Tag Archives: Dealers

Cobalt recognizes 2020 top dealers

Cobalt Boats recently announced the dealers who helped make the past year a successful one for the company, despite the worldwide pandemic and economic downturn. While many boating events, including Cobalt’s own dealer meeting, were canceled in 2020, boating has enjoyed continued popularity as a socially distanced recreational activity over the past year, and Cobalt’s dealers have continued to maintain ...

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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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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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Jeff Husby named president, CEO of WaterSports Central

WaterSports Central LLC (WC), a boat dealership with six retail locations across Georgia and South Carolina announced and welcomed veteran marine retailer Jeff Husby as its partner, president and CEO. Preston Davis who has served as the organization’s senior executive since 2017, moves into an advisory and board member role.  Husby brings a wealth of industry leadership experience including nearly ...

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DealerCircle launches new supplier marketplace

DealersCircle, Inc. - a web-based marine industry provider that links the manufacturer, dealer and customer together with its software application - has recently added a new feature to its application: the Supplier Marketplace. “The Supplier Marketplace is our proprietary platform that allows for the incorporation of suppliers’ products right into our DealersCircle application,” said DealersCircle president Scott Davis. “This will ...

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MRAA launches COVID-19 resource for boat dealers

In the first of a multi-step plan to support marine dealers with their response to the coronavirus and ensuing economic challenges, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) has launched a webpage with resources for the industry to tap into. The page will be updated daily with new resources as they become available. “If you’re like our team, you ...

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Hatteras/CABO Yachts names new North Carolina dealer

Hatteras/CABO Yachts recently announced that it has appointed Riggs Yacht Sales in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., as a new boat dealer. Riggs Yacht Sales will represent the entire Hatteras line of luxury sportfishing yachts and motoryachts from 45 to 105 feet, as well as the newly re-introduced CABO brand fishing boats. Led by Owner John D Riggs and President Thom Cross, ...

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Lakeside Motor Sports opens new marine facility

Michigan’s Lakeside Motor Sports — a Boating Industry Top 100 dealer — recently unveiled its new 50,000-square-foot marine showroom and service facility, which is now complete and open for business. The new facility was constructed across the street from their currently operating powersports facility. “This expansion represents our continued investment back into our community to make it better for everyone. Our vision of ...

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