Dealers

MRAA celebrates 2020 Great Dealerships to Work For

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The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas named this year’s marine industry Great Dealerships to Work For, online at the 2020 Dealer Week, the association’s annual conference and expo. Eight dealerships qualified for recognition by earning an overall score of 90% or better on the Marine Industry Certified Dealership Program’s annual Employee Satisfaction Survey. This survey, administered anonymously through the ...

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OneWater Marine completes acquisition of Tom George Yacht Group

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OneWater Marine Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Tom George Yacht Group. In a company press release, the company says TGYG enhances their presence on the west coast of Florida and expands new and pre-owned boat sales, as well as yacht brokerage and service & parts. “We are excited to have resumed our successful acquisition strategy with the ...

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Galati Yacht Sales unveils new online shopping portal

Galati Yacht Sales (GYS) recently announced Yacht Shopper, a new, convenient way for customers to shop online for a yacht. Galati’s sales and marketing team recognizes that consumers want yachting web sites to work the same ways popular real estate and consumer sites work with tools that make online shopping easier, and Yacht Shopper does just that,” says Mary Strauss, ...

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MarineMax names Julie Balzano brand marketing manager

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MarineMax has named Julie Balzano as the brand marketing manager to oversee marketing efforts for Galeon, Aquila, Azimut and MarineMax Vacations.   "We are thrilled to welcome Julie to our team, said Abbey Heimensen, MarineMax diretor of marketing. "Her depth of experience makes her the perfect candidate for our brand marketing manager position. We look forward to learning a lot ...

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OneWater Marine Inc. announces Q4 and full-year results for 2020

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full-year ended September 30, 2020. “The OneWater team delivered exceptional results in our first year as a publicly traded company, including record full year revenues and profitability. Our performance highlighted the strength of our team and its execution, as well as our industry-leading market position. Our investments in innovative ...

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Tiara names top dealers for MY 2020

Tiara Yachts and Tiara Sport recently announced its 2020 model year top dealers and salespersons. The boatbuilder said it is theses dealer's and salespeople's hard work and dedication to its brands that helps to continue the growth both tiara yachts and tiara sport sees in the marketplace. “Tiara is very proud to recognize our dealer partners and top salespersons that ...

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OneWater Marine announces new CTO

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OneWater Marine Inc. has named David K. Witty Chief Technology Officer. In his new role, Witty will focus on expanding the company’s growing digital infrastructure with integrated marketing to enhance the customer experience, as well as to provide tools for the OneWater team to facilitate future growth. “This announcement reflects the importance OneWater places on embedding and leveraging proprietary technology ...

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OneWater announces management changes

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OneWater Marine Inc. has announced a series of organizational realignments, which the company says will position the business closer to its customers, and increase its agility to capture near- and long-term growth opportunities. “Leveraging our deep bench of leadership talent, these actions will further enhance OneWater’s agility and continued commitment to maintaining the unique individuality of the local dealership groups, ...

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MarineMax acquires SkipperBud’s and affiliates

MarineMax recently announced the acquisition of SkipperBud's and its affiliate, Silver Seas, deepening the North-South-West connection for both organizations and their customers.  SkipperBud’s was founded over 60 years ago with the realization that the growth and success of the company depended on its team members. Under Michael Pretasky Sr., SkipperBud’s demonstrated a commitment to customers by delivering the dream of the boating lifestyle ...

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OneWater Marine launches hurricane relief fund

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced that it has launched HurricaneReliefNow.com to raise money for its neighbors affected by the recent hurricanes to impact the Gulf Coast. The company said that while none of the OneWater dealerships sustained damage, some of its team members and customers did. OneWater Marine CEO Austin Singleton sent the following statement out as a call to action for ...

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