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Legendary Marine set to open new store in Florida

Destin, Fla.-based Legendary Marine said it has acquired the former Killinger Marine location in Pensacola and is preparing to open a store there Oct. 1.

The dealer is hosting a job fair that continues today to fully staff the new store at 84 W. Airport Boulevard and is seeking qualified candidates for all positions, including sales, business manager, service, parts, lot attendants, detailers and office staff.

“We’re excited to open in Pensacola,” Scott Cunningham, Legendary Marine’s managing director, said in a statement.

“As a growing dealer in the Panhandle for 15 years with stores in Gulf Shores, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Sandestin and Panama City, we’ve always eyed Pensacola as a natural fit, so when the opportunity presented itself to secure the former Killinger Marine property, which has been a marine dealership since 1973, we didn’t hesitate to jump on it.”

Legendary Marine will sell a broad spectrum of new-boat lines, including Scout, Everglades, and Sea Hunt fishing boats, Cobalt and Chris-Craft sport boats, Crest pontoons, Zodiac inflatables, and Regal express cruisers and sport coupes from 26 to 53 feet.

The new Pensacola location also will offer used, consignment and brokerage boat sales, on-site parts and accessories, full service and repair facilities and a used-boat buyer.

In 2014 Legendary Marine merged with the Atlanta-based Singleton Marine Group to form OneWater Marine Holdings, which now owns and operates 36 dealerships across six states.

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