External Fluid Level Sensor Masters Varied Tank Shapes

From cone to cube, the Gobius® C from Albin Group Marine precisely measures the exact volume and fluid level in tanks of virtually any shape, no matter the number of sides or angles, or composition. Taking only 15 minutes to install and configure, the maintenance-free device mounts externally. What separates the Gobius C from traditional […]

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Dockmate appoints new national sales manager

Dockmate announced it has hired Bill Karmis as national sales manager to better service its customers throughout the United States. In his new role, Karmis is tasked with directing the Dockmate team of inside and outside sales representatives across the United States, as well as growing and supporting Dockmate’s dealer network. With a diverse background […]

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North Sails and Sea Bags Launch Sustainability Partnership

Sea Bags — the Maine-based designer and manufacturer of bags, totes and accessories made from repurposed sails — has partnered with North Sails, the sailmaking industry leader. The two brands have teamed up on a sustainability initiative to divert retired sails from the landfill and pave the way for the sailing community to collectively reduce waste. […]

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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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WaterIQ and SOLitude Lake Management Announce Ultrasonic Technologies Distribution Partnership

WILSON, Wyo. – January 11, 2023 – WaterIQ Technologies, the leader in next-generation ultrasonic solutions to combat harmful algae and biofilm without the use of chemicals, has announced a partnership with SOLitude Lake Management, a nationwide environmental firm that provides sustainable solutions to improve water quality and preserve water resources. The recognized leaders in the water industry […]

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2022 Top Dealers: Best Practices

By the staff of Boating Industry For the last 17 years, Boating Industry’s Top 100 program has become a symbol of the best of the best in retailers across the recreational marine industry. Now in its 18th year in 2022, the program has expanded to award and honor the elite across the entire industry. As […]

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At the Helm: A new era of Top 100

By Adam Quandt In 2004, Boating Industry unveiled the Top 100 Dealers program as an effort to independently rank and recognize the best boat dealers across North America. With the industry’s help and support, the Top 100 program has grown to unimaginable heights and celebrated marine retailers across the continent over 17 years. Moving into […]

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2022 Top Dealers: Best in Class

As part of this year’s Top 100: Top Dealer awards, Boating Industry has recognized seven companies with special “Best in Class” awards, for companies that particularly excelled in one area of their business. Below are the Best in Class award recipients for 2022. Best Industry Advocate Watersports CentralBuford, Georgia WaterSports Central, headquartered in Buford, Ga., has […]

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Take a Hovercraft Across Lake Ontario Next Summer

There will be a new way to travel next summer. Hoverlink Ontario Inc. will be launching its rapid transit route between Toronto and the Niagara Region. This large-scale hovercraft service will move passengers across Lake Ontario, from Toronto to St. Catharines, in only 30 minutes — a journey that typically takes up to three hours […]

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Introducing the new BRP Rotax S engine

Hidden Horsepower BRP’s Rotax S outboard features stealth technology. Every inch of onboard space is precious, especially on boats less than 20 feet. Traditional outboard motors entered as marvels of space-saving design when introduced by Ole Evinrude in 1909. Now, BRP’s new Rotax S Outboard Engine with Stealth Technology takes space-saving to greater extremes. The […]

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Eight Nasty Fish You Don’t Want to Catch

Not all the fish we hook can be trophies. Some of our catches can elicit groans rather than high fives. Here are eight fish (well, technically, seven) most anglers would rather not catch (and what to expect if you do have a close encounter). Read more about these Rodney Dangerfields of the fishing realm. Moray […]

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Lowrance Unveils the Ultimate Fishing System

Lowrance Unveils Next Generation of the Ultimate Fishing System Lowrance, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, has rolled out its next generation of fishing electronics this week – Lowrance Unveils Next Generation of the Ultimate Fishing System. The new HDS PRO® chartplotter/fishfinder, highest resolution ActiveTarget™ 2 Live Sonar and, ultra high-definition Active Imaging™ HD provide anglers the complete package of the latest […]

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Yanmar releases financial results for first half of 2022

Yanmar Holdings has announced its interim consolidated financial results for the first half of FY2022. For the current interim consolidated accounting period, net sales were 483.8 billion JPY, a 15.5% increase from the same period last year. Ordinary income was 37.7 billion JPY, a 53.4% increase from the same period last year. Supported by growth […]

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NMMA Canada president Sara Anghel steps down

NMMA announced today that Sara Anghel, NMMA Canada president, is moving on from the Association after accepting the role of President/CEO for the Greater Toronto Hotel Association. She will remain onboard at NMMA through December 7. Anghel has been with the NMMA for nearly 15 years, starting as Vice President of Government Affairs for NMMA […]

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