Jeanneau and Prestige Yachts recently concluded a Worldwide Dealer Meeting in Port Bourgenay, France. Over 300 Jeanneau Dealer participants from across North America and other International locations traveled to France for the meeting.
“We were proud to have such a fantastic group of dealer partners join us as we celebrated the successful launch of the new generation of Sun Odysseys and another successful year of sales,” said Nick Harvey, president of Jeanneau America and Prestige Yachts.
During the dealer meeting, Jeanneau and Prestige Yachts presented a variety of awards to North American dealers across both companies’ various boat segments.
In the powerboat segment, Jeanneau presented the 2018 Top Performing — Dealer of the Year Award to Sundance Yacht Sales, which has three locations: Seattle and Blaine, Wash., and Portland, Ore.
“With a third consecutive year win for Jeanneau inboard powerboats, it was an honor for me to present this award to Nick Buck of Sundance Yacht Sales, said Rene Julien, Regional Sales Manager, Jeanneau Powerboats, Jeanneau America. They do their best to promote the Jeanneau brand in their market and clearly they continue to be very successful.”
Also presented with a 2018 Top Performing — Dealer of the Year Award for Jeanneau North America, was InterMarine of Fort Lauderdale, Dania Beach, and Jupiter, Fla.
“I would like to congratulate InterMarine for winning this award this year and for championing the Jeanneau brand the way that they do, said Thibaud Maudet, Director Regional Sales, Jeanneau Powerboats, Jeanneau America.
In the sailboat segment, Jeanneau presented the 2018 Top Performing — Dealer of the Year Award to Atlantic Cruising Yachts, located in Annapolis, Md. During the meeting, Jeanneau also recognized Norton Yachts of Deltaville, Va. with the 2018 Best Growth Year-Over-Year — Dealer of the Year Award.
“We appreciate and recognize the hard work from our dealers who not only sold and delivered a lot of new Jeanneaus this year but also provided outstanding service,” said Catherine Guiader, Sales Manager, Jeanneau Sailboats, Jeanneau America.
Lastly, Sundance Yacht Sales earned a second award at the meeting, after being named the 2018 Dealer of the Year for Prestige Yachts in North America.
“This was an incredible year for the Sundance Yacht Sales. They have continued to go above and beyond promoting the Prestige brand to current and future customers. Their company values focus heavily on customer service which clearly resulted in an incredible year for this dealer,” said Rene Julien, regional sales manager, Prestige Yachts. “Congratulations to the entire Sundance Team.”
Prestige Yachts and Jeanneau closed the meeting by offering thanks to all of the dealers that made the international meeting a success.
“From the dedicated dealers to the associates, to the hands that build these boats, Prestige Yachts and Jeanneau America appreciates and applauds the tremendous hard work that goes into creating the best boats on the water. Congratulations to all of our dealers as we look forward to the new 2019 model year with confidence and pride,” a news release from both companies said.