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SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, Virginia. – The boat rental industry continues to grow in Smith Mountain Lake, and those who have rented to clients for decades have said that new businesses that are springing up are breaking unwritten rules. The regulations for renting a boat in Virginia are pale compared to something like renting a car. …

In the first seven years after the Great Recession, Rick Dieterich discovered that his Mystic business, Springline Yacht Sales, was in trouble. But things started to improve in 2016, and then in 2018 he had a record turnover of $ 3.6 million. While 2019 isn’t even half over, it has made $ 3.9 million in …

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – As the summer boating season kicks off this weekend, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today announced new data that shows unit sales of new powerboats in the United States have reached 276,000 in 2018, a 4% increase from 2017, the highest levels the U.S. boating industry has seen in 11 years. …

Listen, when you live near a great lake, nothing interests you more all summer long than finding an affordable boat rental service in Chicago. And while some of us might be lucky enough to belong to a marina – or have that buddy with a pier connection – for the rest of us, finding your …

Atlanta-based OneWater Marine Holdings has acquired Caribee Boat Sales and Marina from Islamorada, Florida. Caribee has served the Florida Keys since 1947. Details of the acquisition were not disclosed. “We are delighted to welcome Caribee Boat Sales and Marina to the OneWater family of dealers,” said Austin Singleton, CEO of OneWater Marine. “Bill and his …