Sea Ray president Tim Schiek and his kids get their love of water honestly.
The Norwalk (Conn.) International Boat Show took another step toward its prerecession size and exhibitors say buyers turned out in good numbers during the Sept. 22-25 in-water production.
Organizers are calling the 46th annual Newport International Boat Show one of the most successful to date, as optimal weather greeted visitors and exhibitors brought several new boats to make national and world debuts.
Several stakeholders in the recreational fishing and boating industries released a set of recommendations for the incoming administration and Congress to change the way federal overseers allocate saltwater fish.
Seakeeper will debut the Seakeeper 3, a stabilizer designed for boats between 30 and 39 feet, at the Nov. 3-7 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office upheld the validity of Cobalt Boats’ swim-step patent, allowing the company to move forward with its lawsuit alleging that Brunswick Corp. and Sea Ray infringed on Cobalt’s patent.
Hurricane Matthew is now being blamed for 33 deaths in the United States, with deadly flooding continuing in North Carolina that has stranded 1,500 in the state.
Hurricane Matthew has vanished from the coast, but its aftermath is expected to worsen in North Carolina, where floodwaters were expected to continue to rise this week.
With Hurricane Matthew finally headed out to sea, the storm has left damaged recreational boats in its wake.
The Norwalk International Boat Show is still returning to its former size after the recession, but exhibitors said buyers were out at the four-day 2016 show, which ran from Sept. 22-25.