The boom in boat sales we’re enjoying is a result of the combined efforts of the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation.
An onslaught of new and returning customers kept dealers busy in what is typically a slower time of year.
This month’s Pulse Report survey asks dealers to weigh in on product levels and strategies for restocking.
Cooped up because of Covid restrictions, I’ve discovered some very strange state laws on the books while surfing the Web.
MIASF reports that 17 apprentices started its new program, while Discover Boating’s Ultimate Boat Show Insider Guide is a tool to help boaters heading into this year’s season.
Gov. Henry McMaster today introduces the South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance, which aims to connect the outdoors lifestyle with economic growth policies, while protecting and advancing the industry.
A plan is afoot to change public perception of Asian carp from an invasive species to a food source — and protect the Great Lakes’ $7 billion fishery.
The March 11-14 Novi Boat Show in Michigan is canceled, and a very popular sport is under fire in several states.
Attendees from 52 states and Canadian provinces racked up more than 300,000 page views during the four-day run.
We have a water crisis in this country that must be seriously addressed to break the cycle of green goop.
Using video to market your dealership has never been more important, and it’s not as complicated as you might think.
Demand is not letting up, as 2020 tops 300K boat sales.
A seasonal break means staff training becomes paramount.
Anticipating the changes that lie ahead in 2021
Published last October, this book already has helped the champion sailor who wrote it save his business.
The 80/20 principle: a bit of risk with tried-and-true tools.
Looking for answers to some of 2021’s probing questions.
SiriusXM’s Fish Mapping and Marine Offshore Weather are additional tools for anglers.
The online/in-person show was deemed a success, but organizers say it can’t compare to a traditional boat show. “We took the best action available to us.”
With most winter shows canceled, will dealers see a slowdown in demand heading into spring? Take this month’s Pulse Report survey.
The results of a Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation study reveal insights for engaging and retaining the new boaters and anglers we gained last year.
With the Covid vaccines becoming more readily available, it’s a topic that’s worth addressing now.
2021 is bringing a new paradigm to the winter boat show season.
Millennials have overtaken boomers as our largest demographic, and they’re entering their top earning — and purchasing — years.