Sea Ray adds Australian dealer


Chapman Marine Group will carry Sea Ray boats at its new location in Sydney Harbor, Australia.

“Partnering with the right dealers in key markets around the world is critical to the success of the Sea Ray brand. Chapman Marine Group has both the experience and reputation to enhance and expand the ownership experience in Sydney; we’re thrilled to welcome Mark Chapman and his team aboard,” Sea Ray group president Tim Schiek said in a statement.

Located at the Sydney Boathouse, the Chapman Marine dealership offers a new drystack storage and marina development in Rozelle Bay. The location includes new sales offices, a new showroom and a service area.

“Our primary focus will be the retail sales of Sea Ray sportboats, sport cruisers and yachts; brokerage sales of pre-owned powerboats and motoryachts; parts and accessories; service and yacht management,”Chapman Marine managing director Mark Chapman said.


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