NMMANew data from the 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.

Transport Canada Survey on PFDTo assist Transport Canada’s education and outreach efforts to enhance safety for recreational boaters, work is underway to further examine motivations and policy instruments to increase the wearing of PFDs/lifejackets on board pleasure craft.

IJCIn a recent newsletter from the Coalition to Protect Great Lakes Shorelines, the organization encouraged readers who are affected by Great Lakes water levels to respond to a survey on the International Joint Commission (IJC) website.

Powerboat SalesNew data from the NMMA show August was another strong month for US new powerboat retail sales, which were up 8% year to date on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to a year ago.

NMMAWe thought the Boating Industry Canada News Week Digest readers would be interested in this research by the NMMA in the United States.

AMIAMI has announced a new survey and report developed to be an update of the long-standing AMI Marina Trends Report, and you will find similar information within.

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Ron SavidantStright-MacKay Ltd. & Mermaid Marine Products Are Joining Together

Two well-established marine distributors with deep Maritime roots are joining together to form a single company. Maritime Marine Supply will begin filling orders for marine dealers and boat builders across Canada beginning in January 2021.

Stright-MacKay and Mermaid Marine each have their own history and identity. Maritime Marine Supply will build on that foundation, and continue the East Coast tradition of forging lasting relationships based on trust and respect. 

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Mastercraft Boat HoldingsMasterCraft Boat Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCFT) announced November 11, financial results for its fiscal 2021 first quarter ended October 4, 2020.

Fred Brightbill, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, commented, “MasterCraft delivered a strong performance highlighted by record profit and consistent execution on our key strategic priorities in what continues to be a challenging and dynamic operating environment. 

 

 

 

 

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Furuno's Navnet TZtouch3In early 2020, Furuno introduced NavNet TZtouch3, setting the standard for MFDs by packing powerful features and functions into super-bright and responsive IPS displays. These units are not only the most powerful MFDs on the market, but also the easiest to use, with a variety of screen sizes and interface options to suit any boating style or size of vessel.

Now, Furuno is expanding that ground-breaking line of MFDs with the addition of the TZT9F, a new, smaller MFD that packs the power of NavNet TZtouch3 into a 9” IPS display, suitable for smaller helms, flybridges, and second stations.

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Frank Emnett, Vice President, Carling Technologies and co-founder of Maretron stated, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my colleague. Kip has made an indelible mark on the reputation and success of the Maretron brand. His product knowledge and dedication to our customers was unmatched, and he will be greatly missed.” 

 

 

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