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Aquila Names Approved Boats as U.K. Reps

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Aquila Power Catamarans is partnering with Approved Boats in the United Kingdom to expand its market and provide best-in-class customer service.

A premium yacht brokerage and boat-sales network, Approved Boats has a location in Greenock and two in Southampton, Hampshire, U.K.


“With an excellent technical team and established after-sales service network throughout the UK and various Mediterranean ports, we’ve chosen the best partner to provide the sales support and service needed to ensure that Aquila Power Catamarans provides its customers with years of enjoyment and memory-making,” Yvan Eymieu, international sales and distribution manager, said in a statement.

“Approved Boats is extremely proud to be bringing these beautifully crafted and innovative boats to the UK market through our award-winning dealerships,” said David O’Rourke, managing director of Approved Boats. “We are looking forward to a great working relationship with Aquila Power Catamarans. From the soon-to-be-released Aquila 28 Molokai to the 70 Luxury, there is a catamaran for every need providing excellent living space and the performance to match.”

Aquila Power Catamarans are built by Sino Eagle Yachts, a yacht manufacturer based in China. 


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