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  • Blame the weather

    Three of the biggest recreational marine companies, Brunswick, MarineMax and West Marine just announced their latest quarterly financial results. 14 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • EU and US work together

    The EU and the US have recently agreed to enter into trade negotiations to facilitate trade and investment between the two regions. 14 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • PR is about reputation

    Public relations isn’t just about what you send to the press. It’s about what people think of your company. 14 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • Chris Murdoch

    Every month Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR Ltd, interviews an industry mover and shaker. This month is Chris Murdoch, MD of Nauticalia and chairman of The Marine Trades Association 02 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • Small trailers

    In July 2012 the European Commission published its Roadworthiness Package, which included a proposal for a regulation on the periodic roadworthiness testing of motor vehicles and their trailers. 02 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • Jam tomorrow

    It has often been said, and it's well worth repeating, that there is no better opportunity to increase your market share than a recession. 02 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • Global environmental guide

    The fourth edition of the International Council of Marine Industry Associations’ (ICOMIA) Global Environmental Legislation Guide features the latest environmental legislation from the recreational boating industry. 02 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • State of the US industry

    Thom Dammrich, president of the NMMA, gave his state of the US recreational boating industry address at the 2013 Miami International Boat Show. 02 May 2013 - Boating Business

  • We’re not out of the woods yet

    George Osborne presented his fourth budget to Parliament at the end of March, says Eric Kench, and surprisingly, it seemed to offer little bits of good news for businesses... 22 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • Portsmouth Poll April 2013

    15 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • IMEC works on RCD

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations' Marine Engine Committee (IMEC) is working with the Republic of Ireland’s European Union Council presidency on the Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) revision. 07 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • That BMF boat show statement

    There are times when I am presented with conflicting stories. Like the BMF saying its roots lay in an association called The Boat and Yacht Builders’ and Proprietors and Allied Trades Protection Association. 04 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • Growth in exporting

    Once you’ve reached your potential market in the UK and have a decent market share, exporting is the most effective way of growing a business. 04 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • Preparing for the future

    On 23rd January 2013 boot Düsseldorf hosted its first international conference, which focused on demographic challenges in the marine sector and preparing for the future. 04 Apr 2013 - Boating Business

  • Will this year be THE year?

    There are a few little indicators out there that give rise to a gentle feeling things might be about to get better. 25 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Landlord service charges: a fair deal?

    The costs of premises are a major expenditure for any business but unlike rent and rates, which tend to be fairly predictable, Adam Youatt says service charges can be an unexpectedly expensive item. 25 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Dawn Ramsay

    Every month Alice Driscoll, MD of ADPR Ltd, interviews an industry mover and shaker. This month is Dawn Ramsay, general manager of Garmin UK. 25 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Think of South Beach...

    The Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) is arguably the visual and audible state of the US marine industry each February. 25 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Portsmouth Poll March 2013

    15 Mar 2013 - Boating Business

  • Bringing the industry together

    Anyone doubting the importance of the UK’s manufacturing supply chains need only look at recent government announcements, which have included over £200m of public investment to support them over the last 12 months. 28 Feb 2013 - Boating Business

  • EMC document

    The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has published a document outlining step-by-step assessment recommendations on compliance for the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive for boats. 27 Feb 2013 - Boating Business

  • EESC opinion

    Following on from the public hearing held at the Genoa Boat Show in October 2012, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has produced an opinion. 26 Feb 2013 - Boating Business