New powerboat registrations up in October

December 12, 2017

The National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) New Powerboat Registrations Report has been updated through October 2017. Advance data show new powerboat registrations were up 4.7 percent year-over-year (YOY) for the rolling twelve-month (R12M) period through October. Highlights from the report include: Nearly all segments were up through October (R12M YOY).

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New videos help fight aquatic invasive species

December 5, 2017

CD3, a company dedicated to providing resources to fight aquatic invasive species, is sharing free videos on its website to educate boaters and industry professionals. These include videos for battling invasive species on specific boat types including cruisers, ski boats, fishing boats and pontoon boats. In addition, videos on the

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Warrior Sailing Program going strong

November 30, 2017

Since its start in 2013, the Warrior Sailing Program (WSP) has taught more than 250 former military men and women to sail. WSP coaches visit more than 40 sailing clubs around the country each year to run basic and advanced multi-day sailing camps, all at no cost to the participants.

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BoatUS Foundation seeking donations to support safety, clean water

November 28, 2017

The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water is asking for donations to help support its efforts to reduce boating accidents and increase waterway stewardship. The organization is calling Nov. 28 “Give Way to Giving Tuesday” to kickstart the season of charitable giving. Since 1981, the 501(c)(3) Foundation has

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SBA Irma loans in Florida top $500M

November 20, 2017

The Orlando Sentinel reports that with less than a week remaining before the loan application deadline, Brevard County topped Central Florida counties, including Orange County, for the dollar amount in federal disaster loans approved by the Small Business Administration this year. Statewide, the SBA has approved 13,757 loans for more

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