Dealers

Windy Boats launches in U.S. with Nautical Ventures

Windy Boats names Nautical Ventures distributor

Windy Scandinavia AB named Nautical Ventures as their new American distribution. Nautical Ventures, with locations in Dania Beach, Palm Beach, Tampa Bay, Sarasota and their new flagship location on S. Federal Hwy in Fort Lauderdale, is a Boating Industry Top 20 Dealer for the past two years and the recipient of numerous international dealer awards. Nautical Ventures CEO, Roger Moore, ...

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Nautical Ventures unveils plans for new flagship location

Nautical Ventures Group has announced it has purchased property at 1400 S. Federal Highway (U.S. 1) in the heart of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. According to Roger Moore, CEO of Nautical Ventures Group, “This site was previously a BMW dealership, so the existing infrastructure and site plan allowed for a natural transition to bring over our unique boat dealership model.”  Nautical ...

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Boulder Boats joins Tommy’s

Tommy's, a leading Malibu and Axis dealer, recently announced that Top 100 dealer Boulder Boats will be joining its family of dealerships. Boulder Boats is ranked as a Top 10 Malibu/Axis Dealer and one of the Top 100 Marine Dealers in the US, operating in 3 locations across 3 states - Nevada, Arizona & California. Normal business operations will not ...

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Priority One names 2020 Dealers’ Choice winner

Priority One Financial Services Business Manager, Jason Bagwell, was named the 2020 Dealers’ Choice by industry marine and RV dealers. Annually, Priority One surveys hundreds of dealers, awarding Dealers’ Choice to the employee named most for going above and beyond to serve the industry. "The reason we chose Jason is because of his willingness to assist us in anything and everything we need. His ...

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Boating Industry seeks nominations for 2021 40 Under 40

Now in its fifth year, Boating Industry’s 40 Under 40 program will return in early 2021. The editorial staff at Boating Industry is now accepting nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which highlights the best young leaders across all segments of the marine industry. Each year, Boating Industry receives hundreds of nominations from dealer principals, owners, CEOs and many ...

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OneWater continues acquisitions with Roscioli Yachting Center

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OneWater Marine Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Roscioli Yachting Center, Inc., including the related real estate and in-water slips. OneWater said the transaction expands the company’s presence in the yacht category and provides a springboard for further growth, while amplifying the company’s service and repair offerings. Roscioli Yachting Center is a full-service marina and yachting facility ...

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OneWater Marine completes acquisition of Walker Marine Group

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OneWater Marine Inc. has completed the acquisition of Walker Marine Group, marking the largest acquisition in the company’s history, and further expanding its presence in Florida. Walker Marine Group has five locations in southwest Florida to serve its established and growing customer base with new and pre-owned boat sales, quality service and parts, as well as finance and insurance services. ...

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Boating Industry names 2021 Top 100 Dealers

Boating Industry announced its 2021 Top 100 dealers during an black-tie gala on Nov. 10, 2021 on the final evening of the ELEVATE Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. “Moving into the 17th year of the Top 100, we’ve definitely seen plenty of things change over the years. New dealers join the ranks every year, as other dealers join forces to become ...

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Sea Tow Foundation announces National Boating Industry Safety Award winners

The Sea Tow Foundation and its North American Sober Skipper Advisory Council announced winners of the National Boating Industry Safety Awards which recognize the best boating safety work in the for-profit section of the recreational boating industry. Sponsored by KICKER Marine Audio, the six top contest winners were revealed in a special awards recognition segment held during the Marine Retailer ...

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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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