Understanding Your Dealership’s Insurance-to-Value Ratio

• Verify that Your Property is Properly Valued By Jeff Heydlauff of Global Marine Insurance and John Logothetis of Clear Marine Risk Solutions … Global Marine Insurance is an MRAA Education Champion In today’s economic environment with inflation a larger concern than in previous decades, it is even more important to protect the hard work that you have put into […]

Marketing to Current Marine Customers

• 5 Tips to Help Your Dealership Succeed in Marketing to Existing Customers from Boatline By Lori Stacy, CEO of Trader Interactive Today’s consumer buying environment is more competitive than ever, which is why retaining loyal customers is key. To keep up in this space, you may have to adjust current marketing strategies to better […]

Why Can’t I Find and Keep Good People?

• 6 Ideas to Help Your Dealership Improve at Employee Retention By Dixie Morrow Hiring people has been on everyone’s mind the past couple of years. Hiring people for a new position is exciting if it means you are growing your business, however replacing employees that you have invested time and money in training can […]

Motivated to Work and Grow

• Using Apprenticeship as a Retention Strategy & Build Your Workforce An MRAA blog by Wendy Mackie, Director of Workforce and Foundation Development   You are in competition for a workforce. Not only with those in the boating and water sports industries, but in all industries. Workers are looking for opportunities for upward mobility and […]

Proposed Right Whale Rule Would Have Major Impact on East Coast Boating and Fishing

August 1, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released a proposed rule to put in place additional vessel speed regulations to further protect North Atlantic right whales. The proposed rule would change the spatial and temporal boundaries of the speed reduction zones and include most vessels greater than or equal to 35 feet and less […]

MRAA Certification News – September 2022

The MRAA Marine Industry Certified Dealership (MICD) program continues to make new strides within the boating industry. Recently, the Dealership Certification process was enhanced to include a new seven-week Certification Webinar Series with MRAA Consultants. The MICD Program and Certification Manager Liz Keener were also highlighted recently by “Marina Dock Age,” addressing how dealers can […]