The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index improved again in August, reaching its highest level since October 2007.
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.
Out to sea, away from the Peruvian tourist town of Huanchaco, fishermen tend nets in small reed boats with pointed bows that are known as caballitos de totora, or little reed horses.
Cuba is gaining attention as a potential trade partner for the marine industry as some speculate whether the United States will lift its half-century trade embargo with the country.
The Gold Coast International Marine Expo in Queensland, Australia, will feature more than just superyachts and kayaks, fishing equipment and PWC.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates enjoyed some family time aboard The Serene, a $330 million yacht that Gates and his family are renting for $5 million a week.
The Australian navy patrol boat HMAS Bundaberg became engulfed in flames today during maintenance work in a Brisbane dry dock.
Marinanow is a new European site for people looking to berth or charter their boats — similar to the Airbnb model — and has raised seed funding to get started.
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.
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.
Manufacturing is projected to be cheaper in the United States than in China by 2018, and only seven of the 25 largest exporting countries now have lower manufacturing costs than the United States. Since 2004, U.S. manufacturers have improved their competitiveness, compared with every major exporter except India, Mexico and the Netherlands, according to a…more