Malibu-Cobalt deal shaping up as a win-win — Page 18 The pontoon boat’s cross-generational allure — Page 28 August 2017 Vol. LV, No. 2 Retail sales slip In May and June ® Figures are in billions and seasonally adjusted. TRADEONLYTODAY.COM $ 5.00 SOURCE: U.S. Commerce Department STEVE JYLKKA COMPOSITE LARGE AND IN CHARGE THE GREAT MIGRATION TO OUTBOARD POWER PAGE 20 IBEX 2017 Product Preview Our largest and most important trade show, IBEX, is set for mid-September this year and it will be chock-full of the latest and greatest new innovations for boating. Please take a sneak peek, starting on Page 33.