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As spring rolls around in northeast Indiana, boats are selling out faster than the lake ice melts on a hot afternoon. “If we build it, it sells, right now,” said Jeff Haradine, vice president of sales for Barletta Boat Co., which builds pontoon boats in Bristol, near Elkhart. On the dealer side, “If we put …

CLEVELAND, Ohio – If you thought the Cleveland Boat Show only concerns boats, you would be as wrong as a fish out of water. The 65th fair will take place from Thursday March 17 to Sunday March 20 at the International Exhibition Centre. The water exhibit is all about boating, fishing, paddling, education, entertainment, and …

Jason Dunovant For a second straight year, the Roanoke Valley Boat Show will not be coming to the Berglund Center later this month. This year, the reasons have less to do with COVID-19 and are more due to the continued shortage of new boats and watercraft available. “Nobody has enough inventory to put on a …

DULUTH — If you’re going to kick trailer tires and ogle the shiny new boats at the Duluth Sport Show next week, you won’t be alone. And the word is, you better hurry and choose the model you want, otherwise it may not arrive in time for summer fun. Boat sales continue to sizzle in …

DULUTH — If you’re going to kick trailer tires and ogle the shiny new boats at the Duluth Sport Show next week, you won’t be alone. And the word is, you better hurry and choose the model you want, otherwise it may not arrive in time for summer fun. Boat sales continue to sizzle in …

For a second straight year, the Roanoke Valley Boat Show will not be coming to the Berglund Center later this month. This year, the reasons have less to do with COVID-19 and are more due to the continued shortage of new boats and watercraft available. “Nobody has enough inventory to put on a show,” said …

This is a special feature of the Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS: a beach door lowers to transform it into a bathing platform. It’s just one of the cool high-tech designs on one of more than 100 boats of all types at the Javits Center for the Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show. The show, which …

Columbus was cold and crisp Saturday morning, and salt left over from snow removal stained the sidewalk under steady foot traffic heading toward the Ohio Expo Center. But inside the Celeste Center and the Bricker Building, visitors dreamed of warmer temperatures and long days outdoors as they admired sparkling new boats and pontoons and peeked …

With over 2,000 miles of tidal coastline, plus miles of navigable rivers and great lakes, Florida is a boater’s paradise. It’s no wonder the Sunshine State has 985,005 registered ships, more than any other state. The pandemic-fueled surge in boat sales has fueled the marine industry since the spring of 2020. The only thing holding …

It’s a whole new year, and we’ve got a whole new range of things to do in Columbus this weekend. One of the biggest events happening is the RV & Boat Show, which lands at the Ohio Expo Center Friday. If you want to bask in the cold of January, can we suggest a winter …

UNCASVILLE – The 2022 Hartford Boat Show is scheduled for January 20-23 at the Mohegan Sun Earth Expo & Convention Center. The show will feature classic pleasure and fishing boats, new models of pleasure craft, over 150 exhibitors, demonstrations and activities for the whole family. Presented by the Connecticut Marine Trades Association and the CMTA …

UNCASVILLE, Connecticut, November 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – the “Hartford Boat Show 2022 at the Mohegan Sun” is set for From Thursday 20 January to Sunday 23 January 2022 at Mohegan Sun Earth Exhibition and Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut Dates / Times: Thursday January 20, 2022: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday January 21: …

What: 12th Annual Progressive Metro Boat Show produced by the Michigan Boating Industries Association When: September 16-19, 2021 Or: Lake St. Clair Metropolitan Park, Harrison Township With: A beautiful display of boats in water and on land to see and buy from 10 to 50+ feet in length to suit all interests and budgets. Take …

At the Champlin City Council meeting on March 22, crowds of residents filled the council chamber to voice their opinion on a potential deal between the city and Your Boat Club (YBC). YBC is an organization that rents personal watercraft to their club members throughout the Midwestern region. The agreement between YBC and the City …

People see yachts during the Miami International Boat Show in Miami, Florida. Marco Bello | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Boat sales soared last year during the coronavirus pandemic, as more Americans turned to living in more flexible work environments that allowed people to spend more. time to enjoy the outdoors. Sales of boats, marine …

As data continues to pour in from 2020, it is increasingly clear that the coronavirus pandemic has affected the American economy and culture in various ways. Among the sectors which recovered last year: boating. The trend has been seen both nationally and in Wisconsin, according to statistics released Jan. 15 by the National Marine Manufacturers …

