January 31, 2011
News
Dain Sullivan - www.inforum.com

Boat show not just for boating enthusiasts

Area anglers and water sport enthusiasts poured into the Fargodome this weekend to snag an up-close-and-personal peek at some of the boating world's l
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January 31, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Boating legislation pending in six states

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is tracking legislation in six states that would affect the boating industry: Oklahoma proposes to incl
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January 30, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

NMMA: Coast Guard drops expanded hull ID numbers

At a recent National Boating Safety Advisory Council meeting, the Coast Guard formally announced that it is withdrawing any action on its proposed exp
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January 29, 2011
News
Trade Only Today - Jim Flannery

IMBC 2011: Ethanol is here to stay

Gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol is here. Gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol is coming soon. Gasoline mixed with even more ethanol is almost
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January 28, 2011
News
Johanna D. Wilson - www.thesunnews.com

Grand Strand Boat Show & Home Show displays best of land and sea

Caviar wishes and homey traditions are at the heart of an event this winter featuring treasures from land and sea - the Budweiser Grand Strand Boat Sh
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January 28, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

NMMA sets industry address for Miami

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is holding its annual State of the Recreational Boating Industry address at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 17 at the 201
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January 27, 2011
News
Diana Baldwin - newsok.com

Boat size will be limited at Arcadia Lake

A new ordinance prohibiting most boats longer than 26 feet on Arcadia Lake will go into effect Feb. 23. City council members approved the ordinance t
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January 27, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

West Marine to name contest winners in Miami

West Marine, the country's largest retailer of boating supplies and accessories, will announce the winner of its second annual Green Product of the Ye
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January 26, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Nautique launches electric boat

Nautique is introducing the Ski Nautique E, what it says is the industry's first high-performance 100 percent electric boat. To explore future propul
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January 25, 2011
News
www.boating-industry.com

December sales improve slightly

December saw slightly improved sales for the boat segments tracked by Info-Link Technologies Inc.'s Bellwether Report, though on the whole sales are s
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January 25, 2011
News
BoatUS

Help kids stay safe on the water by becoming a life jacket loaner site

The easiest way to ensure a child's safety on the water is to make sure they wear a life jacket that fits. But children's growth spurts and last minut
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January 24, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Marina guide offered for EPA rules

C.I. Agent Solutions is providing a free booklet to marina owners that outlines EPA guidance regarding non-point source pollution. The reference to
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January 22, 2011
News
www.boating-industry.com

EPA approves E15 for '01-'06 cars

Today the Environmental Protection Agency approved the use of E15 for another subset of on-highway motor vehicles, this time allowing the use of gasol
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January 22, 2011
News
Bill Walsh - www.naplesnews.com

The master tangler

Fishing is a simple sport. Put a little bait on the point of a hook that is attached to a line that is affixed to a contraption known as a rod and ree
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January 20, 2011
News
Susan Smiley-Height - www.ocala.com

Kids pontoon and enjoy a record (and fun) day with the manatees

The city of Ocala's Discovery Science Center could not have picked a better day to launch a new program, Explore Florida's Wonders. The Wednesday out
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January 20, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Wisconsin builders bring back workers

Business has improved for Wisconsin's yacht builders, with many saying they have rehired employees that were laid off during the recession. Carver Ya
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January 18, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Boatbuilders won't cooperate with dealer-cost website

Brunswick Boat Group and Seminole Marine Group are among the manufacturers that have said they will not work with a new website that is expected to pr
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January 18, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Marinalife contest prize is $5,000 getaway

Marinalife is holding a sweepstakes in which the winner receives a "weekend experience" at the Nantucket Boat Basin in Massachusetts, which last year
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January 17, 2011
News
www.suntimes.com

Boat Show back afloat

Pontoons. Doesn't quite have the ring of ``plastics.'' But it will have to do for 2011 and the 81st Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoors Show. If you'r
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January 15, 2011
News
Ronnie Crocker - www.chron.com

Vendors recovering from BP spill flock to boat show

The 55th annual Houston Boat Show has everything from racing boats to roasted pecans. Trailered across 650,000 square feet inside Reliant Center, the
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January 14, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Another E15 decision expected soon

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to rule later this month on the use of E15 in vehicle models from the years 2001-2006, a decision the
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January 14, 2011
News
Mike Boyer - news.cincinnati.com

Boat dealers eager for show to open

It may be cold and snowy outside the Duke Energy Convention Center, but it's warm breezes and sunny skies inside as the 53rd Cincinnati Travel, Sports
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January 13, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

BoatU.S. contest seeks new life jacket designs

The BoatU.S. Foundation is sponsoring an Innovations in Life Jacket Design Competition, with entries due Feb. 1. The foundation has teamed with Under
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January 13, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Nautic Global Group division marks safety milestone

