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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.
Pontoons were the big winners in 2014 — a year that saw overall new-boat sales rise about 10 percent from 2013 by September, when about 95 percent of sales typically have been made.
Marine Products Corp. said today that it had fourth-quarter net sales of $37.4 million, a 5.9 percent decrease from $39.8 million in the quarter a year earlier, because of lower unit sales.
On the heels of its seventh meeting, the Recreational Boating Leadership Council, born of the Great Recession, is beginning to produce tangible results in its mission to benefit the industry.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association closed out the third week of the winter show season last weekend, drawing 132,191 boating enthusiasts and shoppers to five of its Progressive Insurance shows.
A Revolutionary War replica tall ship was toppled by strong wind gusts during the snowstorm that pounded Rhode Island and the rest of the Northeast.
My-Villages appointed Michael Russo as strategic technology adviser.
Winter storm Juno continued to dump snow on New England this morning, with wind gusts as high as 78 mph and reports of flooding on the Massachusetts coast.
An estimated 14 houseboats burned Monday at a Sacramento County marina.
US Sailing is holding a meeting Feb. 6 in Atlanta with industry stakeholders to discuss an approach for growing sailing and to develop a framework for a plan to engage the entire sailing community.
Grande Yachts International announced the opening of its sixth sales center at Sailfish Marina in Stuart, Fla., in the protected waters of Manatee Pocket.