Inside Angle: The Last Bayliner Meme

Boaters like to poke fun at Bayliners, but the company’s founder got the last laugh. Bayliner. Everyone on the docks has heard a Bayliner joke over the years. And in the age of social media the jokes about these entry-level boats from the 1970s, 80s and beyond have morphed into seemingly endless memes mocking the […]

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Foam or Fiberglass? A Look at Synthetic Decking

Among the many recent trends that have become mainstays in the world of boating, synthetic decking is certainly one of the most popular. With a variety of manufacturers and installers available to transform the decks of their vessels, many boat owners are turning to foam padding to enhance their experiences on the water. But what […]

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Marine Products releases Q4 and 2022 fiscal results

Marine Products Corporation (NYSE: MPX) has announced its unaudited results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2022. Marine Products is a manufacturer of fiberglass boats under the brand names of Chaparral and Robalo. Chaparral’s sterndrive models include SSi and SSX, along with the Chaparral Surf Series. Chaparral’s outboard offerings include OSX Luxury Sportboats […]

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Propspeed expands sales team

Propspeed announced that it has added two new regional sales staff to serve customers in the Mid-Atlantic and West Coast. Josh McGuire has taken on the role of New York and New England Regional Sales Manager, while Cole Barone has been hired to fill the West Coast Regional Sales Manager position. “I am excited to […]

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Nine Cool Pontoon Boat Features

The transformer bar, as seen aboard the Sylvan L5 DLZ Bar, lets you turn the back of the boat into a social focal point. Bill Doster Sometime between the era of your grandparents’ nightly putt-putt around the lake and the more recent trend of 20-somethings partying at the sandbar, pontoon boats became cool. Cool because […]

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Sail America presents 2023 Board of Directors

Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry, welcomed four new member to its 2023 board of directors: Beth Oliver, Offshore Sailing School; Randall Carnahan, Hilb Group NE; Dan Krier, Marine Servicenter; and Parker Stair, Bonnier Corporation. All directors are elected through the association’s standard election process. A nominating committee submits candidate names […]

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Shurhold appoints COO

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Best Boat-Loan Options

The boat dealer is motivated to find a financing plan that works for you, but its options might be limited. Tim Bower So, you’re going to do it: Take the plunge and buy the new boat of your dreams. You’ve cruised boat shows, visited dealerships and scoured the internet to find the perfect rig for […]

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Correct Craft Acquires Indmar

Correct Craft has acquired Indmar Marine Engines. Indmar will continue to operate independently at its headquarters in Millington, Tennessee, while continuing to supply its current boat building manufacturers and network of dealers. Source: https://lakelandboating.com/correct-craft-acquires-indmar/

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Toronto Boat Show Returns In-Person

PHOTOS COURTESY OF TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW The Toronto International Boat Show is back, this year in-person for the first time since the pandemic. January 20-29, 2023, the show will feature over 450 exhibitors, debut over 100 product innovations, and connect attendees with boat dealers and manufacturers offering boat displays of all sizes and styles, […]

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Yamaha debuts updated XTO Offshore outboard

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Minneapolis Boat Show kicks off, Innovation Awards announced

The Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show runs through Sunday at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The exhibit hall showcases 600 new boats. At the show, NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced the winners of the 2023 Minneapolis Innovation Awards, recognizing groundbreaking new consumer marine products in the following categories: fishing boats, pontoon boats, and furnishings. […]

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Correct Craft CEO to speak at ICOMIA conference

Bill Yeargin, Correct Craft CEO, will deliver the keynote address at the biennial International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) Conference in Algarve, Portugal. The conference will be held Oct. 9-11. Moderated by Shirley Robinson, the conference will focus on topics such as developing sustainable solutions for the future, the future of technology, operational challenges […]

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YANMAR reveals new energy transition

Formalizing the company’s ongoing strategy and planning towards decarbonization and the development of sustainable solutions, YANMAR Marine International (YMI) has revealed an Energy Transition Strategy Statement specific to the marine leisure sector at this year’s boot Düsseldorf. Key areas of commitment include the development, evaluation and commercialization of systems using low-carbon fuels, electrification and hybridization, […]

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California updates warranty laws

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Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023

Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023  Recreational Boating Maintains Momentum Heading into 2023 as Americans Continue Prioritizing Outdoor Recreation in Record Numbers according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2023 – The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and […]

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