The Jaguar Vector racing team has set a new world speed record for electric powered boats of 88.61 mph.
The New York Yacht Club’s American Magic, the U.S. challenger for the 36th America’s Cup, has opened a dedicated construction facility to build a pair of racing sailboats in Bristol, R.I.
The weekend starts at the Houston Summer Boat Show at today at NRG Center as boat dealers and exhibitors prepare for continued strong sales.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association in Canada has sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau imploring him to not to impose retaliatory tariffs on boats imported to the country from the United States.
The marine industry is “unusually fragmented,” and Chris-Craft president Stephen Heese thinks that will continue to change in the coming years.
Retaliatory tariffs by Canada and the European Union are prompting marine dealers abroad to cancel orders of U.S.-built boats — the result of a “self-inflicted wound” the government has imposed on U.S. manufacturers, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association.
Jeff Napier, the first president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association, died at his home in Italy after suffering from Parkinson’s disease. He was 78.
How dealers can help introduce new boaters and anglers to the water and a positive outlooking in the Lonestar state.