• Correct Craft Bill Yeargin

    Correct Craft eyes future expansion


    Correct Craft is eyeing future expansion possibilities with the purchase of 60 acres adjacent to its Orlando, Florida headquarters.

  • Jack Martin, general manager of Crestliner Boats

    Appointment at Brunswick Boat Group


    Brunswick Corp has appointed Jack Martin as general manager of its Crestliner Boats brand of aluminium fishing and pontoon boats.

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    Northern Marine sold


    Seattle Yachts, a new boat dealer and yacht brokerage firm with offices in the Pacific Northwest, Southern California and South Florida, has purchased US boatbuilder Northern Marine. Included in the sale are the rights to the Northern Marine brand, the shipyard in Anacortes, Washington, the tooling, and intellectual property.

  • Fire

    NTSB: Dive boat crew asleep when fire broke out


    All six crew members of the ill-fated dive boat Conception, which caught fire 2 September killing 34 people off the California coast, were asleep when the blaze broke out in violation of regulations requiring a commercial vessel to have a crew member stand night watch.

  • MasterCraft Boats NXT 20 Boat

    Revenue gains drive MasterCraft 2019 Q4, full-year results


    MasterCraft Boat Holdings Inc reported higher sales for both its fourth quarter and full-year 2019 fiscal results, which were released on Thursday.

  • Stingray 296 DC

    Stingray celebrates 40th anniversary with three new models


    Fibreglass boat builder Stingray Boats celebrated a major milestone at its annual dealer meeting this week as the company marked 40 years in the boatbuilding industry.

  • News

    Snag-A-Slip buys SlipSure


    The online boat slip rental category is beginning to consolidate with the acquisition of SlipSure, the largest app for instant and same-day slip bookings, by Annapolis, Maryland-based Snag-A-Slip, positioning the company as “the category leader across all types of boater reservations,” according to a news release from the firm.

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    NauticStar Boats receives NMMA Export Global Star


    The National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) latest Global Star for Exporting recipient is NauticStar Boats.

  • Blue Sea Systems

    Blue Sea Systems fully operational after fire


    Eight months after fire took out its warehouse and some US$3m in inventory, Blue Sea Systems in the US has a new facility that is fully operational and all 75 employees of the company are back at work.

  • Hurricane Dorian

    Marine industry rallies for Bahamian relief


    Hurricane Dorian battered the east coast of the US and Canada over the weekend without nearly the force or destruction predicted earlier in the week. The devastation seems to have been largely in the Bahamas, where the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama suffered the worst from sustained winds of ...