Allied Marine Brokerage & Charter, a division of the Ferretti Group, said company president Jon Burkard was named the Florida Yacht Broker Association’s Broker of the Year.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
MarineMax Stuart in Florida has been reinstated as the exclusive Hatteras Yachts dealer for Palm Beach and Martin counties.
Alexander Marine International, the importer of Ocean Alexander yachts, announced the sale of four new yachts for the United States at the end of last year.
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.
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.