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New powerboat registrations rise through October

According to today’s NMMA Currents newsletter, registrations of new powerboats grew for all segments on both a rolling 12-month and three-month year-over-year basis through October. Towboats led growth (up 11.1 percent), followed by personal watercraft (up 7.6 percent) and pontoon boats (up 5.4 percent).

The data is available for members here



Yamaha Certifies New Master Technicians

The company said the certification follows a six-month training course covering installation, service and maintenance.


Trade Only Today Returns Tuesday

The newsletter will not publish May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. We wish everyone a happy and safe weekend.


Teakdecking Hires New HR Director

The company said Lisa Eding will take charge of employee-related strategic planning, staff development and compliance.


Tune Out the Negative

We’re selling the No. 1 family fun experience, and Memorial Day weekend is upon us, so don’t get consumed in a downward spiral. Meanwhile, the Coast Guard is reminding boaters to avoid E15 this summer.


Italian Skipper Completes RIB Voyage for the Environment

In collaboration with Suzuki Marine, Sergio Davi covered 10,000 miles aboard the 38-footer with twin DF300B outboards to raise awareness about protecting ocean ecosystems.