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Anthem Marine awarded patent for ballast system

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Anthem Marine patent #11110996 for its innovative ballast system for wake sports boats. The system eliminates pumps, complex plumbing and power issues, filling or draining in about three minutes. Further, it quickly drains dry to prevent the transport of invasive species. Anthem says its V3 Ballast System vastly improves the user experience ...

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Malibu introduces the first 25-foot Axis

The totally-new Axis T250 makes history as the first 25-foot boat produced by the Axis brand. “Designing and producing the first-ever 25-foot Axis was a huge accomplishment for the entire team,” said Jack Springer, CEO of Malibu Boats, Inc., in a company press release. ”Not only is the all-new T250 the biggest boat Axis has ever produced, but it had ...

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Riding the towboat sales wave

By David Gee The NMMA recently reported that retail unit sales of new powerboats in February 2021 were up 34% compared to the same time period last year. Segment leaders included wakesport boats, one of many categories seeing double-digit increases YOY. These latest sales figures for the towboat segment follow a strong 2020, with NMMA reporting unit sales around the ...

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Anthem Marine creates boating industry hub for federal disaster assistance

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Anthem Marine updated its website with a page dedicated to federal disaster assistance resources for the recreational boating industry. To help direct manufacturers, suppliers, importers, retailers and others find the right forms and links, Anthem has created an easy to navigate choice of direct connections for disaster aid. Anthem CEO Mark Overbye remarked, “While we’re in the process of bringing ...

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NMMA says boat sales to remain strong in 2020

NMMA announced today retail unit sales of new powerboats are estimated to have held steady in 2019 at approximately 280,000 units, the second highest total since 2007. The busy winter boat show season kicks off this week across the country and NMMA expects new powerboat sales to be up as much as 2% in 2020. “Sales in 2019 were nearly ...

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Axis Wake Research announces new A22 towboat

Axis Wake Research recently announced the latest version of the A22, a new performance watersports towboat for 2019. The A22 — the first model released from Axis Wake Research — has been redesigned for 2019 for a new look inside and out.  The new A22 seats 15 people. It also comes complete with a pickle-fork bow, Wake Plus hull, upgraded ...

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