Dealers and Distributors


This week’s roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Dillon Marina and Yachting Experts.

Dillon Marina in Dillon, Colo., recently joined the nearly 600 marinas and fuel docks nationwide offering ValvTect Marine Fuels.

Dillon Marina is on the shores of Dillon Reservoir and is one of North America’s highest marinas and one of the highest in the world. In the alpine environment the annual snowfall average is more than 230 inches, average water fluctuations are 10 to 20 feet a year and can change as much as 60 feet. The marina has 260 long-term slips and 36 short-term slips and occupies a 56-acre footprint on 6 acres of land and more than 6,000 feet of docks.

In 2012 more than 55,000 guests visited the marina, whose amenities include a sailing school, boat rentals, recreational activities and restaurants.

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Yachting Experts in South Florida is representing the new 2013 81.5 Special Edition Performance Open Bridge Sport Yacht by Sea Force IX as the builder’s central exclusive agent in Florida’s Dade and Monroe counties, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

Featuring standard twin 2,600-bhp DDC/MTU 16V2000 diesels, the new Sea Force IX 81.5 Special Edition combines bespoke luxury with a top speed of as much as 40 knots, a 32-knot economical cruise speed and a 3,000-mile range at 10 knots.

“MTU 16V2000’s are ‘must-have’ engines for today’s large sportfishing yachts due to their excellent power-to-weight ratio,” Yachting Experts dealer principal Frank De Varona said in a statement. “With this propulsion package as standard equipment the Special Edition 81.5 Open Bridge makes an ideal yacht for our clients who are tournament-level anglers, as well as for those who like to cruise the world hunting for big gamefish and adventure.”


Should You Require Employee Vaccinations?

With the Covid vaccines becoming more readily available, it’s a topic that’s worth addressing now.

Parker Sponsors ‘Journey for a Cause’

An Indiana college student will embark on a 10-day passage from the Ohio River to the Gulf of Mexico to highlight inclusion and fishing.

With Great Power Comes Great Challenges

Today’s high-horsepower outboards are heavy, and produce prodigious power and torque — three factors that boatbuilders must balance.

Guy Harvey Foundation Awards Scholarships

The inaugural Legacy Scholarship went to four Florida high school seniors who are attending Nova Southeastern University.

Brunswick Launches Training Program

The on-water BoatClass sessions will offer safety courses for both new and seasoned boaters.

Quick Hits: January 19, 2021

Princecraft premieres interactive Virtual Park; European Boating Industry and International Council of Marine Industry Associations strengthen partnership; and Alumacraft celebrate 75 years in business with video series.

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.