a breach-of-contract dispute filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
NEWPORT, R.I. — Azimut Yachts entered a new segment of the boating market with the 40 Verve, which made its world debut at the Newport International Boat Show.
Yachts Miami Beach will return to Collins Avenue Feb. 16-20 with a completely revamped layout, several entrances in conjunction with a first-time entrance fee and beefed-up transportation to get attendees to and from the show. Attendance, formerly free, now will cost $20.