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 …
Boating Industry

Brunswick: Outboards, boat sales grow on strong U.S. market

Brunswick executives reported on a strong 2015 and expressed confidence for the future in an earnings call Thursday. (See the full earnings report here.) “I hope you can sense the excitement that the entire management team has about the outstanding performance in 2015 and continued strong outlook for 2016 through 2018,” said Mark Schwabero, president […]
Boating Industry

GE Capital: Industry continues to surge; expects 2014 sales to grow 8%

CHICAGO – After a slow start resulting from a harsh winter and cold spring, the recreational marine industry is experiencing accelerated growth, says GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF). Retail and wholesale sales are up versus a year ago in the U.S., and the industry is on track to reach the 8% growth in retail dollar sales […]
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