Boating Industry now seeking 2021 Women Making Waves nominations

Woman Making Waves - Stand-out women in the boating industry

Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for its 2021 Women Making Waves program, highlighting strong female leaders across the marine industry. The 2021 Women Making Waves will be featured in a cover story that will publish in the June/July issue of Boating Industry, as well as online at The Women Making Waves will also be recognized at the 2021 Boating Industry Elevate ...

Read More »

MarineMax acquires Cruisers Yachts

MarineMax, Inc. announced the acquisition of KCS International, Inc., better known as Cruisers Yachts, headquartered in Oconto, Wis. Cruisers Yachts (Cruisers) is recognized as a premier manufacturer of premium yachts, producing models from 33- to 60-feet. Cruisers, due to demand, recently announced the expansion of their production capacity by purchasing a 216,000 square foot, purpose-built boat manufacturing plant in Pulaski, ...

Read More »

NMMA recaps day one of ABC 2021

Washington monument

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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

OneWater logo

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Hagadone Marine Group announces $15 million dollar expansion

Hagadone Marine Group

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 ...

Read More »

Norfolk Marine celebrates 75 years in business

Norfolk Marine logo

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »