MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Eastern Yachts has officially become part of the Florida Yacht Group, the marketing entity for several previously independent dealers such as Florida Yacht Charters and Sales, Sailboats Florida, Yacht Sales Florida and various other licensees, Florida Yacht Group recently reported.
Eastern Yachts is located in Palm Beach, Fla., and is a dealer for the Beneteau and Catalina Yacht brands.
Per Huffeldt will remain active as a shareholder and Fokke De Jong will remain as operations manager of the Palm Beach office, according to the release.
“It is a challenging environment in the yachting industry today, which is all the more reason to excel in supporting our customers’ needs and offering convenient service locations and the best customer service available," said Dave Sell, the group's CEO.
Florida Yacht Group has ten offices in locations including Miami Beach, Key Largo, Key West, Amelia Island, Melbourne, Fort Pierce, Palm Beach, St Petersburg, Fort Myers and the Bahamas. The Group represents Carver, Jeanneau, Hunter, Fountaine Pajot, Beneteau, Hanse/Moody and Catalina Yachts.
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