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Four Groupe Beneteau brands add new dealers

Four Winns, Glastron, Scarab and Wellcraft, which are all part of Groupe Beneteau, have announced new dealers.

South Coast Yachts in San Diego and Newport Beach, Calif., will now offer Four Winns and Wellcraft.

South Coast, which is a platinum Beneteau sailboat and powerboat dealer, will offer Four Winns runabouts, towboats and express cruisers with choices in outboard or sterndrive power.

The dealership will also will offer Wellcraft Fisherman center consoles from 18 to 30 feet with outboard power from Yamaha, Mercury or Evinrude.

“We are very excited to offer these wonderful brands to our Southern California boating customers,” South Coast Yachts president Barrett Canfield said in a statement. “I was so impressed with the story and history of the people who build these high-quality boats in Cadillac, the sharp, good looks of the different models, and the incredible ride and performance. Our customers are going to love these boats.”

Glastron boats also will be offered at Fay’s Boat Yard in Gilford, N.H., and Thayer Marine in Jackson, Mich.

South Windsor, Conn.-based G&R Marine will now offer Scarab jetboats.



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