Digital Era Media Inc. releases updates to BoatDealers.ca and OutboardDealers.ca

Digital Era Media Inc., digital media publishers of Canadian marine and powersports listing sites, announced that it has launched a secure version of BoatDealers.ca and OutboardDealers.ca. These new versions were designed to increase security and include a new Featured Brand section for boat and engine builders. “BoatDealers.ca is the Canadian market leader in Boats For …
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AMI releases updated version of Economic Calculator at IMBC

At the International Marina & Boat Yard Conference, the Association of Marina Industries released the second version of its Economic Impact Calculator — a tool that lets a marina input gross revenues to calculate its impact on the local, regional and national economy. Information produced by this model is valuable to marina managers and owners …
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RBFF releases first-time buyers retention email campaign toolkit

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation on Thursday announced the release of its First-Time Buyers Retention Email Campaign Toolkit for state agencies. This toolkit includes email communication strategies and resources that have been proven effective in retaining new anglers. “If the majority of individuals who tried fishing stuck with it, we’d be well on our …
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ITC releases public opinion on Garmin appeal

The U.S International Trade Commission (ITC) released its public opinion this week to the Federal Appeals Court on an appeal filed by Garmin in its dispute with Navico. In December 2015, Navico said the ITC ruled that Garmin DownVu scanning sonar products violate Navico’s patents for DownScan Imaging Technology. Garmin released a service bulletin in …
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Mercury Racing releases Bravo I LT Propeller

Mercury Racing announced the release of the new Bravo I LT propeller. The Bravo I LT is designed specifically for higher horsepower, single engine outboard powered bay boats and multi-species hulls under heavy loads. Boat manufacturers have responded to angler requests for larger and more stable hulls. They have addressed that by increasing both hull …
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MyTaskit releases new service ebook

MyTaskit has unveiled “MyTaskit Ebook: 5 Things to Improve Marine Services Profits Right Now.” Written by marine author and consultant Phil Friedman, “5 Things to Improve Marine Services Profits Right Now” takes readers through a step-by-step process for boatyard or marine business executives to boost gross profit without incurring additional overhead expenses. Sensible tips range […]
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Yamaha Marine releases third “Fishing with Helm Master” series video

KENNESAW, Ga. – Yamaha Marine Group announced today the release of “Trolling with Helm Master,” the third short video in the new “Fishing with Helm Master” series that portrays real-world fishing applications and maneuvering capabilities of Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system. In “Trolling with Helm Master,” Yamaha Saltwater Pro and Captain George […]
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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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