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Dealers and Distributors

Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Tiara Yachts, Doyle Ploch Sails and Tecnoseal Marine Anodes USA.

Tiara Yachts added Staten Island Yacht Sales in New York to its dealer network.

"With our familial makeup, it's obvious why we prefer to partner with dealers that carry the same ethic we do and we are fortunate to have found this in Staten Island Yacht Sales," said David Slikkers, CEO of S2Yachts, in a statement. "With programs such as captain's lessons, jump-start classes, electronics training and home marina delivery, Frank and his team consistently exhibit their hands-on commitment to customer satisfaction."

Holland, Mich.-based Tiara Yachts is a subsidiary of S2 Yachts.

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Mark Ploch, owner of Doyle Ploch Sails in City Island, N.Y., is now a dealer for Bic Sport and will be offering the O'Pen Bic high-performance sailing dinghy as well as Bic paddleboards and kayaks.

This is the first step toward the creation of Island Nautical's Outdoor Center, according to the company. Island Nautical also has a location based in St. Petersburg, Fla., and carries sailing apparel such as Slam, Puma, Gill and Atlantis, in addition to Bic products.

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Tecnoseal Marine Anodes USA announced new Northeast sales representatives.

C.R. Dodd & Associates of Alexandria, Va., will represent the complete line of marine anodes in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

Although Tecnoseal has been an established marine anode manufacturer for more than 30 years in Europe, the company is fairly new to the American market. Tecnoseal U.S.'s sales office and warehouse are located in Fort Lauderdale.


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Mack Boring Turns 100

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