Newport International Boat Show unveils new education series

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the 2016 Education Series for this year’s Boat Show. Greatly expanding on past offerings, the Newport International Boat Show will host on-water courses, seminars and demonstrations, giving showgoers plenty to look forward to beyond the excitement of new boat debuts and …
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MIASF and Show Management to produce Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and Show Management have signed a 30-year agreement to produce the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. “Our marine industry has become a prominent job creator, and our region is a marine sales, refit and repair hub,” said Phil Purcell, executive director of the MIASF, […]
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Nautique and International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation extend partnership

ORLANDO – Nautique Boats and the International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) announced a ten-year extension to their partnership, naming Nautique the exclusive boat of the 2016-2025 Water Ski World Championships. This long-term agreement solidifies the dedication of both organizations to promote the growth of watersports worldwide. The Ski Nautique is the official towboat of all […]
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Hatteras Yachts unveils plans for new 90 Motor Yacht at 2015 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

FORT LAUDERDALE – John W. S. Ward, president & CEO of Hatteras/CABO Yachts, LLC, announced a new model during a press conference held today at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show: the Hatteras 90 Motor Yacht. The yacht is designed to be consistent with the other models in the builder’s Motor Yacht line, including the […]
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International Marina Institute fall training courses on wait list

WARREN, R.I. — The International Marina Institute (IMI), the training subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries (AMI), has sold out its Intermediate Marina Management Course (IMM) and Advanced Marina Management Course (AMM) that are scheduled for November 2015 and December 2015, respectively. IMI will be adding a second IMM class before year-end 2015 to […]
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Miami International Boat Show parking passes now available for purchase

MIAMI – Parking passes are now available for the 2016 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin on February 11-15, 2016. Pre-paid parking is available in a number of convenient spaces for exhibitors, including on Virginia Key off Arthur Lamb Road near the show entrance; mainland parking at […]
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RFA counsel named to International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced the alternate appointment of Raymond Bogan as US Commissioner to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).  Under the Atlantic Tunas Convention Act (ATCA), the United States is represented by three Commissioners (one from the government, one with knowledge of commercial fisheries, and one […]
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Esteban Biondi announced as keynote speaker at Cartagena International Boat Show

Miami – Esteban Biondi will be the keynote speaker at the Cartagena International Boat Show (CIBS). The boat show’s educational program will be held during the three-day event from March 21-23, 2015 at the Convention Center Cartagena de Indias. Biondi is scheduled to speak for an hour on Sunday and Monday, respectively. Biondi is an […]
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NMMA announces details of 2016 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show

MIAMI – Starting on Tuesday, with a meet and greet and tour of the new site for the NMMA Executive Committee and officials from the City of Miami, NMMA kicked off a series of announcements for what’s to come in 2016 at the new site of the Miami International Boat Show: Miami Marine Stadium Park […]
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Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners honored

MIAMI – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today winners of the 2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, presented during the annual Industry Breakfast at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This year’s program featured a record number of entries with 97 products—a 68 percent increase in […]
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