New Bedford, Mass., mayor Jon Mitchell is touting Buzzards Bay as the optimal place to hold the Olympic sailing event should Boston win the bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
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.
SureShade, a designer and manufacturer of retractable sunshade systems for the marine industry, named Siebert Yacht Management in Jupiter, Fla., as the winner of SureShade’s 2014 Dealer of the Year Award.
Every year, yachting photographers from all over the world submit photographs to the Mirabaud Yacht Racing Image contest for a chance to win one of two prizes.
Talk about close-quarters maneuvering.
Michigan state Sen. Jack Brandenburg received the 2015 Mayor’s Cup Award from the Michigan Boating Industries Association.
Peer-to-peer boat rental company Cruzin introduced a Captains Program, which allows owners to rent boats while staying aboard to help renters learn the ropes.
Denny Salas, the new executive director of the Water Sports Industry Association, spent four months with the organization learning the ropes before taking the new position. A New England native, Salas became familiar with the boating industry as a lobbyist for the National Marine Manufacturers Association. Before that, he worked with various politicians on Capitol…more
A bill pending in the Georgia House of Representatives could give residents the option of titling their boats.
Fort Myers, Fla.-based Wilson Yacht Sales Inc. has merged with Pier One Yacht Sales.
Dominion Marine Media said it will launch a new .yachts domain on the heels of the announcement that it will launch .boats, which is set to be activated in the coming months.