Outboard engine sales up in 2018

April 4, 2019

  The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Outboard Engine Sales Trends report shows that outboard engine retail sales increased for the seventh consecutive year in 2018, growing another 3 percent to a 12-year high. This is the first section of NMMA’s 2018 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, a comprehensive collection of industry data and recreational …

New Secretarial order protects public access to recreation areas

March 28, 2019

  The U.S. Department of the Interior released a Secretarial Order that will help prevent the sale of public lands important to outdoor recreation, while ensuring that public access be a key consideration in land exchanges. Secretarial Order 3373 – Evaluating Public Access in BLM Land Disposals and Exchanges – prioritizes recreation and access when …

New training videos for MFA members

July 17, 2018

A variety of short training videos are now available for marine fabricators who are new to the industry or are looking for a techniques refresher. The Marine Fabrication Association (MFA) how-to member videos include a six-part series on bimini tops and a three-part series on frame bending, among others. The videos were produced by the …