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Shows are perhaps the premier staging site for selling and buying boats. Builders from across the country and around the world deliver their best and newest boats, electronic equipment, engines and supplies to a prime location so boaters can see, inspect and perhaps make a deal to buy them. Whether the location is a glamorous site such as Miami Beach or a small, local venue, shows are where builders and consumers connect.
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Less than a year after formalizing their relationship, Cummins and Konrad Marine added 480- and 550-hp ratings to the diesel sterndrive packages they jointly offer.
A record number of 21,086 visitors were welcomed by 1,358 exhibitors at the Marine Equipment Trade Show, which wrapped up at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center on Thursday.
Chaparral/Robalo and Wet Sounds won Best In Show awards during the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which wrapped up Wednesday in Orlando, Fla.
ORLANDO, FLA. — Volvo Penta’s new 200- and 240-hp sterndrive engines made their first public appearance at this week’s Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which wrapped up Wednesday. The 200/240, which are 4.3-liter V-6 catalyzed engines, are the first of a fleet of sterndrives that use General Motors Gen V engines.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Calling it an honor to be included in a group of such “Wonder Women,” BoatUS president Margaret Podlich accepted the 2014 Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year award at the Marine Dealers Conference & Expo on Wednesday.
Gordy’s Lakefront Marine of Fontana, Wis., received the Dealer of the Year award at Boating Industry magazine’s Top 100 Dealers gala awards ceremony Wednesday night in Orlando, Fla., in conjunction with the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo.
The New England Boat Show has expanded into a new hall, adding 100,000 square feet of floor space to accommodate 20 percent growth this year.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announced Tuesday that it launched four initiatives to broaden its services to the industry, including improvements to the dealer certification program and the creation of tools to connect employers and job seekers and to foster business-to-business activity.
Carla Demaria, who is president of Monte Carlo Yachts, board member of the Italian Yachting Federation (UCINA) and general manager of Bénéteau Brand, delivered the keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Marine Equipment Trade Show at Amsterdam RAI on Tuesday.