Pacific Fishermen Shipyard’s Dixon Honored for Support of North Pacific Fishing Industry

Doug Dixon receiving the Norwegian Commercial Club’s King Neptune award in December. Photo: Norwegian Commercial Club. John Douglas “Doug” Dixon, the general manager of Pacific Fishermen Shipyard in Seattle, has been honored by the Norwegian Commercial Club for his life-long contributions to the North Pacific fishing industry with the King Neptune award. The King Neptune […]

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2022 Wakesports Hall of Fame Inductees

Ten inductees were included in this year’s class. Courtesy Wakesports Hall of Fame The 2022 Wakesports Hall of Fame class of inductees includes some of the sport’s most influential and notable visionaries from wake sport’s earliest years before the sports were accepted as the popular action sports they are today. The Wakesports Hall of Fame […]

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Wakesports Hall of Fame announces 2022 class

The 2022 Wakesports Hall of Fame class of inductees includes some of the sport’s most influential and notable visionaries from wake sport’s earliest years before the sports were accepted as the popular action sports they are today. The Wakesports Hall of Fame Board of Directors ratified the 2022 Class of Inductees including pioneering athletes Shawn […]

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World Cat adds new locations and celebrates 25 years

World Cat has announced the addition of nine new dealers. The new dealerships and locations are:  Island Yacht Management & Sales Lindenhurst, NY  Norfolk Marine Norfolk, VA  Stone Harbor Marine Stone Harbor, NJ  Skipperbud’s Belle Maer Harbor Harrison Township, MI  Skipperbud’s Grand Haven Grand Haven, MI  Skipperbud’s Sturgeon Bay Sturgeon Bay, WI  Texas Marine (Beaumont) […]

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Docks and Marinas Course returns to AMI conference

After a five-year hiatus, the Docks and Marinas course, sponsored by Booyah Clean, will be offered as part of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) 2023 Conference & Expo scheduled for Jan. 30 through Feb. 1, 2023, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. This course focuses on technical discussions of the issues and […]

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NMMA Canada opens 2023 Hall of Fame nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2023 NMMA Canada Hall of Fame. Inductees in the NMMA Canada Hall of Fame include those who have, or those who continue to, generate substantial and lasting contributions toward the advancement of the marine industry. The due date for nominations is November 15. The 2023 NMMA Canada Hall […]

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Mercury earns Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment award

Mercury Marine has accepted a Business Friend of the Environment Award from Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC), the state’s chamber of commerce and manufacturers association. During a ceremony at its headquarters in Madison, WMC named Mercury the award winner in the Sustainability – Large Business category. WMC has presented its Business Friend of the Environment […]

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At the Helm: The dare to be different

By Adam Quandt It’s time for some truth. The recreational boating industry is one that is often slightly slow to change. Sometimes it’s because the technological advances found in other industries aren’t quite able to operate in a marine environment just yet, other times we simply look at things and say, “that’s how we’ve always […]

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Gearing up for the 2022 ELEVATE SUMMIT

By Jamie Stafford This November, Orlando will play host to ELEVATE SUMMIT, the premier networking event for the recreational marine industry, hosted by Boating Industry magazine and parent company EPG Brand Acceleration. The conference is hosted over three days, featuring keynote speakers, Q&A panels, and the prestigious Top 100 award celebration.  In anticipation of ELEVATE […]

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