When details of Yamaha’s new XTO Offshore outboard were released last week, it triggered a plethora of comments about the engine’s weight on social media and boating and fishing forums.
When Westrec Marinas decided to build Haulover Marine Center, which opened last spring in Miami, management looked at the trend toward bigger boats powered by multiple outboards before designing the dry rack storage facility and, most important, the forklifts that would move those boats.
If you were looking for crowds at the 2018 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat show, a good place to start was in the booth of any manufacturer that builds a big outboard-powered boat, most likely a center console.
Kennebunkport Marina has hired Shawn Dumas as operations manager. In his new role, Dumas will help with the marina’s expansion.
In its third year at the Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key, the 2018 edition of MIBS had good weather, increased attendance and positive feedback from exhibitors.
A new service called Nautic-On provides connectivity that keeps a boat owner apprised of his vessel’s location and systems remotely and adds a level of coverage by also keeping the service provider connected to the boat as well.
At 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Capt. Alan Wentworth, owner of Sea Tow Virgin Islands, got a phone call. As most of us know, when your phone rings at that time of day it’s rarely good news.
Maple Leaf Marinas LP, a new Canadian company, has purchased five marinas in central Ontario.
A proposed amendment to a bill that would ban copper-based bottom paint in Washington state will go before the legislature when it reconvenes in January.
The Superyacht Aid Coalition, which consists of 80 members, including superyachts, businesses and yacht support services, has joined with YachtAid Global to provide aid to Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Although specific numbers are not yet available, the 58th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show outperformed last year’s event in sales and attendance, show producer Informa Exhibitions said.
Trawler builder Kadey-Krogen Yachts said it will launch Summit MotorYachts, a luxury performance brand, early next year.
The city of Fort Lauderdale has selected Dallas-based Suntex Marina Investors LLC to redevelop the Las Olas Marina.
Boston Whaler continued Thursday to celebrate its 60th anniversary with the introduction of the 350 Realm, a boat in a new series, and updates to two models in its classic Montauk line at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Cobia Boats continues to expand its model line with the new 320 center console, which is on display at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center location of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Garmin Ltd. discussed its recent acquisition of Navionics S.p.A. at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on Wednesday and looked forward to a future with software updates that will let users see more information on their Garmin marine-product screen.
S2 Yachts, the parent company of Pursuit, Tiara and the new Tiara Sport division, introduced two new models at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on Wednesday.
Kelly Grindle, president and CEO of Hatteras Yachts, introduced four new models and the HattCon total vessel management system in a champagne toast to close out the first day of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Show Management’s new plans, a new international trade zone in Fort Lauderdale and the importance of conservation were covered today at the opening breakfast at the 58th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Editors from several Active Interest Media Marine Group publications met with industry manufacturers or their representatives Tuesday on the eve of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
In the days after Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cudjoe Key, Fla., Carl Wolf visited marinas in the southeastern part of the state. Wolf is an associate specializing in marina and boatyard operations at Robson Forensic, and he expected much of what he saw, but he was a little surprised by one source of damage to docks and shoreside structures.