RBFF’s Boat Registration Marketing Program brings 50,000 boaters back to water

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced its 2016 Boat Registration Marketing Program brought over 50,000 lapsed boaters back to the water. The program, now in its fifth year, generated a high response rate and lift. “A stable and engaged base of boaters is essential to the future of our industry,” says RBFF President …
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Redfin and Discover Boating announce top 10 cities for boaters

Redfin,a national real estate brokerage with a mission to reinvent real estate in the consumer’s favor, recently partnered with Discover Boating to determine the best cities for boaters. Criteria used to determine these cities include which major metropolitan areas have the most waterfront property for sale, the median sale price of those homes, the longest boating seasons and …
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BoatUS releases call to action to stop boaters fee proposed by NC legislators

ALEXANDRIA, Va. ­– As part of the current North Carolina budget debate, the state General Assembly is currently considering legislation that would impose a significant new user fee on all recreational boats 24 feet and longer that are used in coastal waters. The costs proposed for the new North Carolina “Coastal Waterways User Identification Fee” […]
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RBFF brings lapsed anglers and boaters back with State Marketing Program

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF)  announced the 2015 launch of its State Marketing Program, a nationwide effort to increase fishing license sales and boat registrations among lapsed participants. The 2015 program, which is being conducted in partnership with 29 state agencies for the State Fishing License Marketing Program and 20 state agencies […]
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Navionics expands boaters’ ability to improve the detail of their charts

WAREHAM, Mass. – Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating and outdoor markets, announced today a key development in its award-winning SonarCharts™high definition bathymetry map. Now compatible with sonar log data formats from leading echosounder and GPS chartplotter manufacturers Lowrance, Raymarine, Simrad and B&G in addition to Humminbird and Garmin, […]
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