Ashley Marine of Nashville, Tenn., has added new products to its roster and brought in new talent for the firm’s sales force. To further the product offering from pre-owned sail and power, Ashley Marine will introduce a line of specialty yacht and marine insurance, and vessel financing. The yacht brokerage firm also brought aboard Capt.…more
New Boat Sales
Statistical Surveys, a Michigan company that tracks new-boat registrations, provides monthly, quarterly and annual reports on boat sales from every state in the country.
As part of its on-site training program, the American Boat & Yacht Council began offering customized training packages. Best Buy’s Geek Squad, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Yacht Brokers Association of America have signed up. NOAA contacted ABYC because it was looking to improve safety in its boating operations. NOAA has about…more
Yacht Record LLC names Samuel Abraham as its vice president of sales and marketing. Yacht information management company Yacht Record LLC of Birmingham, Ala., appointed Samuel Abraham as its vice president of sales and marketing. Yacht Record organizes yacht information such as manuals, logs, inventory, photos, drawings and schematics into a user-friendly indexing system…more
MarineMax expanded its presence with Meridian Yachts, a successful brand already offered in many MarineMax stores. Specifically, MarineMax now offers the line in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and South Carolina. “We were one of the key drivers that led to the creation of the Meridian Yachts brand. We have seen the brand grow into a…more
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the sweeping U.S. Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2007. The bill would authorize $8.7 billion in spending for the Coast Guard. It also includes several narrow provisions that address security of LNG terminals, invasive species and stricter reporting requirements for cruise ships, among other issues.…more