Learn why we love the Crest Continental NX SLS Twin after testing it at PDB's 2018 Shootout.
News broke this morning at the Miami International Boat Show as General Motors unveiled its Forward Marine FIRST all-electric pontoon boat. The vision at GM is a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion so its latest offering truly driv
The gates officially opened this morning in Miami at the annual February boat show and while the rest of the world may be focused on Valentine’s Day, Mercury showed the industry some love by releasing new products.
Learn why we love the Caravalle Razor 219UU after testing it at PDB's 2018 Shootout.
Learn why we love the Berkshire 23 RFX ARCH STS 3.0 after testing it at PDB's 2018 Shootout.
Cobalt Boats will invest about $7 million in a multiyear expansion of its Neodesha, Kansas facility.
Are you ready for a revolutionary “assisted docking” system? Today at the Lake X PDB staff was present to watch the unveiling of an assisted docking system by Mercury Marine and Raymarine aboard a Boston Whaler Outrage. Viewing this new technology gave us
According to a letter to Larson dealers from Rob Parmentier, CEO of Larson-Marquis, assets of the Larson brand have been sold to Polaris Industries. Parmentier said in the letter that “we signed the papers to close on the sale” to Polaris. Trade Only Toda
Mercury Marine will celebrate its 80th anniversary throughout 2019, reflecting on its strong heritage of innovation and leadership in the marine industry.
Yamaha Marine’s “Say Yes to Reliability” sales event gives customers two incentives to build in additional value with the purchase of eligible new Yamaha four-stroke outboards during the first quarter of 2019.
Boat Trader, the largest boating marketplace in the U.S., announced this week the launch of its new app for iOS and Android mobile devices.
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (S. 1520) – commonly referred to as the Modern Fish Act.
The list recognizes dealerships that are unsurpassed in business operations, professionalism, marketing tactics, customer service and more
West Marine has hired retail executive Ken Seipel as CEO. Seipel is an experienced leader with a strong track record helping grow privately held retail companies, as well as Fortune 500 brands.
Since announcing its Surf Boss surfing pontoon in mid October, Montara has welcomed 27 dealers to its retail network and has more than 23 additional dealerships pending.
JL Audio, an innovator in high-end audio solutions, recently announced that it has entered into a contract with Seawide Distribution as its sole distributor for Clarion Marine audio products in the United States for the 2019 calendar year.
Brittany Hizer has been named president of Crestliner Boats.
Evinrude announced today the recipients of their Program Year 2018 Dealer of the Year awards; recognizing the Evinrude dealer network in the U.S. and Canada for excellence in sales and support.
Barletta Pontoon Boats, located in Bristol, Ind., and The Boat Brokers, Inc., located in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., have agreed to partner together to bring the dream of boat ownership to people on Lake Havasu and “Arizona’s West Coast.”
Marine Products Corporation, a leading designer and premier manufacturer of fiberglass boats, recently announce that it is listed among Fortune Magazine's 100 Fastest Growing Companies in the nation in 2018.
Mercury Marine has announced that Rich Todhunter has been promoted to Director, Current Product Engineering and Product Integration Engineering replacing Daniel Clarkson who transitioned to Power Products in September.
If you’re looking to upgrade your pontoon or deck boat’s dock protection, check out ProTec's non-inflatable Dock Guard system.
Starting with its new 2019 models, T.A.P. Fins will be available as an option and PDB magazine will be doing a full review this month.
If you judged boaters by what they like to watch, you may think they prefer sitting on anchor all day.
For 59 years, Sea Ray has set the standard and pushed the limits of performance and craftsmanship to elevate the boating experience. 2019 will mark the 60th anniversary of Sea Ray at the helm of defining the boating lifestyle.
Watch this Avalon/Tahoe crew trace the Fitzgerald's course by pontoon boat in anticipation of an upcoming article about their journey!
NMMA's Robert Newsome discusses how NMMA Certification goes above and beyond standards set by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Fun colors, classic amenities, what's not to love about Crest's 2018 Calypso?
New teaser video from Mercury Marine released
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Dan Kincaid from northern Indiana has developed a system that, when attached to a rear-entry ladder, will raise and lower the bottom half with a simple press of a button.
Mercury Marine has released a video of the introduction of and reaction to its new 3.4-liter V6 outboard and two other engines at the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show.