Russo Marine acquires South Shore property

Boating Industry
February 5, 2016

Top 100 dealer Russo Marine announced Friday it has purchased a new location to serve Boston's South Shore. The three-acre site in Hingham, Mass., at the Hingham Shipyard, is currently the home of Eastern Yacht Sales, a long-time sailboat dealer-broker who will be relocating later this year. Russo will... Read more »

Paul Singer new president for Centurion, Supreme

Bill Yeargin (left) and Paul Singer

Boating Industry
February 5, 2016

Industry veteran Paul Singer has been appointed as president of both Centurion Boats and Supreme Boats. Singer, an Air Force veteran, has worked in the boating industry for nearly three decades, including 20 years at Malibu Boats. Most recently, he was director of marketing at Syntec. Centurion and Supreme... Read more »

Northwest Marine Trade Association Career Fair grew in 2016

Northwest Marine Trade Association
February 5, 2016

SEATTLE –The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) held its second annual Career Fair at the Seattle Boat Show on Monday, Feb. 1, with twice as many exhibitors signed up to participate, looking to fill 250 openings, and three times the number of job-seekers attended as compared to last year. New... Read more »

Bennington Marine joins Sea Tow’s Sea Care program

Boating Industry
February 5, 2016

Under a new partnership with Sea Tow Services International, Inc., Bennington will now include a 95-day Sea Tow membership with each new boat sold. The Sea Tow membership provides on-water assistance for free, such as towing, fuel drops, jump starts and prop disentanglements. In addition, Sea Tow members... Read more »

Palm Beach show returns in March

Boating Industry
February 5, 2016

The 31st Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show is scheduled for Thursday, March 17 through Sunday, March 20, along Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach. The international event will feature more than $1 billion worth of yachts, boats and accessories, including hundreds of boats ranging from... Read more »

Ranger highlighting saltwater boats at Miami

Boating Industry
February 5, 2016

Ranger Boats will be displaying its latest saltwater fishing boats at this year's Miami International Boat Show. In conjunction with local Ranger dealer Sundance Marine, this year's Ranger booth (booth number B205) will highlight a mix of products including the official debut of the 2350 Bay Ranger.... Read more »

MasterCraft reports 12 percent sales increase for quarter

Boating Industry
February 5, 2016

MasterCraft on Thursday announced financial results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter, ended December 27, 2015. Highlights: Net sales, excluding the terminated Hydra-Sports manufacturing contract, increased 12.2 percent versus the year-earlier period Total second-quarter net sales rose 4.5 percent... Read more »

Petition launches to restore Miami Marine Stadium

Boating Industry
February 4, 2016

As approximately 100,000 people prepare to visit Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin in February as part of the first-ever Miami International Boat Show to be held on Virginia Key, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Dade Heritage Trust are launching a petition to demonstrate public support... Read more »

Marine Ad Network partners with Show Management

Boating Industry
February 4, 2016

Marine Ad Network has announced a new partnership with Show Management to provide hyperlocal digital marketing campaigns for exhibitors during the Palm Beach International Boat Show. Hyperlocal marketing allows exhibitors the chance to connect boat show attendees with content that is tailored specifically... Read more »

Honda Marine signs OEM agreement with Brig Boats

Boating Industry
February 4, 2016

Honda Marine announced Wednesday a new OEM agreement with Brig USA. Brig Boats  is a manufacturer of foldable and rigid inflatable boats for recreational and professional use. Based in Kharkov, Ukraine, the 25-year-old company recently announced its launch into the U.S. market with two dealers located... Read more »

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