Dealers and Distributors

Our weekly roundup of dealers and distributors includes news from Denison Yacht Sales, Mastry Engine Center, Carolina Waterworks, and Win-Tron Electronics.

Denison Yacht Sales, a full-service yacht brokerage and charter firm based in Fort Lauderdale, was named the exclusive representative for Selene Ocean Trawlers in the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean.

"Selene has steadily developed into a world-leading brand in the luxury long-range trawler market, and we are proud to be representing them and working with the Selene Florida team," said Bob Denison, president of Denison Yacht Sales, in a statement.

The Selene line of trawlers includes 11 models ranging from 36 to 75 feet. Nearly 400 Selene trawlers have been built since the company was founded about a decade ago.

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Mastry Engine Center of St. Petersburg, Fla., is now a stocking outboard dealer for Mercury. In addition to MerCruiser sterndrives, the company will offer advanced sales, service and parts for Mercury outboards.

Mastry Engine Center is expanding it efforts within a network of more than 5,000 Mercury dealers in the United States.

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corp., is a leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines.

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Carolina Waterworks brought on Canadian distributor R & J Machine to handle Ontario for distribution of its Safe Haven Systems.

Based in Lakefield, Ontario, R & J Machine specializes in marine docking and lift solutions. The company will offer Safe Haven Systems' complete line, including the advanced Retreat, Harbor, Hideaway and Jet-T boat and PWC lifts, as well as environmentally friendly solar hybrid models.

"We're excited to sign on R & J Machine as our first Canadian distributor," president Keith Rogerson said in a statement. "They have a reputation for offering the highest quality products and delivering unmatched customer service."

Carolina Waterworks is based in Goose Creek, S.C.

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Spring Lake Heights, N.J.-based Win-Tron Electronics will now distribute Paradox Marine's Nav-Tracker 1.0/2.0 GPS tracking system.

Paradox Marine, of Fort Lauderdale, is a distributor for Paradox Security Systems, the manufacturer of the Marine Magellan boat security and vessel monitoring system.


Liqui Moly Adds Defender as Distributor

The marine supplier picked up the German fuel additive manufacturer for U.S. distribution.

Good and Not-So-Good News

As Brunswick backs the Vamos A Pescar initiative to increase Hispanic fishing participation, invasive carp DNA has been detected in the Milwaukee River.

U.S. Powerboat Show Returns

Organizers reported more than 300 exhibitors and record attendance. The show “did not disappoint,” said one dealer.

Winnebago Commits to Net-Zero Emissions

The parent of Chris-Craft and Barletta joins U.N. Global Compact signatories aiming for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.