IBEX calls for 2023 proposals

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) announced that the IBEX Education Conference Call for Proposals (CFP) has opened. The IBEX Education Conference will offer training, workshops, and technical seminars to attendees of the 2023 IBEX Show, to be held October 3 – 5, 2023, in the Tampa Convention Center. Feedback is requested and is […]

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Welsh manufacturer expands to the U.S.

A Welsh marine equipment manufacturer is on track to open a dedicated base in the U.S. with support from the Welsh Government. Makefast Group designs and manufactures equipment for the marine and safety industries, as well as systems for super yachts and luxury boats including retractable sunroofs, awning units, and bathing platforms. The company is […]

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World’s coolest yachts: Dilemma

We ask top sailors and marine industry gurus to choose the coolest and most innovative yachts of our times. Juan Kouyoumdjian nominates Dilemma Legendary American yacht designer Nathaneal G Herreshoff is famed for his spectacular America’s Cup designs, drawing every Cup winner for nearly 40 years from 1893-1934. However, among ‘Capt Nat’s’ prolific output of […]

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Malibu reports record Q1

Malibu Boats, Inc. recently announced its financial results for the first quarter ended September 30, 2022. Net sales for the three months ended September 30, 2022 increased $48.7 million, or 19.2%, to $302.2 million as compared to the three months ended September 30, 2021. Unit volume for the three months ended September 30, 2022, increased 213 units, or 10.5%, […]

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Correct Craft acquires Indmar Marine Engines

Correct Craft announced the acquisition of Indmar Marine Engines. Indmar will be operated by Correct Craft subsidiary Liberty Technologies which also manages PCM Engines, Crusader Engines, Levitator Engines, and Velvet Drive Transmissions.  While an important new member of Correct Craft’s portfolio of brands, Indmar will continue to operate independently, retaining its own brand and team […]

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Correct Craft Buys Indmar

Correct Craft announced the acquisition of Indmar Marine Engines, a pioneer and leader in the inboard marine engine segment. Courtesy Correct Craft Today, Correct Craft announced the acquisition of Indmar Marine Engines, a pioneer and leader in the inboard marine engine segment with a hard-earned reputation for delivering world-class quality and reliability. Indmar will be […]

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Logbook: Is Two Better Than One?

Seeing the growing trend in the multihull market, Power & Motoryacht and Sail magazine have teamed up to produce the all-new Multihull Power & Sail. Seeing the growing trend in the multihull market, Power & Motoryacht and Sail magazine have teamed up to produce the all-new Multihull Power & Sail. My first experience really cruising […]

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NMMA Canada Hall of Fame calls for nominations

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History Fort Lauderdale erects historical marker celebrating the marine industry

History Fort Lauderdale, together with the City of Fort Lauderdale, MIASF (Marine Industries Association of South Florida), Safe Harbor Lauderdale Marine Center and the Denison Family, will celebrate the achievements of the modern marine industry during the installation of a Florida Historical Marker on Saturday, November 12, at 11 am. City of Fort Lauderdale. Mayor Dean Trantalis will lead the installation to take place […]

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Crestliner names new GM

Crestliner Boats, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has named Jason Oakes General Manager of Crestliner Boats. In his role, Oakes will be responsible for leading and expanding the Crestliner brand. A 12-year marine industry veteran, Oakes has an established tenure with Brunswick and previously served as Director of Marketing for Lund Boats, where his responsibilities […]

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ELEVATE SUMMIT 2022 kicks off this month

Boating Industry‘s annual ELEVATE SUMMIT officially kicks off later this month, taking place Nov. 14-16 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla. Despite being just a few weeks away, there’s still time to register for this can’t-miss marine industry leadership event at www.BoatingIndustryElevate.com. “This year’s ELEVATE SUMMIT features a power-packed lineup specifically geared toward […]

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Airmar mourns passing of VP, Peter Braffitt

Airmar Technology Corporation (Airmar) announced that its Vice President, Peter Braffitt, died suddenly on October 25, 2022 at his home in South Carolina. Stephen Boucher, founder and CEO of Airmar Technology Corporation, stated, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my colleague and friend. Peter has made an indelible mark on […]

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Sea Tow Foundation National Boating Safety Industry Awards Announced For 2022

National Boating Industry Safety Awards 2022 Winners Courtesy Sea Tow Foundation Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Southold, NY (October 18, 2022) – The Sea Tow Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting boating safety, in conjunction with its Boating Safety Advisory Council, […]

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Industry members continue hurricane relief efforts

Following the devastation of Hurricane Ian, the marine industry has offered its support to those affected across Florida in an effort to assist the community in returning to some sense of normalcy. The Mercury Racing division of Brunswick Corp has launched a fund-matching and fundraising Hurricane Ian Relief program to support the Cape Coral and […]

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IBEX announces 2022 Innovation Awards

IBEX announced the winners of the 2022 IBEX Innovation Awards. The program is managed by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and judged by Boating Writers International (BWI). The judges selected ten Innovation Award winners and three honorable mentions from almost 70 entries submitted by exhibiting marine industry companies. Awards were presented yesterday during the […]

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Mindi Doller Joins The FB Marine Group Team

<!– In the News: Mindi Doller Joins The FB Marine Group Team –> Given the value that Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based FB Marine Group places on marine industry experience and the high-touch service culture it breeds, the recent hiring of Mindi Doller makes perfect sense. Doller brings more than three decades of experience, from handling sales […]

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ABYC names new accreditation director

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has named Sarah Devlin as the new accreditation director to manage and promote the ABYC Foundation’s expanding Marine Trades Accreditation Program (MTAP), which launched earlier this year. Devlin will work directly with secondary and post-secondary schools across the country that are educating future marine technicians. “I am eager […]

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