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January 5, 2017

In the News: Top Four Boating Trends to Watch

Heading into 2017, U.S. manufacturers are gearing up for a busy winter boat show season to further attract the growing number of boating enthusiasts.¬†Boat shows generate as much as 50 percent of annual sales for… Continue Reading

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December 29, 2016

In the News: The Jet Capsule Will Soon Catapult Across the Water

[December 2016] The futuristic Jet Capsule looks more like a pod plopped down from its intergalactic mothership than a boat built in Italy. Designed by Pierpaolo Lazzarini, the high-tech transport is fashioned mostly from carbon, features a V-shaped hull, and can carry single or double engine options (paired with hydro-jet propulsion) totaling up to 520 hp for a maximum speed… Continue Reading

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December 29, 2016

In the News: Boat sales in 3Q were highest since 2008

[December 2016] Recreational boat sales rose less than 1 percent in the third quarter, but that was enough for the industry to record the highest sales for that quarter since 2008. Sales rose 1.1 percent in the main powerboat segments to 43,494 and 0.8 percent industrywide to 73,055 in 47 states that represent 97 percent of the U.S. boating market,… Continue Reading

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