Archive | February 2012

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US boat manufacturers bring their goods to China ! is thrilled to see US boat builders bringing their goods to the shores of Asia!   The world is an amazing stage to show our craftsmen are second to none in the world. U.S. based Tricon Marine, a builder of FRP/composite luxury yachts up to 180 feet long, recently broke ground on what it called […]

Garmin reports Q4 marine revenue up double digits!!!

If there’s something I love, it’s sailing… I started sailing my catamaran with nothing more than a compass and a sense of direction from the flights I’d taken from St Thomas to San Juan PR, and on the first day I piloted her, I studied a chart to study depths and pointed my boat in […]

The Marine Industry is Hiring !

The marine industry is hiring again, Neal Harrell of Brooks Marine Group told Boating Industry in an interview, but not like they ever have before. They’re hiring carefully, just like customers are taking longer to make the decision to jump in and start boating. OEM boatbuilders are taking longer to start hiring and they’re taking […]

Boston Whaler joins Sea Care program

      Having owned a beautiful Boston Whaler for my first few years of living in the islands, they are invaluable for safety and security.  They are so dependable and their reputation is beyond reproach.  The same could be said of Sea Tow.  I’ve been a member for the past 7 years and last […]

SAIL Magazine publisher elected Sail America president

The Sail America board of directors named SAIL magazine Publisher Josh Adams as the sailing trade industry association’s president. Adams has been a member of the Sail America board for several years and was vice president for Sail America prior to being elected president. Adams has been with SAIL magazine since 1996 as a part […]