Tag Archive | changes

Waterway Bill that passes House could have benefits for boaters

ALEXANDRIA, Va.: A bill that the US House of Representatives just passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, has Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) seeing seeing potential benefits for recreational boaters. “We have national highway and air transportation systems,” said BoatUS Government Affairs […]

New Florida Law Will Benefit Marine Industry

The bill includes pieces of legislation from non-marine industry groups also, and was classifed as an Environmental Regulation bill. It contains the following provisions that are important to Marine Industries: * Managed Public Mooring Fields – Provides for general permitting of mooring fields not exceeding 100 vessels ; removes availability of a general permit for […]

Yar-Craft Boats sold to Bass Cat parent company

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – An agreement was reached last week on the sale of Yar-Craft Boats to Challenger Inc., the parent company of Bass Cat Boats. According to a release from the companies, the sale stems from a decision by the Suthers family, owners of Yar-Craft, to assure longevity for the boat brand. The Yar-Craft […]