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MarineMax Houston gets involved at NASA

After being presented with a special project with NASA, the MarineMax Houston service team couldn’t help but accept the challenge. “It was an incredible experience being able to work on such a unique project. It’s not every day that we get to support NASA!” said Billy Foulkes, MarineMax Houston Service Advisor.  The MarineMax Houston Service team recently had the opportunity ...

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MarineMax names new real estate vice president

MarineMax has recently named Sam Lowrey as its vice president of real estate. Lowery joined MarineMax over 14 years ago, after several years with BoatUS, where, among other duties, he also oversaw that organization’s real estate operations. “This will be an exciting new challenge, and I look forward to expanding upon my past experience to move MarineMax forward,” Lowrey said. ...

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MarineMax expands financing capacity to $400 million

MarineMax, Inc. announced today that it has expanded its financing facility to provide for borrowings of up to $400 million from its previous limit of $350 million. The expanded facility has a three-year term, expiring in October 2021, and it has two, one-year options to renew, subject to lender approval, the company reported. Borrowings under the facility are secured primarily ...

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MarineMax names new Florida operations manager

MarineMax recently named Philip Davidson as its North Central Florida operations manager overseeing the continued growth of sales and customer service at MarineMax Orlando, along with other stores and future stores in this area. “Over the years, I have learned so much from my previous experiences. I look forward to sharing this and continuing to learn from those around me. ...

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MarineMax reports strong fourth quarter, FY 2018 results

MarineMax, Inc. today announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018. For the quarter, revenue increased more than 23 percent to $309 million from $251 million for the comparable quarter last year. Same-store sales for the quarter grew 22 percent, on top of 5 percent growth for the comparable period last year. Included in the ...

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FLIBS marine marketers will focus on customer experience

The Marine Marketers of America will host its biannual luncheon meeting and educational seminar focused on customer experience marketing at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Nov. 1. The program – “Why CX Should Be Your Marketing RX” – will feature a panel of marine industry marketing experts, including Lee Sanderlin, National Marine Manufacturers Association director of digital marketing and ...

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OneWater Marine Holdings, MarineMax have secured stores in hurricane area

OneWater Marine Holdings and MarineMax have secured their Florida locations in the path of Hurricane Michael. Team members have been evacuated. "Our stores in the Panama City and Pensacola areas have prepared and our team members have evacuated," MarineMax Web Content Coordinator Sarah Yasi told Boating Industry this morning. "In turn, these stores are currently closed and we will provide ...

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MarineMax granted first technology license for hydrogen boat propulsion

Joi Scientific has signed the first-ever license agreement for its Hydrogen 2.0 production technology with Clearwater, Fla.-based MarineMax. The license agreement grants MarineMax the exclusive worldwide marine industry rights to develop, manufacture, and sell propulsion and auxiliary boat power systems capable of running on hydrogen extracted from seawater. MarineMax and Joi Scientific will undertake joint development to bring hydrogen-based energy ...

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MarineMax initiates brand ambassador program

 MarineMax has announced the start of their brand ambassador campaign, Band of Boaters. “Our goal with the Band of Boaters to share the enjoyment that can come from being out on the water through real people and real experiences,” said Abbey Heimensen, MarineMax director of marketing. “We believe boating changes lives and gives people an opportunity to connect with family ...

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MarineMax expands in Northeast, acquires Boston area marina

MarineMax, Inc. has expanded its presence in the Northeast by acquiring Bay Pointe Marina in Massachusetts. Bay Pointe Marina is a well-recognized and established full-service marina serving the greater Boston market and is located on the Town River in Quincy. “Strategically adding marinas in key markets, is an important component of our ongoing strategy to expand our retail operations and ...

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