Industry dismayed by shortcomings in House bill and frustrated by a snapper season of just nine days...more
Lingering cold slowed early-spring boat demand in parts of the country, but builders and analysts expect those lost sale...more
Industry leaders say the American Boating Congress succeeded in putting key issues in the D.C. spotlight...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.
New preliminary data released Friday by Statistical Surveys confirm a Wells Fargo analyst’s assessment that a sluggish early start to 2014 in boat sales is now showing signs of an uptick.
The petroleum industry won a significant victory in a dispute with environmental groups last week when the Obama administration approved guidelines for seismic searches for oil and gas deposits in the Atlantic Ocean.
An independent review of the search for Niña, lost more than a year ago on the Tasman Sea with its seven crewmembers, found that the New Zealand rescue authority did all it should have done — and more — to try to find the 84-foot schooner.
Ribcraft chose Nautical Ventures Marine Superstore as its exclusive dealer for southeastern Florida.
Nearly two-thirds of voters think the stock market is rigged against them and a majority believe Wall Street and big banks hurt average Americans, according to poll results from a pro-regulation group.
After a dozen years of prohibiting access, the New England Fishery Management Council is considering reopening portions of a preserve 80 miles off the coast of Gloucester —one of the region’s most distinct marine habitats —to trawlers.
BB&T marine lender Brian Durst was killed in a hit-and-run accident Monday as he changed his tire on the side of a Georgia interstate. He was 53.
Boosted by solid improvement in three key categories, the recreational boat industry got back on plane in June with single-digit sales growth in the main segments and a double-digit increase industrywide.
ORLANDO, Fla. — A new report shows that interest in recreational fishing spiked last year with 4.1 million newcomers to the sport in 2013 —a substantial increase from the 3.5 million average new anglers-per-year between 2007 and 2012. The numbers were especially high among female and Hispanic anglers.
The House approved a short-term fix to the nearly depleted highway trust fund on Tuesday in a 367-55 vote and the measure will move to the Senate with barely two weeks before the Transportation Department could be forced to cut funding for highway projects around the country.