There’s something special going on right now. Maybe you’re seeing it in your daily dose of business news, or getting the feeling when you set to work each morning. Somewhere along the way—don’t ask me where or when—we crossed a line back into the “can-do” way of thinking. It’s been a fairly long time coming.
While the Progressive New York Boat Show (running through January 5 at the Javits Center on the west side of Manhattan) may evade you due to geography or scheduling or a combination of both in conjunction with an overblown weather forecast, the show serves as a boating beacon hard by the wind-whipped Hudson River. And come they did, the show opened at noon on New Year’s Day and was packed all afternoon. I spoke to salesman who said they were excited to get 2014 started and it seemed there were plenty of serious buyers mixed into the crowd.
Written by Ben Ellison on Jan 2, 2014 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Dec 29, 2013 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Dec 25, 2013 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Kees Verruijt on Dec 22, 2013 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Do you like getting access to discounted fuel and dockage; help planning trips and making marina reservations, and top-notch boat insurance and towing service? Well then, lucky for you the AIM Marine Group (publisher of this magazine, along with others such as Soundings and SAIL) has paired up with the cruising-concierge service Marinalife, to announce an exciting new partnership—the Power & Motoryacht Cruising Club.
Written by Ben Ellison on Dec 19, 2013 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
Written by Ben Ellison on Dec 17, 2013 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub
We spoke to three brokers who each had a Sea Ray 390 Express Cruiser listed on BoatQuest.com. Here’s what they each had to say about the model and its place in the market.