AMI Marina Wage Survey - 2020The AMI 2020 Marina Wage Rate Report is now available and the report includes information on wages for multiple marina specific positions. Data included is the average wage, wage high and low, average years of experience, average hours worked per week, among others.

Rising Popularity in Sports Fishing MarketThe global sports fishing equipment market surpassed a US$ 2.5 Bn valuation in 2020, and is poised to reflect a moderate rate of growth through the forecast period (2021 and 2031). Sports fishing equipment sales are increasingly driven growing civilian interest in water sports and recreational fishing.

Boating Industry CanadaThis is the ideal time to take the temperature of the 2021 marine industry sales environment. The first-ever Virtual Toronto International Boat Show has just wrapped up and the 2021 Virtual Vancouver International Boat Show is coming up February 24 to 27, 2021.

NMMAThe National Marine Manufacturers Association(NMMA), representing North American recreational boat, engine and marine accessory manufacturers, reported on January 6th, that retail unit sales of new powerboats in the U.S. increased last year by an estimated 12 percent compared to 2019.

AMIThis report includes information on wages for multiple marina specific positions. Data included is the average wage, wage high and low, average years of experience, average hours worked per week, among others. Regional breakdowns are provided.

Icomia 2019 Statistics BookThe International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has released the latest edition of its Recreational Boating Industry Statistics Book and NMMA is providing access to the report for its members at no charge.

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.

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MESSE DÜSSELDORF CANCELS BOOT 2021 DUE TO ONGOING PANDEMIC

 

BOOT 2021 CancelledMesse Düsseldorf decided on Thursday, 21 January, to cancel boot Düsseldorf for 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic and the associated worldwide lockdown measures. The next boot, as scheduled in the trade fair calendar, will open its doors from 22 to 30 January 2022. Under the given circumstances, an implementation on the planned date in April is no longer guaranteed, says Wolfram N. Diener, CEO of Messe Düsseldorf: "The continuing high level of infection and the fact that the end of the lockdown is not foreseeable for the time being make a resumption of trade fair operations at the end of April appear increasingly unrealistic.

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Mercury Marine®, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has introduced the ...
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Le Boat gas received a Feefo Trusted Service award, which shines a light on businesses ...
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As previously mentioned in the NMMA Canada November newsletter, Transport Canada’s Office of ...
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FOR FIRST-TIME OWNERS, IT’S THEIR BOAT’S FIRST WINTER ASHORE

Mid Winter Boat VisitsBoating boomed in 2020, with thousands of first-time boat buyers desiring respite from the pandemic. Now many of these new boat owners are learning how to maintain and store their vessels for the first time. A midwinter visit to check on the boat − no matter if stored ashore in a backyard, or a marina parking lot − is a wise thing to do. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has these four tips to ensure there are no surprises at spring commissioning.

• Water is bad. The number-one concern for any boat in long-term winter storage is water. It can’t be allowed in, but if it does, the water needs a way out. Check your boat’s winter cover to ensure it still allows rain and heavy snow loads to easily shed away from the boat. 

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YAMAHA INTRODUCES NEW, UPDATED V6 OFFSHORE OUTBOARDS FOR 2021

Yamaha V6 Offshore Outboards for 2021Yamaha also adds new flush, side-mount Digital Electronic Control (DEC) for Helm Master® EX and Saltwater Series II™ HP propellers to the product line.
 
Yamaha Motor Canada kicks off 2021 with brand new product offerings, including updated V6 Offshore outboards that combine new benefits with a reliable performance legacy. The new V6 Offshore Digital Electronic Control (DEC) models boast built-in Digital Electric Steering (DES) (F250 and F300), Thrust Enhancing Reverse Exhaust (TERE) and other XTO Offshore®-inspired features. 

 

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The Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP), the nation’s leading advocate for saltwater recreational ...
MarineMax recently announced Julie Balzano as the Brand Marketing Manager to oversee marketing ...
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REGAL BOATS PROMOTES JAKE KUCK TO VICE PRESIDENT OF NORTH AMERICAN SALES & MARKETING

Jake KuckRegal Boats is pleased to announce that Jake Kuck has been promoted to Vice President of North American Sales & Marketing, effective immediately. In his new role, Jake will lead the North American Sales and Marketing Teams to advance Regal’s efforts towards their vision of “Pursuing the Ultimate Boating Experience.”

In his prior role as North American Sales Manager, Jake Kuck grew Regal’s market share, brought new dealerships into the Regal dealer network, and achieved record sales in 2020. In 2019, Jake was recognized as one of the Boating Industry’s 40 under 40. 

 

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