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Consisting of builders, dealers, marinas, parts and accessories makers and sellers and the trade groups that serve them, the marine industry is a sprawling and colorful collection of companies and people. From the number and type of boats it sells to its advocacy for the rights of boaters to enjoy their recreation on pollution-free waters, using fuel that doesn't damage their engines, the industry makes news in many ways.
Grow Boating said today that the Marine Leadership Alliance donated $10,000 to the national Discover Boating campaign, helping to fund the industry’s common goal of growing recreational boating.
The American Boat and Yacht Council said today that it will hold its eighth annual Standards Week from Jan. 9-13, 2017, in Charleston, S.C.
The BoatUS catastrophe team is arranging for the salvage of a 51-foot sailboat in St. Augustine, Fla.
Steady, moderate growth — that’s what the Federal Reserve and The Conference Board are seeing in the U.S. economy two weeks before Election Day.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association said it is making the 2016 ITR Economics Forecast for Boat Building Production Q3 free for NMMA members to download.
Friends and associates in the marine industry are mourning the death of Capt. Richard Thiel, editor-at-large of Power & Motoryacht magazine, who died Sept. 13 in Branford, Conn., of complications from a stroke suffered a week earlier. He was 70 and a resident of Chester, Conn.
The marine electronics industry drew a record number of participants this year to its premier trade show.
The BoatUS catastrophe team is assessing boat damage from Hurricane Matthew.
Phoenix Trailers said it opened an assembly facility in Tennessee to better serve boat dealers in the region.
Invictus Yacht said it appointed new distributors in Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.