Prestige Yachts names Northeast sales rep

Publish date:
Social count:

Prestige Yachts announced that Staten Island Yacht Sales signed on to represent the boatbuilder throughout the Northeast.

Staten Island Yacht Sales will introduce the new Prestige 550 Flybridge at boat shows in the fall, including the Newport (R.I.) International Boat Show (Sept. 13-16) and the Norwalk (Conn.) Boat Show (Sept. 20-23).

“Our partnership with Staten Island Yacht Sales is the result of our distribution strategy of carefully selecting full-service facilities, which include a marina and established sales center along with the most professional team of salespeople in the region to represent the Prestige brand,” Prestige Yachts North America sales manager René Julien said in a statement.

Staten Island Yacht Sales’ main office is in Staten Island, N.Y., It has two other locations in Long Island, N.Y.

“Introducing the Prestige range of yachts to our customers gives them more choices when it comes to purchasing a high quality, high performance vessel,” Staten Island Yacht Sales principal Frank Bongiorno said in a statement.


Connecticut spring show adds charity benefit

The Connecticut Spring Boat Show will be held Friday May 4 through Sunday, May 6, at Brewer Essex Island Marina in Essex, Conn., and this year will be the first time that admission fees will benefit the charity SailsUP4Cancer

Cobalt’s first 23-foot outboard model unveiled

Cobalt Boats introduced its first 23-foot outboard, the Model 23SC, to offer first-time buyers and occasional boaters seeking higher quality and reliability the same level of construction, performance and attention to detail offered in its larger boats.

AIM announces new hires

Catapult Creative Labs, the internal marketing communications agency of Active Interest Media, has hired Andrea Kupfer as vice president, account executive and Christina Erb LoVullo as creative services director. Kupfer will lead Catapult’s long-term sales growth and profitability and Erb LoVullo will oversee marketing and creative services.