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Nautique Boat Company honored by United Safety Council

Description: Nautique Boat Company was honored by the United Safety Council with two awards during their annual awards ceremony. The Nautique team was a recipient of the silver medal for the Corporate Safety Award, an achievement given to companies based on their overall level of safety accomplished in the past year. Along with that achievement, Nautique’s ...

West Marine celebrates 50th anniversary

Description: West Marine announced today that it will commemorate the company’s 50thanniversary — and officially welcome the spring season — with a special promotion. On Saturday, April 21, every West Marine location (nearly 250 in the U.S. and Puerto Rico) will give the first 50 customers a mystery gift card valued from $5-100. The grand totals of ...

About the Marine Dealer Conference & Expo

Description: The marine industry’s only dealer-specific educational conference, MDCE offers an in-depth lineup of educational sessions, a full-featured expo hall and a series of fixed networking opportunities, all of which are designed to help marine dealers connect with and learn from others who can foster their success. MDCE features four Educational Tracks, Pre-Conference Workshops, Keynote Presentations, ...

Interior Secretary Zinke signs orders to increase recreational opportunities

Description: U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has signed two secretarial orders continuing his efforts to prioritize the Department of Interior’s recreation mission and increase access to public lands. Secretarial Order 3366 directs certain Interior bureaus to create and deliver plans to the department within 90 days that focus on developing or expanding recreational opportunities ...

Recreational marine industry hit by new Trump tariff

Description: President Donald Trump recently used his authority under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to push back against a determination of unfair trade practices by China and their continued infringement on intellectual property with a new 25 percent tariff (also known as the "301" tariff) on a list of more than 1,300 products ...

Aluminum sheet countervailing duty amounts announced

Description: The U.S. Commerce Department has announced the countervailing duty amounts on aluminum sheet from China. The countervailing duty is the first tariff to be applied on imports of aluminum sheet from China stemming from Commerce's self-initiation of an unfair trade investigation last November. The second one of these tariffs is the anti-dumping tariff, which is ...

Boats Group launches new BoatWizard mobile app

Description: Boats Group, a global classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to marine brokers and dealers,  announced the launch of its new and improved BoatWizard mobile app. The app is exclusive to brokers and dealers in the recreational boating space, designed to make it easier  to access and manage inventory across the YachtWorld, Boat Trader, ...

Navico announces new web-based system builder cloud

Description: Navico — manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands — announced the release of a web-based version of its popular and award-winning System Builder software – System Builder Cloud. Like the original version of System Builder, System Builder Cloud is a software tool that allows sales personnel to ...

Scribble Software releases new mobile point-of-sale app

Description: Scribble Software Inc., a provider of business management solutions for the marina industry, announced the release of marinaGO POS v2.5, their latest mobile point-of-sale app with integrated fuel management and credit card processing. Built for the iOS platform, the marinaGO point-of-sale is the first native mobile app in the industry to offer real-time integrated fuel management and is ...

Nautic Alert selects ComMar Sales, LLC as U.S. manufacturer representative

Description: Nautic Alert has chosen ComMar Sales, LLC as its designated exclusive manufacturer’s representative covering the northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and southeast territories of the U.S. Nautic Alert serves the marine industry in advanced monitoring, security, safety, and tracking technology with its EDGE-based IoT platform, that transforms intelligence from the cloud to a compact globally connected system onboard.  ...