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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.
The U.S. boating industry is reporting some of its highest sales in a decade.
The state of Washington is welcoming large yachts with the signing of a new pilotage bill that will take effect this summer.
Boating safety advocates across North America are promoting safety and responsibility on the water during National Safe Boating Week, which always precedes the unofficial start of boating season on Memorial Day weekend.
Here’s a look at the first offshore wind farm in the United States. It has five turbines and can power about 17,000 homes four miles away on Rhode Island’s Block Island.
The Massachusetts Marine Trades Educational Trust said its Kids in Boating initiative distributed its first round of grant awards.
So what’s the state of U.S. manufacturing? Dueling Federal Reserve indexes for the New York and Philadelphia areas countered each other last week during a period that was generally light on economic reports.
The Hinckley Company has never shied away from innovation.
Far from slipping into a “lull,” as it did in 2016 after strong March sales, the U.S. recreational boating industry achieved moderate gains in April this year that included double-digit growth in the pontoon category.
The United States added 211,000 jobs in April, rebounding as expected from a lackluster weather-jinxed March, but although quite a few more people will start getting paychecks, those who have been working aren’t seeing very much income growth from the strengthening economy.
Marine dealer sentiment ticked down slightly in April, but was significantly higher than in the same month last year for businesses surveyed in the MRAA/Baird Marine Retailer Pulse Report.