Marine Marketers Association to host Neptune Awards at MIBS 2023

Marine Marketers of America (MMA), the voice for marketing professionals in the recreational marine industry, will host a celebration of its 2022 Neptune Awards during a cocktail reception at this year’s Discover Miami International Boat Show (MIBS). The award program, now in its 15th year, honors creative marketing concepts, campaigns and initiatives from across all sectors […]

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MarineMax reports 2023 Q1 fiscal results

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO) has announced results for its first quarter ended December 31, 2022. Revenue increased 7% to $507.9 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2022, from $472.7 million in the comparable period last year. The growth was primarily driven by contributions from strategic acquisitions, including IGY Marinas which closed in October 2022. […]

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The Evolution of Power Catamarans

A veteran marine journalist reflects on how fast power cats have evolved over the last few decades. When I first cranked up my marine-magazine career eons ago, most of the big magazines dispatched editors every year to the Chicago International Boat Show. And toward the end of the festivities in 1989, in a crowded aisle […]

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MarineMax acquires Boatzon

MarineMax, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Boatzon, an online boat and marine digital retail platform, through its recently-formed technology entity, New Wave Innovations. Shawn Berg, EVP, chief digital officer of MarineMax and president of New Wave Innovations, stated, “Technology is integral to the growth of the marine industry, and with the acquisition of Boatzon […]

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Premier Marine expands national footprint

EPG Media LLC wants you to have a positive experience in connection with our products and services. We want you to know that we respect the privacy and security of our users. Our goal is to provide you with an experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are helpful to you. In order […]

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Aquila 54 Yacht

The coolest cat. by Kevin Koenig When people think of Aquila Power Catamarans, many positive qualities come to mind: Cruisability, livability and versatility. Photos Courtesy of Aquila To that end, this new 54 Yacht is an excellent example of what Aquila is all about. This yacht falls in the middle of the brand’s model range. […]

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MarineMax partners with Junior Achievement of South Florida

MarineMax recently announced a partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) of South Florida, a non-profit organization focused on youth workforce readiness and entrepreneurship. Two projects are currently in the works, both aimed at educating younger generations about the marine industry.  The first program was founded and created in 2018 by Christine Battles with Advanced Mechanical Enterprises. […]

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Cruisers Yachts’ Previous Owner K.C. Stock Dies at 84

PHOTO COURTESY OF CRUISERS YACHTS Longtime Cruisers Yachts owner Kenneth Charles Stock passed away on November 28, 2022, leaving a long legacy of entrepreneurship and community involvement. Born April 6, 1938 in Oconto, Wisconsin, Stock was an entrepreneur from an early age, purchasing his first contractor yard, Stock Lumber, in 1971. After exponential growth, he […]

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MarineMax invests in marine development company

MarineMax, Inc. announced the acquisition of Midcoast Construction Enterprises, LLC (“Midcoast Marine Group”), a full-service marine construction company based on Central Florida’s Gulf Coast.  “Midcoast Marine Group complements our growing marina portfolio and adds a valuable skillset to our expanding service offerings,” stated W. Brett McGill, Chief Executive Officer and President of MarineMax. “Adding Midcoast […]

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New Boat: Saxdor 320 GTO

Saxdor’s Finnish beauty. A boat that’s fast, functional, fun and safe. In case you have been living under a rock, Finland is making its name known on the international powerboat scene. The easternmost Scandinavian country has offered a strong inflow of fast, seaworthy boats that many boaters (and especially first-time owners) see as a value […]

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MarineMax appoints new marketing director

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Sea Tow, MarineMax team up on boating safety

The Sea Tow Foundation, with support from MarineMax in the form of a generous donation match, is promoting a month of giving for boating safety throughout November. The Sea Tow Foundation fulfills its mission of providing education, tools and resources to promote safe and responsible boating through efforts such as its Life Jacket Loaner Program, […]

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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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MarineMax partners with the American Cancer Society for screening awareness

MarineMax has partnered with the American Cancer Society to support cancer screening awareness.   On Wednesday, October 5, MarineMax joined the American Cancer Society’s national Power of Pink Day. Team Members from across the country went #PinkWithAPurpose to increase awareness, focus on cancer screenings, and encourage those who haven’t been screened yet to do so. Research proves that early detection […]

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Winners of 2022 National Boating Industry Safety Awards

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE SEA TOW FOUNDATION The winners for the fourth annual Sea Tow Foundation’s National Boating Industry Safety Awards have been announced! Each year, the awards recognize efforts to promote safety on the water within the for-profit boating industry. This year, honorees will receive awards via a special online awards ceremony, which will […]

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Leopard Catamarans 53 PC

Power cats are exploding in popularity in the U.S. and Leopard is riding that wave. Climb aboard the 53 PC and stay tuned for the highly anticipated 40 PC. Power cats are exploding in popularity in the U.S. and Leopard is riding that wave. Climb aboard the 53 PC and stay tuned for the highly […]

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Cruisers Yachts 50 GLS – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Cruisers Yachts 50 GLS The new Cruisers Yachts 50 GLS, the largest in the GLS series of sport luxury bowriders which span from 34 to 50 feet, will make her debut at FLIBS. The 50 GLS (52′ 4″ LOA, 14′ 6″ beam) features bow seating, dinette seating accompanying an ample exterior galley, and a generous […]

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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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