Haimes Coleman Group announced that this year’s inaugural Florida Marine Dealer Training Show hosted 103 Florida marine dealers with more than 250 attendees at The Vinoy Renaissance in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Aug. 24-26.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
California dealership Sun Country Marine said it added Boston Whaler boats to its lineup, forming a new partnership between the builder and dealer.
Western Branch Diesel has opened a new branch in Greensboro, N.C., bringing the number of its branches across five states to 10.
Dogged by a continuing legal challenge, a Lake Havasu City, Ariz., boat dealer spent this week sorting out payments for a pair of customers.
Sun Country Marine, a family-owned boat and yacht dealership in California, promoted Derek Watson to vice president of sales over all trailerable products.
Thayer’s Marine in Norwich, Conn., was named the top single-market dealer for Stratos Boats at the builder’s recent national dealer conference.
Albury Brothers Boats said it has expanded into a second production facility a block away from its existing plant in Riviera Beach, Fla., to meet increased demand.
Barker Boatworks of Sarasota, Fla., producer of the Barker Calibogue Bay 26, signed with marine management program designer DealersCircle.
Petzold’s Yacht Sales in Norwalk, Conn., has appointed Jeff Scanlan to its sales staff.
Center console builder Southport Boats of Augusta, Maine, named a new dealer in the New Jersey market.