MarineMax said superyacht industry veteran William Smith is joining the company as vice president of the MarineMax Super Yachts Division.
MarineMax, based in Clearwater, Fla., is the nation’s largest recreational boat retailer and the largest Sea Ray dealer in the world.
MarineMax said it turned a $2.6 million profit in the December quarter — a period that typically sees an operating loss for boat dealers — because of strong demand for large yachts.
MarineMax will ring the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on Tuesday in celebration of the 112th annual Progressive New York Boat Show.
MarineMax Vacations said it is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year with a fleet of more than 60 boats, including power catamarans, monohull sailboats and sailing catamarans from their base at Hodges Creek Marina in the British Virgin Islands.
MarineMax said today that it acquired the Hall Marine Group and its six locations in the Carolinas and Georgia, expanding its presence in the Southeast.
The MarineMax Naples Yacht Center in Florida teamed with the Collier County Salvation Army in support of its annual food and toy drive benefiting Toys for Tots.
MarineMax Panama City Beach will host a free seminar on targeting and landing trout and other bay and gulf winter species on Saturday from 9-11 a.m.
MarineMax said Harry Mountain was named brand manager of Aquila Power Catamarans.
MarineMax Orlando will partner with radio station 92.3 FM in collecting toys benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Dec. 5-10 at the MarineMax store.
The MarineMax Naples Yacht Center in Florida said it will partner with the Collier County Salvation Army to “fill the boat” with donations in support of the charity’s holiday food drive and its Toys for Tots toy drive.