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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.
Some dealers might have entered the Rec Boat Holdings dealer meeting earlier this month with apprehension after the company’s sale to the Beneteau Group, but Dave Kazmark of Patchogue Shores Marina was not one of them.
Responding to one of the worst accidents in memory on Biscayne Bay on the Fourth of July, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced a crackdown on drunken boaters during the Labor Day weekend on and around the bay.
One of the biggest sailboat names in British boatbuilding, Southerly Yachts, has folded again, according to several British publications.
Trac Ecological certified the Deltaville Boatyard in Deltaville, Va., and the Cool Flow mobile marine heat exchanger service of Rockport, Mass., as the company’s newest yacht servicing dealers in the southern Chesapeake Bay region and the Northeast states.
The unofficial end of summer is delivering big surf on the U.S. East and West coasts as hurricanes Cristobal and Marie churn in the Atlantic and Pacific, throwing tremendous energy onto the shore.
Recreational fishing is a big business and its economic impact is equal to or greater than that of commercial fishing.
As California closes out its eighth month of a drought state of emergency, effects of the water shortage are being felt across the state.
Dominion Enterprises today announced the appointment of Ian Atkins as president of Dominion Marine Media.
Marine electrical systems manufacturer Blue Sea Systems earned three awards at the annual National Marine Distributor Association conference, including the Platinum Supplier of the Year award.
Though it’s existed for decades, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is attracting renewed attention from scientists and environmental experts with the return of a research vessel that has been collecting data for the last several months.