Survey: Americans still confused about ethanol, fuel choices

A new nationwide research study of over 2,000 adults 18+ conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute has found that Americans seem to remain confused about new fuel choices at the pump and their appropriate usage. Consumers mis-fueling their engine products also remains a concern. This year’s poll shows …
Boating Industry

Survey: Attitudes on new markets little changed

Those working in the boating industry are still much more concerned about bringing younger buyers into the market than they are about attracting non-white buyers, according to the latest Boating Industry reader survey. We surveyed readers of Boating Industry’s print and digital products, including dealers, manufacturers, suppliers and others working in the boating industry in …
Boating Industry

American Boatbuilders and Repairers Association distributes nationwide survey, conference session on marine industry workforce

NEWPORT, R.I. — The American Boatbuilders and Repairers Association (ABBRA) has taken the lead on defining the U.S. marine industry’s workforce needs, challenges and solutions with a nationwide survey and a follow-up working session with experts, to be held at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) in mid-September in Louisville (KY). The survey will […]
Boating Industry

Survey shows Wear It! campaign effective in promoting life jackets

WASHINGTON, DC – A survey of recreational boaters found the North American Safe Boating Campaign continues to have a positive impact on boater behavior. The yearlong campaign promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary life jacket wear by recreational boaters through the national theme, Wear It! The annual Wear It! Awareness Survey […]
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