Boat Business

Credit Flow and Clean Boating Act Headline American Boating Congress Agenda

This year’s American Boating Congress will focus on several key issues, most notably the lack of access to credit and the shortage of financing available … [Read more...]

NMMA President Discusses State of the Industry

MIAMI BEACH - There's no question 2009 was a difficult year for the marine industry and, while challenges remain, boating is alive and well. That was the … [Read more...]

Boat Inventories From Bankrupt Dealerships Continue to Grow

National Liquidators’ Matthew Amata says there’s a disconnect between the number of boats repossessed from failed dealerships and those showing up … [Read more...]

Malibu Boats Corvette Limited Edition Sport-V Boat Reaches End of Production Run

Malibu Boats has announced that the last Corvette boat has motored off the assembly line and this storied production run is officially over. Photo Credit: … [Read more...]

Boat Dealers Who Respond To Leads Within Two Hours Have 20 Percent Conversion Rate

Dealers have a 20 percent conversion rate on leads that get a response within two hours, ARI/Channel Blade director of education Bob McCann told attendees … [Read more...]

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 24 Of The Top 100 Boat Dealers In North America Are Sea Ray Dealers

Brunswick has announced that according to a ranking by a leading marine trade publication, 24 of the top 100 boat dealers in North America are Sea Ray … [Read more...]

Small Business Administration’s Dealer Floorplan Program Will Need Some Work

Industry leaders are hopeful the Small Business Administration’s dealer floorplan program can help resolve one of the biggest problems facing marine … [Read more...]

Bayliner Receives Three 2009 CSI Awards For Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

Bayliner Boats has announced that for the second year in a row, Bayliner will receive three prestigious Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards from the … [Read more...]

Marine Retailers Association Of America Is Assembling Committee Of Genmar Dealers

The Marine Retailers Association of America reports it is working to put together a committee of Genmar dealers interested in being represented as a whole … [Read more...]

Scout Boats Introduces New 15’ Series

Photo Credit: Scout Boats Scout Boats, Inc. has not only unveiled an all-new 15’ Series, but its also announced special package pricing (boat, engine … [Read more...]