Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show 2017 Innovation Award winners announced

The National Marine Manufacturers Association and Boating Writers International honored winners of the 2017 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards on Friday, Feb. 17, recognizing new consumer marine products, presented during the innovation breakfast held at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin. This year’s program evaluated 63 products across 23 categories. The judges ultimately selected 19 …
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Frank Marciano accepts 2017 Freedman Leadership Award

Dometic America’s former President Frank Marciano accepted the 2017 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award during Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show’s Innovation Breakfast on Friday. This honorable award recognized Marciano for his outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry, as well as, his leadership, creativity and personal motivation. “I am so honored to receive …
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Crestliner debuts Rally pontoon series for 2017

Crestliner introduced its Rally pontoon series for 2017. The new pontoon features the style and craftsmanship of a typical Crestliner with all the benefits of a pontoon boat. The company said the Rally is purpose-built using top-of-the-line materials and advanced construction methods. Reinforced tubes welded together create a bond, torsion control riser brackets absorb impact, …
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NMMA honors Dometic president with 2017 Alan J. Freedman Award

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced it will honor Frank Marciano, president, Dometic Americas, with the 2017 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. The award will be presented during Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show’s Innovation …
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Malibu Boats to release fiscal 2017 Q2 results February 1

Malibu Boats, Inc. will release its second quarter fiscal 2017 financial results on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 before the market opens. Following the release, the company’s management will host a conference call to discuss the results at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time on the same day. The call will be hosted by Malibu CEO Jack Springer …
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Ranger Boats introduces pontoon line for 2017

Ranger Boats announced a new line of pontoon boats for 2017: Reata by Ranger. The line pulls inspiration from Ranger’s Reata series of fish-and-play designs and features the same quality and features of a Ranger boat. “With so much versatility and comfort, we’ve seen the pontoon segment attract more and more families each year,” said …
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Northwest Marine Trade Association announces Grow Boating grants for 2017

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) announceda grant program for non-profits seeking assistance in promoting boating in the region. The grants are being awarded through the NMTA’s Grow Boating program whose mission is to increase the number of boaters and encourage current boaters to boat more often. Since 2003, NMTA has spent more than $ 1.5 …
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