Manufacturing is projected to be cheaper in the United States than in China by 2018, and only seven of the 25 largest ex...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.
Capt. Jerry Caton recently took over ownership of Sea Tow Georgetown in South Carolina.
When Dennis Jones took delivery of his custom 164-foot Christensen, he decided the $34 million he paid for it was equal to the $34 million he’d donated to charity.
Discover Boating’s new “Story of Discovery,” in partnership with the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, introduces the Vazquez family, a Hispanic family that enjoys family time together on a boat.
The mother of a 14-year-old South Carolina girl injured in a boating accident, causing her thumb to be amputated, is suing Myrtle Beach tourism leader James Matthew Brittain and Murrells Inlet Epiphany over the incident, according to federal court documents.
A South Carolina organization is working to get boaters wearing life jackets, as that state and Georgia ranked in the top 10 for boating fatalities in the nation last year.
The Conference of Professional Operators for Response Towing, C-PORT, is commending the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee for passing the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act.
BoatUS is asking boaters to speak out against ethanol during a hearing that will be held to debate legislation supported by the Chicago City Council Aldermen that would require self-serve gas stations in the city to sell gasoline with 15 percent ethanol, or E15.
A new study jointly released last Thursday by NASA and the University of California at Irvine paints a dismal picture for the future of Western waterways.
While many parts of the country are grappling with intense drought, Minnesota has had so much water that no-wake restrictions were placed on Lake Minnetonka nearly two months ago and have devastated boat businesses there.
Following Team Australia’s announcement that it would pull out of the America’s Cup race, the remaining challenging teams issued a statement confirming their commitment to the event.