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Cyclops Marine 2023 November - LEADERBOARD

Marine Business North America Editorial

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The industry continues to move forward
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America The Discover Boating® Miami International Boat Show® concluded its five-day run, attracting buyers from around the world to shop the most comprehensive showcase of the newest boats, yachts, tech, gear and marine innovations.
Posted today at 8:00 pm
Miami Boat Show activity makes news this week
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America The NMMA and Boating Writers International (BWI) honored 13 recipients and two honorable mentions with the 2024 Miami Innovation Awards during the Industry Breakfast at the Discover Boating® Miami International Boat Show®.
Posted on 21 Feb
Expansions, acquisitions and collaborations
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America Smartgyro, a leading gyro stabilization technology company, is expanding its global footprint with new dealers being appointed by two of its major U.S. distributors, Mack Boring & Parts Co. and YANMAR Mastry Engine Center.
Posted on 14 Feb
A+T 500 series Wind Sensors
by Mark Jardine
For the highest accuracy and faster response A+T Instruments may be a name that needs introducing to you in the world of performance marine instrumentation. They are a group of highly qualified engineers who are taking a no-compromise approach to constructing the best sensors and instruments.
Posted on 9 Feb
Boat Show attendances and industry breakfasts
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America With interest in current boat show results growing ahead of the next boating season, the feedback has been positive to date.
Posted on 7 Feb
Industry gauges consumer confidence during winter
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America Positive news from MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), as the world's largest recreational boat, yacht and superyacht services company, today announced results for its first quarter ended December 31, 2023.
Posted on 31 Jan
Positive Boat Show news
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America While market conditions coupled with winter storms tempered event crowds last weekend, the Discover Boating Atlanta, Chicago and New England boat shows, drew in more than 60,000 determined buyers and boating enthusiasts.
Posted on 24 Jan
The marine industry gears up for 2024
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) reports new powerboat retail sales are estimated to be down slightly in 2023, approximately 1% to 3%, to 258,000 units.
Posted on 17 Jan
Industry giants remain active as we enter New Year
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America Happy new Year to industry members everywhere. Our industry heavyweights continue be active. Navico Group, a division of Brunswick Corporation, today announced a multimillion-dollar investment in its Lowell, Michigan facility
Posted on 10 Jan
Farewell 2023, looking forward to 2024
by Peter Rendle
Peter Rendle's final MarineBusinessWorld North America newsletter of the year Our last marine industry newsletter for 2023 and we hope everyone enjoyed Christmas and are looking forward to a prosperous New Year!
Posted on 27 Dec 2023
Marine electricity use is main feature this week
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America We start with Blue Innovations Group, a marine technology company, who have unveiled its much-anticipated flagship product, the R30, on December 16th.
Posted on 20 Dec 2023
Seldén's new range of winches and winch handles
by Mark Jardine
Presented by Mats-Uno Fredrikson at METSTRADE We spoke to Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson at METSTRADE 2023 about the new range of manual and electric self-tailing winches.
Posted on 19 Dec 2023
Vital Stats now available from the NMMA
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America The U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract is the most trusted source of comprehensive industry data for recreational boating intelligence. The data presented in the report spans 2008-2022.
Posted on 13 Dec 2023
Acquisitions and expansions this week
by Peter Rendle
A summary of news relevant to businesses across North America Sunstream® Boat Lifts, the leading manufacturer of high-quality hydraulic boat lifts, the Automatic Boat Cover System and pioneer of the hydraulic boat lift, announced today the company has acquired Sarasota Boating World, located in Sarasota, Florida.
Posted on 6 Dec 2023
Sustainability the buzzword for marine development
by Peter Rendle
Weekly summary of news relevant to businesses across North America Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), will advance the 5-megawatt Ledgeview Solar Project with Alliant Energy after the utility received approval to partner on the project from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.
Posted on 29 Nov 2023
Awards continue to be the flavor of the month
by Peter Rendle
Weekly summary of news relevant to businesses across North America The National Women's Sailing Association (NWSA) and Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) are seeking nominations for the 2024 BoatUS/NWSA Leadership in Women's Sailing Award.
Posted on 22 Nov 2023
Fishing takes center stage this week
by Peter Rendle
Weekly summary of news relevant to businesses across North America On November 9, members of Congress and their staff heard from ASA Atlantic Fisheries Policy Director Mike Waine about how a proposed rule could severely restrict boating access along the Atlantic Seaboard.
Posted on 15 Nov 2023
Industry data vital to future sales
by Peter Rendle
Weekly summary of news relevant to businesses across North America The 2022 report on total boat registrations is now available to download, part of the 2022 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract. There were 11.9 million boats registered and documented boats in the U.S. in 2022, down slightly compared to 2021.
Posted on 8 Nov 2023
NMMA release two vital industry reports
by Peter Rendle
Weekly summary of news relevant to businesses across North America The NMMA, who substantially contribute to the leisure marine industry, have published the latest sales trends report for the pre-owned boat market, part of NMMA's 2022 U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, now available for download.
