Dealers

OneWater Marine Inc. prices public stock offering

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,170,868 shares of its Class A common stock at $20.00 per share. The company is offering 425,000 shares of its Class A common stock, and the selling stockholders named in the registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission are offering 2,745,868 shares ...

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Top 100 application deadline approaching

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This is the last week to apply for the 2020 Boating Industry Top 100, recognizing the best boat dealers in North America. Applications are due Sep. 21, 2020. Find more information about the program on the Top 100 page. Remember, this year there are two applications: the full in-depth application and the new streamlined application designed to save you time while applying. For ...

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Pursuit honors top dealers

In September, Pursuit Boats announced their top domestic dealers, international dealer and salespeople for their 2020 model year. Top honors for the number one Pursuit dealer went to Quality Boats,a dealer that has multiple locations in Clearwater and Sarasota, Florida. “This is a first time win as top dealer for Quality Boats,” said Randy Jernigan, Director of Sales at Pursuit. ...

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OneWater Marine announces public stock offering

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced it has launched an underwritten public offering of 3,170,868 shares of its Class A common stock. OneWater intends to use the net proceeds of this offering for working capital and general corporate purposes, including the expansion of its business and general and administrative matters. OneWater will not receive any of the proceeds from the sale of ...

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Last call for 2020 Movers & Shakers nominations

Tomorrow, Friday, Sep. 4, 2020, is the final day to submit nominations for the 2020 Movers & Shakers. The Movers & Shakers program recognizes leaders who haven’t been afraid to take chances, to rethink the way they do business, to embrace the challenges facing the marine industry head on. Nominees can be from and company, group or organization that does ...

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Boat Trader: 75 percent more women shopping for boats

According to Boat Trader there has been a tidal wave of women shopping for boats from coast-to-coast this summer. Reports of banner-year boat sales have been making national headlines and Boat Trader's latest data suggests the surge is partially due to women and mothers sequestered with kids, who have quickly directed their family and friends to the waterfront for some much-needed ...

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MarineMax team member celebrates 35 years

Mike Aiello, national director of special projects for MarineMax, is celebrating 35 years in the boating industry.  Aiello pursued an accounting degree in college where he became interested in the boating industry. He started with Merit Marine in 1985, where he ran a very successful business, ultimately leading to one of the first acquisitions of MarineMax in 1999. His experience and ...

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OneWater Marine purchases Boatsforsale.com

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced it has purchased the website domain, Boatsforsale.com, which will enhance its online marketplace for new and pre-owned boats, as well as financing & insurance. “Boatsforsale.com will provide users with a personalized, all-inclusive virtual platform to buy, sell, and compare boats, as well as easy access to financing & insurance offerings,” said Austin Singleton, Chief Executive Officer ...

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MarineMax names Buzz Watkins Texas Regional President

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MarineMax recently announced the promotion of Buzz Watkins to Texas Regional President.  Kyle Langbehn, MarineMax president of retail operations, comments, “Buzz is a very well-respected marine industry leader who spent most of his career leading the award-winning Sail & Ski dealerships in Austin, Lakeway, and San Antonio. Since joining MarineMax in 2019, Buzz has continued to bring innovative ideas coupled with ...

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New boat sales continue to climb

NMMA releases revised boat show scheduleontinue to climb

New data from the NMMA shows June was another strong month for new power boat retail sales, up 6% on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to the previous record month in May. Compared to the same time period last year, new powerboat retail sales were up 5% through June.  “115,000 new power boats were sold in May and June alone - a ...

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