Dealers and Distributors


Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Seattle Yachts and Pier Genius.

Seattle Yachts was appointed the exclusive dealer of Tayana Yachts for Washington, Oregon and western Canada.

“Tayana is very pleased to add Seattle Yachts to our roster of dealers,” Nan Hai Chiu, president of Ta Yang Yacht Building Co. Ltd., builders of Tayana Yachts, said in a statement. “Their years in the market, knowledge of fine cruising yachts and reputation for honesty and integrity will make them the perfect partner for us, and we look forward to having a presence in the Seattle market.”

Founded in 1973, Ta Yang is based in Taiwan and builds semicustom bluewater cruising yachts.

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Pier Genius, manufacturer of anti-sway deck frames, is recruiting high-volume dealers.

Pier Genius' dock line includes anti-sway floating frames that reduce swing to 1.5 inches from side to side, and its hybrid decking uses no wood. The company does not incorporate structural welds into its aluminum stationary dock systems. Structural welds eventually break, but these systems stand on their own.

The company's founders are former dealers and understand the value of good communication, they said in a statement

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Tommy’s Slalom Shop Adds Dealer

Boulder Boats has locations in Nevada, Arizona and California.

Trade Only Today Returns Tuesday

The daily e-newsletter will not publish Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Mercury and Crownline Make Supply Pact

Under the agreement, Mercury will be the exclusive outboard and sterndrive supplier for the boatbuilder.

Sea Tow Makes Executive Appointment

Thomas Spina, who has more than 25 years of maritime experience in a variety of roles, was named vice president of franchise operations.

Quick Hits: January 15, 2021

IBEX seeks proposals for session topics; Sensible Yacht Cordage changes hands

Godfrey Marine to Host Virtual Showcase

The event is to take place Jan. 23 and will include Godfrey pontoons and Hurricane deckboats.

Boat Shows Throttling Up

2021 is bringing a new paradigm to the winter boat show season.

Correct Craft Plans Expansions

The moves will allow additional growth for Nautique, Supreme, Ingenity and Watershed Innovation.