Dealers

MarineMax reports record Q3

MarineMax, Inc. recently announced results for its third quarter ended June 30, 2021. Revenue grew 34%, or over $168 million, to $666.3 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2021 from $498.3 million in the comparable period last year. Same-store sales grew 6% on top of a 37% increase in the comparable quarter last year. MarineMax said overall revenue growth ...

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OneWater Marine to acquire Naples Boat Mart

OneWater Marine Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Naples Boat Mart, which will expand the company’s presence on the West Coast of Florida and enhance new and pre-owned boat sales, storage, service and repair, and finance and insurance offerings. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021. A third-generation family owned and ...

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Boating Industry accepting nominations for 2021 Movers & Shakers

Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for the 2021 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 business in the boating industry, as long ...

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MarineMax acquires Nisswa Marine

 MarineMax announced the acquisition of Nisswa Marine, a full-service dealer located in Nisswa, Minnesota.  Founded in the 1930’s, Nisswa Marine is one of the oldest dealers in the country. Lead by Brent, Jeremy and Steve Wiczek, Nisswa Marine offers premium brands, including Mastercraft, Supra, Moomba, Chris Craft and Premier Pontoons. Providing storage for almost 1,000 boats annually, the business has built an ...

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Vesper launches sales rep contest

Vesper Marine announced its new “King (or Queen) of Cortex” promotion. Cortex is a revolution in marine VHF radios with touchscreen handsets, integrated AIS transponder and remote vessel monitoring. Between June 1 and August 31, 2021, sales representatives from authorized Vesper Marine resellers can enter to win a cash prize of $2,500 USD and receive a demonstration kit or point of ...

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Continuum Ventures, Colony Marine partner as investors in Walstrom Marine

Walstrom Marine announced that Continuum Ventures and Colony Marine are investing in the 75-year family run business as part of company’s long-term succession plan. Continuum Ventures, an investment management company for the Doug and Maria DeVos family, will assume a majority ownership stake in Walstrom Marine. Both Colony Marine, owned and operated by the Pete Beauregard family and the James ...

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Boating Industry extends 2021 Top 100 application deadline

Boating Industry Top 100 logo

Boating Industry has announced a new extension of the deadline to submit applications for the 2021 Top 100 Dealers program. After speaking with a number of dealerships about the continued unprecedented demand for boating and no slow down in business surrounding the industry, the staff at Boating Industry felt that dealerships should have more time to complete and submit applications for this ...

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MarineMax dedicates Habitat for Humanity home to local family

For the fourth year in a row, MarineMax partners with Habitat for Humanity to present a deserving family with the keys to their new home in Pinellas Park, Florida.  "MarineMax is proud to partner for the fourth time with Habitat for Humanity," said MarineMax Director of Marketing, Abbey Heimensen. "Not only do we get the chance to change a family's life for the better, but ...

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Brunswick reopens Flagler County plant to expand Boston Whaler production

Brunswick reopens Boston Whaler

Brunswick Corporation and Boston Whaler held a groundbreaking ceremony ahead of the reopening of its 225,000 square foot Flagler County manufacturing facility to expand production due to record demand for Boston Whaler’s line of fiberglass boats. The expansion will increase production by 40% and bring more than 400 jobs to the local economy over the next 18-24 months.  The event was ...

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Hagadone Marine Group names new GM

Hagadone Marine Group based out of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho recently announced that Monica Rozier has been appointed as the new General Manager. Monica (pronounced “Mone-icka”) is an award-winning executive leader who has been consistently recognized in her past roles for exceeding sales goals, producing bottom-line results and leading a team with unmatchable passion and drive. “Monica’s appointment as General Manager ...

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