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A compilation of news and information regarding the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas that was published in an industry trade magazine or released from the MRAA itself:

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Connecticut Waters Welcome Boating Enthusiasts with Lower Tax Rates »
With a provision within Public Act 18-81 lowering the sales tax on boat purchases, boating enthusiasts across Connecticut...
Thursday, January 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The RBFF Taps Fishbrain to Make Fishing More Accessible »
ALEXANDRIA, VA- The world’s most popular app and social network for anglers, Fishbrain , today announced a first-of-its-k...
Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Five Things YOU Can Do in 2016 to Overcome the Technician Shortage »
As the marine industry has returned to sales growth, it has rekindled the age-old conversation on the technician shortage....
Tuesday, June 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boating is for Everyone »
Boating is for Everyone! Date from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals a significant business opportunity for boating...
Friday, May 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
RBLC launches Youth Boating & Fishing Program Database »
MINNEAPOLIS — The Recreational Boating Leadership Council is asking for the marine industry’s help in developing a searc...
Friday, May 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seattle Boat Company Receives Recognition »
Seattle Boat Company, with locations in  Seattle and Bellevue, Wash., was recently recognized as a 2014 Supporter o...
Friday, May 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Industry Mourns Loss of Austin Boats Founder »
Jeff Parker, the founder of Austin Boats and Motors in Austin, Texas, recently passed away unexpectedly. Moving forward,...
Friday, May 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Allen Harbor Marine Service Mourns Loss of President »
Rupert L. "Ren” Nichols Jr., president of Allen Harbor Marine Service in Harwich Port, Mass., died March 28 after battli...
Friday, December 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Positive Reaction To Nautic Global Group CEO’s Fireside Chat »
Key dealers hear detailed plans for expanded manufacturing, process improvements ELKHART, IN, December 18, 2...
Monday, March 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Webinar: Discover Boating's 2013 Marketing Plan »
The industry's Discover Boating marketing campaign is gearing up for launch. We invite you to join this all-industry webin...
Monday, March 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congressman Ryan among ABC speakers »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 2013 American Boating Congress (ABC) announced today its lineup of speakers, featuring an influenti...
Tuesday, March 5, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
American Boating Congress draws 29 industry organizations as co-hosts »
Partnerships showcase an industry-wide commitment to a louder voice on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In 2012, the Ame...
Monday, February 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day Seeks Industry Involvement »
CHICAGO (February 25, 2013) – Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day 2013 — Saturday, June 8 — will be the first...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marine Trades Association of New Jersey Establishes Recovery & Relief Fund »
MANASQUAN, N.J.   - On Thursday, December 13th, the Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) announced the es...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New website for 2013 International Boating and Water Safety Summit »
The  National Safe Boating Council  (NSBC) and  National Water Safety Congress  (NWSC) are excited to...
Friday, November 30, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reaching out to the Hispanic Market »
As the largest minority group in the U.S. Hispanics are becoming an increasingly valuable segment within our economy. Rece...
Monday, August 6, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vessel excise tax impacting Maryland boat biz »
Recreational marine businesses in Maryland are lobbying for a change in the state’s tax policy. Currently, a state excise...
Friday, August 3, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABYC puts on First Annual Boating Safety Clinic »
July 23, 2012, Annapolis, MD : John Greviskis, host of Ship Shape TV, will appear as the celebrity guest at the First Ann...
Monday, July 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Incremental gains continue for marine bankers in 2nd quarter ‘12 »
Overall marine lending volume rose incrementally and an uptick on loans for new boats have been reported by NMBA members i...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Massachusetts passes Trailer Amendment »
The Massachusetts Marine Trades Association applauds Governor Deval Patrick and the Legislature for the inclusion in the f...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Industry Partnerships for ABC 2012 Support Louder Voice on Capitol Hill »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last month, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas was the first group to announce it would c...
Thursday, February 16, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
BI: Grow Boating reveals additions to Discover Boating efforts »
MIAMI – As part of the GE Capital & NMMA Industry Leadership Conference, Grow Boating’s Carl Blackwell discussed rec...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
BI: Norman-Spencer to offer AquaPac nationwide »
DAYTON, Ohio – Norman-Spencer Marine Insurance Services announced today that it will expand its AquaPac boat and yacht i...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Study Finds Take Me Fishing™ Campaign Motivates Decision to Boat & Fish »
Campaign continues to achieve high levels of brand awareness and advertising effectiveness ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A new study...
Friday, January 20, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
RBC Capital Markets releases earnings preview »
RBC Capital Markets, an equity research firm, released an earnings preview this morning, with information on recreational...
Friday, January 20, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bellwether report shows 5-percent growth »
Info-Link has released its monthly bellwether report for December, and it shows until sales held steady at about 5-percent...
Thursday, January 19, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marine Bankers report lending up 3 quarters in 2011 »
Most lenders expect 1Q2012 to be same or better than same period last year   The National Marine Bankers Association...

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