Tag Archives: Environment

Suzuki Marine spearheads Fort Lauderdale cleanup effort

Suzuki Marine USA, LLC is deeply invested in preserving the marine environment, evidenced by its globalCLEAN OCEAN PROJECT, corporate waste-reduction and recycling efforts and coastal cleanup activities across its home state of Florida. In keeping with this vision, Suzuki Marine will be supporting the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Make A Difference Day on Saturday, October 29 from 9 to 11 ...

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MasterCraft issues inaugural sustainability report

MasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. announced that it has issued its inaugural Sustainability Report. The Company recognizes the importance of social and environmental responsibility and global sustainability, and said it is committed to making the best products in the best way possible. Among the report’s highlights are several milestones achieved: SASB and TCFD reporting: The Company utilizes the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and Task ...

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At the Helm: Protecting our playground

By Adam Quandt It’s no secret that nature is our playground. Not just to the marine industry alone, but to our larger outdoor recreation ecosystem. Thus, it should be a no-brainer for all of us across the industry to play a role in protecting and preserving that playground for generations to come. According to data collected by the United Nations, ...

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Embracing sustainability

Manufacturers By Adam Quandt Sustainability is certainly not a new notion to our world; however, the idea of sustainability and operating business sustainably has gained more and more momentum over the last few years, especially as we look at the recreational boating industry of both today and the future. “Innovation is alive and well in the recreational boating community. We’re ...

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Propspeed partners with Marine Protection Systems

Propspeed has partnered with Marine Protection Systems to educate and provide solutions to prevent corrosion and minimize damage to vessels and the marine biosphere. Propspeed and Marine Protection Systems have teamed up to produce a Corrosion Protection Tank where they will show the relationship and performance of various anodes and coatings. The tank will be on display at a number ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters goes international

The Yamaha Rightwaters sustainability initiative expands overseas as Yamaha Motor Australia announces plans to build on the company’s commitment to marine conservation by forming a strategic alliance with clean technology start-up Seabin, its first Yamaha Rightwaters initiative. Yamaha Motor Australia joins the Australian-founded company as a major sponsor of the world’s first “100 Smarter Cities for Cleaner Oceans” campaign in ...

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Correct Craft to be carbon neutral by 2025

Correct Craft recently announced its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2025. Correct Craft said it will approach this sizable goal by investing its resources in long term solutions to lower carbon emissions. Correct Craft has been intentional about identifying how much total carbon it emits and the sources of the emissions from the company’s locations across the U.S. Correct ...

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Yamaha Rightwaters sponsors Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative

Yamaha Rightwaters is a new sponsor of the Ducks Unlimited Gulf Coast Initiative, a multi-year conservation initiative dedicated to rebuilding wetlands lost to erosion, subsidence and sea level rise in Louisiana and Texas. Through the Meraux Foundation Terracing Project in Louisiana and the Sargent Marsh Shoreline Protection Project in coastal Texas, Ducks Unlimited, Yamaha Rightwaters, and other supporters will restore ...

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MIASF indicates successful start for annual waterway cleanup

On March 6 and 7, approximately 800 volunteers participated in the kick-off weekend of the 44th Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup, the county’s largest and longest-running environmental event. Presented by the Florida Inland Navigation District (F.I.N.D.) and organized by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), the first weekend of the Broward County Waterway Cleanup resulted in the collection of over 4,000 ...

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Navico initiates sustainable packaging program

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands recently announced its renewed focus on becoming a more sustainable company, dedicated to preserving the joy of being on the water for current and future generations.  The first step was a transition to feature 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging in new product offerings. Additionally, last month the company announced its first-ever appointment ...

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