Tag Archives: Dealers

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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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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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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