Dealers and Distributors


Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Annapolis Inflatables, Bluenose Yacht Sales & Brokerage and Trac Ecological Products.

Annapolis Inflatables was appointed Zodiac's recreational dealer for the Annapolis, Md., region.

Additionally, Annapolis Inflatables has become the region's dealer and authorized repair station for ACR, a manufacturer of distress radio beacons, and for Switlik Parachute Co., a manufacturer of lifesaving equipment for commercial and recreational boaters.

Annapolis Inflatables sells new and used inflatable boats for recreational and commercial use, including Zodiac and its own brand, Kiwi.

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Bluenose Yacht Sales & Brokerage, of Newport, R.I., is representing the Legacy power yacht product line in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Maine.

"It is nice to see the Legacy product line being reintroduced by the Tartan/C&C group, who now owns the tooling, designs and the brand name," Bluenose Yacht Sales' managing partner Glenn Walters said in a statement.

"New England customers have had a strong preference for such nice traditional designs, where modern fabrication methods provide rugged durability, seakindliness, performance and fuel efficiency," he added.

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Trac Ecological Products, a manufacturer of environment-friendly products for on-board equipment cleaning and maintenance, appointed 29 new U.S. and international dealers and distributors for its product line.

United States: Atwater Marine (Connecticut); American Marine Tech, Complete Yacht Service Inc., Davidson's Marine Service Inc., Economic Electric Motors, Fred Salrin Inc., Gulf Coast Marine Services, Oceana Logistics and Whiticar Boat Works (Florida); JM Yacht Services and Sales (North Carolina); Longitude Marine (Michigan); Fleet Grease and Mobile Marine Services (Pennsylvania); Low Country Services and Marine Tech Services (South Carolina); and G2 Marine Services and Texas Boat Yards (Texas).

International: All Marine Solutions Marine Diesel, Marine Diesel, Adit Marine, Seamech, Aqua Mobile Marine Services, Hamilton Island Chandlery, Sharplift Marine & Industrial and Northern Conquest Charters (Australia); Platinum Marine (Canada); Otis Air Conditioning (Grand Cayman); Cutrico Services Ltd. (Malta); and Anthony Squire Diesel Services (South Australia).


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