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Troy Hazard named 2018 MDCE closing keynote

Troy Hazard, an entrepreneur, consultant, best-selling author, TV host and professional speaker known for his authenticity and focus on providing take-home value, will wrap up the 2018 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo as the closing keynote presenter. Hazard, a business turn-around specialist who founded and developed a dozen small- and medium-sized companies over two decades, will share his expertise in ...

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Outdoor Recreation Roundtable participates in key advisory meeting

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) is pleased with key outcomes from the inaugural meeting of the Interior Department’s “Made in America” Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee. The committee discussed approaches that would allow more Americans to enjoy the nation’s great outdoors, and committee leaders were elected. ORR is the nation’s premier coalition of outdoor recreation trade associations. It is committed to ...

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NMMA applauds federal approval of Everglades restoration project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has authorized a plan to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee, which will reduce discharges responsible for toxic algae outbreaks in the Florida Everglades. The National Marine Manufacturers Association worked with the administration to secure approval for this project and are pleased they delivered. USACE’s action has cleared the way for the ...

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MIACF launches new website for Orlando Boat Show

The Marine Industry Association of Central Florida has unveiled a new website for the Orlando Boat Show, Aug. 17 to Aug 19. The website will serve as a hub for all information related to the show including a listing of events, onsite activities and seminars; dealers and boat show specials; and instructions on purchasing tickets. The Orlando Boat Show is ...

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NMEA announces 2018 Product of Excellence Awards nominations

The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) is calling for nominations for the prestigious 2018 NMEA Product of Excellence Awards. The presentation of awards will be made at the 2018 NMEA Marine Electronics Conference & Expo, to be held Sept. 25-28 at the PGA Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., just north of Fort Lauderdale. All NMEA manufacturer members are invited ...

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ABYC, NASBLA collaborate with groundbreaking education opportunity

The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) have partnered to allow ABYC members to attend classes in NASBLA’s Boat Operations and Training (BOAT) Program, previously only available to maritime law enforcement officials and related personnel. In the two weeks since the partnership was announced exclusively to ABYC members, the “Boating ...

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Evinrude appoints new marketing, international business development vice president

Evinrude has announced the appointment of Nando Zucchi as vice president of marketing and international business development. In his role, Zucchi will spearhead initiatives leveraging the company’s existing team of global marketing and international business development professionals to drive recognition and build strong partnerships enabling the continuation of Evinrude’s position as a leading innovator in outboard engines, the company stated ...

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Ranger extends L Series of bass boats

Ranger Boats has extended its popular L Series line of tournament bass boats to include the all-new Z518L Comanche and Z519L Comanche. "The Z520L and Z521L were launched last year to great acclaim," said Ranger Director of Engineering Pat Hawkins. "Offering the new design and features in the 18- and 19-foot segment was a natural choice to meet the needs ...

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River Valley Power & Sport acquires Minnesota marina

River Valley Power & Sport, Inc. recently announced the acquisition of a 62-slip marina and fuel dock facilities in Red Wing, Minn. The acquisition of Bill’s Bay Marina-Colvill Park, 507 Nymphara Lane, also includes a showroom and marine repair facility on Highway 61 at 1708 W. Third St. in Red Wing. The 62-slip marina, adjacent to Colvill Park, includes a ...

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Correct Craft hosts leaders from Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson and staff from U.S. Senator Marco Rubio’s office visited Correct Craft separately today, toured the Nautique boat plant, and learned about issues impacting the marine industry. Correct Craft’s President and CEO Bill Yeargin and Nelson discussed how the new tariffs and trade war are impacting the marine industry. Yeargin shared with Senator Nelson how proud the ...

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