Warning: Hurricane-Damaged Boats Soon Hitting the Used Boat Market

Buyer beware. BoatUS wants anyone looking to buy a used boat in 2018 to be aware of the "storm-damaged lemons" that are likely lurking among perfectly good pre-owned boats. More than 63,000 boats were damaged in Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Many will be repaired and have years of life left on the water, but other could…

Unprecedented demand’ causes Yamaha to delay engine shipments

In light of “unprecedented demand,” Yamaha Motor Corp. is asking its counterparts in Japan to focus on reallocating products to the United States so the company can fill orders. Specifically, Yamaha said that due to “a perfect storm of challenges” it is unable to meet demand for the 2.8-liter, 4.2-liter V6 and 5.3-liter V8 outboards…

Jupiter Marine Awards Maryland Territory to Bluewater Yacht Sales

Bluewater Yacht Sales is pleased to announce the expansion of their Jupiter Marine territory to become the exclusive Jupiter boat dealer for all of Maryland. The market share expansions in these regions is sure to extend as Bluewater & Jupiter join efforts in Maryland. Bluewater Yacht Sales has been operating for nearly 50 years and…

Volvo Penta becomes majority owner of innovative outboard motor manufacturer Seven Marine.

  Volvo Penta has signed an agreement to become the major owner of innovative premium outboard motor manufacturer, Seven Marine, enabling the Swedish company to extend its scope of world-leading integrated propulsion systems. “With this acquisition, Volvo Penta is entering the outboard motor segment," says Volvo Penta president, Björn Ingemanson. “Together with Seven Marine, we are on…

Sport Fishing Magazine:Jupiter Marine 25 Bay on the 2017 Boat Buyers Guide

25 Bay has high gunwales, flush decks, massive tournament-style livewells, and plenty of storage. By Staff December 19, 2016 Courtesy of Jupiter Marine LOA: 26' 1" | Beam: 8'6" | Fuel Capacity: 91 gal. | Dry Weight: 3,700 lb. plus power | Max HP: 300 | Certifications: NMMA Cruising at high speeds in big seas,…

EPA raises expected level of ethanol for 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency reversed course from its initial proposal regarding mandated ethanol volumes for 2017, acting to increase the volumes more than initially proposed. The EPA announced on Wednesday, the day prior to a long weekend for many, that it raised its corn ethanol volume mandate for 2017 to levels Congress set in the…

No cause found for marina fire that killed Urbanna couple

URBANNA, Va. (AP) — Investigators have been unable to determine what caused a massive February fire that killed two people and destroyed or damaged more than 20 boats at a Middlesex County marina. Source: No cause found for marina fire that killed Urbanna couple