March Industry News
Carver Yachts Adds Breakwater Marine to Dealer Network
Carver has expanded its dealership network by making Seattle-based Breakwater Marine its dealer in the Pacific Northwest. “We are proud to confirm a strong partnership for a very important market for Carver Yachts,” said Erik Nelson, V.P. of sales and marketing for the Wisconsin boatbuilder. “This is an extremely dedicated organization committed to providing extraordinary service to all their customers. They have set new standards for their exemplary aftermarket support and customer dedication programs.” Breakwater showcased Carver’s newest boats, the 54 Voyager and 44 Sojourn, at the Seattle Boat Show in January.
Spencer Ship Expands to New Jersey
Monaco-based Spencer Ship has opened a new U.S. office in Millville, New Jersey. A global distributor for numerous boatbuilders, including Donzi, Pro-Line, and Ocean Yachts, Spencer Ship appointed 30-year marine-industry veteran Doug Finney to oversee the new location. “Doug’s experience in both domestic and international sales development, along with his background in retail dealership management, presented Spencer Ship with opportunities on multiple fronts. His reputation and resume speak for themselves,” said Craig Spencer Harvey, the company’s international sales manager.
Williams Tenders Adds U.S. Dealership
Williams Performance Tenders is expanding its market in the United States by appointing Performance Tenders USA to be its exclusive dealer in Fort Lauderdale. The new location will offer sales and servicing for Williams Turbojet and Dieseljet tenders. The move marked a series of recent expansions into countries including Australia, Dubai, Hong Kong, Brazil, and Russia. “This is a very exciting time for Williams. We recently launched our Dieseljet range in Europe, which has experienced great success across the globe, allowing us to further meet the demands of superyacht and leisure-craft owners,” says Paul Roberts, Williams’ dealer manager. “This planned expansion into the U.S. market represents a significant development for Williams and we are looking forward to working with Performance Tenders USA to further develop the brand.”
Outer Reef Teams with Hinckley
Fort Lauderdale-based Outer Reef Yachts has partnered with Hinckley Yacht Services to provide warranty and service work to its boat owners. “We are proud to be associated with Hinckley, as they are known for exemplary service and customer care,” said Jeff Druek, president and CEO of Outer Reef. Each Hinckley location will have a designated Outer Reef representative to personally assist each owner with their service needs.