MRAA Announces Dealer Week 2023 Education Pathway Hosts

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 17 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) has announced the Education Pathway Hosts for its annual Dealer Week Conference and Expo, held Dec. 4-7, in Tampa, Fla. Three highly talented, well-versed and driven speakers will lead their respective “classrooms,” offering insight, interacting with the audience and guiding attendees to take […]

Boat Fix, Bentley Pontoons Join Forces on Bentley 24/7 Assurance

SOUTHPORT, CONN. – Boat Fix, a recreational boating telematics company that provides a combination of remote monitoring, GPS tracking, sophisticated geofencing and 24/7 live customer support, announced today it has partnered with Bentley Pontoons to launch its Bentley 24/7 Assurance program, which will be included on purchases of all 2024 model year boats. Bentley 24/7 […]

First Approval Source Advances to MRAA Education Champion

• The recreational loan specialist increased its support of MRAA’s mission through both enhanced membership and Dealer Week participation MINNEAPOLIS — First Approval Source, a recreational loan specialist serving the boating and other industries, increased its support of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, by upgrading to an MRAA Education Champion, strengthening its support of […]

MRAA Adds New Director of Government Relations to Amplify Advocacy Efforts

MINNEAPOLIS, August 15, 2023 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announced that it has added Mike Sayre as Director of Government Relations. As dealers face significant regulatory and legislative challenges to their businesses, the MRAA is ramping up its government relations efforts to ensure the voice of the dealers is represented in the […]

Timely Boating Tips for Your Customers

Share new Discover Boating website content with the next generation of boaters As part of its efforts to engage the next generation of boaters, Discover Boating, powered by NMMA and MRAA, continues publishing timely and relevant content to meet the needs of consumers interested in boating. Safety was a focus of recent content with […]

Skier’s Choice Increases Support to MRAA as an Education Champion

• Boat manufacturer enhances MRAA membership, to participate at Dealer Week 2023 MINNEAPOLIS — Skier’s Choice, manufacturer of Supra and Moomba performance boats, increased its partnership level with the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas by becoming an Education Champion. Its partnership strengthens MRAA’s critical mission of supporting dealers and the Dealer Week Conference and Expo. […]

VRZ Consulting Commits to MRAA as Platinum Partner, Dealer Week 2023 Host

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas announces that VRZ Consulting has increased its MRAA support level to a Platinum Partner Member and Dealer Week Host. VRZ Consulting supports the MRAA’s programs and opportunities provided to the dealer body in an effort to fuel the success of the industry. Commitments from Platinum Partners […]

Northpoint Commercial Finance Appoints Gary W. Childress to Vice President Marine Operations

August 10, 2023, ALPHARETTA, GA. – Northpoint Commercial Finance CEO Dan Radley recently announced the appointment of Gary W. Childress to Vice President of Marine Operations.  A marine industry veteran with 30 years of leadership experience in sales, operations and strategic planning, Childress will now spearhead and direct day-to-day operations including initiatives with key Northpoint […]

Discover Boating: ‘Understanding Boat Capacity and Carriage Requirements’

• Fifth episode in digital video series focused on safe boating operation, Powered by Progressive® Insurance As part of the brand’s efforts to reinforce safety guidelines, Discover Boating launched the final episode in its five-part digital video series in partnership with Progressive® Insurance.  In episode five, “Capacity and Carriage Requirements,” viewers learn about necessary boat capacity requirements as […]

Mocama Marine Joins MRAA as Partner Member

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) announces the addition of Mocama Marine as a new Partner Member.  Marine manufacturers, suppliers and service providers, through Partner Membership, commit to aligning their brands with the programs and opportunities that MRAA offers in its efforts to fuel the success of the marine industry. Support […]