Coast Guard Foundation to recognize Christine Duffy at 2015 Tribute to U.S. Coast Guard Seventh District in Florida

Coast Guard Foundation
August 28, 2015

STONINGTON, Conn. – 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 its 22nd Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard Seventh District will take place on November 19 at the Marriott... Read more »

Beneteau launches First 22 giveaway to celebrate 30th anniversary in U.S.

August 28, 2015

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Beneteau announced today the giveaway of a new First 22 sailboat, a retail value of $29,900, during the upcoming United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis on October 8-12. The giveaway is part of Beneteau’s 30th anniversary of boat building in the USA. Show goers who purchase their... Read more »

Volvo Penta showcases next-generation V8 marine gas sterndrive engines

Volvo Penta
August 27, 2015

CHESAPEAKE, Va. –Volvo Penta today unveiled its new family of next-generation 5.3L V8 gasoline engines for the marine sterndrive market in a press preview at the company’s Test Center in Suffolk, Va. “Volvo Penta has a rich history of innovation in marine propulsion, and with these next-generation... Read more »

BoatUS now offers peer-to-peer boat rental insurance through Boatbound

August 27, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va. –BoatUS announced today a first of its kind boat rental insurance policy available for rentals through Boatbound. The new peer-to-peer boat rental policy covers the rental period and is designed specifically to meet the needs of this new and growing market. “There is a need for an... Read more »

Torqeedo partners with boatbuilder Frauscher

August 27, 2015

GURNEE, Ill. –Austrian boatbuilder Frauscher Bootswerft GmbH has chosen Torqeedo to power its line of luxury electric boats and yachts. The high-power Deep Blue inboard motor was selected for the new Frauscher 740 Mirage Air that debuted in July 2015 and is also available with Frauscher's 650 Alassio,... Read more »

Sunbrella “Uncharted Waters” documentary offers insider view of the journey to the Olympic Games

Sunbrella Fabrics
August 26, 2015

GLEN RAVEN, N.C. – Made possible by Sunbrella Fabrics, “Uncharted Waters,” a documentary following athletes on the U.S. Sailing Team Sperry, shows what it takes to be a top-ranked Olympic- and Paralympic-class sailor – from grueling travel around the world for competitions to balancing college... Read more »

Crestliner celebrates 70 years with new models, dealers

August 26, 2015

OTSEGO, Minn. –Crestliner celebrated their 70th anniversary during the Crestliner dealer meeting August 10-12. The launch included the introduction of new models, new dealers and an expanded TV presence. "Seventy years is a huge accomplishment," Crestliner President Cecil Cohn said. "We feel immense... Read more »

American Boatbuilders and Repairers Association distributes nationwide survey, conference session on marine industry workforce

The American Boatbuilders and Repairers Association
August 25, 2015

NEWPORT, R.I. — The American Boatbuilders and Repairers Association (ABBRA) has taken the lead on defining the U.S. marine industry’s workforce needs, challenges and solutions with a nationwide survey and a follow-up working session with experts, to be held at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition... Read more »

MasterCraft introduces the X26


MasterCraft Boat Company
August 25, 2015

VONORE, Tenn. – MasterCraft (NASDAQ:MCFT) today unveiled the new X26, the latest addition to its 2016 boat line. Handcrafted in MasterCraft's U.S.-based manufacturing facility in Vonore, Tenn., the X26 has been built using materials including precision-cut fiberglass, hand-stitched upholstery, improved... Read more »

Nautic Global Group taking bids for brands

Jonathan Sweet
August 25, 2015

Nautic Global Group - one of the largest boat manufacturers in the country - announced Tuesday it is taking bids for its boat brands with the goal to close a deal by Sept. 23. Nautic's most successful brand is its Hurricane deck boat brand, which has the largest share of that segment. The company also... Read more »

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