Consisting of builders, dealers, marinas, parts and accessories makers and sellers and the trade groups that serve them, the marine industry is a sprawling and colorful collection of companies and people. From the number and type of boats it sells to its advocacy for the rights of boaters to enjoy their recreation on pollution-free waters, using fuel that doesn't damage their engines, the industry makes news in many ways.
Ground-fault protection marinas and boatyards is a focal point.
The trade group encourages boaters to visit national marine sanctuaries, and the videos highlight the importance of the parks to local economies.
The group is creating a single, focused brand, with a new logo and new name for its annual conference.
NMMA pushes to prioritize projects that have an outdoor-recreation impact.
All four people are from Indiana, and one owns a waterfront mansion in Fort Lauderdale.
The memorandum of understanding will make it easier for NMMA-certified boats to be sold in Canada
Elected officials and industry stakeholders participated.
Funds will go to six cities throughout the state.
Seaplane base and marina on Lake Dora in Tavares, Fla.will receive $8 million for infrastructure improvements.