Boating industry to approach pre-recession levels in 2016

January 4th, 2016

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) estimates new powerboat unit sales will be up six to eight percent in 2016. The rise in sales could reach pre-recession levels in several boat segments this year. The powerboat category is comprised of outboard boats, wake sport boats, inboard cruisers, sterndrive boats and jet boats as well as […]

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Powerboat shipments up 2.8 percent through September

December 8th, 2015

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) reported wholesale shipments of traditional powerboats were up 2.8 percent for NMMA’s control group of manufacturers through September 2015. The growth was led by the fiberglass outboard boat and inboard boat segments. Corresponding dollars were up 9.8 percent. Personal watercraft shipments were up 17 percent year over year through […]

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MFA 2015 Fabrication Excellence Awards

March 1st, 2015

Recognizes excellence in marine fabrication. By Maura Keller Sponsored by the Marine Fabricators Association, the Fabrication Excellence Awards contest is designed to recognize excellence in marine fabrication. The entries are displayed throughout the MFA National Convention and are judged by a panel of Master Fabric Craftsmen. Awards of Excellence and Outstanding Achievement Awards are given […]

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