Strong sponsor lineup gets behind Providence Boat Show

December 17, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA), owner of the Providence Boat Show, has drawn a strong lineup of sponsors to this annual boat show with one clear result in mind: to draw a large crowd of boating consumers and ultimately strengthen the region’s marine trades.... Read more »

Dominion Marine Media launches social media management service

Dominion Marine Media
December 16, 2014

NORFOLK, Va. – Dominion Marine Media (DMM), the division of Dominion Enterprises that operates YachtWorld, Boat Trader, boats.com and Cosas de Barcos, has introduced a suite of social media management services that make social media for marine businesses faster, easier and more effective. With the... Read more »

CDK’s LightspeedEVO 6.1 brings new functionality to parts and service department

CDK Global Recreation
December 16, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah –  CDK Global Recreation, a division of CDK Global, Inc., announces the release of LightspeedEVO version 6.1 which gives users new features and functions to improve efficiency and profitability within multiple areas of the dealership. The new version enhances current features... Read more »

Analyst: Brunswick poised for growth

Boating Industry
December 15, 2014

Brunswick Corp. should continue to grow revenue in 2015 as the boating industry recovery strengthens, Wedbush Equity Research said in a research note provided to Boating Industry. The research firm rates Brunswick’s stock to “outperform” with a target price of $60 a share in the next... Read more »

Nautique announces 2015 Nautique Wake Series with new stops

December 15, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. —  Nautique is pleased to announce the Nautique Wake Series for the 2015 season; towed exclusively behind the award winning Super Air Nautique G21 and G23. Last year, the Nautique Wake Series took wakeboarding by storm and in 2015 it will be bigger and better than ever. The new Nautique... Read more »

Janet Barnard named president of Manheim North America

Manheim Specialty Auctions
December 15, 2014

ATLANTA – Cox Automotive President Sandy Schwartz announced today that Janet Barnard will take on the role as president of Manheim North America, effective immediately. Barnard previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer. In her new role, Barnard will continue to lead... Read more »

Correct Craft announces expansion, hiring plans

Nautique employees with Governor

Boating Industry
December 12, 2014

Correct Craft will spend $8 million to expand its Nautique boat building facility and add more than 200 employees to its Florida workforce, the company announced Friday during a visit by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. The company announced the imminent opening of its second Aktion Parks cable and boat park,... Read more »

BRP reports Q3 results for fiscal year 2015

December 12, 2014

Valcourt, Québec, December 12, 2014 — BRP Inc. (TSX: DOO) today reported its financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended October 31, 2014. All financial information is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted. The complete financial results are available at www.sedar.com. Highlights: Revenues... Read more »

Chicago delays vote on ethanol requirement

Jonathan Sweet
December 12, 2014

The Chicago City Council has delayed a vote on a plan to require E15 in the city, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The city’s Finance Committee on Monday approved the plan to require 15-percent ethanol blends at some gas stations. The plan would have exempted marinas, but the vote was delayed after... Read more »

OceanLED announces expansion of USA operations, larger facility

December 12, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – OceanLED USA, LLC, the world’s leader in LED lighting technology for the marine industry, announced today that they are relocating to a new office space that accommodates the companies business growth. The 3800 square foot office located at 778 South Military Trail in... Read more »

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