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Riviera debuts 4800 Sport Yacht and 575 SUV in Miami

Riviera will debut two boats this year at the Miami International Boat Show: the 4800 Sport Yacht and the 575 SUV, alongside a number of their other new models. Riviera will be “taking advantage of our expansive deep water basin and docks at our home at Miami Marine Stadium,” said Larry Berryman, assistant show manager for MIBS. “Seeing what they ...

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Construction for 2017 Miami Boat Show well underway


Construction for the 2017 Miami International Boat Show began on Dec. 1 and is on its way to building a record-breaking show. MIBS will run from Feb. 16-20, 2017 at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin at Key Biscayne. The show is prepared to host its expected 100,000 or more attendees in mid-February. Many improvements have been made to ...

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Torqeedo to present three new products in 2017

Motor manufacturer Torqeedo will present three new products for 2017 dto the U.S. trade at the Electric and Hybrid Marine World Expo Florida Conference and Exhibition, Jan. 16­18, and to the public at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 16­20. BMW's i3 high-voltage battery has been adapted to work with Torqeedo's 40 or 80 hp Deep Blue systems. It was ...

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Entries open for 2016 Neptune marine marketing awards

Marine Marketers of America is accepting entries now through Jan. 11, 2017, for the 2016 Neptune Awards, recognizing excellence in the marine marketing field. The annual competition is open to any company or organization producing and publishing marine industry marketing materials between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016, and the awards will be presented at the Miami International Boat Show ...

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Dometic announces new brand positioning

Dometic announced a new brand positioning for the company on November 28th at the RVIA National Trade Show and plan to unveil this for the marine at the Miami International Boat Show on Feb. 16. Kelly McGann, senior vice president of marketing for Dometic Americas said: “Dometic is a global company that provides great solutions to satisfy people’s essential needs ...

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Weekly 5: EPA increases ethanol requirement for 2017


The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. EPA increases ethanol requirement for 2017 The Environmental Protection Agency has increased the amount of renewable fuels that will be required in the nation's fuel supply in 2017, ...

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Hotel block open for 2017 Miami International Boat Show

The room block for the 2017 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show is open, and show organizers are urging exhibitors and others to reserve their hotel accommodations soon. Booking information is available at MiamiBoatShow.com/accommodations. According to NMMA, hotels within the boat show block include the Four Seasons Hotel Miami, W Downtown Miami, JW Marriot Marquis Miami, and the Intercontinental Miami, all ...

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Court upholds Miami boat show permit

The Miami International Boat Show won another court victory this week with the Third District Court of Appeal upheld a state environmental permit allowing the construction of a temporary marina at Virginia Key, the Miami Herald reported. “We are pleased this latest challenge is behind us and look forward to yet another exciting Miami International Boat Show at Miami Marine ...

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NMMA rebrands All Industry Breakfast to Innovation Breakfast at MIBS

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced Monday that it has rebranded its All-Industry Breakfast held during the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, to the Innovation Breakfast. The rebranding honors and celebrates the thousands of innovative products, ideas and services showcased during the Miami Boat Show each year. As part of the rebranding, the annual breakfast, traditionally held on ...

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