Malibu’s next act

Malibu CEO Jack Springer introducing the Axis Wake T22

TKaiser
April 9, 2014

An exclusive interview with Malibu CEO Jack Springer about taking the company public, launching a new boat brand and the company’s next phase By Tom Kaiser Malibu Boats, the builder of the Malibu and Axis Wake inboard sport boats, recently went public and began trading on the NASDAQ at a price of $14... Read more »

Never stop improving – My-Villages service tips

TKaiser
April 7, 2014

As part of the “King of Profits” story in the May 2014 issue of Boating Industry, we asked My-Villages Inc. for their advice on using technology and customer service to better communicate with customers and, ultimately, increase service department revenue. Never stop improving My-Villages... Read more »

Raritan Yacht Club rebounds from Hurricane Sandy

Structurmarine
October 11, 2013

Like so much of the East coast, New Jersey’s prestigious Raritan Yacht Club endured a devastating beating from last October’s hurricane Sandy. Thanks to a recent reconstruction performed by marina developer Structurmarine, the yacht club has now resumed its full schedule of cruising and racing... Read more »

Two major yacht industry leaders establish partnership

CGI Finance
October 8, 2013

October 1, 2013 – CGI Finance is proud to announce its newest partnership and floor plan lending agreement with Fountaine Pajot, a leading international manufacturer of Cruising Catamarans. This partnership provides exclusive, global financing solutions to clients for the purchase of luxury catamarans... Read more »

Triumph and Striper Boats launch new websites

Larson Boat Group
January 30, 2013

The Larson Boat Group announced Tuesday the launch of new websites for Triumph and Striper Boat brands. Triumph Boats launches new website Little Falls, Minnesota (January 29, 2013) — Larson Boat Group has announced the launch of its redesigned and interactive website TriumphBoats.com showcasing the... Read more »

Massive boater study to launch in Northeastern U.S.

Brent Renneke
May 30, 2012

With an increasing number of development projects looking to utilize saltwater real estate, researchers are launching a massive survey in the northeastern United States to measure the impact and demands of the area’s recreational boaters. With its first surveys due out in early June, the 2012 Northeast... Read more »

Dealer survey reveals weak outlook

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
January 6, 2012

With the 2011 boating season not living up to expectations, marine dealers were less optimistic at the end of the third quarter than six months prior, according to a survey conducted in October through a partnership between Boating Industry magazine and RBC Capital Markets. The survey, which attracted... Read more »

Ever to Excel

Mike Davin, Senior Editor
December 6, 2011

When I was a high school student touring colleges, scaffolding and cranes obscured many of the beautiful campuses I visited. It seemed like a shame to clutter these otherwise picture-perfect grounds with orange safety fences, temporary office trailers, and assorted construction equipment, but someone... Read more »

At the Helm: Investing in partnership

Liz Walz, Editor-in-Chief
December 6, 2011

Scottish journalist B.C. Forbes wrote: “If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.” This sentiment rings especially true in today’s economy. Under the weight of the many challenges faced by boating companies right now, it’s easy to focus on what you can’t control. The... Read more »

Sealegs signs three U.S. dealers

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
September 29, 2011

HINGHAM, Mass. – Sealegs, based in New Zealand, has signed three U.S. marine dealerships to carry the company’s line of amphibious boats. Irish Boat Shop of Michigan and Firematic Supply Company and Churchville Fire Equipment of New York have been added as Sealegs authorized dealers in the... Read more »

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