Webinar: Understanding Consumer Mindset and Interest Rates

• MRAA Ask the Expert Webinar with Ian Wyatt, Huntington Distribution Finance The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas will hold a new Ask the Expert Webinar focused on understanding the American consumer and the impact of interest rates on buying decisions. The webinar features industry expert Ian Wyatt, Director of Economics and Commercial Market […]

Experienced Additions to the Expanding National Powersport Auctions RV and Marine Services 

POWAY, Calif. (May 22, 2024) – National Powersport Auctions (NPA), the leading provider of powersports remarketing and auction services, has developed two new positions to better serve its RV and Marine clients. In In Florida, NPA welcomes Shannon Bennett as the RV+Marine Sales and Admin Coordinator, and in Georgia, Tom Wilkinson an employee since 2005, […]

Real Boater Stories: Gary Sheffield Joins Discover Boating’s ‘See You Out Here’ Campaign

Discover Boating, powered by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and MRAA, announced today the launch of its latest short film in the “See You Out Here” campaign, Beyond the Diamond: A Life of Boating, Fishing, and Family, featuring nine-time Major League Baseball all-star, Gary Sheffield. The video takes viewers on a day in the life […]

Discover Boating Boat Shows Among USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

USA Today announced the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards including the Best Boat Shows of 2024. Among the honorees this year are the Discover Boating Minneapolis (ranked 10th), Atlanta (ranked 9th), Miami (ranked 6th) and Chicago (ranked 5th) boat shows. Here’s access to the official announcement and full list of 2024 award recipients. The top 10 winners for Best […]

MRAA Welcomed Six New Partner Members in April

MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2024 — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) announces the addition of Battery Tender, ECOXGEAR, iNet, Newcoast, North River Boats and Speedydock Software as its newest Partner Members. Marine manufacturers, suppliers and service providers, through Partner Membership, commit to aligning their brands with the programs and opportunities that MRAA offers […]

Top Safe Boating Tips: Refueling Best Practices

• Discover Boating and Progressive Insurance® Debut New Episode in Safe Boating Video Series Discover Boating, powered by NMMA and MRAA, in collaboration with Progressive Insurance, launched its second safety video in the “Top Safe Boating Tips” series this week. The video titled, Fuel Up With Confidence: Top Tips for Responsible Refueling, covers essential practices, such […]

RBFF Staff & News

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF), an MRAA Partner Member, has announced two new hires and a new award for its Find Your Best Self campaign. Welcome JD Strong!RBFF today announced JD Strong as its new Sr. Director of Industry Engagement. With 20 years of executive leadership experience, Strong will spearhead a new RBFF […]

Priority One Financial Services Launches Financing Texts with Kenect 

ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. (April 29, 2024) – Priority One Financial Services, a full-service finance company for marine, RV, trailer and equipment dealers, recently announced a ground-breaking partnership with Kenect, a reputation management and business text messaging platform. The integration empowers dealers to send financing messages through text and connect the customer with an F&I manager […]

DealersCircle & Lightspeed Announce Integration Partnership

Jacksonville, FL (April 16, 2024) — DealersCircle, Inc. — the innovative, web-based manufacturing industry provider that conveniently links the manufacturer, dealer and customer together with its state-of-the-art software application — and Lightspeed — a leading Dealer Management Solution (DMS) company with uniquely-tailored software solutions for dealers in recreational industries — are integrating their respective platforms to provide a more […]