Dealers and Distributors


Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Mares International Catamarans, Hyundai Seasall and Sea-Fire.

Mares International Catamarans announced Best Boats Náutica as its new dealer in Brazil.

Its first boat will be the new 45-foot power catamaran powered by 575 Caterpillars and Zeus drives — a first for Mares’ new line of cats.

“We have a long history with Brazil, and at one time had a factory there. There is tremendous potential, as Brazil is one of the world’s largest growing economies,” the company said in a statement.

* * *

Hyundai Seasall, the Korean marine diesel engine manufacturer, said it appointed WaterMota Romania to represent the brand in that country.

The company is based in the Black Sea port city of Constanta and also represents several other brands of premium engines, including Doosan, Mitsubishi, Craftsman and Lister Petter, as well as Fischer Panda generators.

The company was selected because of its “extensive experience in the diesel engine market, its financial strength and its strategic locations, which will be allow it to supply both engines and after-sales service support to customers on the Black Sea and in the Danube Delta,” according to Hyundai Seasall.

* * *

Sea-Fire appointed ScanMarine DK as its new distributor in Denmark.

Based in Copenhagen, ScanMarine is among the leading suppliers in the rapidly growing safety and security market.

“ScanMarine DK is an excellent addition to our team. They have a great deal of experience and key relationships in the marine market,” Sea-Fire business development manager Richard Duckworth said in a statement.


Yanmar Names Power Solutions Division Manager

Carl J. Micu will oversee sales and the development of long-term growth plans.

Lippert Components Rebrands

The company’s core line of marine, RV and commercial products, including Lewmar and Taylor Made, will be branded as Lippert.

‘A Strong Finish to a Strong Year’

Booming demand for boats continued as the year ended, with the industry posting the highest number of sales since 2007.

Culture Summit 2.0

Correct Craft will gather “organizational culture drivers” for its second summit, which will take place virtually March 3.

Quick Hits: January 22, 2021

B.A.S.S. now taking noms for ‘21 Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team and Yacht Sentinel teams with Fountaine Pajot to equip its lineup with connected boat technology.

Teak Isle Expands Operations

The Florida-based manufacturer purchased a 45,000-square-foot facility and two additional CNC routers.