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Dave Johnson joins AVALA/Rollick, leaves CDK

Dave Johnson, new vice president of enterprise solutions of Rollick, Inc., spent over two decades building corporate partnerships at CDK Global Recreation in the powersports, marine and RV industries. Johnson is focused on delivering unique solutions to dealers that dramatically improve the lead to close ratio for both dealers and OEMs while increasing customer satisfaction and loyalty. Originally from Southern ...

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Boats Group hires Brian Wolf as chief operations officer

Boats Group recently announced the appointment of Brian Wolf as the company’s chief operations officer. Prior to joining Boats Group, Wolf was based in Detroit, Mich., and oversaw Ford Motor Co.’s autonomous vehicle (go-to-market strategy and approach. Wolf brings a combination of extensive business development, data analysis, finance, operations and global go-to-market expertise. His work resume includes making investments in ...

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Boston Whaler honors MarineMax dealers for outstanding sales

During a recent series of forums, Boston Whaler announced the recipients of their 2018 Dealer Awards. Among those honored for their achievements in units sold and total sales revenue were several MarineMax stores. “For the vast majority of our customers, our dealers are the face of Boston Whaler in the field. They are truly instrumental in our success and vital ...

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Miami International Boat Show, Miami Yacht Show announce joint marketing venture

The National Marine Manufacturers Association, owner of the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, and Informa, co-owners of the Miami Yacht Show with International Yacht Brokers Association, announced today a joint venture to showcase both events now being held in Miami on the same dates — Feb. 14-18, 2019 — creating the world’s largest display of boats for sale and ...

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Tigé Boats raises significant California Fire Foundation funds

Tigé Boats has made a sizable donation to the California Fire Foundation going into the holidays. The boat builder auctioned off two new boats and is sharing a total contribution of $68,400. Formed in 1987 by the California Professional Firefighters, the California Fire Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides emotional and financial assistance to families of fallen firefighters, firefighters ...

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U.S. Senate passes Modern Fish Act

The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed S.1520, the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017. The passage of the legislation, known as the Modern Fish Act, would make critical updates to the oversight of federal fisheries, marks a big step forward for America’s angling community and now moves to the U.S. House for final approval. “Today is an important day ...

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Brunswick, Sea Ray honor Top 100 dealers

Brunswick Corp. has announced that 14 Sea Ray dealers were honored by Boating Industry magazine as 2018 Top 100 Dealers. The Sea Ray dealers were selected from thousands of dealers in North America. Boating Industry’s Top 100 Dealers are judged on business operations, professionalism, marketing tactics, customer service and more. The group of 14 dealers includes the following: • Sail ...

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MRAA provides new conference update

The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas' annual conference and expo has been rebranded and reimagined as “Dealer Week: The MRAA Conference and Expo." The all-new event experience will be held Dec. 8-11, 2019, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla. Celebrating the 43rd anniversary of its annual conference, MRAA has developed a profoundly new event experience designed to ...

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JL Marine announces Land ‘N’ Sea Canadian distribution partnership

JL Marine Systems Inc., inventor of the Power-Pole shallow water anchoring system, has announced the company has partnered with Land ‘N’ Sea Distributing as its exclusive Canadian distributor. Land ‘N’ Sea Distributing has an extensive network of over 2,500 marine dealers, retailers, service centers and specialty shops across Canada. This new partnership will provide easy access to those that wish ...

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DockMaster unveils mobile app for marine technicians

DockMaster is bringing the power of mobile to its current and new customers. Technicians soon will be able to enter time on work orders using a time clock or time card and review their scheduled jobs while syncing with DockMaster. DockMaster Mobile includes the following features: Mobile Time Clock - gives technicians the flexibility to use a time clock function ...

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