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Correct Craft team represents marine industry at national party conventions

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Over the past two weeks, members of the Correct Craft team, in partnership with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), attended the Republican and Democratic National Conventions to represent both the boating industry and Correct Craft. During each convention, the Correct Craft team met with numerous elected officials from throughout the country to explain the significant impact of the marine industry on the U.S. ...

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Free trade is not another election issue

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Back in January, Correct Craft President and CEO Bill Yeargin wrote an excellent blog about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and his belief that the industry should support free trade. Yeargin has been a vocal advocate in the press on how free trade will significantly impact the boating industry. Recently, Yeargin was interviewed by Fortune magazine for an article on free ...

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NMMA urges EPA to lower proposed RFS ethanol volume

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The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), along with American Petroleum Institute (API) and the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), held a conference call on Monday to discuss The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed increase for the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2017. The proposal calls for renewable fuel volumes of 18.8 billion gallons in 2017, a 3.8 percent increase from 2016 and ...

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Entreprenuer Kevin Harrington to keynote 2016 IBEX industry breakfast

Kevin Harrington, inventor of the Infomercial and original "Shark" on ABC's Shark Tank, will deliver a motivational keynote presentation at the IBEX Industry Breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Tampa Waterside Marriott Hotel across from the Tampa Convention Center, where IBEX will be held. During the breakfast, attendees will also hear about the State of the Industry in a ...

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Miguel Angel Franco appointed director of Colombia Nautica

Colombia Nautica announced Monday the appointment of Miguel Angel Franco as the company’s first director. The new organization was established by Grupo Heroica, AsoNautica Colombia and the National Marine Manufacturers Association to build the country’s recreational boating industry through world-class boating events and will launch the Colombia Nautica International Boat Show April 27-30, 2017 in the coastal city of Cartagena ...

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Gevo signs agreement with Musket Corporation to supply isobutanol for gasoline blending

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Musket Corporation to supply isobutanol for blending with gasoline.  Musket is a national fuel distributor under the umbrella of the Love’s Family of Companies. Initial target markets are expected to include the marine and off-road markets in Arizona, Nevada and Utah. The supply program is expected to begin ...

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NMMA joins Boating Industry Top 100 Leadership Alliance

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The National Marine Manufacturers Association has officially joined the Leadership Alliance of the Boating Industry Top 100. “We’re very excited to have NMMA as Top 100 sponsor this year, joining our great group of Leadership Alliance partners,” said Boating Industry Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Sweet. The Leadership Alliance members are key to advancing the fundamental mission of the Top 100 program through ...

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USSA and NMMA create first USA Superyacht Pavilion at METSTRADE

The U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) announced it has joined forces with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) to create the first USA Superyacht Pavilion in the newly expanded SuperYacht Pavilion (SYP) at METSTRADE, the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and services for the international marine leisure industry, to be held on Nov. 15- 17, 2016. This move of the ...

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Make sure your customers are fueling smart this season

Brianna-Liestman

As the summer boating season officially begins, we need to do everything we can to make sure customers are having the most safe and enjoyable time on the water possible. They can’t do this if they have to spend their season in the service department. It is imperative that boat businesses do everything they can to educate customers on what ...

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RBLC New Markets Task Force announces educational plans

On Monday during the American Boating Congress biannual meeting of the Recreational Boating Leadership Council, the New Markets Task Force announced final plans for its new industry-wide multicultural educational training module, including the selection of featured industry companies and a video production firm. The forthcoming 45-minute multimedia training module is projected for a Fall 2016 debut, in time for the ...

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