EASTPOINT, Fla. — In the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle, flats boats and bay boats account for a healthy chunk of the recreational craft on the water.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
Walker Bay Boats said International Yacht Network will now carry three RIB lines — the Genesis, Odyssey and Supertender.
Essex Yacht Sales said it has a marketing alliance with custom wooden-boat builder and designer Rockport Marine.
Cruisers Yachts appointed Total Marine to handle sales and service in Connecticut.
Ukrainian RIB builder Brig Boats opened Brig USA’s second founding dealership in Annapolis, Md.
Mag Bay Yachts recently signed an exclusive dealership agreement with Yachting Experts to sell its 33-foot center console in South Florida and Puerto Rico.
Three months after a New Jersey law halved the sales tax on boats, some dealerships are reporting an uptick in sales and are promoting the tax break as the spring selling season gets underway.
Connecticut-based Springline Yacht Sales is expanding to Lake Champlain and Quebec with the addition of yacht broker Julie Garneau.
Workers are 87 percent more likely to love their jobs if they work from home.
Southport Boats of Augusta, Maine, has a new dealer relationship in Florida with Palm City Yachts, which said it has two locations in Stuart and one in Palm Beach, with more to follow.