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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.
A bill that recreational fishing and boating groups said would prevent unnecessary fishing closures in Biscayne National Park in Florida and amend the Billfish Conservation Act cleared a Senate committee Wednesday.
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes fell more than projected in May, a sign that demand cooled after a robust start to the busiest selling season of the year, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed.
BoatUS is asking its members to send a message to the Environmental Protection Agency opposing the elevation in ethanol levels that the agency is proposing blending into the fuel supply in 2017.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association signed on to a second round of letters from companies, business and agricultural associations supporting the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
In one of the most memorable national elections in years, recreational boating will take a seat at the table as Republicans and Democrats seek to confirm their presidential nominees and prepare for the fall campaign.
The Sea Tow Foundation said it launched a new emergency beacon rental program, allowing boaters across the nation access to personal locator beacons and emergency position indicating radio beacons for rent.
Pier One Yacht Sales said industry veteran Patti Trusel joined the company’s charter division.
The marine industry and manufacturing analysts weighed in on the United Kingdom’s decision last week to exit the European Union, which shocked many experts.
A June 11 lightning strike sparked a fire that caused extensive damage to the offices of Tallahassee, Fla.-based BoatTrack — but like the software it develops, the company uses cloud-based technology and immediately resumed normal business operations.
New Jersey state troopers and TowBoatUS pulled 11 people and a dog from the Point Pleasant Canal on Sunday after their 21-foot boat capsized.