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Long Island dealer bullish on Beneteau’s recent acquisitionSome dealers might have entered the Rec Boat Holdings dealer meeting earlier this month with apprehension after the company’s sale to the Beneteau Group, but Dave Kazmark of Patchogue Shores Marina was not one of them. “I’m very happy with the Beneteau [acquisition],”Kazmark told Trade Only Today. “I’m not saying Platinum Equity wasn’t stable, but...more[read more]
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British builder Southerly Yachts goes underOne of the biggest sailboat names in British boatbuilding, Southerly Yachts, has folded again, according to several British publications. The builder, which once employed 165 people at Itchenor Shipyard in Chichester in southeast England, and its molding operation in nearby Havant, went down with the loss of 50 jobs, according to the Chichester Observer. “This...more[read more]
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VIDEO: Fort Lauderdale broker tours Turkish boatyardFort Lauderdale-based 26 North Yachts is a boutique brokerage house specializing in motoryachts 70 to 140 feet. Each year, co-founders Mike Carlson and Nicholas Scherb take their sales team to visit a major international shipyard to, as they say, “increase our boat building IQ.” The team recently completed a tour of Bilgin Shipyard in Istanbul,...more[read more]
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