Gekko adds dealers in U.S. and Canada

Ski, wake and surf boat builder Gekko said it added several new dealers.

Ski, wake and surf boat builder Gekko said it added several new dealers.

The company said it has continued to expand its global footprint since it moved production to Minnesota last fall.

“Boats for wake sports and skiing continue to be a growth segment, and Gekko is strongly positioned,” CEO Mark Overbye said in a statement. “Gekko’s got a unique blend of great products at key price points, and we’re excited to welcome these new dealers who share Gekko’s passion.”

The new dealers are:

Ÿ• Dewildt Marine, Innisfil and North Hamilton, Ontario

ŸŸ• New Coast Marine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

ŸŸ• Lake Geneva Marine, Lake Geneva, Wis.

ŸŸ• Uncle Gus on Lake Whitney, Clifton, Texas

ŸŸ• The Dam Outfitters, Ninety Six, S.C.

ŸŸ• Lone Star Watersports, Lewisville, Texas

ŸŸ• Valentine Marine, Denver, Colo.

ŸŸ• 66 Marine North, Cross Lake, Minn.


Suzuki Powers Forest River’s New Nepallo Pontoon Boats

The new Nepallo line of pontoon boats with Suzuki engines will be sold at select Camping World and Gander RV & Outdoors stores.

West Marine CEO to Keynote Annual MRA Event

With a “Climate for Change” theme, the Marine Recreation Association’s Educational Conference and Trade Show is set for Oct. 11-13.

Skeeter Owner’s Tourney Held on Lake Fork

A field of 2,000 anglers in 1,000 boats saw a nearly 10-pound bass capture first place in the annual Skeeter owner’s tournament.

Email Remains a Vital Marketing Tool for Dealers

A content marketing staple, emails can consistently deliver valuable and relevant information, if done correctly.

ABYC to Publish Largest-Ever Standards Manual

The nonprofit is offering pre-orders until June 18 of its updated standards manual, with a publication date of July 31.

Furuno, Simrad Add SiriusXM Fish Mapping Suite

The subscription-based service offers offshore anglers a suite of technology with which to locate and catch more fish.