Tag: marine industry

Master Boat Trailering Video

• Discover Boating, in collaboration with Progressive Insurance®, launches new video in Top Safe Boating Tips series to help your customers become a pro at trailering “Trailering trailering might seem like a chore but when it’s done right it’s all smooth sailing from the driveway to the docks,” says Monica Fuentes, Discover Boating Ambassador, in […]

BoatUS Foundation Opens Grant Program for $7.5M Effort to Remove Abandoned and Derelict Vessels (ADVs) from Nation’s Waterways

• From June 10-August 12, organizations are invited to apply for grant funding to clean up their local waterways WHAT:In a nationwide effort to remove abandoned and neglected boats from our nation’s waterways, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) Foundation is seeking qualified, diverse and experienced organizations to submit projects for funding. […]

8 Steps for Improving at Boat Buying

There’s no doubt you want your customers to buy more boats. First, it will improve your dealership’s inventory levels and, in turn, help you gain more space in your showroom. Secondly, it will help you hone your boat-buying plan for 2025 vessels. But it can feel downright nerve wracking to focus on your dealership’s strategic […]

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 […]

Top Safe Boating Tips – How to Sit & Swim While Boating

Boating safety is a prime topic. As a dealership, it’s rewarding to offer your expertise to help boaters understand the best safety practices in boating and avoid common mistakes. Discover Boating, in partnership with Progressive® Insurance, has made this touchpoint even easier with its Top Safe Boating Tips series. A new video, Follow Safe Seating […]

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 […]