Chinese boat Dongfeng Race Team led the Volvo Ocean Race fleet out of Auckland’s harbor in New Zealand for the fifth leg to Brazil on Wednesday after Cyclone Pam delayed the start for three days.
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.
Fairline Boats expanded its dealer network in Asia with the appointment of Marine Grande, trading as Fairline Korea.
The Calpyso, with Capt. Jacques Cousteau at the wheel, took generations of would-be explorers across the oceans and up rivers to discover the marvels of the murky world below.
The fifth annual Gold Coast International Marine Expo runs May 21-24 in Australia and features products ranging from kayaks to superyachts and from personal watercraft to fishing equipment.
Donna Lange is not just a grandmother of 11 — she’s also a musician, songwriter, registered nurse, delivery captain, the founder of OceansWatch North America and one of the few American female sailors to circumnavigate solo.
The 23rd Dubai International Boat Show is reporting increased interest in boats of all kinds.
The U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.5 percent, the Department of Labor reported today.
Vesconite hired the Martin Flory Group as part of an effort to expand its North American presence.
U.S. companies are continuing to grow their presence at the Cartagena International Boat Show, with a 20 percent increase in the USA Pavilion sponsored by the National Marine Manufacturers Association.
The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index slipped in February, declining more than economists had expected.