Sail America Industry Conference adds LH-Finance as sponsor

Marine financing specialist LH-Finance announced it will be a platinum sponsor of Sail America’s Industry Conference. The day-and-a-half event features educational seminars, workshops and networking events. It has hosted more than 150 of the sailing industry’s most prominent business professionals. “Supporting the Sail America Industry Conference is paramount for LH-Finance,” said Herve Bonnet, president and …
Boating Industry

Industry associations send message to administration and Congress on ethanol policy

On May 4, a letter was sent from a group of industry partners to the Trump administration and Congress. The coalition of recreational boating and sportfishing interests urged action to fix America’s broken ethanol policy. The American Sportfishing Association , Boat Owners Association of The United States, National Marine Manufacturers Association and Marine Retailers Association …
Boating Industry

Industry associations send message to administration and Congress on ethanol policy

On May 4, a letter was sent from a group of industry partners to the Trump administration and Congress. The coalition of recreational boating and sportfishing interests urged action to fix America’s broken ethanol policy. The American Sportfishing Association , Boat Owners Association of The United States, National Marine Manufacturers Association and Marine Retailers Association …
Boating Industry

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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Four marine industry women recognized for excellence in manufacturing

Four marine industry women have been selected among 130 recipients to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award from the Manufacturing Institute for 2016. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the …
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Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable urges action on Zinke nomination

The Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable urged Senate leaders Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to promptly bring Interior Secretary-designate Ryan Zinke’s nomination to the Senate floor and support his confirmation, saying “The Department needs active policy leadership as soon as possible.” Three key recreation industry leaders explained the importance of confirming the nominee in …
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Industry applauds new NOAA fisheries, Magnuson-Stevens guidelines

Changes to national standards for Magnuson-Stevens are receiving accolades from the recreational fishing industry. NOAA Fisheries last week filed in the Federal Register its final rule to revise the guidelines for National Standards (NS) 1, 3, and 7 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA).    MSA contains 10 national standards which guide the …
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eNow bringing solar power systems to marine industry

eNow, Inc., which specializes in renewable energy systems has announced plans to move into the commercial and leisure marine industries, as well as the recreational vehicle market with its solar solutions. With eNow, solar power is captured and stored in the on-board battery system and distributed to various functions, such as air conditioning and refrigeration. …
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