The opening weekend of the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover in Rhode Island — the race’s only U.S. stop — drew more than 28,000 visitors to the race village at Fort Adams State Park.
The marine industry is a global enterprise. Builders, dealers, marinas, equipment manufacturers and other businesses are found worldwide, and there are major boat shows on all continents.
The South Korean government announced a set of measures last week aimed at developing the country’s marine leisure industry and increasing the promotion of marine activities.
The U.S. economy created 223,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent, the lowest rate since May 2008.
Team Alvimedica, led by American Charlie Enright, savored their hometown welcome in the small hours of the morning today as Newport, R.I., residents stayed out in bitterly cold conditions to cheer them in.
More than 195 boats in 14 classes competed in the final day of racing on Sunday at the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta in Annapolis, Md.
The Italian recreational boatbuilding business is showing signs of growth with a 2.1 increase in sales in 2014 from the previous year.
YachtAid Global, a non-profit based in San Diego that coordinates developmental/disaster relief aid and deliveries via private yachts to communities in need around the world, is calling on the yachting industry to support its ongoing fundraising efforts for critically needed aid.
New economic numbers suggest that the economy is poised for faster growth after a disappointing first quarter.
The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter as another cold and snowy winter discouraged consumer spending and exports and business investment declined.
Australian brokerage Multihull Central said the first Aquila power catamaran that will be delivered to Australia was sold at the Palm Beach International Boat Show in Florida in March.