Dealers and Distributors


Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Trim Master Marine, Win-Tron Electronics and Lakeside Marine.

Trim Master Marine brought on SouthCo Marine to help reintroduce its product line to the North American market.

Specializing in marine hardware and accessories for bow-to-stern solutions, SouthCo will handle sales and distribution for Trim Master in the U.S. and Canada.

"In representing Trim Master, we hope to bring quality trim tabs to our customers at competitive prices," SouthCo sales director Mike Hottinger said in a statement. "The advanced line will add even more options for builders to customize their boats."

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Win-Tron Electronics will now distribute Paradox Marine's Nav-Tracker 1.0/2.0 GPS Tracking System.

"This product is becoming very popular with boaters because it provides an unmatched level of security," said Eddie Winder, senior vice president of Win-Tron Electronics, in a statement. "If your boat is stolen, Nav-Tracker will be able to provide authorities with the exact location of your vessel so it can be easily and quickly recovered. It's like LoJack for boats."

Fort Lauderdale-based Paradox Marine is the exclusive marine distributor for Paradox Security Systems.

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Lakeside Marine, with facilities in Ohio and Michigan, is opening a new western Michigan office in Holland, Mich.

The office will be headed by industry veteran Bill White, who served for many years as manager of Eldean Shipyard in Holland. He also has sales experience with Boston Whaler and Tiara Yachts.

The new office will represent new Maritimo Yachts, as well as used Tiara Yachts, Pursuit and Boston Whalers.


NMMA to Hold State of the Industry Webinar

The March 4 webinar takes place at 11 a.m. and includes the presentation of the Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards and the Alan J. Freedman Award.

Sanlorenzo Reports 2020 Financials

Gains in the Asia-Pacific and Americas markets offset losses for the Italian builder’s superyacht division.

Into the High Season

Our monthly Pulse Report survey asks dealers about restocking inventory and more, as the new season looms.

It Takes Two to Tango

The boom in boat sales we’re enjoying is a result of the combined efforts of the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation.

Besenzoni - for over 50 years ambassador of made in Italy in the world - designs and produces accessories for pleasure and commercial boating characterized by simple and functional design

Besenzoni constantly assists its customers in 90 countries with 187 representative points and a direct assistance network consisting of 164 operating units around the world coordinated by the headquarters.

Sea Tow Saves Cold-Stunned Turtles

Its Corpus Christi outfit is rescuing turtles that were affected by the deep freeze in Texas.