Report: SCMA may merge with the NMMA

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Discussions between the Southern California Marine Association and the National Marine Manufacturers Association have led to a tentative agreement for a merger between the two organizations, according to an exclusive story by the California-based marine publication, The Log.

Under the agreement, the NMMA would acquire and manage current SCMA industry support activities and boat shows, according to The Log. The merger plan would require approval by a vote of the SCMA membership. With approval, the 56-year-old SCMA would be dissolved as an independent organization and the NMMA would take control of SCMA’s five consumer boat shows in California, according to The Log.

NMMA and SCMA representatives declined comment to Trade Only Today.

Related

Should You Require Employee Vaccinations?

With the Covid vaccines becoming more readily available, it’s a topic that’s worth addressing now.

Parker Sponsors ‘Journey for a Cause’

An Indiana college student will embark on a 10-day passage from the Ohio River to the Gulf of Mexico to highlight inclusion and fishing.

With Great Power Comes Great Challenges

Today’s high-horsepower outboards are heavy, and produce prodigious power and torque — three factors that boatbuilders must balance.

Guy Harvey Foundation Awards Scholarships

The inaugural Legacy Scholarship went to four Florida high school seniors who are attending Nova Southeastern University.

Brunswick Launches Training Program

The on-water BoatClass sessions will offer safety courses for both new and seasoned boaters.

Quick Hits: January 19, 2021

Princecraft premieres interactive Virtual Park; European Boating Industry and International Council of Marine Industry Associations strengthen partnership; and Alumacraft celebrate 75 years in business with video series.

Tommy’s Slalom Shop Adds Dealer

Boulder Boats has locations in Nevada, Arizona and California.

Trade Only Today Returns Tuesday

The daily e-newsletter will not publish Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.