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Boat dealers make news when, for example, they add new lines of boats, relocate, get new owners or acquire other dealerships.

Dealers and Distributors

Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from OceanLED, Nautic Global Group, and Chaparral and Robalo Boats. OceanLED appointed Brunswick Marine Parts and Accessories (Land ‘N’ Sea Distributing, Kellogg Marine and Diversified Marine) to take on national distribution of its range of LED underwater and above-water lighting. “I am very impressed by the…more

Gander Mountain to report 2Q results

Gander Mountain Co. will announce the company’s second quarter results Tuesday before the market opens. A pre-recorded call offering additional comments on the quarter will be available to all investors on the company’s Web site, both as a Webcast and in the form of transcript. An archived webcast and transcript will remain available on the…more

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Dealer shutdown leads to new venture

Former VP of West Coast giant starts his own dealership; other ex-employees find jobs in yacht sales For every challenge, there is an opportunity. Barrett Canfield found that out in late June when Nautical Enterprises suddenly closed its doors. The loss of the West Coast’s largest dealership surprised many in the industry and left Canfield…more

MAATS returning to Las Vegas in 2010

The aftermarket show stays hitched to ICAST and also has plans for a mini-MAATS at next year’s IBEX The Marine Aftermarket Accessories Trade Show is headed back to Las Vegas next year for its 10th anniversary, co-locating again with the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades and the National Marine Distributors Association’s Sales, Training, Education…more

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How easy money led us to hard times

Industry experts say the marine financing crisis is a microcosm of what’s going on in the national economy. In both cases, early warning signs began popping up two or three years ago, but the root causes go back even further. National Marine Bankers Association president Jim Coburn describes the predicament as a “perfect storm of…more

Dealers and Distributors

Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Win-Tron Electronics and Encore Boat Builders. Win-Tron Electronics of Spring Lake Heights, N.J., was selected as the exclusive U.S. wholesale distributor for the Apollo II and Apollo II High Definition thermal night-vision cameras manufactured by OceanView Technologies. “OceanView Apollo II cameras enable users to see…more

West Marine honors vendors

West Marine recently honored the winners of its 15th annual VIV (Very Important Vendor) Awards at the company’s Watsonville, Calif., support center. The awards program celebrates vendors who continually seek to satisfy their customers by offering what they want while always being innovative in their approach. Winners are selected based on consistent excellence in product…more

West Marine to open Seattle store

West Marine will open its largest store in the Pacific Northwest next month in downtown Seattle. With 18,000 square feet of retail space, the Westlake location will offer the latest electronics with working displays and an expanded selection of electrical, maintenance, plumbing, sailboat hardware and technical apparel. There will also be a full rigging shop…more

Midwest repo center expands in Ohio

After liquidating boats from 23 dealerships since the businesses’ inception in April, Wisconsin-based Midwest Marine Repo Center added a new location in Ohio dedicated solely to repossessed boats. Skipper Bud’s, one of the largest Midwestern boat dealers with 20 locations in the Great Lakes region, Mississippi and Florida, doubled sales at its Oshkosh, Wis., store…more

Dealers and Distributors

Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Liquid Sports Marine, CWR Electronics and Win-Tron Electronics.  Liquid Sports Marine has become the exclusive representative for Malibu Boats in central and northern Florida. “Liquid Sports Marine has been the pre-eminent inboard and water sports boat dealer in Orlando for nearly 15 years,” said Malibu…more

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