NMMA hosting South Carolina Summer Educational Conference

Boating Industry
August 24, 2015

The National Marine Manufacturers Association is hosting an educational event this week for industry members in South Carolina. The South Carolina Summer Educational Conference will be this Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort in Litchfield, S.C. A networking reception will also... Read more »

October 2 is National Manufacturing Day

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By Brianna Liestman
August 11, 2015

Did you know today is National Presidential Joke Day? Probably not and, let’s be honest, these “national days” have sort of gotten out of hand. However, not all of them are silly; some of them are incredibly relevant to our industry. Take, for instance, National Manufacturing Day, the first Friday... Read more »

Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing sets sights on national efforts through partnerships with NMMA, RBFF

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By Brianna Liestman
July 30, 2015

Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing recently announced partnerships with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and the Recreating Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF). Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing is an organization founded in 1997 dedicated to attracting more women to sportfishing and to promoting... Read more »

Gevo announces first pump sales of isobutanol-blended gasoline at Express Lube Service Station

Gevo, Inc.
July 30, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), has announced that Express Lube of Fredericksburg, Texas, is the first U.S. service station to sell gasoline blended with Gevo's renewable isobutanol at the pump. This is anticipated to be the first of many retail locations to offer Gevo's product as the... Read more »

Weekly 5: Flagler Beach not giving up on Sea Ray challenge

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Jonathan Sweet
July 27, 2015

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every Tuesday on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Flagler Beach not giving up on Sea Ray challenge Flagler County, Fla., voted last week to rezone Sea Ray’s property there to... Read more »

“Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” announces partnerships with NMMA and RBFF

Boating Industry
July 8, 2015

The highly acclaimed "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!" educational series announces partnerships with the National Marine Manufacturer's Association (NMMA), Discover Boating, Miami International Boat Show, Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and Take Me Fishing. The relationship will serve to... Read more »

Florida Yacht Brokers Association aims to boost marine economy through legislative change

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By Brianna Liestman
July 1, 2015

The Florida Yacht Brokers Association and attorneys and lobbyists with Becker & Poliakoff are engaging in an industry effort to amend current legislation hindering the sale of foreign-flagged yachts in the U.S. Under Title 19 CFR § 4.94, foreign-flagged boats can obtain a cruising license in the... Read more »

NMMA announces support for Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation

National Marine Manufacturers Association
June 18, 2015

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today its official endorsement of Bass Anglers for Saltwater Conservation (BASC), a new intuitive online advocacy system that allows fishing enthusiasts to write, call, or tweet their legislators through prewritten engagements online.  The... Read more »

National Marine Manufacturers Association endorses Gevo’s biobutanol in marine applications

National Marine Manufacturers Association
June 17, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today endorsed Gevo, Inc.’s (Nasdaq:GEVO) use of its renewable biobutanol (also known as isobutanol) by the marine industry as an effective, less damaging, more suitable biofuel alternative than ethanol for powering various types... Read more »

NMMA: New powerboat registrations up in 2015 Q1

Boating Industry
June 15, 2015

New boat and PWC registrations were up 6.5 percent year-over-year for the first quarter of 2015 compared to 2014, NMMA reported. Sales were up 9.5 percent on a rolling 12-month basis, year-over-year (April 2014-March 2015 compared to April 2013-March 2014). PWCs, jet drive boats, skiboats, and outboard... Read more »

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