NMMA acquires American Sportfishing Association’s consumer shows

National Marine Manufacturers Association
October 12, 2015

CHICAGO – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) and National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today that NMMA has acquired the rights to ASA’s four consumer shows: the Chicagoland Fishing Travel & Outdoor Expo, the Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow, the World Fishing... Read more »

Marquis & Carver Yachts adds Hurst Marina

Marquis & Carver Yachts
October 12, 2015

PULASKI, Wis. – Marquis and Carver Yachts dealer network continues to grow with the addition of Hurst Marina in Manotick, Canada, near the capital city of Ottawa. Hurst Marina will serve Marquis and Carver Yachts owners and prospects in Eastern Ontario province. "The addition of Marquis and Carver... Read more »

Same-store dealer sales strong in September

Jonathan Sweet
October 12, 2015

Same-store boat dealer sales increased in September, growing 5.6 percent year-over-year. Sales were up in most categories, according to the latest report from CDK Global Recreation, which is based on data from users of the company's Lightspeed software. It was the eighth month in a row of improved sales,... Read more »

Report: Wells Fargo near deal to buy GE loan portfolio

Boating Industry
October 12, 2015

Wells Fargo is the frontrunner to buy several parts of the GE Capital portfolio, including Commercial Distribution Finance, Reuters reported. GE Capital Commercial Distribution Finance is the leading provider of floorplan financing in the marine industry. A "person with direct knowledge of the situation"... Read more »

YachtCloser launches network MLS

October 9, 2015

FORT LAUDERDALE – YachtCloser announced the launch of the YachtCloser Network Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Available at no additional cost to YachtCloser members, the company says it is the purest MLS today because each listing is derived from actual signed seller contracts. With the click of a... Read more »

Coast Guard Foundation raises $250,000 for Coast Guard scholarships

Coast Guard Foundation
October 9, 2015

NEW YORK CITY – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that at the 35th Annual Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard, which was held in New York City on October 8, more than $1 million was... Read more »

Regulator Marine announces new vice president of operations

Regulator Marine
October 9, 2015

EDENTON, N.C. – Joan Maxwell, president of Regulator Marine Inc., today announced the appointment of Keith Stevens as vice president of operations. Stevens previously held this position from 2006 through 2012, developing Regulator’s sales, inventory and operations model to improve competitiveness... Read more »

Tige Boats adds California dealer

Tige Boats
October 9, 2015

ABILENE, TX —Tige Boats announced Semper Speed & Marine has been added to the worldwide network of authorized Tige dealerships. Located in the heart of the Central Valley between Fresno and Madera, Calif., Semper Speed & Marine will soon have the full range of Tige models showcased in its large... Read more »

Centurion Boats welcomes 16 dealers to its network

Centurion Boats
October 9, 2015

MERCED, Calif. – Centurion has welcomed 16 new partners to the Centurion Boats dealer network. The introduction of the 2016 Centurion Ri237 has attracted tow boat dealerships to become retailers of Centurion boats. “We are gaining dealers all over the world with amazing customer service reputations... Read more »

Brunswick schedules third quarter earnings and conference call October 29

Brunswick Corporation
October 8, 2015

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) will release its third quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday, Oct. 29, before the market opens by way of an advisory release, notifying the public that the complete and full-text results will be available on the company’s website at ir.brunswick.com.... Read more »

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