Nautic Global Group's Polar Kraft employees reached a safety milestone Tuesday, having gone two full years without a recordable safety incident result
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January 12, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Mercury unveils new sterndrive engine

Designed to power everything from runabouts to express cruisers to houseboats, Mercury Marine's new 4.3-liter MPI ECT (Multi-Port Injection, Emissions
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January 11, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Investor buys stake in fishing TV network

Altitude Sports & Entertainment acquired a 50 percent interest in WFN: World Fishing Network, North America's only 24/7 fishing network. As part of
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January 11, 2011
News
Deborah Morris

Waves of discontent surround Port Phillip and Western Port boat ramps

A comprehensive study of boat ramps in Port Phillip and Western Port bays has painted a damning picture. After surveying more than 2000 boaties ove
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January 10, 2011
News
G. CHAMBERS WILLIAMS III - THE TENNESSEAN

Turnout for Nashville Boat & Sportshow encourages vendors

With a chill wind blowing outside and the threat of snow in the forecast, Steve and Ann White of New Market, Ala., thought Friday would be the perfect
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January 10, 2011
News
Chris Landry - Trade Only Today

ValvTect president: Industry can help solve E15 problems

E15 is headed our way, but boating can survive and thrive in its presence through education and maintenance, the head of one of the leading manufactur
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January 08, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
News

New App Released: Try out iBoatShows for the latest

iTapTouch, LLC, a mobile applications development company, announced that their first app- iBoatShows-has been approved and is now available in the Apple App Store.
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January 07, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature

5 Quick Tips

Get a Price, Sell It Yourself, Find Your Dream, Research, Insurance
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January 07, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Industry
Brandon Barrus

Let The Season Begin: Are you ready to get started? 2011 PDB Buyer's Guide

It's the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas, that was a couple of weeks ago.
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January 07, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature

NADAguides: A resource you should be using

Since 1972, NADAguides has been the trusted resource as the most comprehensive and marketreflective marine vehicle pricing and information available for boats, personal watercrafts, outboard motors and boat trailers dating back to the 1975 model year.
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January 07, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature
Brandon Barrus

What To Know Before You Buy: Tips from the professionals

In today's economy, it's more important than ever to be well-educated on the ins and outs of boat buying.
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January 07, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature

Where To Begin?: Select Models To Get You Started

Knowing how you plan to use your new pontoon or deck boat can help give you a head start when you head out to those early season boat shows.
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January 07, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Industry
Boat Owners Association Of The United States

Buyer's Tips: Ei8ht ideas to help that savvy boat buyer

With over half a million members, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatU.S.) knows how to help prospective boaters find and purchase the right boat or trade up to another model.
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January 07, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
News
Brady L. Kay

Captain's Chair: Stop At My Booth, please

I'm often amazed at the time, money and effort that go into the floor displays at boat shows.
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January 07, 2011| Published in the January 2011 issue
Feature
Brandon Barrus

Nine Questions Every Good Dealer Should Ask You: What you should hear from your salesperson

Buying a new boat is pretty much the same experience as buying a new car-you hope you don't have to endure the aggressive tactics of a sleazy salesperson, and instead get to enjoy the benefits of receiving assistance from a knowledgeable and friendly indi
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January 07, 2011
News

New website to help boat buyers

A new website that provides consumers with information, including pricing, on boats and other sports products will soon go live and the Marine Retaile
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January 06, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Abby Sunderland book due out in April

Six months after a rogue wave nearly took her life, teen sailor Abby Sunderland has signed a deal with Thomas Nelson Publishers to tell the story of h
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January 06, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Campaign seeks to crack down on intoxicated boaters

Lake Havasu City, Ariz., is launching a new campaign to stop boating under the influence of alcohol. "We're determined to significantly reduce the
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January 05, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Raymarine extends warranty

Raymarine is offering a new three-year warranty. All new products will be eligible for a three-year warranty at no additional cost. When users regist
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January 04, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

NMMA comments on E15 label proposal

The National Marine Manufacturers Association submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday regarding the proposed labeling
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January 04, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Survey: Internet research fuels new boat sales

A study from Foresight Research shows that 84 percent of new boat buyers had read or seen boat information on the Internet prior to making their purch
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January 03, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

Conservationists: Eat lionfish, help Florida

Florida marine conservationists have come up with a simple way to fight the lionfish that are gobbling up local reef life - eat them. The Key Largo
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January 03, 2011
News
Trade Only Today

MRAA president announces retirement

Marine Retailers Association of America president Phil Keeter will retire from the position at year's end. Keeter has been president of the associati
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January 01, 2011
News
Soundings Online

Coast Guard's top videos of 2010

Just 12 days after 2010 began, the Coast Guard was in Haiti responding to the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. In April, the agency was on the s
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