He fields dealer questions in candid session and cites progress on lead times and parts availability ...more
Working on the quiet for years, builders of the iconic brand now are ready to pursue a broader clientele A familiar moni...more
Chaparral and Rec Boat Holdings will join Yamaha and Sea Ray in the fast-growing market segment Chaparral Boats and Rec ...more
Boatbuilders are the backbone of the marine industry. They can be found across the country, constructing everything from personal watercraft and small skiffs to large center console fishing boats and oceangoing yachts. A large majority of the recreational boats sold in the United States are built in this country.
Intrepid Powerboats will display one of its 32-foot center consoles with a new natural gas/gasoline hybrid propulsion system at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Sea Ray will have plenty of new boats at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year, including the L580 and L650 Fly motoryachts. I had a chance this summer to interview Ron Berman, the man who played a major role in creating and bringing those boats to the market. He is the vice president…more
Jason Eckman, 37, is the product marketing manager for the Marine Propulsion Systems division at BRP and has spent his entire career in the marine industry.
Some dealers may have entered the Rec Boat Holdings dealer meeting in August with apprehension after the company’s sale to Groupe Beneteau, but Dave Kazmark of Patchogue Shores Marina was not one of them.
Gemini Catamarans, a division of The Catamaran Group, said it has selected Catalina Yachts to build the 2015 and 2016 models of the Gemini Legacy 35.
Outer Reef Yachts said it exhibited yachts from its long-range motoryacht classic series at three recent boat shows — the Cannes Yachting Festival, the Newport (R.I.) International Boat Show and the Seattle Boats Afloat Show.
Bryant Boats unveiled its new Surf Edition model at Surf Expo in Orlando earlier this month to a full crowd of marine dealers and industry leaders.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal celebrated the 50th anniversary of Chaparral Boats by presenting company founder Buck Pegg and president Jim Lane with a special commendation Thursday at Chaparral and Robalo’s headquarters in Nashville, Ga.
Brunswick Corp. said Thursday that it completed the previously announced sale of its retail bowling business to Bowlmor AMF for $270 million.
Beneteau America announced ahead of the Sept. 25-30 Sao Paulo Boat Show in Brazil its intention to speed the development of the company’s powerboat distribution network in South America.