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  • Angela Pilkington

    Pilkington wins Darlene Briggs Award


    Angela Pilkington, Correct Craft’s executive vice president/chief of staff, has been awarded the 2018 Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year by the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA).

  • Johnson Outdoors

    Johnson Outdoors reports strong 2018 results


    Marine equipment manufacturer Johnson Outdoors reported all-time high revenue and earnings for fiscal year 2018, marking back-to-back fiscal years of record growth.

  • Poland's Wind & Water boat show

    Polish yacht exports rise


    Polish boatbuilders have managed to increase yacht sales last year to 801 craft, up 17.3% compared with 2016.

  • Washington

    Boating industry “deeply troubled” by formal US adoption of aluminium sheet tariffs


    The US International Trade Commission (ITC) Friday issued its final decision in the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations into common alloy aluminium sheet from China, affirming the Trump Administration’s tariffs of up to 176%.

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    Boston Whaler honours outstanding dealers


    Boston Whaler has announced its 2018 Dealer Awards, recognizing achievements in both units sold and total sales revenue. The awards were presented at a recent series of regional dealer forums.

  • Buffalo Harbor breakwalls

    US government earmarks $12.4m for Buffalo Harbor improvements


    The US government announced it has allocated $12.455m to cover the cost of dredging and extensive repairs to the storm-damaged breakwaters protecting Buffalo harbor.

  • News

    Indian Empress crew payments dispute concluded


    Indian billionaire Vijay Vittal Mallya, owner of Kingfisher Beer’s Force One India, has had little pleasure of late from the two superyachts he is, or has been, associated with.

  • Krista Sparkes, Smoker Craft's director of business and dealer development

    Krista Sparkes joins Smoker Craft


    US boatbuilder Smoker Craft Inc has named Krista Sparkes as its new director of business and dealer development. Sparkes joins the Indiana-based manufacturer of pontoon, aluminium fishing and fibreglass sport boats following nearly 17 years with Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), most recently

  • News

    Ebbtide Boats to resume production in Tennessee


    The State of Tennessee is seeing the return of a second boat company in as many weeks with the announcement that Ebbtide Holdings LLC will resume production of the Boca Bay and Aquasport brands in the former Ebbtide facility in White Bluff. The company is expected to create 100 jobs over the next

  • News

    New superyacht crew survey highlights areas for improvement


    Survey of superyacht crew to investigate welfare issues specific to the sector, backed up by in-depth interviews and diary studies