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NMMA members recap Manufacturing Day events

NMMA members continue to share how they celebrated Manufacturing Day, which took place October 6, and is celebrated throughout the month of October. Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers, Inc., which has been an ongoing supporter of Manufacturing Day, hosted 100 students in celebration of National Manufacturing Day Oct. 6. The Yamaha event is pictured in the photo with this story. The ...

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New study finds Miami Boat Show has $854 million impact

NMMA has announced findings from a new 2017 study by Thomas J. Murray & Associates, Inc., in conjunction with the University of Florida, that showed that the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show has an annual economic impact of $854.2 million, a 40 percent increase of $257.2 million since the last study was conducted in 2013. The increase reflects the ...

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NMMA provides updated list of hurricane relief resources

The hurricane season has been devastating to many communities in the United States and Caribbean. NMMA is sharing the following resources for those in the marine industry who are looking for assistance or ways to help others. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and the Florida SBDC Network are working to help businesses recover all across the state. DEO recently ...

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Marine industry participating in nationwide manufacturing day

This Friday, Oct, 6, is Manufacturing Day, a nationally recognized day that will be celebrated throughout the month of October.  Nearly 2,500 manufacturers from around the U.S. are already registered. Events can be held any day in October. The day is designed you to help bring attention to the careers and career paths in marine manufacturing and the positive economic impacts ...

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2017 Boating Industry Movers & Shakers

The 7th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognizes the top leaders in the boating industry and innovators that are willing to challenge the status quo. They are the people who make the moves that shake up and better their companies and the entire industry. From product entrepreneurs to advocacy champions to leaders in addressing the workforce crisis, these 10 individuals ...

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July powerboat registrations up 6.1 percent

The National Marine Manufacturers Association’s New Powerboat Registrations Report has been updated through July 2017, and advance data show new powerboat registrations were up 6.1 percent year-over-year for the rolling twelve-month period through July.  Highlights from the report include: All boat segments were up through July R12M YOY. Growth in registrations was led by the following segments: jet boats (up 10.9 percent), ...

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NMMA to induct Indmar’s Chuck Rowe into Hall of Fame

NMMA will recognize Chuck Rowe, president of Indmar Products, with its 2017 Hall of Fame Award for his career achievements and contributions to the recreational boating industry. Rowe will be honored during the annual Industry Breakfast at the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Tampa’s Waterside Marriott Hotel. “Chuck is most deserving of this recognition. Through ...

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101.6 million Americans participated in hunting, fishing and wildlife activities in 2016

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced last week a new report by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that shows that 101.6 million Americans — 40 percent of the U.S. population 16 years old and older—participated in wildlife-related activities in 2016, such as hunting, fishing and wildlife-watching.  The survey illustrates gains in fishing and wildlife watching — particularly around the home ...

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California fishing license reform bill fails

A proposal to change California’s fishing licensing process to a 12-month calendar period failed to pass, as Senate Bill 187 failed in the California Assembly just before the Labor Day weekend.  Efforts led by the California Sportfishing League, which was founded in part by the NMMA, had helped drive support for the bill as CSL pointed out that the calendar system ...

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