U.S. outboard engine wholesale shipments were up 4.9 percent year over year for the 12 months through October.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is the leading association representing the recreational boating industry in North America. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers in the United States and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics is asking the marine industry to provide updates to the agency’s Standards of Occupational Classification — a published database that covers all American occupations.
The American Sportfishing Association and the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced a partnership in which the NMMA will produce a new marine accessories pavilion at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association welcomed 37 new member companies between May and September.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award.
A friendly competition during the National Marine Representatives Association’s yearly Rep Night at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, which took place Oct. 4-6, benefited students in the marine trades.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is now a conservation partner of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Foundation and will feature the foundation’s conservation efforts in February at the Miami International Boat Show.
The marine industry is learning more about how Americans spend their leisure time and what to do as an industry to capture them.
U.S. boat registrations were down 1.7 percent to 11.8 million in 2014, new data show.
Personal watercraft were the big winners in California in the third quarter.