Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Ocean House Marina, The Boat Locker and Morgan Yachts.
Ocean House Marina of Charlestown, R.I., was named the state's exclusive dealer for Regulator Marine.
Ocean House president and general manager, Rob Lyons, says the Regulator line is a natural fit for Ocean House.
"Because Ocean House serves a broad base of customers, we've chosen the lines we carry carefully, and Regulator is a perfect addition," he said in a statement. "Regulator's reputation for overall quality and attention to detail places it among the best boats built on the market."
Also, since Ocean House is formally aligned with Yamaha Outboards, and Regulator is an exclusive Yamaha partner, the dealership can provide the ideal power plant for Regulator boats and back them with first-class service, according to Ocean House sales manager Jon Lyons.
"In the current boating industry, many boat lines are owned by a few large corporations," he said. "Regulator, family-owned and operated just as we are, can make on-the-fly adjustments to adapt to the changing marketplace, and maintain a strong market position right through the toughest of times."
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"As the Northeast region Super Dealer, we look forward to expanding the popularity of recreational sailing in the area," Boat Locker owner Scott Hardy said in a statement. "With RS, Hobie and LaserPerformance recreational sailboats in stock, we can offer customers the widest range of complementary boat choices to find the perfect sailboat for any customer looking to enjoy time on the water."
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Morgan Yachts, a Sicilian shipyard specializing in lobster-style boats and fast commuters, finalized an agreement with Sparkman & Stephens for the sale of its classic motor yachts in the United States.
The Morgan Yachts range includes models from 33 to 93 feet.
Sparkman & Stephens is the first Morgan ambassador and will be an authentic representative of the brand in the American market. The agreement gives Morgan a start in the creation of a strong and exclusive network of partners worldwide.