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ICAST has doubled in size over the past five years and this year’s show promises to be even bigger...more
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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.
The nation’s homeownership rate has dropped to its lowest level in more than half a century, just a decade after it had soared to its highest level.
Two new territory sales representatives and six new dealers from California to Florida were announced at the Maverick Boat Group dealer meeting.
ROHNERT PARK to MONTEREY, Calif. — Don’t you just hate it when you pass the midway point on a long-awaited vacation? That precious time you’ve been banking on and dreaming about for months now just seems to be zooming by.
Lubricant maker Bel-Ray Co. said it has been named the winner of the 2016 National Marine Distributors Association Supplier of the Year in the Gold Category.
EUREKA to ROHNERT PARK, Calif. — A heavy layer of dense fog blanketed Eureka when we awoke Wednesday morning. Its wetness clung stubbornly to our windshields and seats, creating a notable chill in the air.
WHITE CITY, Ore., to EUREKA, Calif. — Several of our Pacific Coast Rush riders commented to me on Tuesday that the morning ride was one of the best, if not the best motorcycle ride they’d ever experienced. Nothing makes an event planner happier than hearing those words of praise.
Avid fisherman and former Salt Water Sportsman sales representative Jack Samuel Koontz Jr. died at his home in Bourne, Mass., on July 16 after a second bout with throat cancer. He was 70.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association Democratic National Convention Day on the Water event, which took place Tuesday in Philadelphia, brought together more than 225 attendees and included several local, state and federal elected officials.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association will hold its Day on the Water reception at the Democratic National Convention from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today in Philadelphia.
MOUNT HOOD TO CRATER LAKE and WHITE CITY, Ore. — We woke up Monday with fire in our bellies, eager for another adventure and a full day in the saddle.