Spring Brook Marina opened a new location in Fish Creek, Wis.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
Absolute North America tapped St. Clair Shores, Mich.-based Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales as its dealer for the Great Lakes region.
Rossiter Boats president and CEO Scott Hanson said the Canadian builder added four U.S. dealers.
Atlanta-based OneWater Marine Holdings added SunDance Marine, which has five locations on Florida’s east coast, as the first phase of its growth plans for the Sunshine State.
Miami Nautique International said it signed a deal with European builder Frauscher Boats and will add its luxury yachts to the brands the dealership sells.
Thieves stole electronic equipment worth $300,000 to $400,000 from 25 to 30 boats in winter storage at a dealership on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Gekko said its new 2016 Surf Edition boats have been well received and the Minnesota-based manufacturer has added seven dealerships.
One of Japan’s largest marine dealerships, Be Freek, celebrated becoming Bass Cat’s premier Japanese dealer with an open house last month on Lake Biwa in Ogoto.
Northeast dealer Springline Yacht Sales is teaming with Elan, Impression and Catalina, adding to its lineup of Island Packet and Blue Jacket yachts.
The recent sale of Nautic Global Group and all of its brands to Bennington Marine came as a surprise to some in the industry and dealers that carried the brands expressed both excitement and a bit of apprehension about the transaction.