Environmental Efforts Paying off for Z-Man® Fishing

Environmental Efforts Paying off for Z Man® Fishing Z-Man a leading tackle company’s environmental efforts conservation commitment moves toward carbon neutrality, zero waste and healthy fisheries Beyond an obsession for battling big fish, there’s one thing upon which anglers almost universally agree: Clean, healthy waterways and flourishing fish habitat lie at the heart of everything […]

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SAY 42 Sea Trial and Review

The German-built, carbon-fiber SAY 42 is a distinct and efficient vessel—a good match for an owner who can tame her. Carbon and Brass The German-built, carbon-fiber SAY 42 is a distinct and efficient vessel—a good match for an owner who can tame her. One of the more enjoyable aspects of my job is the standing […]

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Persico Zagato 100.2 first look: Performance specialist building first electric boat

Performance boat specialist Persico is set to launch its first all-electric superboat, called the Persico Zagato 100.2 The Sealence waterjet is mounted on a steerable pod for maximum efficiency Designed in collaboration with iconic automotive design house Zagato, the 26ft stunner is built around a revolutionary new steerable electric waterjet pod from Italian start-up Sealence. […]

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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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Shifting marketing strategies for the year ahead

By Wanda Kenton Smith While some industries took a beating during COVID, many in the outdoor power and marine space were clobbered by unprecedented product demand. While sales and profits spiked, retailers grappled with the challenge of inventory limitations, associated supply chain and manufacturing production slowdowns.    As we venture into 2023, the cycle has […]

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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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The Difference Between Variable and Fixed Business Expenses

The Difference Between Variable and Fixed Business Expenses Business expenses are costs that sustain a business. Also known as deductions, business expenses are recorded on the income statement and are subtracted from your business revenue to determine your company’s net profit or loss and taxable income. It’s important to note that various expenses can be […]

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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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The East Tennessee Fishing Show expands

#East Tennessee Fishing Show The Southeast’s premiere East Tennessee Fishing Show & expo is now coming to Gadsden,AL Don’t miss out! East Tennessee show January 26th-29th 2023 @ Knoxville Expo Center, Knoxville, TN The Alabama Show March 10th-12th 2023 @ The Venue at Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL For more than 15 years the East Tennessee Fishing Show and Expo […]

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NMMA reports momentum heading into 2023

The start of a new year brings the beginning of boat show season for the $170 billion U.S. recreational boating industry and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), which represents 85 percent of the country’s recreational boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. The recreational boating industry is preparing to welcome an estimated two million Americans to dozens […]

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SmartPlug expands support roster

To better serve its growing OEM and end-user customer base, SmartPlug Systems, manufacturer of safety-centric shore power delivery products for boats, RVs and specialty vehicles, has expanded its support roster. Evan Lewellen has been promoted to customer service and sales support. In his new role, Lewellen will be a main point of contact for consumer […]

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2022 Editor’s Choice: Boaters Exchange

By Jamie Stafford Boaters Exchange kept ahead of tumultuous times with their commitment to customer service and enthusiasm for the boating lifestyle. The dealership’s main location is in Rockledge, Fla. 30 miles east of Orlando on US Highway 1, known as “Boat Dealership Alley” due to the number of dealers along this road. Boaters Exchange […]

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