MRAA News

MRAA Unveils New Legislative Tracker Made Possible by Diamond Ambassador Members

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2024 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas unveils a new legislative tracker, made possible by the support of MRAA’s Diamond Ambassadors. This innovative tool highlights legislation the MRAA is tracking and advocating for or against on behalf of the marine industry. This new addition to the website provides MRAA […]

MasterCraft Boat Company Increases Support to the MRAA Through Platinum Partner Membership

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announces that MasterCraft Boat Company, a previously existing Standard Partner of the MRAA, has stepped up its commitment this year to Platinum Partner Membership. Through Platinum Partner Membership, MasterCraft provides significant support for the association while receiving increased marketing exposure, Dealer Week benefits, and the opportunity […]

Blazer Boats Supports the MRAA as a Platinum Partner Member

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announces that Blazer Boats has joined the MRAA for the first time at the Platinum Partner level. Through Platinum Partner Membership, Blazer Boats provide significant support for the association while receiving increased marketing exposure, Dealer Week benefits and the opportunity to contribute educational content. Commitments from […]

Dealer Concerns Highlighted at Small Business Legislative Council Fly-In

WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 28, 2024 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas Government Relations Team recently participated in the Small Business Legislative Council (SBLC) fly-in in Washington to discuss small business issues impacting recreational boat dealers and potential regulatory hurdles in the future. Government Relations Director Mike Sayre and Government Relations Manager Chad Tokowicz […]

MRAA, Association of Marina Industries Meet with White House, Request NMFS Reopen Comments on Proposed Vessel Speed Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 28, 2024 – In a meeting with the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) and the Association of Marina Industries (AMI) formally requested the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) withdraw its proposed amendments to the North Atlantic Right Whale Vessel Strike Reduction […]

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 […]