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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.
A federal court jury ruled that Brunswick Corp. willfully infringed upon a Cobalt Boats LLC patent when it offered retractable swim steps on several Sea Ray models.
Chris Oliver has been appointed to manage national fisheries for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Trump administration announced Tuesday.
The developer of the Flagstone Island Gardens project on Watson Island has filed a lawsuit against the city of Miami, according to the South Florida Business Journal, seeking $122 million in damages because the city threatened to cancel its lease.
Best-selling author and innovation guru Tim Sanders has been named the opening keynote speaker for the 2017 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, which is set for Dec. 10-13 in Orlando, Fla.
Soundings magazine and Active Interest Media are launching the first in a series of online boating education courses. Beginning in July, Boaters University will launch its first course “Maintaining and Troubleshooting Marine Diesel Engines.”
The recreational boat industry had its strongest month this year in May as sales rose in all but two categories and some segments posted double-digit gains.
Marine engine executives met in Washington, D.C., this week with top leaders of the House of Representatives and the Trump administration to discuss the effects of legislation and regulations on recreational boating.
BoatUS is offering tips to marina owners and dealers to combat crime rings that are committing thefts around the country, largely at boat dealerships and boat-storage facilities.
Premier Marine, maker of Premier Pontoons, filed for Chapter 11 restructuring as a result of a “failed acquisition of another pontoon manufacturer in 2011,” said a motion filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Minnesota.
Last weekend an 11-year-old girl in New Jersey and a 19-year-old man in Ohio were killed while participating in a seemingly harmless activity — swimming near a boat dock.