Bass Pro Shops named Whit Fosburgh of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership and Jeff Crane of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation as its 2014 conservation partners of the year.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
Outer Reef Yachts announced a growth initiative on the West Coast, including additional sales representation through a newly formed partnership with Irwin Yacht Sales.
Paul Gregoire, president of Washington-based Bake’s Marine Center, is now part owner of WJB Enterprises.
McMichael Yacht Brokers said Kevin Dailey joined the brokerage and will be working in its Mamaroneck, N.Y., office.
Fort Lauderdale-based long-range motoryacht builder Outer Reef Yachts said the company will open a sales center in the Al Barsha district of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
The 2015 Progressive Mid-America Boat Show is set to dock for five days in Cleveland’s I-X Center Jan. 15-19.
Hodgdon Yachts, a sail and motor yacht builder based in East Boothbay, Maine, was founded in 1816.
More than 400 dealers from across the United States, Canada and other international locations participated in Cobalt Boats’ Sept. 11-13 worldwide dealer meeting at The Chateau on the Lake Resort and Spa on Table Rock Lake in Missouri.
Fort Lauderdale-based 26 North Yachts is a boutique brokerage house specializing in motoryachts 70 to 140 feet.
Four generations of the entrepreneurial Huggins family have operated Huggins Outboard in Albany, Ga., since it was founded 73 years ago. Huggins Outboard has since become the largest boat and motor dealer in an 85-mile radius of Albany.