Quick Hits: January 13, 2021

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Yachts360 announced it is teaming with Sima Marine to expand into Ohio and the Great Lakes market. Founded in 1953, Sima Marine has been under the management of John Sima for more than 35 years. “John and his team … have a long history and knowledge of the Great Lakes market. They will be a valuable asset to not only our brokers, but the current and past clients of Sima Marine,” Yachts360 Group managing partner Justin Goins said in a statement.

Aluminum RIB manufacturer Highfield Boats added three dealers to its U.S. network: Erie Marine in Marblehead, Ohio; Datrex in Seattle, and Defender Industries in Waterford, Conn. “Highfield Boats has experienced record-setting sales growth in the U.S. market in 2020, even outpacing the aggressive growth target we set over the previous year,” Highfield USA general manager Tom Watson said in a statement. “We are delighted to welcome these three outstanding dealers aboard.”

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