Gray Market

It’s a question that’s been nagging in the background of the marine business for several years, and only now are people on the inside of the controversy willing to admit the existence of a “gray market” within the outboard boat segments. Recently, frustration over the practice of boat builders selling excess outboard engines to retail dealers (instead of including them ...

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Superyacht Market

New Yards Set Their Sights On Booming Market Speculation that the superyacht market is leveling off may be just that — speculation. A recent survey produced by UK-based First Marine International Ltd. on behalf of the Society of Maritime Industries (SMI) suggests that the long-term outlook for the market is extremely promising. The study also concluded that the recent lull ...

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