The Jacksonville (Fla.) Light Boat Parade on Saturday featured dozens of boats decked out with Christmas lights and decorations ranging from candy canes to “Peanuts” characters Charlie Brown and Snoopy.
From factory openings to production milestones to the launch of new boats, the marine industry makes news in numerous ways. Trade Only follows developments wherever they occur.
I have been involved in the marine industry for more than 25 years, starting by working for Bombardier Capital in the mid-1980s. Our main focus was providing floorplan assistance for recreational and marine dealers. I was the district manager for a designated portion of Ontario, Canada.
A Connecticut judge ended state receivership over the Amistad schooner — a replica of the ship African captives seized as they were being brought to Cuba in 1839 — and dissolved the embattled organization that had operated the ship.
The Chesapeake Area Professional Captains Association elected new officers for 2016.
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Sail magazine announced the winners of its 2016 Best Boats Awards in the December issue.
Sea Tow Services International honored Sea Tow captains and other members of its national network for lifesaving efforts and for efforts above and beyond the call of duty at a company awards banquet on Nov. 18.
Gordy’s Lakefront Marine of Fontana, Wis., was named the top dealer in Boating Industry’s Top 100 awards at a gala Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., in conjunction with the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo.
SureShade entered into a consulting agreement with GCI Designs LLC, a new marine engineering consulting firm founded by industry veteran Gregg Inscore.
The Bahamas Billfish Championship will return with four tournaments next year and a new marlin tournament is planned for Cuba.