Boats Group appointed Sam Peterson as the company’s chief technology officer.
Monthly reports on sales of brokerage boats help the industry understand the sizes and types of used vessels that consumers are buying and how long it takes to sell them.
Was it merely the cold, wet weather? U.S. brokerage sales continued to be weaker this spring as 3,088 boats were sold in May, 6 percent fewer than in the same month last year.
Our annual rundown of the most commonly listed brands of boats on BoatTrader shows perennial market leader Sea Ray with the most listings again this year by more than a 3-to-1 margin over Bayliner.
Internet yacht brokerage portal YachtWorld integrated with the Web-based contract management company YachtCloser.
Year-over-year sales volume declined 6 percent for U.S. yacht brokerages in May, marking the third straight month of lower sales.
Boats Group said it is moving its corporate headquarters from Norfolk, Va., to Miami.
Sales in the U.S. yacht brokerage market fell 3 percent in April from the same month last year.
U.S. yacht brokerage sales slipped to 2,387 in March from 2,437 a year ago, a 2 percent decline.
In February, for the second month in a row, U.S. brokers reported higher sales.
Dominion Marine Media said today that it will change its company name to Boats Group.