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Coast Guard Foundation tribute in Hawaii

Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced it will host the 17th Annual Tribute to the Coast Guard’s Fourteenth District at the historic Bishop Museum for the first time in Honolulu, Hawaii. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Coast Guard Foundation and the 75th ...

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Boss Audio Systems announces new marine subwoofers

Boss Audio announces the launch of the new fully weather proof 400/800 Watt (RMS/Peak) subwoofers. “Ideal for marine and powersports applications, the MRGB10W and MRGB10B come with multiple illumination options, making them as visually appealing as they are powerful,” explained Doug Kern, VP of Sales & Marketing. “Budget friendly with big sound and durability Boss Audio is famous for, we ...

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New NMMA President-elect reaches out to members

The new president-elect of the National Marine Manufacturers Association addressed members through a letter to members saying "it is a privilege to join NMMA." Frank Hugelmeyer, who officially joined the organization on July 15, brings a wealth of work experience in outdoor and sporting goods retail, manufacturing and association management (Outdoor Industry Association and Recreation Vehicle Industry Association). He said ...

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Teakdecking Systems announces new president

Teakdecking Systems has named Richard Strauss their new president. He has many years of experience in the marine industry, including four years with Teakdecking Systems previously as Director of Operations. “Richard knows our business well, and is prepared to execute our strategic plans to expand our product offering and maintain our leadership position in the teak decking market," said Michael ...

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IBEX announces exhibit hall pavilions

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), announced the location and details of its 2019 industry and international pavilions. This year’s pavilions include the Marina & Yard on the first floor of the Tampa Convention Center; and on the third floor the Compliance, Standards, and Education; Composites; and the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Connected Boat Experience. The Marina & ...

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Get Social with Discover Boating

Discover Boating has partnered with Thumbstopper to make it easy to get on board with social media. The Get Social with Discover Boating program is a FREE service that: Automatically posts engaging, relevant boating lifestyle content that seamlessly blends in with social media posts on your Facebook business page. Offers access to a library of boating lifestyle posts you can ...

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PEOPLE features Discover Boating in an online article

PEOPLE featured Discover Boating in an online article, “Want to Be Happier? Live Near Water, Research Shows” as a result of the campaign’s ongoing media relations efforts. The website draws more than 43 million unique visitors per month, and the story includes research findings from Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, author of Blue Mind, the bestselling book on the scientific connection ...

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Social media expert Mari Smith to speak at IBEX

On tap for this year’s Grow Boating Marketing Summit, Digital Marketing: Charting Your Course for Success, Sept. 30, an IBEX Special Event, is a line-up of leading marketing experts who will outline ways to leverage digital marketing channels to benefit your business. One of the featured presenters will be Facebook Marketing Expert and author, Mari Smith, who will share insights ...

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Nautical Ventures Group assumes management for Anglers Marina

Nautical Ventures Group, a Boating Industry Top 100 dealer, has taken over operations of Anglers Marina in Dania Beach and will rebrand the entity as Nautical Ventures Marine Center. On the 10-acre site, Nautical Ventures will build a new 200-unit dry stack, a 15,000 sq. ft. showroom, a six-bay parts service facility, a ship’s store, and a waterfront restaurant with ...

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Coast Guard Reauthorization sails through Senate committee

The U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee unanimously approved the Coast Guard Reauthorization Act of 2019 (S. 2297). NMMA applauded the committee’s swift consideration and passage of this important piece of legislation — which includes key provisions that would improve the safety of the 142 million Americans who take to the water each year. Like its companion legislation that ...

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