The National Marine Manufacturers Association launched a new statistics section on its website in an effort to create a research and data hub for the boating industry.
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 a ribbon-cutting ceremony today signaled the official opening of the new Marine Service Technology Academy at Lindsey Hopkins Technical College in Miami-Dade, Fla.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association said its new powerboat registrations report was updated with advance August data.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association released new infographics showing boating’s economic impact by district, state and for the nation overall.
Advance data indicate that new powerboat registrations were up 7.2 percent year over year for the 12-month period through July.
The NMMA said NOAA and the Department of the Interior are seeking nominations for 10 new Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee members to represent diverse ocean interests.
Through August wholesale shipments of outboard engines in Canada for the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s control group of manufacturers were up 18 percent year over year on a rolling 12-month basis.
As the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s senior vice president of government relations, John McKnight has been a mediator between the boating industry and federal regulators for 22 years.
The recreational boating and fishing industries will hold a Congressional Boating Caucus briefing and panel discussion today in Washington, D.C. on the need for Congress to reauthorize the Water Resource Development Act.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association and other recreation industry leaders told the 2016 conference of the National Association of State Park Directors last week that the value of recreation is better understood today than ever and that the diversity and quality of recreational offerings are better than they have ever been.