Nautical Ventures said it received the Best International Dealer Award from Axopar Boats during the Finland-based builder’s recent international dealer meeting.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
Cranchi Yachts and designer Christian Grande unveiled conceptual drawings of new and redesigned models for the 2017-18 season.
Larry Goldman, a well-known and respected member of the South Florida performance-boating community, died Saturday at the age of 57 after a stroke.
Dave Briggs, 52, owner of Wayzata Marine in Wayzata, Minn., sold his first boat when he was 13. Having grown up in the dealership his parents launched (mostly a garden and lawn store in 1967), he was seasoned early on.
OneWater’s Legendary Marine said it is opening a new 33,000-square-foot retail super center in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Crevalle Boats, which builds bay and center-console models, has added its first dealer in the mid-Atlantic region, Tradewinds Marina in Baltimore.
Soundings Trade Only is inviting readers who are dealers to participate in the monthly Marine Retail Pulse Report survey, which seeks to identify retail trends at the dealership level.
NorthCoast Boats said it signed three new dealers.
Canadian builder Rossiter Boats said it added the Bonita Boat Center to its dealer network.
The Cabela’s Collegiate Big Bass Bash Presented by Berkley this weekend at Kentucky Lake will be the first major Association of Collegiate Anglers event for 2017.