Evinrude renews partnership with Cabela’s National Walleye Tour

Bombardier Recreational Products, makers of Evinrude E-TEC outboards, has rejoined the Cabela’s National Walleye Tour as an official sponsor for the 2017 season. The renewal was finalized as the NWT prepares for the upcoming season, scheduled to kick off April 12 on Lake Erie. As part of the agreement, Evinrude will continue to reward anglers …
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IGY Marinas opens National Marine Suppliers store in St. Thomas

IGY Marinas today announced that it will open a National Marine Suppliers store. The new St. Thomas location is set to enhance customer service at its Marina at Yacht Haven location and is slated to open in time for the 2017 season. “We are thrilled to welcome National Marine Suppliers to Marina at Yacht Haven …
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Volvo Penta supports SkillsUSA National Championships for vocational students

The nation’s leading high school and college-aged vocational students gathered in Louisville, Ky., last month to demonstrate their technical skills and knowledge at the SkillsUSA National Championships – and Chesapeake-based Volvo Penta was there to support them. A highlight of the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, the Championships attract more than 6,000 outstanding career …
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Manufacturing at Mercury Marine highlighted on national television

Mercury Marine was recently featured on Titan American Built, a nationally televised program focusing on manufacturing in the United States. The show highlights a group of future manufacturers, taking a tour of Mercury Marine’s global headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wis., and learning about the value of manufacturing. “We thought Titan and his crew did a fantastic job …
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Leaders gather for BoatUS National Advisory Council

A panel of 11 distinguished national boating leaders that serve as a sounding board for Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) gathered with the senior BoatU.S. leadership recently in Williamsburg, Va., to discuss key issues impacting recreational boating. The 11 leaders attending the annual meeting included John Alter, Past Chief Commander, United States […]
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Mercury Marine supports National Hunting and Fishing Day this Saturday

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – This Saturday, September 26, is National Hunting and Fishing Day in the United States. The event, which started more than 100 years ago, is celebrated the fourth Saturday of every September. Currently, it remains the most effective grassroots effort to promote the outdoor sports and conservation. Mercury Marine’s partner MudBuM […]
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National Marine Manufacturers Association endorses Gevo’s biobutanol in marine applications

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) today endorsed Gevo, Inc.’s (Nasdaq:GEVO) use of its renewable biobutanol (also known as isobutanol) by the marine industry as an effective, less damaging, more suitable biofuel alternative than ethanol for powering various types of marine and recreational boat engines. Engine manufacturers from across the recreational boating […]
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Industry reacts to implementation plan surrounding NOAA’s National Saltwater Recreational Fishing Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Recently, NOAA Fisheries released the implementation plan to support the latest National Saltwater Recreational Fishing Policy. The policy, announced at the Progressive Miami International Boat Show in February, was developed with input from recreational fishing and boating communities, conservation organizations and managers across the nation. It incorporates a number of concerns voiced […]
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Mercury Marine facilitates boater education during National Invasive Species Awareness Week

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Mercury Marine has teamed up with three of its television partners to educate boaters on how to prevent the spread of invasive species. The initiative comes as part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week across the country. The videos showcase Captain Mike Genoun of Florida Sport Fishing, Peter Miller of Bass2Billfish […]
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