Priority One Financial Services to Host Compliance, Safeguards Q&A Session for Dealers

St. Petersburg, FL. (July 27, 2023) – Priority One Financial Services, a full-service retail financing company for marine, RV and trailer dealers, will host a live online question-and-answer session with industry legal expert, Randy Henrick. The session will take place from 12–12:45 p.m. EST, Wed., August 23. Henrick has nearly 30 years of legal expertise in consumer […]

Partnership Announced to Expand Minnesota’s $10 Billion Outdoor Recreation Industry

• Governor Walz announces partnership; goal to make Minnesota a top 10 state in outdoor recreation [ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today announced a new partnership to expand Minnesota’s $10 billion outdoor recreation industry. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Explore Minnesota Tourism (EMT), and Iron […]

Sea Tow Foundation Invites Submissions for 2023 National Boating Safety Awards 

• Apply Now! Applications accepted through September 1 SOUTHOLD, N.Y., July, 26, 2023 – The Sea Tow Foundation and its esteemed Boating Safety Advisory Council are delighted to announce the call for entries for the 2023 National Boating Safety Awards. “Our mission at the Sea Tow Foundation is to provide access to education, tools and […]

Northpoint Commercial Finance Contract Renewed by American Boatbuilders Association

July 18, 2023, Alpharetta, Georgia – The American Boatbuilders Association (ABA) has just announced the three-year contract renewal of Northpoint Commercial Finance as one of two preferred floorplan lenders for its organization representing leading independent boat manufacturers and their respective dealers.    “The ABA is pleased to renew its agreement with Northpoint Commercial Finance and […]

Dealer Week 2023 Registration Opens

Under the theme of “RECALIBRATE: Learn. Adapt. Transform.”, Dealer Week 2023 provides dealers with educational programs, up-to-date training from industry experts, as well as exclusive access an expansive expo hall packed with boating’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and service providers.

Recreational Fishing and Boating Community Opposes Vessel Speed Restrictions in the Gulf of Mexico

• Collaboration Needed in Conserving Rice’s Whales  WASHINGTON, D.C. July 18, 2023 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and other leading organizations representing the recreational fishing and boating industry urged the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to reject a petition to establish a year-round 10-knot (11 mph) vessel speed limit and other […]

National Marine Lenders Association Releases 2023 Recreational Marine Finance Market Data

• Boat loan delinquency performance increased by .28 percent in 2022, but still outperforms all other consumer installment loans The National Marine Lenders Association (NMLA) just launched their 2023 Annual Statistical Report (ASR). The ASR is a critical business tool, and the only report on the market, for developing, understanding, and supporting quality recreational marine […]

Discover Boating Introduces ‘A Way of Life: A Float On Story’ Video Series

Discover Boating, powered by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and MRAA, recently launched a new video series, “A Way of Life: A Float On Story,” which features the story of David Callejas, owner of Float On Boat Rentals in Austin, Texas, and his family’s boating journey. The new series will be distributed across emerging Hispanic and national […]