An increase of fresh product in stores and better weather in the Midwest and Northeast have helped MarineMax gain sales momentum in June and July.
MarineMax, based in Clearwater, Fla., is the nation’s largest recreational boat retailer and the largest Sea Ray dealer in the world.
MarineMax revenue grew in the third quarter by 8 percent to $231.8 million, compared with $214.4 million in the comparable quarter last year, accelerating market share gains during the busy summer selling season, the company said.
MarineMax will hold a conference call to review its third-quarter fiscal 2015 results at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
MarineMax said it is now the exclusive Boston Whaler dealer in southwest Florida, with stores in Naples and Fort Myers offering new and used models from 11 to 42 feet.
MarineMax said it has launched a “United by Water” burgee campaign to promote boating and boating enthusiasts.
MarineMax in Brick, N.J., will sponsor the second annual Warriors for Warriors charity shark tournament on Friday and Saturday.
MarineMax Ocean Alexander of Florida said Michael Tyrrell joined its staff at Pier 66 Marina in Fort Lauderdale.
Nautique pro wakeboard riders Ty Udell and Brooke and Jodi Grassman will give pointers and teach lessons at MarineMax Clearwater’s Nautique Proving Grounds Tour event on Saturday in Florida.
After months of extensive remodeling to recover from Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, MarineMax Somers Point in New Jersey will host a grand reopening event on May 30.
Fiscal second-quarter revenue grew more than 26 percent at MarineMax to $172.1 million from $136.6 million in the same quarter last year. Same-store sales grew more than 27 percent compared with a 16 percent decline in the quarter a year earlier.