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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.
BARCELONA, Spain — Walking the docks and chatting with locals at the Barcelona International Boat Show, an American boat show veteran quickly realizes he’s in a much smaller fishbowl.
New-boat sales are tracking to be up about 10 percent this year from 2013, with about 95 percent of the sales that will commence in 2014 having already been made.
Significantly more law enforcement agencies are participating in Operation Dry Water, a national campaign that is now in its fifth year and is designed to educate people and enforce laws on drunken boating.
Sea Tow Services International presented 12 awards for lifesaving efforts and efforts “above and beyond” the call of duty at an awards banquet on Tuesday.
Federal and state environmental officials announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups in Connecticut and New York to improve the health of Long Island Sound.
Monte Carlo Boat Sales will be Italian yacht builder Otam’s new exclusive dealer in Monaco.
A man with a $1.4 million yacht who said he was Scottish royalty has pleaded guilty to welfare fraud.
A maker of luxury yacht tenders based in Tampa, Fla., is growing, buying the real estate it occupies and planning to launch a new business there.
My-Villages said six new marine customers have installed DockMaster business management software and 11 of My-Villiages’ existing customers have converted to the DockMaster-hosted Cloud.
It’s not a common business model, but turning a crab boat into an offshore strip club seems to be a hit in Kodiak, Alaska.