TAMPA, Fla. — Jim Hunter opened the International Marina and Boatyard Conference on Thursday with a keynote speech in which he implored several hundred marina owners and managers to take on the challenges of servant leadership.
Abundant December sunshine is always welcome at a winter boat show, and so are increases in turnout and boat sales.
Sales of up to $1 million per hour during an early December yacht expo, along with strong second-quarter numbers, put Brunswick Corp.’s Sea Ray division on sure footing at the end of 2014.
Organizers said the 2014 St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show was encouraging and positive as attendance increased 8 percent from the 2013 show and there was a 5 percent increase in the number of in-water new and brokerage boats.
CAPTIVA, Fla. — Sea Ray wrapped up its 2014 Yacht Expo early Tuesday morning with the weekend’s $40 million sales total sure to draw holiday cheer to the company’s bottom line.
CAPTIVA, Fla. — Sea Ray brought its best customers, top dealers and select media to an end-of-the-year yacht expo in Florida during the weekend to promote and sell its new product lines, especially the new L Class line of 590s and 650s.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The 2014 St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show opened with a promising start Thursday, showcased by a robust crowd queueing at the entrance during the morning hours.
More than 53 million people of Hispanic origin live in the United States today and Hispanics account for 55 percent of all U.S. population growth during the last decade. The Hispanic population is expected to reach 65 million by 2020, with the largest concentrations in California, Texas, Florida and Illinois — all states with a…more
FORT LAUDERDALE — British builder Williams Performance Tenders is making its first foray into the worldwide standalone boat market with the introduction of the new Sportjet 460, a 15-foot jet tender powered by the Austrian-made Rotax 4-TEC 150 jet propulsion engine.
FORT LAUDERDALE — Hispanics make up more than 17 percent of the U.S. population and account for more than 53 million people, but despite the enormous potential within these exploding demographics, the marine industry is missing the boat.