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Business of Boating (BOB) Conference Recap

Part 1 – Workforce Your love is like a ship in the ocean. And you’ve been boating with a cargo full of love and devotion. It’s time to rock the boat in Massachusetts! This year the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association – Business of Boating (BOB) Conference had two main topics; workforce and regulations. It was […]

Business of Boating (BOB) Conference Regulatory

Part 2 – Regulatory Jamy Buchanan Madeja, Esq., Buchanan & Associates talked about the regulatory updates for the state of Massachusetts. One of the big things coming down the pipeline is the Hanson/Malone Boater Safety Act. Massachusetts is the only state in New England that does not have a boater safety bill. Buchanan & Associates […]

Business of Boating (BOB) Conference – Industry Up

Part 3 – Industry Updates Frank Farrell Distinguished Service Award Frank Farrell dedicated himself to both the visibility and growth of recreational boating. And the marine industry in Massachusetts. He was a co-creator of the New England Boat Show in 1957. He was instrumental in the formation of the MMTA in 1964 and the first […]