Boat Business

Industrywide Certification Helps Boat Retailers And Customers

The September issue of Soundings Trade Only features a story on the benefits of industrywide certification for boat retailers. According to Soundings … [Read more...]

Triumph 195 Center Console Certified By Consumers Digest Magazine As Best Buy

According to Triumph Boats, the Triumph 195 Center Console (195CC) has been certified by Consumers Digest magazine as a Best Buy in Coastal Boats. In the … [Read more...]

In Tough Times, Certification Keeps Dealerships on the Level

By Thom Dammrich It’s no secret that 2008 is shaping up as a challenging year in the marine industry. Marine manufacturers and dealerships across … [Read more...]

Dealers weather recent Brunswick changes – Boatbuilder’s cuts deemed necessary by boat sellers who agree something must be done to reduce costs

Some Brunswick dealers are not sounding any alarms as a result of production cutbacks, layoffs and plant closures announced by the boatbuilder earlier … [Read more...]

Latitude Industries Enters Into Talks With Honda Marine

Yahoo Finance features details on negotiation talks between Latitude Industries and Honda Marine. Latitude Industries, Inc. manufactures offshore high … [Read more...]

Will Boat Buyers Face More Difficulty In Finding Financing?

Given today’s tight economy and GE Money’s exit from the marine lending market, some financial experts think the average person will have a harder … [Read more...]

Dealership Certification Achieves New Milestone

By Thom Dammrich When Crow’s Nest Yacht Sales of Newport Beach, Calif., received official “Certified” status earlier this month, the Marine Industry … [Read more...]

Manufacturers Help Dealerships Become Certified

By Thom Dammrich In light of growing concern over slumping sales and consumer confidence, marine companies are tightening their belts in order to weather … [Read more...]

Carver Boats to expand production and size of Marquis Yachts

The Green Bay Press Gazette reports that Carver Boat Corp. plans a $27 million dollar expansion of the Marquis Yacht division, adding 450 new jobs. The … [Read more...]

Marina makes more room for houseboats features a story on Laurel Marina in Bristol, Tennessee and owner Dale Thomas's plans to expand. The marina expansion had to clear hurdles … [Read more...]