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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Located at ME Yacht Restoration – Holland’s newest, full service marine facility – West Michigan Yacht Sales is your dealer for Pursuit Boats and BRIG Rigid Inflatables. Pursuit offers a wide variety of styles from 23-40 feet including dual console, center console, and offshore models. BRIG is the world’s

tags: Brokerage, Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, Used Boats

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In December 2018, Great Lakes Boats and Brokerage, LLC, located in Mentor, Ohio, teamed up with Michigan-based Great Lakes Yacht Brokers in a move aimed at providing vessel buyers and sellers from the “thumb” of Michigan to Niagara Falls to the Ohio River with the best options in terms of pleasure boat selection, prices,

tags: Brokerage, Company Expansions, Great Lakes, Used Boats

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, March 21, 2019

MarineMax to host World’s Largest Online Used Boat Sale, March 21 - 23. To register, visit virtualboatshow.marinemax.com. "We have the privilege of representing some of the very best brands in major boating markets. Our customers now have a chance to see our entire lineup of used boat inventory from MarineMax locations

tags: Brokerage, Used Boats

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their yacht brokerage service to Downtown Toronto and the Caribbean. Career yacht broker, Reg Bates, will be joining the NSYS team and will be dividing his time seasonally between the Toronto and St. Maarten locations. Operating under the North South Yacht Sales

tags: Used Boats, Brokerage, Canada, Company Expansions, Employment News

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Lakeshore Marine Group was established September 2018 in an effort to provide western Michigan with a single location offering both premier brokerage sales and marine service. On staff, Lakeshore Marine Group benefits from 20+ years in brokerage sales expertise and over 30 years of experience in marine repair. Located at Great Lakes

tags: Brokerage, Lake Michigan, Used Boats

Thursday, July 19, 2018

For the past 28 years, the Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) Consumer Protection Dispute Resolution Program has gone to bat thousands of times for BoatUS members seeking help after disputes arise with boat purchases, repairs, or other service issues. This free service offered to BoatUS members often gets successful

tags: Boating 101, Service & Repair, Used Boats

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ludington Yacht Sales, LLC is the brainchild of Adam Lamb, a longtime veteran of boat and yacht sales. His desire to return to his hometown of Ludington and open a boutique-style yacht brokerage service has resulted in over $85MM worth of boats sold over the past two decades. Find success in selling your boat with LYS, too! With

tags: Brokerage, Lake Michigan, Used Boats

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

RCR now has seven locations with additions of Sandusky and Cleveland RCR Yachts, a boat dealer since 1972, has made a splash in Ohio recently by adding two new sales locations – Sandusky and Cleveland. New hires Dave Regnet and Mark Corson enter the scene as brokers, just in time for the spring rush in the boating business.

tags: Used Boats, Brokerage, Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

You have probably read numerous articles warning about the hazards of purchasing a vehicle after a major flood or hurricane. The articles often explain how additional care to identify damage should be taken when purchasing a motor vehicle of any type after a storm that involves flooding. All the same cautions should be exercised when

by: Capt. Fred Davis

tags: Boating 101, Used Boats