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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Bay Marine is a family-owned, second-generation dealership that has its experienced roots in the Midwest. Just like you, after 50+ years in the marine industry, we have ventured from our chilly northern climate and found a home away from home in beautiful Southwest Florida. We invite you to come to our new location in Fort Myers, FL,

tags: Dealerships

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Highfield Boats, the world’s leading manufacturer of aluminum rigid inflatable boats (RIBS) and tenders, announced that it has added three new boat dealers to its U.S. sales network: Erie Marine in Marblehead, Ohio; Datrex, Inc. in Seattle, Wash., and Defender Industries in Waterford, Conn. “Highfield Boats has

tags: Company Expansion, Dealerships

Monday, December 21, 2020

The Limestone® Boat Company, a heritage brand recently re-launched with new ownership, ideals, and a revamped model line-up, has initially partnered with 13 dealer locations across parts of the U.S. & Canada to represent, market, and service its product. USA Dealers Oyster Harbors Marine (3 locations) Essex, CT; Osterville,

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships

Friday, December 4, 2020

EXPERIENCE MATTERS With more than 45 years of experience, the team at Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales (JBYS) knows boating like few others. The course charted has a simple foundation. Just like their customers, each employee has a deep-rooted passion for the boating lifestyle and this passion has been the premise for building the team

by: Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales

tags: New Boat Models, Dealerships

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Happy Days Boating, Co. in Port Clinton, Ohio, is pleased to announce the new addition of Duckworth boats! Happy Days Boating has been a family-owned fishing dealership for over 50 years. The Duckworth boat brand will add to an already-steller line-up of fishing boats such as Parker, Robalo, and Cape Horn. Renaissance Marine Group

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships, Used Boats

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Vermilion Yacht Sales is excited to debut the 40' adventure platforms of the new Nimbus 11-series to the Great Lakes! The new T11 center console and C11 cruiser are developments of the successful 30' platform found in the Nimbus 9-series. Throughout the design process, the Nimbus design team is constantly guided by a single question:

tags: Dealerships, New Boat Models

Friday, September 18, 2020

The summer of 2020 will go down in history as the great staycation, with rocketing boat sales and a spike of first-time boat buyers. Baird Equity Research’s reports reveal this season’s unusually strong sales. Dealers, surveyors, and mechanics felt the boom, scrambling to meet overwhelming demand and also facing customers

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Boating 101, Brokerage, Dealerships, Financing

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The Valhalla Boatworks V-33 is an ideal choice for owners looking to get into their first Viking-built boat and experience all of its inherent benefits. The same robust standard equipment list and nearly all of the options for the V-37 and V-41 are available on this twin-outboard, high-performance center console. With four different

tags: Dealerships, New Boat Models

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Whether you are selling a previously owned boat or looking to purchase a new boat, Travis Smith’s enthusiasm and professionalism will make the selling or buying process an effortless and enjoyable experience. With great pride in his work, Travis excels in creating knowledgeable relationships with his clients, which allows him to

tags: Brokerage, Dealerships, Employment News, Used Boats

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Great Lakes Sailing Co. is proud to announce they have received the “2020 Dealer of the Year” award from Jeanneau America. Jeanneau is the best-selling brand of cruising sailboats in North America. “Jeanneau has been a great partner to work with and has been instrumental in increasing our new yacht sales, growing

tags: Dealerships, Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Michigan, Lake St.Clair, Sailing, Awards, Charters


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