Tag Archives: Miami International Boat Show

NMMA announces management changes for Miami boat show

There will be several new people working on the Miami International Boat Show as it relocates to Virginia Key in 2016, the National Marine Manufacturers Association announced. “The move to Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin is an exciting and significant endeavor for us, and we are expanding the Miami team as we create a whole new show for the ...

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GE Survey: Optimism reigns in marine industry

Nearly 80 percent of the marine industry expects to see their sales grow by 5 to 10 percent, according to a new survey released Wednesday by GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance. That's up from 54 percent who felt the same in 2014 and 43 percent in 2013. The survey was conducted earlier this month at GE's Industry Leadership Conference, held ...

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Optimistic Miami show sets tone for the year

If boat show season is any indication, we're in for a heck of a year in the boating industry. The recent Miami International Boat Show is just the latest to have dealers and manufacturers reporting great activity and sales. I lost count of the number of people who told me on the show floor that it was their "best Miami ...

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Yamaha unveils first jet-powered center console boat

MIAMI, Fla. – Yamaha WaterCraft Group, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today introduced the 19-foot 190 FSH™ boat series, the first family fishing boat of its kind and the first center console model offered by the #1 selling brand of jet-powered runabouts. The unveiling took place at Yamaha’s booth at the 2015 Miami International Boat Show®. Featuring Yamaha’s award-winning ...

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Honda Marine announces new agreement with Coach Pontoons

MIAMI, Fla. - At this year's Miami International Boat Show trade venue, Honda Marine, a division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and marketer of a complete range of outboard marine four-stroke engines, announced a new, exclusive OEM agreement with Coach Pontoons. A subsidiary of Coach Marine Group, LLC, Coach Pontoons (www.coachpontoons.com) is a new manufacturer of pontoon boats, offering ...

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Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners honored

MIAMI – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today winners of the 2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, presented during the annual Industry Breakfast at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year’s program featured a record number of entries with 97 products—a 68 percent increase in entries compared to last year. ...

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Scout Boats to debut 420 LXF at 2015 Miami International Boat Show

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – Scout Boats CEO & Founder Steve Potts will unveil the company’s new flagship and LXF fleet leader – the 420 LXF – at this year’s Miami International Boat Show. The 420, a model that’s been nearly three years in the making, is set to be debuted during a press conference in the Scout Boats booth inside the ...

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Miami boat show plans prompt lawsuit

The village of Key Biscayne is opting to sue the city of Miami over its plans for the Miami International Boat Show. The village council voted this week to sue city over the $16 million plan to rehabilitate the area around the Miami Marine Stadium to host the show in 2016, the Miami Herald reported. Key Biscayne officials are concerned ...

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Vote expected Thursday on Miami boat show move

City officials are expected to vote Thursday on a plan to spend millions of dollars to improve land near the Miami Marine Stadium in order to prepare it to host the Miami International Boat Show there in 2016, the Miami Herald reported. The show first announced plans to move in November in conjunction with a large renovation project lead by ...

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