IMBC speakers forecast an improving economy and the advent of a decade of sweeping change...more
Analyst cites favorable climate for ski and wakeboard boats and domination of the sector by three builders....more
Industry leaders peer into their crystal ball and most see slow but steady growth...more
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.
Recent rain and snow in California sparked optimism for dealers gearing up this weekend for the Sacramento Boat Show and Off-Road Exhibition.
Malibu Boats reported a net sales increase of more than 16 percent to $43.9 million for the second quarter of 2014.
The unemployment rate remained relatively unchanged in February at 6.7 percent.
The 2014 USWatercraft Rendezvous takes place Saturday with a day of boatbuilding demonstrations, sailing seminars and networking.
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is partnering with sales, customer loyalty and personal development expert Jeffrey Gitomer to launch an interactive virtual training system.
US Watercraft LLC signed Sail California as the newest dealership to carry its Alerion Yachts and C&C Yachts brands.
Bradford Marine, a shipyard and brokerage firm in Fort Lauderdale and the Bahamas, is the first brokerage to offer My-Villages mobile technology as an innovation partner.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida, organizer and sponsor of Broward County’s largest environmental cleanup event, saw more than 1,700 volunteers come to 30 countywide sites to participate in the Broward County Waterway Cleanup.
Like a mariner in distress shooting off a flare gun in the hope that someone will notice, the chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., introduced a sweeping tax reform bill earlier this week that every American should start preparing for, especially if the Republicans win control of the…more
The nine-day Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show and the five-day St. Louis Boat and Sportshow wrapped up on Sunday with an 8.5 percent gain in attendance and a 17 percent drop in attendance, respectively.