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Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers & Sharrow Marine Announce Agreement
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Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers & Sharrow Marine Announce Agreement

GREENFIELD, Ind. –  Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business Unit announced today a new manufacturing and limited supply agreement between Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers (YPPI) and Sharrow Marine. The terms of the agreement allow YPPI to cast Sharrow Marine’s award-winning propellers in YPPI’s state-of-the-art facility and foundry in Greenfield, Ind. Yamaha will also offer Sharrow Propellers through...

Garmin and Sea Tow Join Forces to Improve Boater Safety
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Garmin and Sea Tow Join Forces to Improve Boater Safety

OLATHE, Kan.,  – Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NYSE: GRMN), the world’s largest and most innovative marine electronics manufacturer, is excited to announce that it is working with Sea Tow Services, International, Inc. to provide members and franchise operators exclusive offers and product training aimed at improving boater safety. Sea Tow franchisees...

New Politics of Fish Episode
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New Politics of Fish Episode

This special edition of The Politics of Fish podcast is a recording of the webinar, “Sportfishing Spotlight: An Insider’s Guide to the Critical Policy and Legislative Issues Affecting our Industry.” Hosted by ASA’s VP of Government Affairs Mike Leonard, the webinar features the entire ASA Government Affairs team as they discuss the top national and...

28th Annual Skeeter Owners’ Tournament a Success on Lake Fork
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28th Annual Skeeter Owners’ Tournament a Success on Lake Fork

KILGORE, Texas – Skeeter Boats and Yamaha hosted the 28th annual Skeeter Owners Bass Tournament on Lake Fork, Texas, at Lake Fork Marina and Hotel in Alba, Texas, June 9 through 12. Approximately 1,800 anglers in 900 Skeeter boats competed for more than $200,000 in cash and prizes, including a Yamaha Viking VI Side by...

Valhalla Boatworks Joins Yamaha Rightwaters Plastics Recycling Program
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Valhalla Boatworks Joins Yamaha Rightwaters Plastics Recycling Program

KENNESAW, Ga. – Valhalla Boatworks is the most recent addition to the list of boat manufacturers currently recycling plastic protective covers through the Yamaha Rightwaters plastics recycling program. To date, the program, which launched in August 2021, is responsible for returning 17,911 pounds of Polyethylene and Polypropylene sheet plastics back into base materials, reducing the...

2023 American Boating Congress Dates Announced
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2023 American Boating Congress Dates Announced

The American Boating Congress (ABC) will return to Washington, D.C. from May 8-10, 2023, bringing together all segments of the recreational boating industry to share its collective voice on Capitol Hill and address pressing matters to the industry. Following the return of a successful in-person ABC this year, the NMMA will welcome the industry back...

Bass Pro Shops/National Fish Habitat Partnership U.S. Open Grant Program Funds Nine Projects
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Bass Pro Shops/National Fish Habitat Partnership U.S. Open Grant Program Funds Nine Projects

Washington, DC – The National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) announced today nine projects funded through a nearly $1.6 million grant program established through proceeds from the Bass Pro Shops U.S. Open Amateur Bass Fishing Championships held in 2021. The projects funded through this opportunity are high-priority focus areas of the Reservoir Fish Habitat Partnership. These projects...

Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens Two Stores in Tampa Bay
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Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens Two Stores in Tampa Bay

KATY, TEXAS – Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (“Academy”), a leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer whose mission is to provide “Fun for All”, announced that it will open its first two locations in Tampa Bay. The stores, located in Pinellas Park and Wesley Chapel, will mark Academy’s 14th and 15th locations in...

Tom MacDonald Joins T-H Marine
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Tom MacDonald Joins T-H Marine

Huntsville, AL – T-H Marine Supplies, LLC, of Huntsville, Alabama, a division of OneWater Marine (ONEW), is announcing that Tom MacDonald has joined the company as Aftermarket Sales Manager. In this role, Tom will work to expand the company’s reach across outdoor industry networks, continue the company’s efforts to cultivate distribution and retail relationships, and...

Passage of the Bipartisan Innovation Act will Secure Numerous Victories for Marine Manufacturers
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Passage of the Bipartisan Innovation Act will Secure Numerous Victories for Marine Manufacturers

Before Congress adjourns for its summer recess, there are several large pieces of legislation lawmakers are looking to pass, including the Bipartisan Innovation Act, which is a key policy priority for the recreational boating industry. Passage of the Bipartisan Innovation Act will level the playing field for marine manufacturers, and will address a number of...