Skip to main content

Beneteau announces Fort Lauderdale show contest

Beneteau will celebrate the launch of its Flyer Gran Turismo Express Cruiser range to the North American market at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show by awarding a five-day, four-night trip to France for two, including airfare and accommodations.

“We wanted to do something bold and exciting to commemorate the arrival of our new line of express cruisers in North America. The launch of the Flyer Gran Turismo range here is a proud step for Beneteau,” Maryline O’Shea, marketing director for Beneteau’s powerboats division, said in a statement.

“Since we are a France-based company, it seems appropriate that as we introduce the range to North America we share its birthplace with a lucky few in celebration of the occasion,” she added.

The drawing will be held on the last day of the show, which runs Oct. 27-31.

Those interested in the debut of the cruisers can click here to register for a Beneteau VIP pass, which provides access to the Beneteau VIP area and registers the guest for a chance to win the trip to France.

A purchase will not increase the chance of winning. The contest is open to legal residents of the United States who are 25 or older.

Related

1_ASA

ASA Announces Inaugural Tournament

The Keep America Fishing Tournament will run Sept. 1 through Sept. 30.

1_NORWALK

Expanded Norwalk Show Returns

Organizers are providing additional dock space and boater education programs for the Sept. 22-25 show.

1_RIBCRAFT.NAVY

Ribcraft Building RIBS for U.S. Navy

The company said the 278-boat contract is likely the largest ever awarded by the Navy.

1_YAMAHAALASKA

Yamaha Expands Technical Training

The company signed an agreement with the Alaska Maritime Education Consortium to bolster training in the state’s remote regions.

1_ONEWATER.FORZA

OneWater to Distribute Forza X1 Boats

The companies said customers may use the website, an app or kiosk at OneWater locations, as well as in-person with a salesperson.

1_JDPOWER.Q2

Boat Prices Plateau, and Some Weaken

A quarterly J.D. Power survey found that prices for all segments remain at near historic highs.

Norm

The Customer Isn’t Always Right

Keeping customers happy is a necessary part of relationship-building, but there are situations when the prudent business decision is to cut ties and walk away.

1_FRONTRUNNER

Front Runner Boatworks Hires Director

Jimmy Thompson, whose experience includes dealership sales and management, will oversee the center console builder’s national sales efforts.

1_GLENDINNING

Glendinning Marks 50th Anniversary

The South Carolina family business started with automatic synchronizers and today offers a variety of automation solutions.