SureShade expands production

July 1, 2012

SureShade teamed with Great Lakes Boat Top to expand production of its retractable marine sunshade systems. Great Lakes Boat Top Company will produce all new canvas pieces for SureShade factory installations, as well as handle canvas production for select aftermarket and dealer-installed sunshade systems. SureShade is currently featured as a factory-install option on eight different …

Dicor enters marine market

Dicor Corporation, a supplier of RV products, expanded into the marine market to help meet growing demands from those refurbishing older boats and cabin cruisers. Directed by its Seal Design affiliate, this expansion brings a range of new components and aftermarket offerings to the marine market, including durable and easy-to-apply sealants, deck hardware, flooring, compact …

NMMA honors E15 alternative research

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) presented six recipients with Environmental Achievement Awards for their research and contributions towards finding an alternative to E15. At the award ceremony held during the 2012 American Boating Congress, NMMA’s director of environmental safety and compliance, John McKnight, noted the importance of such research.

Boating returns to Capitol Hill

The 2012 American Boating Congress, the recreational boating industry’s legislative conference, returned to Capitol Hill in April to discuss with the country’s lawmakers key policy issues facing the boating industry. With 165 in attendance, featured speakers at the two-day event addressed economic concerns and legislation, as well as provided insight on their impact on recreational …