Tag Archive | Watercraft

Agents seize U.S., Canadian boats in Mexican marinas

MEXICO CITY — When heavily armed marines and government tax agents stormed eight marinas on Mexico’s Pacific and Caribbean coasts, boaters thought they were witnessing a major drug takedown. The mostly American and Canadian retirees found out that the target was actually them — couples spending their golden years sailing warm-weather ports in modest 40-foot […]

Sea Doo strikes back with hot new entries to watercraft!

Analyst says new Sea-Doo Spark a ‘game-changing’ intro BRP unveiled its 2014 lineup of Can-Am and Sea-Doo models last week to kick off its dealer meeting in Orlando, and the results were impressive, BMO Capital Markets analyst Gerrick Johnson told industry magazine Powersports Business, a sister publication of Boating Industry. “… We view the new […]

Shopping for a used boat? Trying to sell a boat?

It’s funny when the boating bug bites you – all you can think about is getting out on the water and having fun. But purchasing a power boat is a financial decision and using your head, rather than your heart, is wise when selecting the right boat for you. There are specific things to examine […]

Good Times at the Houston Boat Show

I went to the Houston Boat show this weekend! After a long flight and some questionable airplane meal choices, I landed in Houston to find a mecca of great boats, hot weather, and terrific Texas people everywhere. It wasn’t crowded, but you could tell there were a lot of shoppers wishing for the perfect boat to […]

Dealers optimistic after early boat show results

    Despite decreased attendance at several boat shows, boat dealers from across the country are reporting an improved buying mood, translating to an increase in sales compared to last year. Boating Industry magazine spoke with four dealers, who combined to attend National Marine Manufacturers Association-produced boat shows in Atlanta, Chicago and New York and […]