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Sea Tow Foundation names winners of inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards

The Sea Tow Foundation recently announced winners of its inaugural National Boating Industry Safety Awards at Boating Industry's Elevate Summit in Orlando. The awards were sponsored and judged by the newly established National Sober Skipper Advisory Council and funded through a grant from the Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund which is administered by the U.S. Coast Guard. They ...

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MarineMax slates second online yacht expo

MarineMax plans to bring the luxury yacht experience online with their fifth Online Boat Show.  Abbey Heimensen, MarineMax Director of Marketing, says, "It's been exactly one year since we launched the online concept and we haven't looked back. Results have been eye-opening, and our team is leveraging the success of new digital customer experiences. The 2019 Online Yacht Expo will be our fifth ...

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MarineMax expands financing capacity

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:HZO), the nation’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, announced today that it has expanded its financing facility to provide for borrowings of up to $440 million from the previous limit of $400 million. The expanded facility has a three-year term, expiring in October 2022, and it has two, one-year options to renew, subject to lender approval. Borrowings ...

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MarineMax becomes BoatUS repair provider

Every hurricane season, some boat owners are faced with the need to file insurance claims and get their boats repaired. To make that process easier, MarineMax has now become a Repair Provider for BoatUS Marine Insurance Program members, who may get help with insurance claim repair work from the nation’s largest recreational boat retailer with dozens of local repair and service facilities across ...

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MarineMax announces new management for Massachusetts, Rhode Island stores

A new management team was recently announced for MarineMax Danvers, Boston, Wakefield, and Newport.  "It is with great pleasure that I announce the following changes to our Massachusetts and Rhode Island locations," begins MarineMax Regional President, Larry Russo Jr. "Blake Phillips has been promoted to general manager and will also retain his sales manager role. Also, Nick Schwidder has been promoted to operations manager, responsible ...

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Galeon Yacts names MarineMax Fort Myers top retailer

 Galeon Yachts presented MarineMax Fort Myers with top accolades as the No. 1 retailer in the world for the second year in a row. On May 16, 2019, a small group of people toasted the global success of the Galeon Yachts Brand. The celebration took place at Deep Lagoon Seafood and Oyster House, an on-water restaurant that overlooks the channel ...

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MarineMax Reports Q2 Revenue Grew 12%

MarineMax, Inc. announced results for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2019. Revenue grew over 12% to $303.6 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 from $270.6 million for the comparable quarter last year. Same-store sales for the quarter increased 12% on top of 8% last year. Income before taxes was $7.2 million for the quarter ended March ...

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MarineMax acquires Sail & Ski Center

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Sail & Ski Center, a highly-awarded boat dealership operating in the fast-growing markets of Austin and San Antonio, Texas. Sail & Ski Center was founded in 1969 by the late Rod Malone, a well-respected and passionate boating enthusiast. Since the inception of Boating Industry’s ranking of the Top ...

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MarineMax announces new chief digital officer

 MarineMax recently announced vice president of information technology, Shawn Berg has been promoted to chief digital officer. “Shawn’s extensive experience in the technology field has been instrumental in driving our ongoing digital transformation,” says Brett McGill,MarineMax Chief Executive Officer. “Shawn is also a key member of our Executive Strategy Team where he continues to bring innovative ideas to help grow our company ...

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MarineMax names new vice president of MarineMax Vacations, Aquila International

MarineMax announced that Dave Biggie has been promoted to Vice President of MarineMax Vacations and Aquila International Sales. "Both MarineMax Vacations and Aquila Power Catamarans have been experiencing tremendous growth,” says Brett McGill, Chief Executive Officer and President of MarineMax. "Dave has been leading the MarineMax Vacations and Aquila International Sales divisions, so it was a natural transition to appoint ...

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