Centurion Boats welcomes 16 dealers to its network

MERCED, Calif. – Centurion has welcomed 16 new partners to the Centurion Boats dealer network. The introduction of the 2016 Centurion Ri237 has attracted tow boat dealerships to become retailers of Centurion boats. “We are gaining dealers all over the world with amazing customer service reputations that equate to dominant performance in their geographical areas,” the […]
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Scout Boats awards top dealers, showcases 2016 models

Scout Boats, Inc. held its 2016 Model Year Dealer Meeting September 24 – 26, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. The dealer meeting consisted of a two day dealer event, media boat testing, a successful customer sales expo, top dealer awards and the debut of the company’s all new 231 XS Bay Boat. During the welcome dinner, […]
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What manufacturers (and dealers) need to beware of after the recent VW mess

Have you heard? Of course you have, Volkswagen is on the hot seat because of some not-so-ethical behavior. It’s a shame. It’s embarrassing. It’s downright criminal. But what do boat manufacturers need to beware of now that the scandal is scattered all across the headlines? The American consumer is now more skeptical than ever of […]
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Manitou Pontoon and Apex Marine offer Digital Showroom Manager by Marine Dealer Technologies for dealers

JACKSON, Mich. – Manitou Pontoons (Triton Industries) and Apex Marine, builder of Qwest Pontoons & Gillgetter Pontoons, have both partnered with Marine Dealer Technologies (MDT) to provide their dealer groups with Digital Showroom Manager (DSM). DSM is a web based system that allows dealer to completely control inventory uploaded by the manufacturer, create custom quotes […]
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Blue Gas Marine, Inc. expands authorized dealers and natural gas stations

APEX, N.C. — Blue Gas Marine, Inc., is expanding its network of authorized dealers and natural gas fueling station locations to ensure the Blue Gas Marine natural gas hybrid fuel system is readily available where it is in demand.  Blue Gas Marine, Inc. is the emerging green-energy corporation dedicated to make natural gas available for boats, […]
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Ryan Estis shares strategies to help dealers win more business

After three powerful days of education and networking at the industry’s premier annual dealer event, attendees of the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla., were treated to an inspiring Closing Keynote address delivered by world-renowned business performance expert Ryan Estis. Estis spoke before a room of marine retailers Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19, […]
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Boating Industry announces 2014 Top 100 Dealers

Boating Industry announced the 10th annual list of Top 100 dealers at a black tie gala Wednesday in Orlando. “For a decade, Boating Industry has recognized the best boat dealers in North America as the Top 100,” said Boating Industry editor-in-chief Jonathan Sweet. “These dealers are truly the elite of the marine industry, recognized for […]
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Scout Boats celebrates 25 years, recognizes outstanding dealers

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Scout Boats, Inc. recently celebrated its 25th Anniversary at their annual 2015 Model Year Dealer Meeting, held September 24 & 26, 2014, in Charleston, SC. Scout held a two day event this year that included a debut of new models (255 LXF & 300 LXF), a media day, and three ceremonial events that […]
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