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NMMA joins coalition in support of Trans-Pacific Partnership

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is working with a broad-based group of U.S. companies and associations as part of the U.S. Coalition for TPP to gather support on Capitol Hill to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The agreement would bring important growth to U.S. manufacturing and strengthen the boating industry’s position in the global marketplace, the association said. “NMMA is proud ...

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Weekly 5: House bill aims to limit ethanol

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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. House bill aims to limit ethanol Rep. Bill Flores, R-Texas, has introduced HR 5180, the Food and Fuel Consumer Protection Act of 2016, which would require the EPA ...

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Industry wraps up successful ABC 2016

National Marine Manufacturers Association's American Boating Congress 2016 in Washington, DC.

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With more than 250 industry stakeholders in attendance -- an increase of 20 percent from 2015 -- the 2016 American Boating Congress wrapped up a successful series of meetings, speakers and Hill visits Wednesday. NMMA President Thom Dammrich kicked off Wednesday's speaker lineup with a welcome address, noting the importance of advocacy in making sure the industry's issues are heard ...

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NMMA announces new Colombia boat show

Last week, more than 150 influential industry executives from Latin America, US, Canada and Europe united for the 2016 International Nautical Congress of Colombia in Cartagena de Indias held April 27-29, 2016. Developed and organized by the newly established Colombia Nautica, (a joint venture between Asociación Náutica de Colombia (ANC), together with partners National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), Centro de ...

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Weekly 5: RBFF launches 60 in 60 program to grow fishing

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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. RBFF launches '60 in 60' program With the goal of bringing more anglers into fishing (and boating), the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation has embarked on an ambitious ...

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Weekly 5: Senate passes Sportsmen’s Act provisions

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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. Senate passes Sportsmen’s Act provisions as part of Energy Reform Bill Several important goals of the recreational fishing community have been passed as part of this year's energy ...

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NMMA applauds bill to preserve state fisheries management authority

The “Preserving Public Access to Public Waters Act,” S. 2807, will safeguard the role of state fisheries management agencies and help prevent unwarranted fishing closures, NMMA said Tuesday. The bill was introduced by Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. It is similar to legislation that passed the U.S. House as part of the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement ...

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Weekly 5: Powerboat sales up in January

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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 Monday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. NMMA: Powerboat sales up in January Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 12.6 percent in dollars in January for NMMA’s control group of manufacturers (representing 69 percent ...

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