NMMA recaps day one of ABC 2021

Yesterday NMMA kicked off the first day of its annual advocacy event, the 2021 virtual American Boating Congress (ABC). The association welcomed nearly 400 attendees and an impressive lineup of speakers, including members of Congress, chiefs of staff, and directors of offices of outdoor recreation (OREC) from around the country. Throughout the initial day of programming, NMMA member companies and ...

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MarineMax reports record Q2 for FY 2021

MarineMax, Inc. announced results for its second quarter ended March 31, 2021. Revenue increased 70%, or over $214 million, to $523.1 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 from $308.5 million in the comparable period last year. Same-store sales grew over 45% on top of a 1% increase in the comparable quarter last year. The growth was driven by ...

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OneWater Marine named sole U.S. distributor for Sunseeker Yachts

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced that it was named as the sole U.S. distributor for Sunseeker Yachts. The agreement is expected to close in the third quarter and will accelerate the growth of the newly formed OneWater Yacht Group announced by the Company last month. Sunseeker is a leading manufacturer of premium yachts based in the U.K., with customers across the ...

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Union Marine adds new location

Union Marine is excited to announce they are expanding their operation with a new location in Issaquah, WA.   Located just five minutes from Lake Sammamish, this new location will feature MasterCraft, Bennington Pontoon and Boston Whaler boat brands. The 11,000-square-foot showroom will offer design centers & interactive activities and events for their customers. “This is a great opportunity for Union ...

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Hagadone Marine Group announces $15 million dollar expansion

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Hagadone Marine Group of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is preparing to construct a $15 million dollar dry stack facility, that will be the area's first and only such facility. The decision to build stems from the high demand of boat slips on Lake Coeur d’Alene, which currently has a substantial waiting list. The project will involve the erection of a 60-foot ...

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Norfolk Marine celebrates 75 years in business

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This year marks the 75th anniversary of the formation of Norfolk Marine Company, a local family-owned boat dealership that still today remains in the same family that founded it. Norfolk Marine has become a landmark for residents of Southeastern Virginia in search of premium recreational boat brands, a full service center, and the area’s largest OEM marine parts center. Beginning ...

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Bass Pro Shops runs first-ever Super Bowl ad

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s debuted its first-ever Super Bowl commercial Sunday night, putting outdoor recreation and boating in the national spotlight. The 60-second spot, titled “Get Back to Nature,” included "people everywhere returning to adventure in the great outdoors" with messaging focused on “the great outdoors are wide open” and “connect with the ones we love the most.” In a statement ...

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Boating Industry makes final call for 2021 40 Under 40 nominations

Now in its fifth year, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program will return in early 2021. However, there are just a few days left to submit nominations for the 2021 program. The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which highlights the best young leaders across all segments of the marine industry. Each year, Boating Industry receives ...

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Cobalt recognizes 2020 top dealers

Cobalt Boats recently announced the dealers who helped make the past year a successful one for the company, despite the worldwide pandemic and economic downturn. While many boating events, including Cobalt’s own dealer meeting, were canceled in 2020, boating has enjoyed continued popularity as a socially distanced recreational activity over the past year, and Cobalt’s dealers have continued to maintain ...

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OneWater reports strong sales for Q1 2021

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OneWater Marine Inc. (NASDAQ: ONEW) (“OneWater” or the “Company”) today announced results for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2020.         “The OneWater team delivered outstanding results in the fiscal first quarter, in what is seasonally the lowest sales quarter of our fiscal year, which highlights the agility of our sales and marketing team and the power of our digital platform. ...

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