Magazine article reviews COVID-19 impact on boating, other recreation

February 9th, 2021

A recent article in the national lifestyle magazine/website, Men's Journal, titled "Our Outdoor World, One Year into Covid," covers the acceleration in the popularity of outdoor recreation, including boating, in the time of Covid-19. The article includes data and insights from the National Marine Manufacturers Association and looks back on learnings and trends from the […]

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Powerboat retail sales rebound in September

November 25th, 2020

New data from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) show new powerboat retail sales picked up in September after slowing down in July and August following record growth in June. New boat sales were up 22% compared to August and up 9% year to date (YTD) compared to 2019 on a seasonally-adjusted basis. Furthermore, September […]

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Young boating leaders honored

September 1st, 2017

Boating Industry magazine announced its 40 Under 40 winners, a list of the top young leaders from across the marine industry. The honorees were chosen from among 200 entries for their outstanding work in the industry and the potential seen in them to continue to carry the marine industry forward. For a list of the […]

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Two boating industry leaders inducted into the NMMA Hall of Fame

September 25th, 2015

Two recreational boating industry leaders received the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s highest honor when they were inducted into the NMMA Hall of Fame on Sept. 15 at the Kentucky Exposition Center during the 25th annual International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX). Bob Long, owner and CEO of JRL Ventures Inc./Marine Concepts, and Dusty McCoy, chairman […]

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