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

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Australian motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo's team in the Americas reports that in the past six weeks the market for both new and pre-owned boats in the region has experienced a resurgence in activity as they see sales and enquiry beginning to eclipse pre-Covid-19 levels. Maritimo's Americas' President, Dave Northrop, said across

tags: COVID-19, Dealerships, New Boat Models

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Vermilion Yacht Sales, LLC is proud to announce that they have become the Great Lakes dealer for Nimbus Boats, manufactured in Sweden. With a fifty year history of building boats, Nimbus offers beautiful Scandinavian designs and quality craftsmanship, providing the Great Lakes boating community with a fresh and new boating experience.

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Pardo Yachts—made from one of the world’s most prestigious shipyards, Cantiere Del Pardo—is rooted in a rich Italian history of handmade excellence. Pardo Yachts is synonymous with power, elegance, quality, comfort, and customizable features. These are the values that characterize each exemplary Pardo Yacht; each

by: Spring Brook Marina

tags: Dealerships, New Boat Models

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Manitowoc Marina is thrilled to announce their exclusive representation of Baltic Yachts on the Great Lakes, in close partnership with Rodgers Yacht Sales of Connecticut. Baltic Yachts of Finland has entered into the new partnership to represent their impressive line of high-performance yachts across the United States. With the

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan

Thursday, April 23, 2020

During the 2020 Miami Yacht Show, Bob Weidhaas, President of the Egg Harbor Group, which builds Buddy Davis Yachts & Center Consoles, named Ted Patrick of Lake & Bay Yacht Sales, Marblehead, Ohio, as their Salesman and Dealer of the Year for 2019. "I would like to thank all of my customers for their continued support that

tags: Awards, Brokerage, Dealerships, Lake Erie

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