The National Marine Manufacturers Association will hold a webinar on Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. EDT focused on Spain’s boating trends for 2015 and beyond.
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 National Marine Manufacturers Association said U.S. outboard engine wholesale shipments were up 5.4 percent year over year for the 12-month period through June and shipments of traditional powerboats were up 4.5 percent through April, with growth led by the outboard and inboard boat segments.
Due to high demand to attend the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s first two trips to Cuba, the group is holding a third and final exploratory trip to the country for members.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association supported Marine Industry Certified Dealerships during boat show season by giving certified dealers promotional opportunities at NMMA boat shows.
The “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” educational series has partnered with the National Marine Manufacturers Association, Discover Boating, the Miami International Boat Show, the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation and Take Me Fishing.
President Obama’s Pacific Rim free-trade deal gained traction this week as he signed legislation to fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership, setting the stage to complete the deal by the end of the year.
Wholesale shipments of diesel inboard and sterndrive engines grew 7.1 percent in the first quarter of 2015 for the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s control group.
Organizers of the Miami International Boat Show are setting the record straight about what they are calling “an aggressive campaign of mistruths” launched by the village of Key Biscayne, including issues around the docks, the environment and traffic.
Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 6.6 percent through February for the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s control group of manufacturers.
In its fifth year, the Recreational Boating Leadership Council continues to push the industry to stay on top of issues that impact its future, such as political advocacy and the promotion of boating to young people and to more diverse markets.