Action Craft Boats aims at expanded production, dealer network

In an effort to match production with demand, Action Craft Boats has partnered with Tampa-based Suncoast Credit Union to secure a US Small Business Administration (SBA) loan. SBA is a federal program designed to strengthen the nation’s economy by providing support to small businesses. “We’re ramping-up production to facilitate expanding our dealership network outside of […]
Boating Industry

Florida Yachts Brokers Association aims to boost marine economy through legislative change

The Florida Yacht Brokers Association and attorneys and lobbyists with Becker & Poliakoff are engaging in an industry effort to amend current legislation hindering the sale of foreign-flagged yachts in the U.S. Under Title 19 CFR § 4.94, foreign-flagged boats can obtain a cruising license in the U.S., with the caveat that the vessel is […]
Boating Industry

House bill aims at reforming Renewable Fuel Standard, ethanol rules

A bipartisan group of lawmakers are making another attempt to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., introduced the RFS Reform Act of 2015 today. The bill would eliminate requirements for corn-based ethanol blending and cap blending levels for other biofuels. It is a modified version of a bill Goodlatte introduced in the […]
Boating Industry

Marine marketing pro’s new book aims to get more kids boating

Diane Seltzer, marketing director at SureShade and founder of Marine Marketing Tools, has written a new book to show kids the fun of boating. “The Amazing Adventures of Boat Girl” is designed to teach kids about the adventure of boating, but also the importance of being safe. The protagonist is a young girl who is […]
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