Brunswick releases financial results

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today reported full-year and fourth quarter results for 2022: Full year results: Fourth quarter results: “Another strong performance in the fourth quarter capped an outstanding 2022 in which Brunswick delivered record sales, operating margins, and operating earnings, with our boat business’ full-year adjusted operating margin exceeding 10 percent for the first […]

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OneWater Marine releases Q1 fiscal results

OneWater Marine Inc. has announced results for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2022. “Our first quarter results came in largely as we anticipated as the industry experienced a return to more normalized seasonality, with revenue growing high-single digits, on top of a 57% increase in the prior year. Notably, our high margin service, […]

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ePropulsion showcases electric pontoons

ePropulsion has announced that it has partnered with Tiny Boat Nation (TBNation). In collaboration with Mack Boring & Parts Company, ePropulsion’s distributor partner in the U.S., ePropulsion has sponsored TBNation’s all-electric, custom Pond-Tini Series 12 pontoon giveaway. “We are excited about our partnership with TBNation this year. Not only do they have deep roots in […]

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Freedom Boat Club expands to Australia

Freedom Boat Club has announced its expansion to the Asia-Pacific region. Freedom’s flagship club in market will be located in Sydney, Australia. This announcement represents the seventh country and the 35th international location for Freedom Boat Club. “Regarded as one of the best boating markets in the world, we believe there is an outstanding opportunity to […]

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ABYC announces Educator of the Year

The ABYC Foundation has recognized Kevin McKiernan, a marine service technology teacher from North Providence High School (NPHS) in Rhode Island as the 2022 Educator of the Year. The annual award honors extraordinary marine service technology instructors teaching in a high school, post-secondary school, or within the industry. “Kevin McKiernan has a direct link to […]

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MMTA names Joan Meschino Legislator of the Year

The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association (MMTA) has recognized Representative Joan Meschino (D – 3rd District Plymouth) as the 2022 MMTA Legislator of the Year. Presented by Cherie Rudzinsky, MMTA President and Randall Lyons, MMTA Executive Director, Representative Meschino was recognized for helping to support training and growth within the boating industry to address the significant […]

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AMI kicks off annual conference

The Association of Marina Industries (AMI) officially kicked off its annual Conference and Expo January 30, at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. On Jan. 30, AMI hosted three comprehensive pre-conference educational events as well as a marina and boatyard study tour on Monday, January 30, prior to the Opening Reception in the exhibit […]

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California offers Spanish boating courses

California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) announced today the availability of a boating safety course in Spanish. Like its English counterpart, the Curso de California para Navegación home study eBook is free and helps Californians be compliant with the mandatory boating education law that requires power boat operators to carry a California Boating Card […]

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boot Dusseldorf reports successful return

With almost 237,000 visitors from over 100 countries and more than 1,500 exhibitors from 68 nations on 220,000 square meters in 16 exhibition halls, boot Düsseldorf made an impressive comeback. After the pandemic-related forced three-year break, the entire international water sports industry met in Düsseldorf, Germany from January 21 – 29. “Despite the difficult general […]

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Five Mercury Marine facilities achieve ‘zero waste to landfill’ designation

Mercury Marine announced the addition of five facilities to its list of zero-waste-to-landfill (ZWTL) operations. Starting in December 2022, sustainability teams at these locations across the U.S. began reporting that their months-long initiatives aimed at reducing, reusing and recycling waste materials have brought their facilities into compliance with widely accepted ZWTL standards.  The newly designated […]

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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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NMMA reports strong crowds for 2023 Minneapolis Boat Show

The sold out 2023 Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive Insurance, ended recently, attracting nearly 24,000 attendees. Continuing the trend, the NMMA is hearing from exhibitors of sales and new leads generated at the nation’s largest collection of freshwater boats in the country. “Minnesota Inboard was encouraged by the Discover Boating Minneapolis Boat […]

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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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Phenom Yachts brings new brand to boating landscape

Combining the attributes of family, fishing, luxury and performance into one center console is no easy feat, but Phenom Yachts has arrived on the scene to prove that it can be done. The new high-end center console yacht manufacturer officially made its debut at last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) and will be […]

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Skeeter announces 2023 Pro Team

Skeeter recently welcomed anglers Jason Christie, Caleb Kuphall and Justin Atkins to the 2023 Pro Fishing Team. All three will fish the Bassmaster Elite Series and serve as Skeeter Boats ambassadors. This season marks the first time 2022 Bassmaster Classic Champion Christie will compete in a Skeeter boat. “All three of these anglers bring talent, […]

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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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BoatTEST partners with Elite Direct Finance

BoatTEST announced that it has partnered with Elite Direct Finance to offer financing directly from its web platform. “Elite Direct Finance brings the kind of customer service that our readers are looking for when making a buying decision. While researching on BoatTEST they can see the boat’s price, calculate monthly payments, and immediately fill out […]

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