As foreshadowed by Larson Boats co-owner Irwin Jacobs, Larson Boat Group president and CEO Rob Parmentier’s dealer connections might be paying off.
Many call it a “selling show.” Whether it’s the timing or the after-hours parties on lit-up yachts along Collins Avenue or the sultry February air, the Yacht & Brokerage Show in Miami Beach is one builders count on to close deals.
A fire at Horn Point Harbor Marina in Annapolis, Md., engulfed two boats Thursday morning.
He fields dealer questions in candid session and cites progress on lead times and parts availability
High-performance builder Malibu Boats has entered a bid to go public, a move some analysts say is perfectly timed with a Wall Street trading trend toward the leisure space.
Exhibitor optimism and demand for space raise hopes for a breakout boat show week.
Longtime Larson Boats president and CEO Al Kuebelbeck died Jan. 16 after suffering from myelodysplastic syndrome, a type of cancer that affects the body’s ability to make platelets. He was 72.
Jim Malone began his tenure at Nautic Global Group in October and he’s going out of his way to make it clear he’s not the type of CEO Nautic Global Group dealers might be accustomed to. After two months on the job, he invited key dealers to ask him tough questions in an open forum…more
New-boat sales in December tracked largely with expectations, rising from about 120,000 units sold in 2012 to 140,000 units in 2013 on a 12-month rolling basis, a trend one industry analyst attributes in part to the rebounding housing market in Florida.
Show Management confirmed the addition of a new Panama International Boat Show set for 2014 at the Flamenco Yacht Club and Marina in Panama City.