NMMA notes increased outboard engine shipments

November 25, 2014

An exclusive monthly report from the National Marine Manufacturers Association shows U.S. outboard engine wholesale shipments were up 5.5 percent in October (over the previous year) for the association’s control group of manufacturers (representing 95 percent of the market). Total retail sales, based on warranty card registrations were up 4.1 percent. Outboard engine sales are …

Watercraft unit wins safe-boating award

November 20, 2014

The Personal Watercraft Industry Association (PWIA) has been awarded the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators’ (NASBLA) Seal of Safe Boating Practices for its Personal Watercraft Renter Orientation DVD & Checklist. The citation certifies that PWIA’s boating-safety videos and other educational materials meet the highest standards in quality, accuracy and effectiveness. All materials must …