Tag Archives: Dealers

YANMAR announces first marine dealer flagship store

YANMAR Marine International has announced that Dutch diesel engine specialist Abma's Jachtwerf is its first dealer to be named an official YANMAR Flagship Store. YMI’s strategic model store in the Netherlands is a new, modern 6609 sqm facility, specifically designed to effectively showcase the full extent of the YANMAR marine brand and provide a high-quality experience for visitors and customers. ...

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2022 Top Dealers applications now open

Applications for the 2022 dealer awards of Boating Industry's Top 100 program are now open. All Top 100 Award winners, including dealers, will be recognized at the Top 100 Awards Gala on the final evening of the Boating Industry ELEVATE SUMMIT, Nov. 16, in Orlando, Fla. The list will also be featured in the December/January issue of Boating Industry and at BoatingIndustry.com. Over the last 17 ...

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Parker Business Planning unveils new digital dashboard

A new “Digital Dealership Dashboard” has been developed and beta-tested under the direction of Parker Business Planning, with plans for its official unveiling at the MRAA Dealer Week December 6, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Available exclusively through Parker Business Planning, this new digital technology and custom application offers major improvements in retail marine financial reporting, featuring expanded, industry-wide comparative benchmarks ...

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EFG Companies launches new VSC product for PWC

EFG Companies, the innovator behind the award-winning Hyundai Assurance program, is now helping personal watercraft dealers diversify their revenue streams with Personal Watercraft Protection. Available for both new and used personal watercraft, this new vehicle service contract (VSC) from EFG givespowersports dealers a market-differentiating value-add by protecting consumers from costly mechanical breakdowns, while generating cash that dealers greatly need to ...

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Passion is contagious

By Adam Quandt As someone who barely grew up boating or anywhere near the boating industry it’s very easy to say that I was someone who came into this industry with very fresh and very wide eyes. However I learned one thing very quickly when I began my tenure with Boating Industry, this industry is full of passion. Whether someone ...

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MarineMax reports record Q2 for FY 2021

MarineMax, Inc. announced results for its second quarter ended March 31, 2021. Revenue increased 70%, or over $214 million, to $523.1 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2021 from $308.5 million in the comparable period last year. Same-store sales grew over 45% on top of a 1% increase in the comparable quarter last year. The growth was driven by ...

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Union Marine adds new location

Union Marine is excited to announce they are expanding their operation with a new location in Issaquah, WA.   Located just five minutes from Lake Sammamish, this new location will feature MasterCraft, Bennington Pontoon and Boston Whaler boat brands. The 11,000-square-foot showroom will offer design centers & interactive activities and events for their customers. “This is a great opportunity for Union ...

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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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