MIAMI — Boat and engine companies packed opening day of the Miami International Boat Show with press conferences announcing new products. I ended up covering the introduction of five boats in five hours — models from Regulator, Boston Whaler, Contender, Chris-Craft and Scout.
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 — Larson Boat Group debuted a 20-foot Striper center console at the Miami International Boat Show Thursday and showed its Escape 25 luxury pontoon boat, introduced just two weeks earlier at the Minneapolis Boat Show.
MIAMI — The Ferretti Group continues to tap the Americas for growth with its largest presence to date at the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach.
MIAMI — The Italian builder Azimut Benetti Group stressed the importance of the Americas to company growth at a press luncheon Thursday.
MIAMI — Boating Writers International presented awards to boating and fishing journalists in 17 categories on Friday at the Miami International Boat Show.
MIAMI — The Marine Marketers of America announced the winners of its sixth annual 2013 Neptune Awards for Marketing Excellence during the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s State of the Recreational Boating Industry breakfast on Thursday at the Miami International Boat Show.
MIAMI — So how’s the marine industry doing?
MIAMI — Today is opening day of the Miami International Boat Show and the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach, but on Wednesday I had a chance to check out new products from Yamaha, Raymarine and Bayliner.
Thirteen marine products were honored today for innovative achievement by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International at the 2014 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association honored Scott M. Lewit, president and founding partner of Structural Composites and Compsys, with the 2014 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award and recognized Capt. Joe Frohnhoefer with the Charles F. Chapman Award for his career spanning more than 40 years in the recreational boating industry.