Petzold’s Yacht Sales in Norwalk, Conn., has appointed Jeff Scanlan to its sales staff.
Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.
Center console builder Southport Boats of Augusta, Maine, named a new dealer in the New Jersey market.
Hatteras Yachts has appointed Total Offshore Yacht Sales of Wilmington, N.C., to its network of sales representatives.
A new model called the Wake Tractor is part of a brand-new company making boats that will be geared to millennials.
Horizon Yachts appointed two Gulf Coast partners — Destin, Fla.-based Great Southern Yacht Co. and Houston-based West Yachts and Brokerage.
Bass Pro Shops announced “Gone Fishing,” which it said is a major new program to introduce people of all ages, especially urban youth and children overly focused on digital devices, to fishing as a gateway to discovering the outdoors.
After releasing the 2100 Surf Edition and gearing up for another new product launch, Regal Marine Industries became one of the first sterndrive manufacturers to announce its membership in the Water Sports Industry Association.
Ski, wake and surf boat builder Gekko said it added several new dealers.
Curtis Stokes & Associates is expanding in the Chesapeake Bay area with a new location at Occoquan Harbour Marina.
Prestige Yachts dealer Spring Brook Marina is opening its fifth Great Lakes location with a brokerage in Traverse City, Mich.