UPDATE: Boat Trader’s Inaugural ‘Boating Madness’: Finding America’s Favorite Boat Brand

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Editor's Note: Boat Trader's Editorial Team will be consistently updating this story to share the results from the inaugural Boating Madness tournament. … [Read more...]

Boat Trader’s Inaugural ‘Boating Madness’: Bracket Revealed

We’re proud to announce the bracket for the inaugural Boat Trader Boating Madness, which can be downloaded here. The seeding was straight-forward. We … [Read more...]

What Could You Buy For the Cost of a Super Bowl Ad?

Business Insider is reporting that a 30-second television advertisement during February’s Super Bowl costs about $5 million—the equivalent of spending … [Read more...]

Boating Industry’s Top 100 Dealers

The Top 100 dealers of 2017 were announced at the conclusion of the Marine Dealer Conference and Expo (MDCE) Dec. 13 in Orlando, Fla. Established in … [Read more...]

What is a Pontoon Boat?

The Manitou Xplode 23 SRS SHP is rigged with beefy towing support and easy access to the stern for waterskiing, wakeboarding, and tubing.

People who do their boating on lakes and other inland bodies of water have long known something that coastal boaters have only recently begun to find out: … [Read more...]

#AskBoatTrader: Hurricane Insurance Q&A

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In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Boat Trader sat down with Matt Anderson, President of Global Marine Insurance Agency to answer some … [Read more...]

A Landlubber’s Guide to Boat Buying

Be patient. Shop the boat shows with a game plan.

Boat Trader's editors were recently asked by InsideHook.com to answer some questions that a first-time boat buyer might ask. The Q/A, with minor adjustments, … [Read more...]

Inside MarineMax, Part 4 — Building the Boating Lifestyle

Getaways that bring boaters together from across different regions are MarineMax stores’ signature events.

Showing people how to have fun with their boats and fall in love with the boating lifestyle is MarineMax’s central tenet. This article originally … [Read more...]

Inside MarineMax, Part 3 — An All-Inclusive Approach

The boats.com team toured a variety MarineMax stores to speak with staff members in sales, business, service, training, and marketing to learn how the … [Read more...]

Inside MarineMax, Part 2 — A Simpler Process is the Priority

The MarineMax staff at Lakes of the Ozarks is one of several MarineMax teams focused on simplifying everything possible for customers.

Due to its scale, MarineMax aims to create a one-stop shopping experience for customers. This article originally appeared on boats.com. Reprinted … [Read more...]