November 2018

  • Published On: November 29, 2018

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has introduced a program to cover up to 40 percent of the cost for replacing eligible marine diesel engines with new marine diesel engines. Applications are due to the Department’s Division of Air Resource Management by Wednesday, November 28, 2018, and funded projects must be completed before June 30, [...]

  • Published On: November 27, 2018

    Jim Krueger, who started his marine industry career in 1972 at Cruisers Inc. in engineering and sales, and spent the next 45 years working for various companies around the industry, has retired. Following his time at Cruisers, Krueger worked for Sea Ray, Bertram Yachts, Trojan Yacht, Tollycraft Yacht, Shamrock Boats, Luhrs Marine Group and finally [...]

  • Published On: November 22, 2018

    Business owners can access a variety of free Discover Boating promotional materials and marketing resources on in the 'Tools You Can Use' section. These resources are available to help promote businesses and increase customer engagement on a local level. Discover Boating marketing materials, collateral and tools include: •Promotional materials (including videos, window clings, floor [...]

  • Published On: November 20, 2018

    Online registration continues for the 2019 Marine Fabricators Conference, Jan. 10-12, onboard the Queen Mary, a historic 1930’s steamship that has been decommissioned and permanently moored in Long Beach, Calif. The conference features three full days of education including the design, patterning and fabrication of lumbar cushions, compartmental cushions and beveling basics. Additional sessions include [...]

  • Published On: November 15, 2018

    The 98th IFAI Expo attracted more than 4,350 verified registered participants from IFAI Expo and 500 scanned leads from CAMX to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center for the three-day event. Attendees had the opportunity to meet with more than 800 different exhibitors, including those from CAMX, hear expert advice at more than 69 educational [...]

  • Published On: November 13, 2018

    In the recent midterm election, North Carolinians voted in favor of adding the Right to Hunt and Fish Amendment to their state constitution. The new amendment provides permanent protections for the state’s anglers, hunters, and sportsmen and women by ensuring that laws regulating hunting and fishing will be genuine conservation efforts based on sound science. [...]

  • Published On: November 8, 2018

    Xtreme Seal LLC, a manufacturer of edge seal products for all types of custom covers, announced a new distributor partnership with George N. Jackson Limited of Winnipeg, Canada. George N. Jackson will be representing Xtreme Seal’s Black, White and Pro Seal products with the intent of representing more products in the future. Xtreme Seal’s products [...]

  • Published On: November 6, 2018

    The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) has launched an easy-to-use widget that helps bring fishing license and boat registration information to consumers on any site the widget is added to. Users click their state on the map or select it from the drop-down menu to be taken directly to the state agency site to [...]

  • Published On: November 1, 2018

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has published the fall issue of its Boating Safety Circular newsletter, which includes pertinent information spanning updated outboard engine weights, a new point of contact for manufacturers’ identification codes, a review of model year information, and other USCG news impacting the recreational boating industry. To read the newsletter, click [...]