Posted on 1 Nov 2023
Awards make it all worthwhile in the industry
by Peter Rendle
Weekly summary of news relevant to businesses across North America A total of 36 companies and individuals from 14 countries have been named as potential winners for this year's Boat Builder Awards for Business Achievement 2023, in association with Raymarine.
Posted on 25 Oct 2023
Powerboat sales trend report now available
by Peter Rendle
Weekly summary of news relevant to businesses across North America The latest Powerboat Sales Trends report, part of the U.S. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract, is now available. Coming off extraordinary record demand in 2020 and 2021, as expected, sales of new traditional powerboats began a correction in 2022.
Posted on 18 Oct 2023
Technology updates are the flavor this week
by Peter Rendle
Weekly newsletter relevant to businesses across North America Earlier this week, National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) president Frank Hugelmeyer gave an update on the recreational boating industry during the International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) Industry Breakfast.
Posted on 11 Oct 2023
Government involvement with industry never far off
by Peter Rendle
Weekly newsletter relevant to businesses across North America OXE Marine Inc, a subsidiary of OXE Marine AB, has received an order totalling USD 5.8m, to supply a United States Governmental Agency. The scope of supply of the order includes 40 units of the company's low-emission diesel OXE outboard engines.
Posted on 4 Oct 2023
Awards dominate this week's news
by Peter Rendle
Weekly newsletter relevant to businesses across North America Actisense, the global marine electronics specialists, have been named as Manufacturer of the Year at the 2023 National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) Conference and Expo.
Posted on 27 Sep 2023
Signs of industry optimism from Europe
by Peter Rendle
Weekly newsletter relevant to businesses across North America Signs of a global economic recovery are reflected in the latest report from the Cannes Yachting Festival in France. Brunswick Corporation reported another record-setting display at the Festival, one of the premier trade shows in Europe.
Posted on 20 Sep 2023
Events, new products and new boats make the news
by Peter Rendle
Weekly newsletter relevant to businesses across North America The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), North America's largest trade event for marine industry professionals, have announced to the details of its expanded exhibit halls, Product and International Pavilions, and Trade Routes.
Posted on 13 Sep 2023
Sailing and Fishing head the news this week
by Peter Rendle
Weekly newsletter relevant to businesses across North America The international conference dedicated to the sport of sailing announces a new concept and format. From 2024 onwards, the Yacht Racing Forum will be held in parallel with the world's largest maritime industry trade fair: METSTRADE Amsterdam.
Posted on 6 Sep 2023
Exhibitions, new Pontoon Boats and relocations
by Peter Rendle
Leisure marine industry news relevant to businesses across North America The International BoatBuilders' Exhibition and Conference (IBEX), North America's largest trade event for marine industry professionals, announced this week the schedule of world-class technical education included in the IBEX Education Conference.
Posted on 30 Aug 2023
Technology and sustainability feature this week
by Peter Rendle
Leisure marine industry news relevant to businesses across North America Last week, the NMMA hosted the inaugural Boating Technology Day in Sacramento, with staff members of the California legislature and policy makers in attendance. The event kicked off at the March Fong Secretary of State Building.
Posted on 23 Aug 2023
Help needed in fighting misguided legislation
by Peter Rendle
Marine industry news round-up relevant to North American businesses Since NOAA first announced its proposal to effectively shut down the Atlantic Ocean to recreational vessels 35ft+ for over half the year, ASA and partners have been hard at work fighting back against this well-intentioned but poorly developed rule.
Posted on 16 Aug 2023
USA Pavillion returns to METSTRADE
by Peter Rendle
Peter Rendle's latest MarineBusinessWorld North America newsletter The USA Pavilion returns to the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam, Nov. 15-17, and limited space is still available to new exhibitors. NMMA is encouraging all members who wish to expand their global market to join METS.
Posted on 9 Aug 2023
Propulsion alternatives continue to make headlines
by Peter Rendle
Marine industry news round-up relevant to North American businesses This summer, the world of competitive sailing is set to witness a historic moment as the Dutch sailing organization Watersportverbond introduces their first-ever emission-free, hydrogen-powered coach boat, at the World Sailing Championships.
Posted on 2 Aug 2023
Bold claims regarding future propulsion options
by Peter Rendle
Marine industry news round-up relevant to North American businesses Apologies about the last two weeks, I had a break from editing the weekly marine industry newsletter. Two breaks in fact - ribs - and two weeks in hospital! Now back on the mend and bringing you a snapshot of this week's business activity.
Posted on 26 Jul 2023
Industry calls out government legislation
by Peter Rendle
Marine industry news relevant to North American businesses The National Marine Manufacturers Association and other leading organizations representing recreational fishing and boating in the U.S. are urging the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to reject a petition to establish a vessel speed limit.
