MIAMI — MasterCraft has enjoyed a long history since 1968, but 2015 was a noteworthy year.
Miami International Boat Show
The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, held annually in February, is Florida's largest annual event. It takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the New Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina and Strictly Sail® at Miamarina at Bayside and features more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 exhibitors from all over the globe.
MIAMI — FLIR Systems was touting many uses for its thermal-imaging technology, including aiding Watertown, Mass., police in the capture of the Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
MIAMI — Seakeeper has created a devout and growing following with its stabilization gyros, which are now available for boats as small as 30 feet, a fact that won’t surprise anyone who has experienced one in action.
MIAMI — For the last few years marine electronics companies have focused on giving boaters more accurate views of the water column and ocean floor with advances in sonar technology. Now these companies have begun to pump out products that improve user visibility above the water — in daylight and at night.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Australian luxury yacht builder Riviera is showcasing eight models new to the North American market at Yachts Miami Beach.
MIAMI — Exhibitor and visitor response to the Progressive Miami International Boat Show seemed largely positive throughout the day on Friday at the show’s new venue at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin, with packed docks and displays on opening day and during the weekend.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Fort Lauderdale-based long-range motoryacht builder Outer Reef Yachts debuted its new 860 Deluxbridge motoryacht at Yachts Miami Beach.
MIAMI — Canada-based BRP is in the process of making its Rotax jet propulsion technology available to additional U.S. boatbuilders for the first time since 2013, though it hasn’t confirmed how many.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Yacht charter company The Moorings debuted its newest power catamaran, The Moorings 433PC, at Yachts Miami Beach on Friday.
MIAMI — The National Marine Electronics Association and the American Boat and Yacht Council are partnering for a joint training venture.