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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

It is with great pleasure that we welcome aboard Trey Hardy to the Bavaria Yachts USA Team. Trey joins us with a wealth of experience in the marine industry and has represented various well-known brands in the Great Lakes, including Sea Ray, Beneteau and Meridian. Trey will be supported by certified service partners throughout the

tags: New Boat Models

Monday, May 16, 2016

Vanquish Boats is taking on Canada with the help of Executive Yacht of Toronto, Canada. “Executive Yacht is a really exciting partner for us as it introduces the Canadian customer to the Vanquish brand,” says Morgan Huntley, Vanquish President. “Also, we were attracted to Executive Yacht because we recognized a

tags: New Boat Models

Monday, May 16, 2016

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt has teamed up with Bavaria Yachts to help increase awareness of Bavaria’s beautiful German built motor yachts here in the Great Lakes region. Some of you may have seen us skippering Bavaria Yachts’ Virtess 420 at the Catawba Island Show, and we will continue to show it off this spring and summer at

tags: Boat Show, New Boat Models

Friday, May 6, 2016

The Great Loop is one of the best known and most rewarding cruising adventures in North America, and rightly so. Generations of boaters have enjoyed the challenge this 5,000 to 7,500 mile cruising expedition offers. For many it is the premier achievement of their boating careers, and certainly on the bucket list for many others. MJM

tags: New Boat Models

Thursday, April 28, 2016

SeaDek by SC Wake is comfortable while standing, sitting, walking, or leaning on boat surfaces. SeaDek custom swim platforms serve as extra seating for your sunbathing guests. The noise reduction characteristics help when you are fishing on a sunny day or watching wildlife on one of the Great Lakes we all enjoy. SC Wake certified

tags: Accessories, New Boat Models

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt has teamed up with Bavaria Yachts to help increase awareness of Bavaria’s beautiful German built motor yachts here in the Great Lakes region. To help do this, we’ll be skippering Bavaria Yachts’ Virtess 420 this spring and summer to many of the Great Lakes boat shows that we attend. The first

tags: Boat Show, New Boat Models

Thursday, April 14, 2016

MJM made it a primary objective that all MJMs would be certified at the highest level of safety possible… which meant those models under 40 feet are ISO CE Certified Category B “Offshore”, while the 40z and 50z are Certified ISO CE Category A “Ocean”. There are no other boats of their type, of any

tags: New Boat Models

Friday, March 11, 2016

Creating an open flow, spacious entertaining areas, and live aboard comfort meant pushing conventional layouts aside. The MJM Yachts concept is to address the way owners can best use and enjoy a cruising motoryacht. First priority was a flush deck from the stern forward to the helm to create a large space encompassing two social

tags: New Boat Models

Monday, February 29, 2016

Absolute North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales (JBYS) as its exclusive dealer for the Great Lakes region. JBYS is the latest addition to the growing family of dealers in North America proudly representing Absolute yachts. Made with passion and pride in Piacenza Italy, the Absolute range

tags: Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales, New Boat Models

Friday, September 25, 2015

On August 19, 2015 at the annual Tiara Yachts Dealer Meeting in Holland, Michigan, Walstrom Marine was again recognized as one of Tiara Yachts Top Ten Dealers, worldwide. As the longest standing Tiara dealer, Walstrom Marine considers it truly an honor to achieve this status. In addition to the Walstrom Marine Top Ten Dealer

tags: New Boat Models

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