New MDCE dates offer opportunities for conference

The Marine Dealer Conference and Expo, which is co-produced by Boating Industry and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, will be held on Dec. 5-8 for 2016. The conference was previously held annually during the third week in November. This move is expected to benefit dealers and exhibitors alike who otherwise had conflicts attending. […]
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NMEA partners with ABYC to offer training

SEVERNA PARK, Md. – The National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) announced a joint training venture with the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC). This four-day training event will focus two of the days on ABYC marine electrical standards and training, and two days on NMEA marine electronics standards and training. The training event is specifically […]
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ABYC partners with MYMIC to offer members OSHA compliance training

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Surprise Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections around the country have cost marine facilities thousands of dollars in violation penalties. The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) has recently partnered with MYMIC Training Technologies, a company that provides safety audits and training, to help ABYC members comply with OSHA requirements and […]
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Manitou Pontoon and Apex Marine offer Digital Showroom Manager by Marine Dealer Technologies for dealers

JACKSON, Mich. – Manitou Pontoons (Triton Industries) and Apex Marine, builder of Qwest Pontoons & Gillgetter Pontoons, have both partnered with Marine Dealer Technologies (MDT) to provide their dealer groups with Digital Showroom Manager (DSM). DSM is a web based system that allows dealer to completely control inventory uploaded by the manufacturer, create custom quotes […]
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NMEA to offer installer training at IBEX, METS

For the first time, the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) will be offering their full-day NMEA 2000 installer training course at two of the world’s largest marine equipment shows-IBEX and METS. The sessions will be held one day prior to the opening of each show. The NMEA 2000 network course is primarily targeted for the […]
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Hewescraft to offer Evinrude E-TEC

BRP’s Evinrude E-TEC engines will now be offered by the aluminum-hull boat manufacturer Hewescraft. Owners of a 16- to 26-foot (4.8- to 7.9-metre) Hewescraft heavy-gauge, all-welded aluminum fishing boat can now experience the unrivaled performance and bold, breakthrough design of the Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine. “We strive to align ourselves with brands that have the […]
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SeaVee Boats now offer the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines

STURTEVANT, Wis. – BRP’s Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines will now be installed on SeaVee Boats’ complete range of build-to-order, premier offshore boats ranging from 29 to 43 feet. With this addition, BRP further expands its portfolio of boat builders who are opting for the striking new vertical design, clean rigging package and best-in-class fuel efficiency of the […]
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