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Yellowfin Yachts nears debut of 42-foot center console
Yellowfin Yachts of Bradenton, Fla., is nearing the completion of a high-tech, 42-foot center console.
MIAMI 2017: Size and presence of center consoles grow
MIAMI — It’s easy to see that center consoles will continue to get bigger during the next two to three years.
MIAMI 2017: Mercury Marine president touts ‘intuitive design’ of products
MIAMI BEACH — Mercury Marine executives gave journalists a preview Wednesday night of an array of new products.
VIDEO: Navico CEO: ‘We want to win the saltwater market’
DUCK KEY, Fla. — During a media event that gave journalists a sneak peek at its new products, Navico reported solid revenue growth in 2016.
MDCE 2016: NMMA president touts buying power of minority groups
NMMA president Thom Dammrich struck down the misconception that minority groups are unable to afford boating.
FLIBS 2016: New Greenline owner reintroduces the brand
FORT LAUDERDALE — Greenline is back.
FLIBS 2016: Builders debut wide range of new boats
FORT LAUDERDALE — The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show opened Thursday with the introduction of dozens of new boats.
FLIBS 2016: Active Interest Media holds editors forum
FORT LAUDERDALE — Active Interest Media’s Marine Group on Wednesday hosted a meet-the-editors day.
IBEX 2016: Industry gets first look at study of first-time buyers
TAMPA, Fla. — At the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference this week the marine industry got its first glimpse of a Grow Boating-commissioned study of first-time boat buyers and owners.
IBEX 2016: Partners plan for larger show in future years
IBEX will be held at the Tampa Convention Center in 2017 and 2018
IBEX 2016: Dammrich sees continued growth in boat sales
TAMPA, Fla. — The marine industry should grow for two to three more years as consumer confidence and spending continue to strengthen, NMMA president Thom Dammrich said.
Anglers on Southport center console win Nantucket Classic
A four-angler team aboard a 33-foot Southport center console captured first place in the inaugural Nantucket Classic tournament held last week at the Nantucket Boat Basin.
Beneteau tells dealers it’s committed to U.S. market
SARASOTA, FLA. — More than 300 dealers from North America and worldwide gathered here at Groupe Beneteau’s dealer meeting.
Recreational fishing will be allowed in New England marine preserve
Recreational fishing will be allowed in the new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument off the Massachusetts coast.
VIDEO: Calcutta Boats set to unveil 48-foot cat in 2017
Calcutta Boats next year expects to complete a two-stateroom, two-head 48-foot catamaran powered with twin 550-hp Cummins diesels.
VIDEO: Bertram Yachts nears debut of new 35-footer
TAMPA, Fla. — The new Bertram Yachts is ramping up boat manufacturing and service operations at its new plant in Tampa.
ICAST 2016: Show reports record attendance and strong sales
ORLANDO, Fla. — ICAST is wrapping up today with a record number of attendees — 15,000 — and exhibitors reporting robust sales activity.
ICAST 2016: Marine Accessories Pavilion draws large crowds
ORLANDO, Fla. — Exhibitors at the new NMMA Marine Accessories Pavilion fielded a consistent flow of business activity on the first day of ICAST.
ICAST 2016: Speakers focus on retaining boaters and anglers
ORLANDO, Fla. — The fishing and boating industries must find new and better ways to retain anglers to offset the sport’s decreasing number of participants.