The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association formed a youth boating task force composed of association members who know that the majority of boaters are an aging population.
Keeping waterways clean and open to boaters is an important goal of the recreational marine industry. Individually and as members of trade organizations, marine businesses push for the enactment of fair rules and regulations governing use of the nation's rivers, lakes, streams and ocean waters.
SailTime said it is hosting a fractional sailing expo on Saturday during the 16th annual Summer Sailstice, the worldwide celebration of sailing and the summer solstice.
A series of venomous spines along its back means the invasive lionfish has no natural predators in U.S. waters.
Marine Industry Day, the Marine Industries Association of South Florida’s day to raise awareness about the industry, its contributions to the community and the challenges it faces, is set for June 18 at Fort Lauderdale’s Esplanade Park.
The Boat Harbour Championship, leg two of the 2016 Bahamas Billfish Championship, was held last week at Abaco Beach Resort, with winning team Uno Mas earning the $5,000 Grand Slam bonus.
Melissa Danko, who celebrates her 15th anniversary as executive director of the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey this month, has piled up a long list of accomplishments in her decade and a half at the helm of the organization.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story concludes a two-part special report on the challenges facing recreation-based industries and what is being done to overcome them.
BoatUS is offering boaters safety tips in conjunction with National Safe Boating Week, which continues through Friday.
The marine industry is gearing up for National Safe Boating Week, a campaign that urges boaters to wear life jackets and participate in responsible boating practices that is set to begin on Saturday.
The Boat Harbour Championship, the second leg of the 2016 Bahamas Billfish Championship, opened Wednesday at Abaco Beach Resort & Boat Harbour Marina and continues through Saturday.