Tender Care Boats LLC said it added Novurania luxury yacht tenders to its line of inflatable tenders and is now a full sales and service dealer.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
Fairwinds Marina and Freedom Boat Club added the Lexington Pontoons line to the Chesapeake Bay-based dealership’s offerings.
Florida-based boatbuilder Jupiter Marine International said it added three new dealers in key North American markets.
G Marine said it is expanding to Fort Lauderdale four years after establishing its first yacht brokerage office in Miami.
Rhode Island and Fort Lauderdale-based Wellington Yacht Partners announced the opening of a new satellite office at Handy Boat in Falmouth, Maine.
Great Lakes region Nordic Tug dealer Bay Breeze Yacht Sales said it started a Nordic Tug charter and trawler school.
The Wawasee Boat Co. of Syracuse, Ind., is now a representative for the Hacker-Craft brand.
The boating industry often concentrates on marketing to baby boomers, but it might be crafting its message on assumptions about how boomers act — and those might not line up with boomers today.
A new survey shows that despite shaky consumer confidence and 2016 being an election year, boat dealers who were optimistic about their business outnumbered those who were less optimistic by a 2-to-1 margin.
HF Marine, the U.S. and Caribbean distributor for Highfield aluminum-hulled inflatable boats, said it added 17 dealers to its network.