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Friday, September 20, 2019

SkipperBud’s will now represent the MasterCraft Boat Company in Northern Illinois. The operations will be split between two locations, Volo and Antioch, Illinois. The primary showroom will be at the Sequoit Harbor location, which will provide an on water site to best serve the current and future MasterCraft owners. Jim Schultz,

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Scandinavian design is generally understood to be an environmentally conscious, holistic view in which functionality is central. Proportion, form, function, and materials in combination should fulfill a clear purpose; to ensure that the comfort, safety, and sea keeping abilities of every boat are as good as they can possibly be when

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Turner Johnson Yachts is now the Great Lakes representative for Nimbus Boats and Paragon Yachts. Nimbus Boats is a Swedish manufacturer of robust purpose built, heavy weather designs since 1968, ranging in size from 25’ through 40.5’. Their models include cruising boats in the form of Flybridge or Coupe Cruisers, Day

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships, Used Boats

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Celebrating over eighty years of continuous business this year, Howe Marine had humble beginnings in 1938. Originally opened in Indian River, Mich., as ‘Majestic Marine’, Steve Majestic was the first owner, followed by “Stub” and Bessie Howe in 1942. After updating the name, “Stub” and his wife also

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Dealerships, Engines, Lake Michigan, Service & Repair

Thursday, April 4, 2019

DealersCircle, Inc. - the innovative, web-based marine industry provider that conveniently links the manufacturer, dealer, and customer together with its state-of-the-art software application - has recently added Cobalt Boats to its growing roster. DealersCircle currently represents more than 1100 dealers and 23 boat brands in the

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships

Thursday, March 14, 2019

A quiet revolution in boat building has occurred over the past few decades. While most boat builders still use woven roving, glass mat, and open-mold layup with polyester resin, the best builders now use hybrid laminates of glass and carbon fiber, vacuum-infused epoxy, and vinyl-ester resins and high-tech cores. These high-tech

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Greenline Yachts was started in 2009 and, from the very beginning, were designed with environmentally conscious boaters in mind. We started developing the Hybrid system and became one of the first boat builders to implement vacuum infusion technology in the production of our yachts. When compared to traditional hand lay-up, this

tags: Dealerships, Environmental Impact, New Boat Models

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Most boat sales staff understand that customers want value from their purchase of a new or used boat. Dealers and brokers can now help their customers get more from their boat purchase with a free BoatUS 90-day Membership with Unlimited Saltwater/Freshwater towing with every sale. During the 90-day trial membership period, customers

tags: Boat Club, Dealerships

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Back Cove Yachts introduced the brand new 34O – the ‘O’ is for ‘outboard’ – at the 2018 Newport Boat Show, powered by a pair of all white Yamaha 300’s (optional 350 hp Yamahas or Suzukis), and the result was the award for “Best New Powerboat under 35 feet”. Previously best known

tags: Dealerships, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, New Boat Models

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

KAM Yacht Sales offers a wide variety of yachts and fishing boats for sale. Our licensed brokers work in Michigan and Florida to buy boats, and sell all models and sizes. Give us a call to quote a new boat for you, and for your trade. To best serve you, we have two locations in Detroit: KAM Marine and KAM Marine Jefferson. Both

tags: Dealerships, Lake Erie, New Boat Models, Service & Repair