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EU Negotiations Progress but Boat Tariffs Still in Place
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EU Negotiations Progress but Boat Tariffs Still in Place

Last week, the Biden administration and European Union (EU) agreed to a four month pause on tariffs related to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Aircraft disputes. The suspension will cover all tariffs both on aircraft as well as on non-aircraft products; however, it does not address the U.S. Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum...

C-MAP Launches New High-Resolution Range of Chart Cards
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C-MAP Launches New High-Resolution Range of Chart Cards

Egersund, Norway – C-MAP®, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, announced today the launch of new high-detail C-MAP DISCOVER and C-MAP REVEAL charts for Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® chartplotters. The DISCOVER and REVEAL charts include new features like Custom Depth Shading, Shaded Relief for inland waters, subscription-free Easy Routing and more. The charts replace...

Rapala VMC Corporation Promotes Cyrille Mathieu to President/Managing Director of Normark Canada
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Rapala VMC Corporation Promotes Cyrille Mathieu to President/Managing Director of Normark Canada

Oshawa, Ontario, Canada – Rapala VMC Corporation has appointed Cyrille Mathieu as President and Managing Director of Normark Canada.   With more than 23 years of experience with Rapala VMC Corporation and the international sport fishing industry, Mathieu brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role in Canada. Mathieu’s previous role as General...

American Boating Congress Registration Opens
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American Boating Congress Registration Opens

Registration for the virtual 2021 American Boating Congress is now open. Click here to register today. ABC begins on Wednesday, April 21 at 1:30pm ET, and runs through Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 3:00pm ET. Featuring remarks from members of Congress, administration officials, and key political movers and shakers, NMMA has a robust agenda instore...

New Trout Sizes Added to Two Yakima Bait Co. Lures
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New Trout Sizes Added to Two Yakima Bait Co. Lures

One of the most popular and productive trolling lures created in the last few years has been the Mag Lip® from Yakima Bait Company. The Mag Lip looks a bit like a FlatFish, but it has been engineered to dive and it has an incredibly enticing swimming action when trolled, featuring a unique skip-beat action...

Will Keene Honored with Alan J. Freedman Award
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Will Keene Honored with Alan J. Freedman Award

  NMMA yesterday honored Will Keene, Owner of Edson International, with the 2021 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to the marine accessories industry through leadership, creativity and personal motivation. The award was presented during NMMA’s State of the Recreational Boating Industry and Awards Presentation. Will joined Edson in...

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Yamaha Recognized for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

KENNESAW, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business Unit accepted the 2021 National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in five categories including Outboard Engine, WaveRunner® personal watercraft and Jet Boat as well as for Yamaha’s boat companies Skeeter® and G3® Boats. Yamaha has received this recognition in the Outboard Engine...

Bennington Pontoons Expands, Adds Jobs
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Bennington Pontoons Expands, Adds Jobs

Elkhart, Ind. – Bennington, North America’s leading manufacturer of pontoon boats, announced today the immediate expansion of its operations in Elkhart County. This growth includes adding jobs and investing in new facilities. Bennington has secured the property and 43,485-square-foot Center Six One Five building at 2707 County Road 15, Elkhart, IN 46514. This investment allows the company to...

Peter Miller Teams Up with Livingston Lures
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Peter Miller Teams Up with Livingston Lures

  Livingston Lures is proud to announce their partnership with Emmy nominated television host of Unchartered Waters and seven-time 7 Telly award winner producer, philanthropist, professional angler and three time-world Sailfish Champion Peter Miller. Peter is well known for his nationally televised show called Bass2Billsfish with Peter Miller and producing music videos for Pit Bull....

Proper Insurance for the Angling Professional
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Proper Insurance for the Angling Professional

In 2019 it was reported that over 4,000 boats were stolen, with runabout and fishing boats making up the majority of those vessels stolen in America.  When you add in the amount of anglers who have had their expensive tackle and electronics stolen as well, it becomes imperative that you have the proper insurance for...