A bill that recreational fishing and boating groups said would prevent unnecessary fishing closures in Biscayne National Park in Florida and amend the Billfish Conservation Act cleared a Senate committee Wednesday.
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.
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes fell more than projected in May, a sign that demand cooled after a robust start to the busiest selling season of the year, figures from the National Association of Realtors showed.
Pier One Yacht Sales said industry veteran Patti Trusel joined the company’s charter division.
Nominations are open for the 2016 Movers & Shakers award presented by Boating Industry magazine.
The 2017 Sail America Industry Conference will be held from May 31 to June 2 at the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown.
The House Natural Resources Committee has passed a bipartisan bill that would move the management of red snapper in Gulf states from federal oversight to the states.
Sailors around the world will take to the water this weekend during Summer Sailstice, an annual event organized to highlight the recreation to potential sailors and get current sailors out on the water.
Bonnier Corp. said it is extending the reach of its multichannel fishing brands with the launch of its new SLT digital video platform, presented by Yeti.
MagicEzy, a manufacturer of do-it-yourself fiberglass repair products, chose Home Port Marine Marketing to support the development of the Australia-based company’s product distribution network.
The Marsh Harbour Championship, the third leg of the 2016 Bahamas Billfish Championship, was held June 1-4 at Abaco Beach Resort.