The Ocean RaceTwo decades after buying the Race from Whitbread, Volvo has now transferred ownership to a new group, led by Richard Brisius and Johan Salén. 

Boating BCThe passage of federal legislation on the issue of abandoned boats underlines the need for boaters to take proactive measures and appropriately manage their vessels through to their end of life, says the Boating BC Association.

Doris ColgateOffshore Sailing School CEO and President, Doris Colgate, has announced additional special events, honors and announcements during to kick off its 55th Anniversary Year.

EPAThe NMMA recently reported that in February, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice in the Federal Register requesting comments regarding a proposed consent decree related to Sierra Club v. Pruitt, which calls for a study to determine whether renewable fuel volumes.

Detroit Boat ShowThe Detroit Boat Show at Cobo Center this past February was 50,000 square feet bigger in 2019, with a total of 500,000 sq. feet, and was packed with nearly 800 boats.

Grady White BoatsLong-known in the industry as a leader in customer satisfaction, it’s no surprise Grady-White Boats has again been named a recipient of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award.

YBAAMike Titgemeyer, CPYB, Owner of Crusader Yacht Sales, Annapolis, MD was recently re-elected as YBAA Board President, leading the association’s board of directors. The board includes eleven elected and one Honorary YBAA member yacht sales professionals from throughout the U.S.

Maritime MuseumThe two organizations share mutual goals when it comes to the pursuit of public engagement about the ocean. The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to recognize opportunities for mutual support regarding public outreach and informal education.

Mercury 80thMercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, was named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in the Mega category at the annual awards ceremony in Milwaukee.

Maretron LogoProtection products announces the complete consolidation of the Maretron brand into the Carling Technologies portfolio of marine electronics products.

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NMMA CanadaA new Canadian House of Commons International Trade Committee report finds that retaliatory tariffs are taking a toll on Canada’s economy and calls on the government to work with the U.S. on resolving the issue. The study – titled “Section 232 of the United States Trade Expansion Act: Implications of Tariffs for Canada” – includes specific mentions of the recreational boating industry’s hardships from aluminum and steel tariffs and subsequent retaliation measures – a key win for the industry, which NMMA Canada and the Provincial Marine Trade Associations helped secure through written submissions and advocacy efforts. The Canadian government now has 60 days to respond to the committee’s report.

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