Mercury 80thMercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, has released its 2019 Sustainability Report and enhanced digital presence, focusing on its commitment to social responsibility.

Mercury Propeller Facility ExpansionMercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology has officially broken ground on a new 30,000 square foot addition to its propeller casting facility. When complete, Mercury’s propeller facilities total footprint will encompass 90,000 square feet.

Johnson OutdoorsOn May 03, 2019 Johnson Outdoors Inc., reported increased sales and earnings during the Company’s 2019 second fiscal quarter ending March 29, 2019, and double-digit growth in net income during the first fiscal six-month period.  

IFAIOn April 22nd, 2019 the Leadership Development Committee of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) announced that it is now seeking candidates for positions on its Board of Directors and Division Advisory Boards. This includes four positions for IFAI Canada.

NMMAAs a result of John Pfeifer’s (former Mercury Marine President) resignation from the NMMA and Engine Manufacturer Division (EMD) boards, Ron Huibers, President and CEO of Volvo Penta of the Americas, has been moved up from Vice Chair to Chair of the EMD Board...

Buy a Boat WinnersOn Friday May 3rd, the winner of the 2019 Toronto International Boat Show’s “Buy a Boat & Win $10,000” contest received their cheque at Gordon Bay Marine in MacTier, ON.

Brunswick LogoBrunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Fitness business to KPS Capital Partners, LP, a private investment firm, in an all-cash transaction for approximately $490 million. 

 

 

Sea Ray SLX R 350As one of the newest and most innovative boats in the marine industry, the Sea Ray SLX-R 350 Outboard has been named a 2019 Top Product by Boating Industry.

Senator GrassleyOn Sunday, April 28, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) – chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over trade-related matters.

Seal Of FloridaCanadian boat brokers and buyers will be interested to learn that on May 1st, the Florida Legislature approved the Uniform Certificate of Title Act (HB 475/S 676) – a top recreational boating industry priority – sending the bill to Governor Ron DeSantis for his signature.

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RETALIATORY TARIFFS ON US-MADE BOATS HAVE BEEN REMOVED

 

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RETALIATORY TARIFFS ON US-MADE BOATS HAVE BEEN REMOVED

NMMA Canada and the Canadian Marine Trades Associations have been advised by the Government of Canada that effective April 30, 2019, all retaliatory tariffs on U.S. recreational boats entering Canada have been removed, marking the most positive development for our industry since this concerning issue first emerged.

The Canadian Marine Trade Associations have been advised that earlier this week, the Canadian government approved the "Order Amending the United States Surtax Order (Other Goods),"

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