Posted on 5 Jul 2023
Electric propulsion continues to gain supporters
by Peter Rendle
Leisure marine industry news relevant to businesses across North America Electric power continues to make inroads at the entry level of the power spectrum. Such technologies are important at California's Monterey Bay, where the stunning blue waters have a legendary abundance of seabirds and marine mammals.
Posted on 28 Jun 2023
New energy alternatives plus traditional updates
by Peter Rendle
Leisure marine industry news relevant to businesses across North America As the industry continues to explore power alternatives, existing units are also being updated. Two stories this week reflect both ends of the spectrum.
Posted on 21 Jun 2023
More Awards and Company Expansions this week
by Peter Rendle
Leisure marine industry news relevant to businesses across North America More award news this week. Entries for the 2023 IBEX Innovation Awards program are now being accepted. Nominations are also now being accepted for the 2023 National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Hall of Fame Award.
Posted on 14 Jun 2023
Introducing our weekly North America newsletter
by Peter Rendle
A summary of leisure marine industry news relevant across the continent Good morning all industry members reading this newsletter. In response to a number of requests, we will be posting a weekly newsletter to all subscribers, highlighting the major developments in our industry over the previous week.
Posted on 7 Jun 2023
Interview with Rodney Longhurst
by Mark Jardine
The Riviera Australia Owner updates us on the 585 SUV and the exceptional new 58 Sports Motor Yacht Mark Jardine spoke to Rodney Longhurst, the Owner of Riviera Australia, in the AIMEX Garden at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 2023.
Posted on 27 May 2023
Video Interview with Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson
by Mark Jardine
Taking a closer look at Seldén's electronically driven sail handling products at METSTRADE Swedish mast and deck hardware manufacturer, Seldén Mast has expanded its range of electronically driven sail handling products with the launch of the CXe45 two-speed electric Code 0 furler. We spoke to Seldén's Mats-Uno Fredrikson to find out more.
Posted on 28 Nov 2022
Interview with Sailmon's Kalle Coster
by Mark Jardine
We find out more about the Sailmon Sailing App at METSTRADE 2022 Sailmon don't just make instruments, and the Sailmon Sailing App is becoming a powerful tool for analysis, event organisation, photos and video from your sailing, as well as sharing and connecting with the wider sailing community.
Posted on 25 Nov 2022
Interview about Yanmar's e-saildrive development
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Igor van de Burgt and Bas Eerden at METSTRADE 2022 We spoke to Yanmar's Igor van de Burgt, Application Engineer, Engineering and Development, and Bas Eerden, Global Sales Manager, about the development of e-saildrive, scheduled for launch in 2024.
Posted on 22 Nov 2022
Interview with Jake Keilman and Todd Wilson
by Mark Jardine
We take a closer look during METSTRADE 2022 Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com and YachtsandYachting.com talks to Jake Keilman and Todd Wilson of Vakaros at METSTRADE 2022 about the small, but incredibly powerful, Atlas 2 sailing instrument.
Posted on 21 Nov 2022
Interview with Cyclops Marine CTO Ed Colby
by Mark Jardine
We find out the latest from the high technology company at METSTRADE We spoke to Ed Colby of Cyclops Marine during METSTRADE 2022 about the latest innovations that they have made, including the world's first Wireless Load Pin for Sailing Yachts, which was nominated for a DAME Design Award.
Posted on 17 Nov 2022
North American marine business news round-up
by Peter Rendle
Peter Rendle's latest summary for October 2022 BRP Inc. announces that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all the assets related to the powersports business of Kongsberg Inc.
Posted on 11 Oct 2022
James Ward interview
by Mark Jardine
Insights on the Marine Resources Salary Survey 2022 Mark Jardine, Managing Editor of Sail-World.com, YachtsandYachting.com and powerboat.world, talks to the CEO and Founder of Marine Resources about the 2022 Salary Survey at the Southampton International Boat Show.
Posted on 11 Oct 2022
North American marine business news round-up
by Peter Rendle
Peter Rendle's latest summary for September 2022 BRP Inc. is shaking up the boating industry with fully redesigned Manitou, Alumacraft and Quintrex boats featuring the all new Rotax Outboard Engine with Stealth Technology.
Posted on 14 Sep 2022
Last Week's Marine Industry News
by Peter Rendle
Peter Rendle's latest summary of marine industry news across North America Peter Rendle brings you the latest summary of marine industry news across North America.
Posted on 3 Aug 2022
Marine Industry News as it happens
by Peter Rendle
Peter Rendle's latest North American round-up While events happening in other parts of the world make depressing reading, Marine Business World continues to bring you the news of our industry ensuring industry members receive the latest developments from all over North America.
Posted on 21 Mar 2022
It's "All Go" for 2022
by Peter Rendle
Peter Rendle's latest North American MarineBusinessWorld.com newsletter As the world scales down its Covid restrictions the North American boating industry is gearing up for 2022 with a renewed optimism and plenty of activity. We will be emailing a two-weekly summary of the past few day's postings.
Posted on 3 Mar 2022
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