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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.

2014’s champion: the pontoon boat

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.

There’s a boat for every budget. That’s the value message the Recreational Boating Leadership Council wants to convey.

Growth panels ‘gain traction’

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.

NMMA sees attendance boost at recent shows

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.

US Sailing sets growth meeting for Atlanta

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.

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