Dealers and Distributors

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Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Tigé Boats, Regulator Marine, SeaWide Distribution, Win-Tron Electronics and McMurdo Ltd.

Tigé Boats added Lynnwood Motoplex to its network of authorized dealerships.

Located in Lynnwood, Wash., Lynnwood Motoplex serves the western part of Washington. The dealership will carry the full line of Tigé inboard water-sports boats and provide authorized service and support to local Tigé owners.

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Regulator Marine awarded The Catawba Moorings, of Port Clinton, Ohio, its outstanding service department award for model-year 2009.

The award is based on customer survey results from the National Marine Manufacturers Association, which surveys new Regulator owners nine months after delivery of their new boat.

The Catawba Moornings has been a Regulator dealer since 2003.

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SeaWide Distribution launched a new business-to-business Web site.

"We've loaded the Web site with the tools and technology for our customers to streamline the entire order process including initial quotation, order entry, shipping and invoice status," said vice president Keith Wansley, in a statement.

SeaWide is a national wholesale distributor of marine and consumer electronics.

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Win-Tron Electronics was named a North American distributor of the Aqualuma line of LED marine lighting by OceanView Technologies Inc.

Win-Tron will offer Aqualuma's entire portfolio of LED underwater, marina dock, trim tab and PWC brake lights.

"With its extensive dealer network, Win-Tron Electronics will help us widen the distribution of the Aqualuma line in North America," OceanView Technologies CEO Mike Bader said in a statement.

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McMurdo Ltd. appointed Revere Supply Co Inc. as the exclusive distributor of the company's emergency distress beacons and safety equipment in Canada.

Revere Supply has served the U.S. and South American markets on behalf of McMurdo for the last 18 years and now takes on the task of expanding the leisure boating, commercial maritime and outdoor markets in Canada..

"We are very pleased to have appointed Revere in Canada," McMurdo CEO Jeremy Harrison said in a statement. "As a distributor, Revere has a proven track record in survival equipment sales and service, along with a dynamic regional network of retail outlets and support expertise."

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