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Friday, August 11, 2017

Pier 53 Marine is excited to announce it has joined with Skeeter Boats as an authorized dealer. Pier 53 Marine is fully equipped to support the sales and service of all Skeeter boat products. Established in 2008, Pier 53 Marine has created a dealership facility that offers a high level of professionalism and customer service.

tags: Lake Erie, Company Expansions

Sunday, August 6, 2017

SkipperBud’s is excited to join forces with Alumacraft Boats! Effective today SkipperBud’s has been added to Alumacraft’s dealer network. “We are so pleased to be able to sign SkipperBud’s and welcome them to our dealer family,” says Bruce Baron, Alumacraft Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

tags: Great Lakes, Company Expansions

Friday, June 16, 2017

Boats Group, the leading global classifieds marketplace and marketing software solutions provider to marine brokers and dealers, today announced they are moving their corporate headquarters to Miami, Florida. Currently based in Norfolk, Virginia, the company anticipates the move to be complete by mid-summer, adding 80 new direct jobs

tags: South Coast, Company Expansions

Friday, May 12, 2017

Walstrom Marine announces the opening of its newest location in Traverse City. As a premier boat sales and service center in Northern Michigan with locations currently in Harbor Springs, Bay Harbor, and Cheboygan, Walstrom Marine is further expanding its footprint to include the greater Traverse City area. "This has been a desire of

tags: Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, Used Boats, Company Expansions

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A hallmark of a great service facility is a commitment to continuous improvement. MarineMax Port Clinton is a perfect example. As the world’s largest and most trusted recreational marine dealer, MarineMax has been serving the Port Clinton area for more than three decades. Their service technicians have 111 combined years of

tags: Lake Erie, Used Boats, Company Expansions

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Sail Place, Inc., with locations in Muskegon, Mich., and Kenosha, Wis., has been awarded Beneteau’s “Fastest Growing Sailboat Dealer of the Year” Award. “We were very happy to learn of the news and accept this award ”, says Dave Dave Fulbright of Sail Place in Muskegon. “We’ve been a Beneteau

tags: Company Expansions, Awards

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The 29th annual Yachts Miami Beach, the city’s premier in-water luxury yacht show, will introduce a new look and layout designed to deliver superior guest and exhibitor experiences at the 2017 event. The yacht show is set to take place from February 16-20 on Collins Avenue, across from the legendary Fontainebleau and Eden Roc

tags: Company Expansions

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Today Sea Hawk Paints, the world's leading premium nautical coating provider, welcomed West Marine as its newest authorized distributor servicing the company’s wholesale customers via West Marine Pro business-to-business division, retail consumers at select West Marine store locations, and DIY customers online. West Marine will

tags: Company Expansions

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Kasco, a leading manufacturer of aeration, fountain, de-icing and water-mixing solutions, is excited to announce the launch of their completely redesigned website at The newly designed site was built from a clean slate with nothing but user friendliness in mind. Focusing heavily on updating the layout and

tags: Company Expansions

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