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Toronto International Boat Show Organizers Release Show Attendance and Exhibitor Feedback
Canadian Boat Shows, owners and operators of the Toronto International Boat Show, released the show-end attendance numbers for this year's event. The group reports overall attendance at 70,174. Read More
NMEA's 2015 Conference and Expo to be Held in Baltimore
The National Marine Electronics Association has announced that the 2015 NMEA International Marine Electronics Conference and Expo will be held from September 29 to October 1 in Baltimore, Maryland at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel. International attendees are expected from Canada, Europe and Asia. Read More
NMMA Honours Legend Boats' Victor Duhamel and Carl Dewar with Hall of Fame Award
Duhamel and Dewar's career achievements and contribution to the recreational boating industry were recognized during the NMMA Canadian Recreational Boating Industry Session at the Toronto International Boat Show at the Direct Energy Centre. Read More
Consumer Traffic Up at Toronto Boat Show's Opening Weekend and Special Preview Night
A day prior to the official opening of the 57th Toronto International Boat Show, event organizer, Canadian Boat Shows (CBS), hosted its annual Special Preview Night at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Each year prior to the show's public opening day, the event serves to raise funds for marine related charities. Read More
FLIR Announces New Raymarine Dragonfly Products at Toronto Boat Show
Raymarine's newest Dragonfly models are aimed primarily at the freshwater market. Read More
Marine Marketers of America Extends Neptune Awards Deadline One Week 
Marine Marketers of America (MMA) is extending the entry cut-off date for its Neptune Awards. Originally set for January 9, 2015, the new deadline is one week later on January 16. Read More
Sea Ray Plans To Expand L-Class Yacht Production
Sea Ray, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, is planning to increase its production capacity as a result of what it says is solid retail demand for its new Sea Ray L-Class yachts. The L-Class is the boat builder's largest and most expensive yacht series. Read More
The Store Masons Chandlery Renamed Fogh Boat Supplies
The Store Mason's Chandlery, a long-time marine parts and supply business in Port Credit, Ontario has been renamed Fogh Boat Supplies. Read More
Cruisers Yachts Welcomes Crate's Lake Country Boats to Dealer Network
Oconto, Wisconsin-based KCS International, owner of Cruisers Yachts, has formed a new long-term sales and service agreement with Crate's Lake Country Boats, a fourth generation boat dealer based in Orillia, Ontario. Read More
New Features of Toronto International Boat Show
Consumers planning to attend this year's Toronto International Boat Show can expect plenty of exciting new features. The 57th edition of Canada's largest boat show returns to the city's Direct Energy Centre from January 10 to 18. Read More
NMEA Releases Latest Version of Installation Standard
The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) has just published Edition 2014, Version 4.00 of the NMEA 0400 Installation Standard, which contains information on new technologies, updated sections and additional appendices. NMEA 0400 is a tool and reference guide for installing marine electronics equipment. Read More
Midwest Industries Marks 60 Years
Recognized for its ShoreStation boat lifts and ShoreLand'r boat trailers, this year the Ida Grove, Iowa-headquartered company celebrates its 60th year in business. Read More
Mercury Marine Introduces SeaPro Engines for Commercial Applications
Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac, has announced the global introduction of its new 75 to 150hp SeaPro FourStroke engines, designed for commercial applications. Read More
MRAA Educational Foundation Raises More Than $20,000
The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) Educational Foundation has exceeded its goal of raising US $20,000 in 2014 to provide financial support for education, training and professional development in the recreational marine trades. Read More
BRP Reports Third-Quarter Results
Valcourt, Quebec-based BRP released its financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended as of October 31, 2014. Read More
Canadian Government Investing $1.8 Million to Improve PEI's Tignish Harbour
A major harbour infrastructure project will be carried out over the next two years at Tignish Harbour, Prince Edward Island. Read More
ABYC Hosting Invasive Species Summit in Vegas Come January
The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) is hosting an AIS Summit to engage major stakeholders in an in-depth dialogue regarding prevention, inspection and decontamination of boats. Read More
Mercury Marine Casts 2.5 Millionth Prop
Mercury Marine is celebrating the casting of its 2,500,000th stainless steel propeller at its Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, headquarters. Simultaneously, the company is celebrating its investment cast facility's 40th year, which first opened in 1974. Read More
Ontario Dealer Adds Tidewater Brand to Lineup
A multi-location dealer based in Utterson, Ontario will now be offering the Tidewater brand to fill a gap in its present boat offerings. Read More
Ranger, Stratos and Triton Sold to Bass Pro Shops
Platinum Equity announced on December 11 the signing of a definitive agreement to sell Fishing Holdings, LLC, the Flippin, Arkansas-based manufacturer of the Ranger Boats, Stratos and Triton fishing boat brands, to Bass Pro Group, LLC. Read More
Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York Receives 2014 Bill Ferguson Award
The Boating Industries Association (BIA) of Upstate New York was recently recognized with the 2014 Bill Ferguson Award, which recognizes outstanding service by a marine trades association to its members and the boating business as a whole. Read More
NMMA Canada's Sara Anghel Honoured with 2015 Boating Ontario President's Award
Sara Anghel, Executive Director and Vice-President of Government Relations for National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada, was named the recipient of this year's Boating Ontario President's Award. Read More