Hurricane Ian relief resources for marine industry businesses

October 10th, 2022

Following Hurricane Ian’s devastation to many communities across southwest Florida and other regions, many remain without power or clean drinking water. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) shares the resources listed her for those in the marine industry who are looking for assistance or ways to help others. On September 24, 2022, President Biden approved […]

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2021 Canadian boating sales stats available

October 6th, 2022

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2021 Canadian Boating Statistical Abstract's Retail Markets Report is now available. This report details new recreational boat and marine engine retail sales data for both unit totals and Canadian dollars categorized by size, type and province/territory. Report data and insights include: Outboard boat unit sales increased 13.8% compared to […]

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MFA education at the NECPA Expo 2023

October 4th, 2022

Marine Fabricator Association (MFA) members are encouraged to attend the North East Canvas Products Association (NECPA) Expo 2023 featuring marine canvas education brought to you by the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) MFA division. This annual event, held by MFA’s industry partner NECPA, offers education and the opportunity to network and meet with suppliers in the […]

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Hurricane Ian leaves destruction in Florida

October 3rd, 2022

Hurricane Ian made landfall on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in southwestern Florida from Tampa to Naples, Bonita Springs, Sanibel Island, and Fort Myers, making its way inland to Orlando before heading up Florida to North Carolina. When Ian arrived in southwest Florida, it was a category 4 hurricane, decimating homes, businesses, roads and marine infrastructure. Reports […]

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