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2020: What We Learned

A cross- section of industry leaders weighs in.

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Boatloads of New Boaters

The influx of newbies to recreational boating.

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Fortune Favors the Bold

Viking and Valhalla Boat Works had quite a FLIBS.

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Clearing the Air

Builders and suppliers are designing air-purifying systems.

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New Classics

Innovation at Grand Banks and Palm Beach Motor Yachts.

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Results May Vary

Regulations differ vastly at Europe’s boating hotspots.

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Swedish Renaissance

Volvo Penta continues on its innovative path.

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Rethinking Vacation Travel

Silent-Yachts’ bold resort concept.

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Finnish(ing) School

There’s nothing out there quite like Axopar boats.

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Boat Registrations Continued to Soar

Strong demand continued through September.

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Inventory to Remain a Challenge in 2021

Retailer sentiment remained strong in October, but dealers see a shortage of boats as a hurdle for next year

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Amplifying Our Collective Voice

In this time of immense change, we all must continue to position the industry for a redefined future

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Cutting the Hoses

Electric steering systems are replacing hydraulics.

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How to Be Ready for Anything

There’s never been a better time than the present to update your digital strategy

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Dealers: What’s Your 2021 Retail Outlook?

The monthly Pulse Report asks marine retailers to weigh in on November market conditions.

A United Industry Voice Impacts Summer Sales

The comprehensive collective effort of the Get on Board campaign was a key factor in generating boatloads of new customers.

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Dealers: What’s Your 2021 Retail Outlook?

The monthly Pulse Report asks marine retailers to weigh in on November market conditions.

Addressing Bycatch via Legislation and Donation

California desperately needs a drift net ban, while Alaska sets a precedent on bycatch with an innovative donation program.

No Boat Shows Does Not Mean Sales Are Dead in the Water

While the tactile experience of live boat shows is hard to replace, redirecting expenditures from canceled winter events can assure excitement — and sales — for the spring and beyond.