Boating industry, outdoors groups meet with administration officials

The Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable met with senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Forest Service Monday, for the first of what’s expected to be a series of official meetings to address boating and outdoor recreation expansion and improvements. The ORIR includes several groups in the boating industry, including BoatUS, MRAA …
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Recreational boating and sportfishing infrastructures

The new administration is set on a mission with the promise of a massive rehab of our outdated national infrastructures that includes roads, bridges, railways, airports and a few others that need to be brought to standards that meet our present-day technology. Similar to what is being contemplated to address this country’s internal infrastructures, the infrastructures for the recreational boating and …
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Weekly 5: Proposal to close Florida bridge raises boating concerns

The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Proposal to close Florida bridge raises boating concerns The closure of a drawbridge in downtown Fort Lauderdale in February could cost local boating …
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Northwest Marine Trade Association announces Grow Boating grants for 2017

The Northwest Marine Trade Association (NMTA) announceda grant program for non-profits seeking assistance in promoting boating in the region. The grants are being awarded through the NMTA’s Grow Boating program whose mission is to increase the number of boaters and encourage current boaters to boat more often. Since 2003, NMTA has spent more than $ 1.5 …
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Redfin and Discover Boating announce top 10 cities for boaters

Redfin,a national real estate brokerage with a mission to reinvent real estate in the consumer’s favor, recently partnered with Discover Boating to determine the best cities for boaters. Criteria used to determine these cities include which major metropolitan areas have the most waterfront property for sale, the median sale price of those homes, the longest boating seasons and …
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Vamos A Pescar and Carlos Correa announce fishing and boating sweepstakes

To inspire more families to boat and fish and share their experiences with others, Houston shortstop and reigning American League Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa and the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar campaign are announcing the Así Vamos A Pescar sweepstakes. From now to Sept. 5, 2016, social media users …
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