Dealers

OIA, ORR seek input for Workforce Assessment Survey

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) – of which NMMA is a founding member – has been working in collaboration with the Outdoor Industry Association and Oregon State University's Center for the Outdoor Recreation Economy on a survey to gather information about industry needs for workforce development and diversity, equity, and inclusion advancement. The voluntary Workforce Assessment Survey is seeking participation from leadership ...

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EFG Companies launches new VSC product for PWC

EFG Companies, the innovator behind the award-winning Hyundai Assurance program, is now helping personal watercraft dealers diversify their revenue streams with Personal Watercraft Protection. Available for both new and used personal watercraft, this new vehicle service contract (VSC) from EFG givespowersports dealers a market-differentiating value-add by protecting consumers from costly mechanical breakdowns, while generating cash that dealers greatly need to ...

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OneWater completes PartsVu acquisition

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of PartsVu (“PartsVu”), an online marketplace for OEM marine parts, electronics and accessories. PartsVu enhances the Company’s presence in the marine parts and accessories sector while helping reduce exposure to the cyclicality of boat sales. “We are thrilled to officially welcome the PartsVu team to the OneWater family ...

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Sea Tow Foundation issues entry call for 2021 National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation in cooperation with its newly rebranded Boating Safety Advisory Council (formerly North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council) has issued the official call for entry for its 2021 “National Boating Industry Safety Awards.” Now in its third year, the contest features 10 categories of entry, all of which recognize top boating safety programs and campaigns within the ...

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Marina Holdings named to Inc. 5000 list

Inc. magazine recently revealed that Boating Industry Top 100 dealer Marina Holdings LLC, which is comprised of Yarmouth Boat Yard, Moose Landing Marina, and Freedom Boat Club of Maine, made its annual Inc. 5000 list of thenation’s fastest-growing private companies. This prestigious ranking represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent ...

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OneWater completes Stone Harbor Marina acquisition

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Stone Harbor Marina (“Stone Harbor”). OneWater said Stone Harbor enhances the Company’s presence in the northeastern U.S. and expands new and pre-owned boat sales, storage, service and repair, and finance and insurance offerings. “We are elated to officially welcome Tom Russell and the Stone Harbor team into the OneWater ...

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Dealer Week announces opening keynote

Dealer Week launches

Several key themes for this year’s Dealer Week, the annual MRAA conference and expo, will be explored during the opening keynote titled “Build Resilience in Uncertain Times: Strategies to Help Your Team Overcome Anxiety, Recover from Burnout and Get Stuff Done.” The session, scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Austin, Texas, will be presented by leadership coaches Adrian Gostick and ...

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OneWater reports strong Q3

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2021.        “The OneWater team delivered strong third quarter results, expanding gross margin by more than 800 basis points and growing earnings per diluted share to $3.04, despite the lean inventory environment. Our sales associates have done an outstanding job meeting the heightened customer demand by effectively utilizing our ...

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Rollick and Kenect announce integration for dealers

Rollick Inc., a relationship marketing technology provider for the marine, powersports, and RV industries, announced a partnership with Kenect, a rapidly-growing provider of business texting and communications technology. Beginning in August, Kenect’s Text Lead and Text-to-Pay solutions will be integrated into RollickDR, the company’s new digital retailing solution, and will soon be integrated into the GoRollick Marketplace platform.  “We’re always looking for ways to provide a more seamless ecommerce experience for our dealer ...

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