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Marine Leadership Alliance honors Ed Atchley, Jim Lane with $10,000 Discover Boating donation

Grow Boating, Inc. announced Monday that the Marine Leadership Alliance has donated $10,000 to the national Discover Boating campaign, helping to fund the industry’s common goal of growing recreational boating. The gift is in honor and memory of two industry leaders who passed away earlier this year, Ed Atchley and Jim Lane. As dedicated professionals with long careers in boat ...

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Phoenix Trailers adds new Tennessee facility

Phoenix Trailers has launched an assembly facility in Tennessee to better serve boat dealers in the area and surrounding states. The move signals the company's deeper penetration into the Southeast, including a distribution center planned in Florida. Located in Winchester, Tenn., the facility offers dealers increased inventory of Phoenix Trailers' pontoon trailers for immediate delivery. Every custom bunk unit is ...

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MRAA adds Blackbeard Marine as premium retail member

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announced that Blackbeard Marine, based in Kingston, Okla., has become the association’s most recent dealer to join as premium retail member. A two-location dealer with aspirations for more locations, Blackbeard Marine has seen significant growth since owner Steve Jennings purchased the dealership five years ago. Jennings attributes the success of the Kingston dealership ...

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Lund introduces new Mod-V 2017 Renegade series


Lund is introducing the 2017 Renegade series, a Mod-V fishing boat built with Lund’s IPS hull. The Lund Renegade comes in two models: the 1775, which measures 17 feet, 9 inches and is rated for a 90-horsepower engine, and the 1875, which measures 18 feet, 9 inches and is rated for a 115-horsepower engine. This series offers a model for ...

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Malibu Boats, Inc. announces Q1 fiscal 2017 earnings release date and conference call

Malibu Boats, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBUU) announced Thursday that it will release its first quarter fiscal 2017 financial results on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 before the market opens. Following the release, the company's management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day. Malibu’s Chief Executive Officer Jack Springer and Chief Financial ...

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Centurion Boats awarded patent for dash system


Centurion Boats has been awarded a patent for towboat control with the Side by Side High Definition (SxS HD) Touch Vision dash system in the Ri Series. The SxS HD Touch Vision consists of two high definition screens that team to display related content when needed or show two separate sets of information. The screens are angled in the dash ...

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New look and layout for Yachts Miami Beach 2017

The 29th annual Yachts Miami Beach will introduce a new look and layout for the 2017 event, set to take place from Feb. 16-20 on Collins Avenue across from the Fontainebleau and Eden Roc hotels. Show Management and the Florida Yachts Brokers Association (FYBA), which co-own the show, engaged EDSA to reimagine Yachts Miami Beach. EDSA is known for creating ...

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DAME Design Awards names 67 finalists

The jury for the DAME Design Award 2016  has named a list of 67 products as the final nominees for this year's competition. The DAME winners will be announced during the Breakfast Briefing in Amsterdam RAI on the opening day of METSTRADE 2016, taking place 15 to 17 November in the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre. A total of 117 entries ...

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IGY Marinas to manage National Harbor Marina


IGY Marinas today announced that it has added National Harbor Marina to its locations. This new Northeast location marks a milestone for IGY Marinas, allowing the company for the first time to offer travelers access to its services in the Washington, D.C. area. “IGY continues to execute on its targeted expansion strategy. National Harbor has become a major tourism destination ...

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Marinalife announces winners of 7th Annual Best Marina Contest


Marinalife recently announced the winners of the 7th Annual Best Marina Contest. Orange Beach Marina in Orange Beach, Ala., was voted voted 2016’s Best Large Marina and Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., was voted 2016’s Best Small Marina. Orange Beach Marina offers a fully protected harbor and family-friendly environment for all types of boaters. With 161 in ...

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