Dealers

OneWater completes Taylor Marine Centers acquisition

OneWater

OneWater Marine Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Taylor Marine Centers. The transaction expands the Company’s presence in the Mid-Atlantic U.S. and enhances new and pre-owned boat sales, finance, and parts and services offerings. “The acquisition of Taylor Marine Centers is another great addition to our impressive list of strategic acquisitions. This transaction complements our ...

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California DBW offers over $1 million in grant money

California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications from organizations that teach on-the-water boating safety education to the public. A total of $1.6 million in grants is available to local public agencies, nonprofit organizations and colleges/universities operating within California for Aquatic Center Education Program grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, at ...

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New director of learning and development joins MarineMax

Mirtha Collin, a mission-driven leader with more than 20 years of experience managing diverse multi-disciplinary teams, joins MarineMax as Director of Learning and Development.  The Director of Learning and Development role is new at MarineMax and will complement the People Strategy function, an important part of the MarineMax mission. Mirtha will have the responsibility of gathering input from across the ...

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Tiara names top dealers, salespeople

Tiara Yachts recently recognized its top-performing dealers and salespeople for the 2022Model Year. “Our dealers and salespeople play an integral role in our industry, and we are extremely proudto recognize them for their contributions to the Tiara Yachts brand,” said Dave O’Connell, VicePresident of Sales and Marketing at Tiara Yachts. “We thank each of them for their hard workand dedication ...

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Rollick and 700Credit launch partnership

Rollick, a relationship technology platform for the marine, powersports, and RV industries, announced that it now offers integration with 700Credit, a provider of credit reports, compliance and soft pull products. The integration enables consumers to prequalify for dealer financing via their 700Credit relationship while using the Rollick-powered digital retailing tool on dealer and GoRollick Marketplace websites. Known as RollickDR, the ...

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Wider Yachts announces partnership with MarineMax

Wider Yachts and MarineMax have recently cemented a partnership, making the American dealer the exclusive North American distributor for Wider’s production line of catamarans. Wider’s catamaran division already has five units of the new WiderCat92 underway, all primed to splash in 2023 and 2024 — two of them for the American market. All of the models will have the Wider ...

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OneWater acquires Taylor Marine Centers

OneWater

OneWater Marine Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Taylor Marine Centers, which will further expand the Company’s presence in the Mid-Atlantic U.S. The transaction is expected to close in the next 90 days. “Taylor Marine Centers is another great addition to the OneWater family. This acquisition complements our recent acquisition of Norfolk Marine as we ...

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OneWater appoints new board member

OneWater

OneWater Marine Inc. announced the appointment of Steve Roy to the company’s board of directors as an additional independent director, effective as of August 12, 2022. This appointment will increase the size of the board from ten to eleven directors, nine of whom are independent. “We are thrilled to welcome Steve to the board of directors. His financial expertise across ...

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MarineMax service team builds bikes for Florida families

The MarineMax service team while attending their National Service Managers meeting collaborated and worked as a team to build bikes for the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF). Seven deserving families in the community received the finished bikes.  “This years’ service meeting was a great experience for everyone involved, we got to help the community, meet new faces and ...

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MarineMax to acquire IGY Marinas

MarineMax, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Island Global Yachting LLC (IGY Marinas), which owns and operates a collection of marina assets and a yacht management platform in key global yachting destinations. MarineMax will acquire IGY Marinas for $480 million in cash, with an additional potential earnout of up to $100 million two ...

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