Aquila Boats appoints dealer in western Canada

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Aquila Boats has signed Sceptre Multihulls, a division of Sceptre Marine, as its western Canadian dealer for Aquila 38-, 44- and 48-foot power catamarans.

Sceptre is part of Cooper Boating, which Aquila said has a long history of charter and instruction.

Sceptre will provide sales, marketing and brokerage for the Aquila power catamaran range of models and support for the products. Cooper will charter, carry out instruction and provide innovative access programs, such as its membership programs.

“It is a pleasure to add Sceptre Multihulls as our first Canadian distributor for this line of power catamarans,” Frank Xiong, CEO of Sino Eagle Group, said in a statement.

“They will be instrumental in building our international presence and delivering a luxury power catamaran to boaters looking to cruise between Oregon and Alaska, including the Gulf and San Juan Islands, along with the Sunshine Coast and the much-sought-out Desolation Sound,” Xiong said.

“Adding the Aquila brand of power catamarans to our product offering fills a previous void in our multihull market,” Cooper Boating president Colin Jackson said. “We are pleased to be able to offer a quality cruising power catamaran range that fits perfectly with our strategy of making sure our customers truly enjoy their time on the water in spectacular cruising grounds. Our waters are perfectly suited to these boats.”

“It’s a pleasure for MarineMax to be able to welcome Sceptre and Cooper in the Canadian market to Aquila’s power catamarans,” said Lex Raas, president of charter and special initiatives of MarineMax, the U.S. distributor of Aquila. “The Aquila range of power catamaran will be an invigorating complement to their already excellent product offering, as it has been for MarineMax in the U.S.”

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