Captain Jimmie H. Hobaugh Coast Guard Community Center ribbon cutting ceremony planned

Coast Guard Foundation
July 7, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today the completion of the Captain Jimmie H. Hobaugh Coast Guard Community Center. The Foundation will host a ribbon cutting ceremony... Read more »

IMTRA recognized as American Boatbuilders Association Supplier of Choice for lighting

July 7, 2015

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality marine products, announced today its selection by the American Boatbuilders Association (ABA) as a Supplier of Choice for lighting products. With a focus on service and product development, IMTRA supports its customers by... Read more »

Mercury Marine adds new dealers after expanding Verado line

Mercury Marine
July 7, 2015

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Marine has announced that they signed new dealers spanning almost 20 different states from the end of the Miami International Boat Show in late February until the end of June. During that time, Mercury says it is averaging one new dealer partner every 2.9 days across the... Read more »

SeaDek Named Preferred Supplier to the Independent Boat Builders Incorporated

SeaDek Marine Products
July 7, 2015

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. — SeaDek Marine Products is proud to announce their new relationship as a Preferred Marine Flooring Supplier to the Independent Boat Builders Incorporated (IBBI). As the world’s leading manufacturer of EVA nonskid products, SeaDek has revolutionized marine flooring for... Read more »

Sea Tow reports increased boater call volume over July 4th weekend

Sea Tow Services International
July 6, 2015

SOUTHOLD, N.Y. –  Sea Tow Services International, Inc., America’s leading commercial on-water assistance provider, reported a 47-percent increase in the volume of calls for assistance received by its national 24-Hour Dispatch Center over the four-day July 4th weekend, July 2-5, 2015, compared with... Read more »

Industry wins delay on flotation foam blowing agent ban

Boating Industry
July 6, 2015

The recreational boating industry won a significant regulatory victory last week, as the Environmental Protection Agency opted to allow the use of a chemical used in marine flotation foam until 2020. HFC-134a, a blowing agent used in the application of marine flotation foam, was originally scheduled... Read more »

Boat dealer same-store sales surge in June

Jonathan Sweet
July 6, 2015

After two months of slowing growth, same-store dealer sales grew more than 8 percent in June. Sales were up in all categories, according to the latest report from CDK Global Recreation, which is based on data from users of the company’s Lightspeed software. Overall sales were up 8.1 percent year-over-year... Read more »

Carefree Boat Club member starts new Milwaukee location

Carefree Boat Club
July 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – After two years as members of the Lake Norman Carefree Boat Club, Justin and Oxana Wolff are leaving. They are leaving because they love it so much, so much that they are partnering with Justin’s father, brother and sister to start a new Carefree Boat Club in Milwaukee. Two years... Read more »

Newest MarineMax to host grand opening event

July 2, 2015

LAKE CONROE, Texas – MarineMax, the world’s largest and most trusted recreational boat dealership, announced the opening of their newest store, MarineMax Lake Conroe. Located at 17720 Highway 105, in Montgomery, Texas, directly on the lake, MarineMax Lake Conroe will be holding a Grand Opening event... Read more »

Ocean Safety Aberdeen and Richard Irvin Marine Safety merge

Ocean Safety Ltd
July 2, 2015

ABERDEEN, Alberta – Ocean Safety has today announced the merger with Richard Irvin Energy Solutions Marine Safety Division and their Aberdeen branch. This merger follows the 3Si Group’s recent acquisition of both companies, which are set to combine premises in Aberdeen to operate from a single expanded... Read more »

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