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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 National Marine Manufacturers Association met with senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable.
The 2017 Sail America Industry Conference, slated for May 31-June 2 at the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown Hotel, will offer an industry regatta at the Milwaukee Community Sailing Center, a keynote from Harley-Davidson with afternoon breakouts and an industry dinner on the evening of June 1.
The U.S. housing industry sent generally positive signals last week, and that has implications for everyone who sells goods and services to homeowners, including boatbuilders and their dealers.
Nautical Ventures Group said its cruise ship division, QPS Marine Ships, recently completed the sale of the 503-foot, 20,216 gross-ton passenger cruise ship MV Voyager.
Bluewater Crew Training USA, which is best known for training programs for professional crewmembers on luxury charter vessels, is now offering a training course for recreational boaters.
Last year the recreational boating industry was celebrating its best March results since 2008 — sales gains of 21 percent in the main powerboat segments and 20 percent industrywide.
The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation appointed Grady-White Boats vice president of sales Joey Weller to its board of directors.
Longtime Essex Boat Works owner C. Stuart Ingersoll of Essex, Conn., died March 15 peacefully surrounded by friends and family. He was 85.
The 2017 American Boating Congress said keynote speaker Jake Tapper of CNN will now speak at the ABC’s opening luncheon from 11:20 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 16.
The Sail America Industry Conference said Marcus Sheridan, an expert in inbound and content marketing, will address the conference as a keynote speaker on June 1.