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Miami attendance up 7 percent in second year at new location


In its second year at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, attendance for the 2017 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show increased 7 percent from 2016, show organizers said Monday. Attendance for the show, held over the Presidents Day weekend, reached nearly 100,000 attendees, from an estimated 30-35 countries around the globe. Exhibitors and consumers share their thoughts in this ...

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Awards, new products highlight busy 2017 Miami show

miami docks crowd

Attendance has been up for most boat shows this year as the season has gotten off to a strong start. While final numbers haven't been released for the 2017 edition of the Miami International Boat Show yet, attendance was up through the early going, and the docks and tents were crowded throughout the show. Look for more coverage of the ...

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Volvo Penta intros new 6.2L V8 engines, inboard joysticks


Volvo Penta showcased two new V8 engines and its new Joystick for Inboard system Thursday at the Miami International Boat Show. The innovations are part of Volvo Penta's continuing "Easy Boating" strategy, designed to make boating more enjoyable and accessible to consumers, said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas. Volvo Penta's new aluminum 6.2L V8 380 and ...

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Cobia to debut new 280 dual console at Miami

Cobia Boats, built by Maverick Boat Group, will be introducing its newest model, the 280 Dual Console, at this year's Miami International Boat Show. The new 280 DC is built off the hull of Cobia's 277 CC, the top selling 28' center console in the country . The debut of this boat marks the 15th new Cobia model introduced since ...

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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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