May 2008 Issue

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  • U.S. tsunami warning system complete

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has set the last two buoys in the U.S. tsunami warning system.

  • Senators introduce Clean Boating Act of 2008

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) introduced the bill, S. 2766, The Clean Boating Act of 2008.

  • Products honored for innovation at Miami Boat Show

    At the 2008 Miami Boat Show, nine marine manufacturers were honored for innovative achievement.

  • ABC addresses threats to boating

    The American Boating Congress (ABC) recently cited threats to recreational boating in the U.S., including national federal permitting of recreational boats, assaults on boating and fishing access, proposed tax reforms, and a stalling economy and spiking energy processes.

  • Updated advertising campaign for "Discover Boating"

    The “Discover Boating” advertising campaign, sponsored by the National Marine Manufacturer’s Association (NMMA), now includes cell phone advertising and TiVo advertising messages.

  • Bainbridge announces new export sales manager

    Bainbridge International announced James Hudson as export sales manager for their sailcloth and technical fabrics division.

  • Chris-Craft moving to new facility

    Production of Chris-Craft’s Lancer 20 (formerly named “Speedster”) has moved from Sarasota, Fla., to Cleveland County, N.C. Production of Chris-Craft’s smallest and most popular boat began in its new Kings Mountain facility in March.

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