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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.
New powerboat registrations were up 6.4 percent year over year for the 12 months through October.
Johnson Outdoors announced a quarterly cash dividend of 9 cents per Class A share and 8.2 cents per Class B share.
Bass Cat Boats founder Ron Pierce died Sunday of natural causes. He was 81.
The new Outdoor Recreational Industry Roundtable shared a white paper with the transition team for President-elect Donald Trump that outlines “critical infrastructure needs,” including a request for a one-time funding infusion and increased appropriations for government agencies.
BoatUS is sending the message to boaters that including outdoor industries such as boating and fishing in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product is good for them.
One of the partners of Iconic Marine Group — the group that purchased the Fountain, Donzi, Baja and Pro-Line boat brands last spring — bought out the shares of saltwater fishing brand Pro-Line.
With 1,858 boats sold in November, U.S. brokerage sales were 1 percent (11 boats) below the same month in 2015, but 34 boats above the average for the last five years.
Hurricane Matthew, which threatened four coastal states as it corkscrewed through the Atlantic in early October, caused an estimated $110 million in damage to recreational boats, BoatUS said today.
ICOMIA’s 2016 Quarterly Economic Statistics Report by Country: Edition Three is now available.
The Federal Reserve finally appears poised to deliver the interest-rate increase U.S. corporations and the financial markets have been waiting for all year.