Dealership offers free women’s boating classes at its two locations
Sunrise Marine will teach docking, launch, retrieval and navigation at its Florida and Alabama locations.
Northwest Marine Trades Association launches 2020 Grow Boating grant applications
Last year, 21 boating programs in the Pacific Northwest received funding from the program.
America’s Boating Club offers Spanish-language courses
Study says Hispanic boaters are the fastest-growing market of first-time buyers.
Grow Boating offers webinars on search engine optimization for marine businesses
The free webinars are designed to build websites that “convert visitors into customers.”
VIDEO: Grow Boating offers companies free promotional assets
Videos, web and social media content are all available for marine businesses.
Promotional materials now available for boatbuilders and dealers
Grow Boating has made Discover Boating videos, images and social-media content free for marketing purposes.
VIDEO: Grow Boating and MRAA launch first-time boat buyer courses
Series is designed to help dealers understand newcomers to recreational boating.
Marine trade group seeks applicants for Grow Boating grants
The Northwest Marine Trade Association has spent $1.5 million to promote boating since 2003.
New study focuses on first-time boat buyers
There are a million fewer first-time boat buyers today than a decade ago — a loss of $138 billion in lifetime value to the marine industry — with a 30 percent decline in first-time used-boat buyers and a 54-percent drop in first-time new-boat buyers.
Pacific Northwest trade group teams with Seattle TV station to promote boating
The Northwest Marine Trade Association’s Grow Boating program teamed with NBC affiliate KING-5 in Seattle for a summer-long collaboration that culminated in a half-hour special largely discussing ways to get out on the water without owning a boat.