Market Outlook

Genmar wants dealers to help pay for Brunwick’s engines

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Genmar Holdings Inc. wants its dealers help pay part of the higher cost of Mercury and MerCruiser engines beginning January 1, according to Grant Oppegaard, Genmar’s president and chief executive officer. As part of a press release announcing the findings of a dealer survey, Genmar reported that it found that 92 percent of those responding believe "boats ...

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Technicon and NSE form an alliance

CONCORD, N.C – Technicon Industries, Inc., and Noise Control Engineering, Inc. (NCE), of Billerica, Mass., have formed a marketing alliance in which Technicon will offer NCE’s consulting services, Technicon reported in a statement yesterday. The alliance was announced recently by Tyler Keeley, president of Technicon, and Michael Bahtiarian, vice president at NCE. "This alliance allows Technicon to offer first-rate acoustic ...

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Cobalt dealer receives perfect CSI score

DADEVILLE, Ala. -- Blue Creek Marina, a family-owned, full-service boat dealership and marina since 1990, was one of only two 100 percent customer service index (CSI) scores at this year's annual Cobalt Boats Worldwide dealer meeting, held in Atlanta, Ga., Cobalt reported in a statement today. Blue Creek Marina beat out 93 other dealers and tied for first for the ...

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Boatswain’s Locker, Inc. expands with Kohler

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Boatswain's Locker, Inc. has been appointed distributor for both Kohler gas and diesel marine generators, the company reported in as statement today. Boatswain's Locker is known for its distribution of Yanmar Marine Diesels, Mercury/MerCruiser gas products, Hamilton Jets, ZF Transmissions, as well as a wide range of engine related accessories throughout the Southwest United States, according ...

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