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Weekly 5: Canadian outboard engine shipments up 18 percent

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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. NMMA: Canadian outboard engine shipments up 18 percent Wholesale shipments of outboard engines in Canada for NMMA’s control group of manufacturers were up 18 percent R12M YOY through ...

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Weekly 5: Idaho boat builder indicted on fraud charges

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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. Idaho boat builder indicted on fraud charges Christopher Bohnenkamp, former owner of Bohnenkamp’s Whitewater Customs, Inc. and Treasure Valley Marine, Inc., was indicted last week by a federal ...

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NMMA focusing on fishing in advocacy efforts

This month, the National Marine Manufacturers Association will participate in a host of events to reinforce its ongoing advocacy efforts for recreational angling. Working alongside a range of industry partners, with Congress in session a final time before Election 2016, NMMA will shine a light on key priorities for the fishing and boating industries and identify ways to continue to ...

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Industry applauds President Obama’s decision to allow recreational fishing in expanded marine monument

The recreational fishing industry is cheering the president's decision to allow fishing in the expanded Northwest Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument. President Obama on Friday announced a vast expansion of the monument, known as Papahanaumokuakea, out to 200 miles or the limits of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, creating the world’s largest marine protected area. In 2006, President George W. ...

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NMMA, RVIA hosting manufacturing roundtable Thursday

The National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association are hosting a manufacturing roundtable with Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., Thursday, as she visits Elkhart, Ind., to showcase the RV and recreational boating manufacturing industries in Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District and their impact on the local community and state, as well as the national manufacturing economy. The roundtable will ...

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Weekly 5: Outboard shipments up 6.7% through July

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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. Outboard shipments up 6.7% through July The National Marine Manufacturers Association reports that U.S. outboard engine wholesale shipments were up 6.7 percent year-over-year through July for NMMA’s control ...

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NMMA hosts successful ‘Day on the Water’ events at political conventions

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More than 500 people turned out for two events highlighting the marine industry at last month's Democratic and Republican national conventions. The National Marine Manufacturers Association hosted the events along with several other industry associations and companies with the goal of advancing the industry's key issues. "It's an opportunity to highlight our industry in front of decision makers at the ...

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Weekly 5: Legendary Marine flag mural sets Guinness record

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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. Legendary Marine flag mural sets Guinness record The 3.83-acre flag mural that tops Legendary Marine's boat storage facility in Destin, Fla., has been recognized as the largest flag ...

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SureShade awarded citation from Philadelphia City Council at NMMA DNC event

SureShade was presented with an official citation from the office of Philadelphia City Council for recognition of SureShade’s hard work, dedication and distinguished service to the city of Philadelphia. Presented by Jonathan Todd, director of talent development with the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce, the citation was awarded to SureShade co-founders Ron and Dana Russikoff, and read: “On behalf ...

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