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MarineMax acquires Boatyard digital platform

MarineMax, Inc. announced it has acquired the Boatyard digital platform, creating a new way for boat owners to enjoy their passion, wherever and whenever they want. Built around the Boatyard acquisition, the new MarineMax Customer Experience Platform will be led by Boatyard Founder and CEO Nathan Heber, who will become president of Boatyard at MarineMax. Shawn Berg, MarineMax Chief Digital ...

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MarineMax launches new app

MarineMax recently announced the rollout of a new boating app in advance of the Miami International Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show. “The boating industry continues to advance. From smart-tech-systems on boats to the new MarineMax app, the idea is to help customers spend more time on the water and less time taking care of their boat,” said Shawn Berg, MarineMax chief digital officer. “The app ...

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MarineMax Fort Myers hosts benefit for area children’s hospital

The team at MarineMax Fort Myers hosted a successful Yacht Gala in benefit of The Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida. This year they hosted the event at the Deep Lagoon Seafood and Oyster House, located on the MarineMax campus. Through generous donations, a live auction, and a silent auction they were able to raise almost $200,000 for the cause. MarineMax Fort Myers said they ...

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MarineMax reports Q1 FY2020 results

MarineMax, Inc. announced results for its first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2019. Revenue increased 26%, or over $62.2 million, to $304.2 for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 from $241.9 million in the comparable period last year. Same-store sales were up over 24%, in the quarter, supported almost entirely by similar growth in units sold. For the sixth consecutive year, ...

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MarineMax board members recognized by WomenInc.

MarineMax congratulates Evelyn Follit and Dr. Rebecca White on being named WomenInc. 2019 Most Influential Corporate Board Directors. MarineMax CEO and President, Brett McGill, comments, “The entire board is proud and pleased that both Evelyn Follit and Rebecca White have been named as two of WomenInc. magazine's Most Influential Corporate Board Members. Their combined intellect and extensive experience have proven ...

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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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