Technically it’s not a ship because it’s so big it cannot move under its own power, but it is a sight to see, nonetheless.
Boatbuilders make news in a variety of ways, among them by debuting new models and announcing business expansions or quarterly financial results.
Runabout builder Bryant Boats added 19 new dealers this year in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Idaho, Nebraska, Iowa, Maine, Oklahoma, New Jersey. Michigan, and eastern and western Canada.
Rec Boat Holdings signed Connecticut-based Louis Marine as a Four Winns dealer, one of several dealers the company has taken on as a result of its acquisition by the Beneteau Group.
Kadey-Krogen Yachts is celebrating its 600th new-boat sale, a Krogen 44 AE, to two new Kadey-Krogen owners.
Fluid Motion LLC, builder of Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats, named Mark Hudak vice president of operations.
British luxury yacht builder Fairline Boats said the company plans to introduce eight new models during the next three years and will reveal details at the London Boat Show in January.
Kadey-Krogen Yachts named Tucker West as the company’s new vice president of sales.
Azimut Yachts expanded into Mexico with a new partnership with Euro Yachts.
Benetti Yachts opened a new office and showroom in Fort Lauderdale as it continues its growth efforts in the Americas.
Business at Scout Boats has risen about 25 percent during the last four years, in contrast to the industry average of 6 or 7 percent growth in the period, fueling a $2.5 million expansion that should add 300 employees in the Charleston, S.C., region. That’s according to owner Steve Potts, who said during a 25th…more