The new European Union Consumer Rights Directive is now in effect, strengthening the position of customers who shop at boat shows, online or on the street.
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.
Nominations are being sought for appointment by the Secretary of Commerce to fill vacancies on the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee beginning in the fall.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is reporting a rise in U.S. outboard engine wholesale shipments in May.
The International Council of Marine Industry Associations/International Federation of Boat Show Organizers Congress was held last week in Istanbul, Turkey, and industry members from around the world addressed issues ranging from international engineering standards to long-term growth strategies.
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Nominations are being sought by Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to fill vacancies on the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, beginning this fall.
BoatUS, the American Sportfishing Association and the National Marine Manufacturers Association hosted a briefing Sunday on the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund on behalf of the Congressional Boating Caucus.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association said traditional powerboat wholesale shipments for its control group of manufacturers were relatively unchanged in March after dipping in February.
Grant Porter, of Formula Boats, knows the marine industry’s position on ethanol can be a tough sell for members of Congress in his corn-growing state of Indiana. But he believes he made progress with at least one senator when he said the industry is not opposed to ethanol use per se, but that blends higher…more
The Recreational Boating Leadership Council at the American Boating Congress in May fleshed out plans to increase participation by focusing on six crucial tasks, including attracting minority-group members and younger boaters and finding ways to make boating more affordable.