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – With increased interest in outdoor recreation activities and ways to distance oneself, consumer demand for new boats has increased across the country in 2020. The National Association of Boat Manufacturers (NMMA), which represents North American manufacturers of pleasure craft, engines and marine accessories, reports that retail unit sales of new powerboats in …

Highland Lakes Watercraft in Kingsland is one of several area boat retailers that have reported increased boat sales and rentals during the coronavirus pandemic. Staff photo by Alex Copeland Boat sales in Highland lakes are on the rise as holidaymakers turn to the water amid air travel restrictions and other hurdles from COVID-19. According to …

LOS ANGELES – Jean d’Assonville has finally found the boat of his dreams – not easy in the midst of a pandemic. He bought a 50ft sailboat, one he hopes to take around the world, and sold his 28ft at a time when a hot market for just about anything that floats is making buyers’ …

Meredith Punthrangkul, left, bought a boat in July because two summer vacations were canceled due to COVID-19. She appreciates the extra family time with her husband Michael, daughter Devon and son Thai that the boat has given them. Meredith Punthrangkul bought a boat in July because the vacations of two families of her husband Michael …

As many companies continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic, the boating industry has more than kept afloat. With the public health crisis canceling many summer plans including camps, sporting events and vacations, boat dealers are seeing a spike in interest from people wanting to get out on the water and distance themselves. socially safe. …

The data represents 27 states – approximately 45.91% of the U.S. boat market. Coast Guard information (documented vessels) is complete. If you have any questions, please contact Statistical Surveys, Inc. • Phone: (616) 281-9898 • Website: www.statisticalsurveys.com New boat registrations have fallen 12.1% year-to-date and 9.2% year-on-year in the main categories of motor boats, according …

Anyone who lives near the shores of the Chesapeake and its tributaries can’t help but notice it: boating is fun. Mid-bay boaters recently said Bay Bulletin that the local waters have been so busy, it feels like July 4th. With the coronavirus response limiting travel and activity, boat owners who typically don’t go out as …

You don’t even have to set foot in Mobile Boat Show 2020 to know the industry is having a hot year: Boats on display outside the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center have spread out onto adjacent land that usually remains empty during the show. . “We have a ton more boats outside,” said Melissa …

Heading to the Duluth Boat Show next weekend and looking to buy a new boat? You are not alone. The National Marine Manufacturers Association estimates that boat shows in the United States generate about half of all boat sales each year. And those sales are expected to be strong in 2020, up 2% from 2019 …

Mark your calendar for Friday March 20. It’s the first day of spring, and the warm weather means Missouri’s boating season won’t be far away. And that means many Missourians will be looking for a new or used boat to enjoy the state’s many waterways. There are 289,854 registered boats in Missouri, and boating continues …

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The National Association of Boat Manufacturers (NMMA), representing North American manufacturers of pleasure craft, engines and marine accessories, today announced that when finalizing 2019 sales figures, retail sales of new powerboats Expected to remain in 2019 at around 280,000 units, the second highest total since 2007. The busy winter boat show season kicks off …

What is good news for boat builders is also good news for marine trailer builders. the National Association of Boat Manufacturers (NMMA) reports that when finalizing 2019 sales figures, retail sales of new powerboats are expected to remain in 2019 at around 280,000 units, the second highest total since 2007. The show season Busy winter …

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. …

There are many ways to rent a vacation home in our computerized world, from architectural style-conscious rental agencies to family-oriented peer-to-peer platforms. But a unique company takes a new approach and offers overnight rentals on boats. Launched in San Francisco in 2013, GetMyBoat is the world’s largest boat rental and charter market, offering 75,500 rentals …

Ten years ago, Drew Wickham never thought of becoming a boater. Not only does he now own a boat, but Wickham also operates upstate New York’s largest boat show – the Central New York Boat Show. This four-day boat show will feature over 500 new models of power and sailboats from over 50 boat dealers. …

More than 100,000 manufacturers, retailers, brokers and buyers gathered in Miami for one of the largest boating industry events in the world. Each year, the Miami International Boat Show and the luxury Yacht and Brokerage Show in Miami Beach take place simultaneously. Showboat events feature thousands of personal watercraft and accompanying water accessories, all of …

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With the start of a new year, the US boating industry estimates that 2014 will see a 5-7% increase in new motorboat sales with continued growth of another 5% in 2015, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). This is the third straight year of steady growth for the industry coming out of …