Together Again

The industry is primed as the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference returns to an in-person format in less than two weeks.


Destination: Bermuda

Viking and Valhalla Boatworks team with PW Marine to expand the builders’ dealer network to the island


Cannes Set To Return

A Paris court of appeal ruled in July that RX France will continue to manage the Cannes Yachting Festival, set for Sept. 7-12


Preparing for the Show To Go On

The U.K.’s Southampton Boat Show returns.


High and Dry

Unusable boat ramps are becoming increasingly common as the drought in parts of the country limits access.


Weathering the Continuing Storm

Freight issues are adding to supply-chain difficulties, causing dealers to focus even more on setting clear expectations for frustrated customers.


Boatyard Blitz

Managing the boatyard blitz requires patience and planning.


Approaching Carbon Neutrality

Correct Craft aims for carbon neutrality by 2025.


Brunswick Acquires Navico

Navico joins its Advanced Systems Group.


New Owners, Big Plans

The new team at Cigarette Racing eyes expansion.

New Initiatives To Push Boating Safety

The Marine Industries Association of Southwest Florida and Discover Boating are promoting on-water safety, one in a digital format and and one analog.


Iconic Cleveland Show Returns to the I-X Center

Also, the Northwest Marine Trade Association is offering grants to promote boating and fishing.

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Ida’s Lingering Effects

The powerful hurricane has triggered oil spills and significant algae threats to the Gulf of Mexico.

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want

For the third consecutive month, an amalgam of factors curtailed boat registrations across the country.

How to Beat Negative Reviews

Consider this type of feedback a clarion call to positively respond to a problem and a way to make things right.

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Tech Help

With countless business challenges during the pandemic, have you used technology to stay connected to customers, manufacturers and industry partners?

Florida FWC Launches Video Game

Plus, a historical look at the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund, up for Congressional renewal.

By Popular Demand

Anticipating a busy, in-person fall show season.

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Staying Connected

Facing the myriad business challenges over the last 18 months, have you used technology to stay connected to customers, manufacturers and industry partners?


MIACF’s Orlando Boat Show Sets Attendance Record

The indoor event presented a unique set of challenges to organizers, who responded with a series of safety protocols. And the buyers showed up in droves.

Good Resources for Dealers Just Keep Coming

The MRAA adds to its industry-leading library of educational and promotional materials. Plus, the continued success — and comprehensive marketing tools and resources — of the Discover Boating campaign.