Tag: boating industry

MRAA, Dealers Share Concerns at American Boating Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 16, 2023 – Last week, the recreational boating industry, including the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas, visited Washington, D.C., for the annual American Boating Congress (ABC) hosted by the National Marine Manufacturers Association. MRAA staff, members of the MRAA Board of Directors and several MRAA members brought marine industry issues to […]

A New Restriction May be on the Horizon for Gulf Coast Boating: Petition to Establish Rice’s Whale Vessel Speed Zone

Impediments to boating access, in the forms of mandatory speed zones or restrictions on boat type or activity, stand to have a major impact on your business by either keeping boaters off the water or disincentivizing folks from buying boats. As the proposed Right Whale Vessel Speed Rule, which would mandate a 10-knot speed restriction […]

Discover Boating: Engaging Tomorrow’s Customers Today

Discover Boating, powered by the National Marine Manufacturers Association® (NMMA) and MRAA, has rolled out its See You Out Here marketing campaign heading into peak boating season. The focus remains on expanding the market for boating by attracting the next generation and retaining current boaters. For nearly two decades, Discover Boating has helped nurture the next generation while […]

Info-Link Technologies, Elco Motor Yachts Join MRAA as Partner Members

MINNEAPOLIS — The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) announces the addition of Info-Link Technologies, Inc. and Elco Motor Yachts, LLC as Partner Members. 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 […]

Indmar Earns 21st Consecutive Customer Satisfaction Award

Based On the Customer’s Ownership Experience • Indmar contributes back-to-back wins to the fact that they personally train and certify each of their authorized service centers and applauds their network of dealers and OEMs MILLINGTON, Tenn., Feb.16, 2023 –  Indmar Marine Engines’ hard-earned reputation for delivering world-class quality and reliability across its highly acclaimed Raptor Series and […]

MRAA Announces 2023 Board of Directors, New Chair

MINEAPOLIS – The Marine Retailers Association of the America has announced a new roster of board members, as well as a new Chair of the board. Jeff Strong, President of Strong’s Marine in New York, has been named the Chair of the MRAA Board of Directors. Strong has owned Strong’s Marine since 1992, growing the […]

Dealer Week is Less Than 1 Month Away

• Annual MRAA Conference & Expo Runs Dec. 5-8 in Austin, Texas MINNEAPOLIS, Tuesday, Nov. 8 – The countdown to the largest annual marine dealer education event is on, with less than a month until the kickoff of Dealer Week 2022 on Monday, Dec. 5, in Austin, Texas. Dealer Week is hosted each year by […]

Correct Craft Acquires Indmar Marine Engines

MILLINGTON, TN (Nov. 7, 2022) – Today, Correct Craft announced the acquisition of Indmar Marine Engines, a pioneer and leader in the inboard marine engine segment with a hard-earned reputation for delivering world-class quality and reliability. Indmar will be operated by Correct Craft subsidiary Liberty Technologies which also manages PCM Engines, Crusader Engines, Levitator Engines, and […]