Weekly 5: New Jersey passes pontoon safety law

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Jonathan Sweet
January 25, 2016

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 Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. New Jersey passes pontoon safety law A new New Jersey law, signed last week by Gov. Chris Christie, will require new safety training... Read more »

Weekly 5: Two buyers possible for Fairline Boats

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Jonathan Sweet
January 18, 2016

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 Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Report: Two buyers possible for Fairline Boats UK boat builder Fairline Boats is weighing offers from two prospective buyers, reports... Read more »

NMMA: New boat unit sales down, dollars up in Canada

Boating Industry
January 12, 2016

The National Marine Manufacturer’s Association announced Tuesday the release of its annual Canadian Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract for 2015, which reveals the Canadian recreational marine industry remains steady as sales increase in certain categories and boater participation rises. Overall,... Read more »

Weekly 5: Powerboat shipments up 1.8 percent

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Jonathan Sweet
January 11, 2016

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 Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. NMMA: Powerboat shipments up 1.8 percent Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 1.8 percent through October for... Read more »

San Francisco Boat Show delayed to April

Boating Industry
January 8, 2016

With El Niño causing record rainfall and flooding, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced Friday it is rescheduling the San Francisco Boat Show to April 29-May 1. The show was originally scheduled for next week, January 15-18. "El Niño is wreaking havoc in San Francisco with unprecedented... Read more »

NMMA, ICOMIA and ASONÁUTICA partner to launch Colombia International Nautical Congress

Boating Industry
December 21, 2015

The International Council of Marine Industry Associations together with its members National Marine Manufacturers Association and Asociación Náutica de Colombia  announced plans Monday for a new conference in Colombia. The groups will produce the International Nautical Congress of Colombia, April... Read more »

NMMA: Boat sales up 8 percent for 2015

Boating Industry
December 14, 2015

New powerboat sales are on a multi-year rise with pre-recession levels on the horizon in several boat segments as early as 2016, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reported. NMMA estimates new powerboat unit sales will be up as much as eight percent in 2015 when the industry tallies its final... Read more »

Judge dismisses Miami boat show suit

Jonathan Sweet
December 3, 2015

A Florida judge has dismissed the village of Key Biscayne's lawsuit against the National Marine Manufacturers Association over the Miami International Boat Show. The village sued NMMA -- which runs the Miami show -- in April as part of its attempts to block the relocation of the show from the Miami Beach... Read more »

2015 METS opens to packed aisles

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Craig Ritchie
November 17, 2015

The 2015 Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) started with a bang, as large crowds surged through a massive Amsterdam Rai convention complex that is already packed with a record number of exhibitors. In all 1,385 companies from 45 different countries are exhibiting at this year’s METS, the largest number... Read more »

Weekly 5: Powerboat shipments up 2.5% in August

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Jonathan Sweet
November 9, 2015

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 Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Powerboat shipments up 2.5% in August Wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 2.5 percent through August, the National... Read more »

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