NMMA Report: Recreational Boating Continues to Boom

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has announced new data showing continued momentum of boat sales and boating demand propelled by the COVID-19 pandemic. New boat sales, which reached a 13-year high in 2020, remain at elevated levels – with sales through March 2021 up 30 percent compared to the 2020 average, according to the NMMA. “All signs [...]

2021-06-28T12:37:17-07:00Boating News|

Annual Port of San Diego’s Day at the Docks Postponed to 2022

For the second year in a row, the Port of San Diego has had to postpone the annual Day at the Docks event due to COVID-19. The free waterfront festival is typically held in April and celebrates the official start of San Diego’s spring saltwater sportfishing season. Organizers said in a Feb. 8 email that [...]

2021-03-18T11:20:42-07:00Boating News|

NMMA and Informa Markets Join Forces to Unite Miami Boat and Yacht Shows

The NMMA announced they have partnered with Informa Markets to create the first joint production of South Florida’s preeminent winter boat shows—the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS), Miami Yacht Show (MYS), and Superyacht Miami. The joint event is set to debut over President’s Day weekend, Feb. 16 through Feb. 20, 2022, under the Miami International Boat Show name. “For [...]

2021-03-18T11:17:41-07:00Boating News|

Bavaria C42 wins European Yacht of the Year Award.

“And the Winner is …” was the motto for the BAVARIA C42 this Friday, January 22. She won the perhaps most important award in the yachting industry, the EUROPEAN YACHT OF THE YEAR AWARD. You could almost call the BAVARIA C42 used to success. With the EUROPEAN YACHT OF THE YEAR AWARD, the BAVARIA C42 [...]

2021-03-08T11:24:29-08:00Boating News|

New Bali Catspace arrives in San Diego

New 2021 Bali Catspace has arrived in San Diego! Contact me to be the first to see this beautiful catamaran, while it is still available! Conceived by Olivier Poncin and designed by Lasta Design, the new catamaran BALI Catspace combines all the latest innovations in cruising. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey9s89dmqYE

2021-03-08T11:19:45-08:00Boating News|

Channel Islands National Park seeks business opportunities for Santa Rosa Island

The winning bidder could bring a rustic hotel, food services or a campground to Main Ranch, which is at the island’s Bechers Bay. VENTURA—Santa Rosa Island, which is part of the Channel Islands National Park network, is open for business. Officials with the Channel Islands National Park announced they are accepting proposals for a potential [...]

2020-12-29T11:04:50-08:00Boating News|

Avalon becomes a resort community in 1888

AVALON—In the late 1880s George Shatto, who owned the island at the time, embarked on a campaign to turn Catalina Island into a tourist destination. He began planning and building Avalon as the focal point of the island and hub of activity. Avalon’s first season as a resort community kicked off in the summer of [...]

2020-12-29T11:04:58-08:00Boating News|

Circumnavigating the world aboard our Jeanneau 53

Ever dreamed of leaving everyday life behind and sailing the world? Well Emory and Kim Zimmer did and they did just that. From January 2018 until March of 2020, Emory and Kim traveled the world aboard their beloved Jeanneau 53, Someday. We hope you enjoy hearing their story of adventure an a dream come true. [...]

2020-12-29T11:05:20-08:00Boating News|

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