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Scout Boats Honours Top Dealers
Fibreglass boat builder, Scout Boats, held its 2016 model year Dealer Meeting in late in Charleston, South Carolina. The two-day dealer meeting included the recognition of the brands top dealers and the debut of Scout's all new 231 XS Bay Boat. Read More
NMMA Offering Engineering Compliance and CE Seminars
Registration is now open for the annual National Marine Manufacturers Association's (NMMA) Engineering Compliance and CE Seminars. Read More
Sea-Doo Reveals New Technology for 2016MY Product
Sea-Doo greets 2016 with an assortment of new technological developments set to benefit models from its PWC lineup. Read More
Big Boats Highlight 25th Annual Port Credit In-Water Boat Show
Organizers are pleased with the outcome of the recently concluded Port Credit In-Water Boat Show, held at Port Credit Harbour Marina in Mississauga, Ontario in late September. This year's event was highlighted by the display of some of largest and most expensive multi-million dollar yachts ever brought to the show. Read More
Newport Boat Show Organizers Pleased with Show Outcome
Newport Exhibition Group, organizer of the Newport International Boat Show, claims attendance was up this year. The event took place in Newport Harbour in Newport, Rhode Island in mid September. Read More
Mustang Survival Voluntarily Issues Recall for PFD Model
The Safariland Group, makers of Mustang Survival safety gear, has issued a recall for certain MD315X Inflatable PFDs manufactured in Canada between September 2014 and September 2015. Read More
Bennington Marine Acquiring Nautic Global Group Boat Brands
In a letter to dealers, Bennington Marine's Chairman, Steve Vogel, and CEO, Jacob Vogel, confirmed that the pontoon maker is in the process of acquiring Nautic Global Group assets and liabilities. Read More
Scout Boats Receives Roaring Twenties Award
Scout Boats, based in Summerville, South Carolina, has been named a Roaring Twenties award recipient - one of the 20 best-performing large companies in South Carolina for 2015. Read More
Wake Tractor Selects Crusader Challenger as Engine Provider
Wake Tractor, a new wake boat brand, has selected Crusader Engines' Challenger series as its exclusive engine provider. The boat builder was created by John Dorton, Chairman of Bryant Boats, along with his son Ben during the 2015 Surf Expo held last week in Orlando, Florida. Read More
NMMA Canada Seeks Hall of Fame Nominations
NMMA Canada is calling upon its members for nominations of individuals that may be worthy of induction into the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame. The due date for nominations is October 15. The recipient(s) of the award will be announced in January at the Toronto International Boat Show. Read More
PCM Launches New All Aluminum Inboard Engines
Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Company (PCM) has announced the introduction of its new portfolio of watersports engines at the recent 2015 Surf Expo trade show in Orlando, Florida. PCM's new ‘Hyperformance' engines feature direct fuel injection technology. Read More
Organizers Release IBEX Attendance Results and Feedback
According to organizers of this year's International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), 4,700 qualified attendees visited the event this year – similar to the number of attendees in 2013. Held this week at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, next year the event moves back to Tampa Bay, Florida. Read More
Honda Marine Launches New BF100 Outboard Marine Engine
Honda Marine has introduced its new mid-range BF100 horsepower four-stroke engine. The launch took place this week at the International BoatBuilders Exhibition and Conference, which took place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Read More
Boating Ontario Announces New President and CEO
Boating Ontario Association's Board of Directors has selected Janet Bauer as its new President and CEO. Long-time association Executive Director, Al Donaldson, will stay on until the end of 2015 to ensure a successful transition. Read More
Innovation Award Winners Announced at IBEX
Judges from Boating Writers International (BWI) have selected the winners of the 2015 Innovation Awards at the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), currently taking place at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky. Read More
NMMA Recognizes 45 Boat and Engine Manufacturers with Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced 45 recipients of the 2014/2015 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards for excellence in customer satisfaction. Award recipients were acknowledged during the annual Industry Breakfast at the 2015 International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) in Louisville, Kentucky. Read More
Taylor Made Group President and COO Retiring
Taylor Made Group, headquartered in Gloversville, New York, has announced that President and Chief Operating Officer, Andy Jobbins, will retire at the close of the company's current fiscal year, effective October 1. The company is a major supplier of marine products and components to boat builders and the aftermarket. Read More
McMurdo Receives Transport Canada Approval for Safety Devices
McMurdo, a maker of emergency response equipment, has received Transport Canada's Type Acceptance approval for the Smartfind S10 and Smartfind S20 AIS Man Overboard (MOB) devices. The approval means these devices can be imported and sold for commercial maritime and recreational boating use across Canada. Read More
IBEX to Feature More Than 550 Exhibitors
The three-day trade show is expected to feature more than 550 exhibiting companies, including 110 first-time exhibitors who will be showcasing thousands of new products, advanced processes and innovative solutions. Read More
Old Mill Marina Raises Funds for Kids' Camp
Organizers say more than 100 people attended the 1st annual Starry Summer Night Bash in support of the Moorelands Community Services (MCS) and its Moorelands Wilderness Camp. Read More
BRP Adds 15 New North American Dealers - 3 in Canada
As originally announced in late August, BRP added 15 new dealers and five boat builders in North America in the second quarter of fiscal year 2016. Among the 15 new dealers, three are based in Canada. Read More
Boating Industry Leaders to be Inducted into NMMA Hall of Fame at IBEX
CEOs Bob Long of Marine Concepts and Dusty McCoy of Brunswick are being inducted into the National Marine Manufacturers Association's (NMMA) NMMA Hall of Fame. Read More