MarineMax Clearwater Expands Their Commitment to the Tampa Bay Boat Show

CLEARWATER, Fla., (May 16, 2016) – MarineMax Clearwater announced today that they will be expanding their footprint at the Tampa Bay Boat Show May 20 – 22, 2016, featuring a larger booth and displaying more and larger boats.

“We are excited to have more space to display the many brand-new models that have just arrived,” stated Jack Ezzell, MarineMax Clearwater General Manager. “Some of the new models include the recently introduced Sea Pro 208 and 228 Bay Series models. And, we have several more models on their way. Best of all, these premium boats are exceptionally well priced.”

Along with the “Next Wave” of Sea Pro, the MarineMax display will include larger boats from Sea Ray and Boston Whaler as well as the Scarab 165 and 215 Jet Boats. At the show MarineMax will feature the Sea Ray 19 SPX outboard and the Sea Ray 260 Sundancer. MarineMax Clearwater also offers boats from Sailfish, Nautique, Galeon Yachts, Azimut, Ocean Alexander, Hatteras, Aquila Power Cats and Harris Pontoons.

Presented and produced by Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Bay Boat Show is at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301, Tampa, FL 33610. The event is open to the public and admission is free. Hours are Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 22, from 10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.

“This is a very popular show. To avoid the lines and to receive the personal attention you deserve, call ahead and make an appointment with a MarineMax sales consultant to tour the boat that fits your boating passion,” concluded Ezzell.

For more information or to make an appointment, call Diana De Carvalho at 727-536-2628 or email

MarineMax to Debut Sea Ray and Galeon Yachts a Suncoast Boat Show

Sea Ray L590 Exp
MarineMax announced today that they will be debuting the all-new Galeon Yachts 420 FLY and the Sea Ray L590 Express. Both yachts showcase their respective builders’ expertise and approach to building outstanding, fine, luxury yachts.

The sporty Galeon 420 FLY is built in Eastern Europe by one of the most respected builders on the continent. Recently MarineMax became the exclusive Galeon dealer for all of the Americas. The 420 FLY features a huge social flybridge with double wide captain’s seat adjacent to a double wide passenger seat. Forward is a large sun pad and expansive L-shaped sofa with table and wet bar abaft of the helm seating. Add three staterooms, two heads below and a panoramic view from the salon and lower helm station and the 420 FLY excels in sociability.

Galeon 420 FLY
“All Galeon Yachts combine old-world craftsmanship with today’s technologies and the 420 FLY is no exception,” explained Aaron Kramer, MarineMax Venice Store Manager. “The build quality and innovations are extraordinary. Guests of the Suncoast Boat Show will be able to be some of the first in North America to see her exceptional value.”

The elegant Sea Ray L590 Express oozes with luxury. A true statement yacht with all the charms and comfort owners have come to expect on a L-Class Sea Ray. Painstakingly laid out to anticipate its owners’ every need with form and function exquisitely blended.

“If there is one yacht to see at the Suncoast Boat Show, the Sea Ray L590 is a must,” offered Jason LeFevre, MarineMax Sarasota Store Manager. “This is a popular boat show and to avoid waiting in line or being disappointed, I recommend visitors plan ahead and make a reservation with a MarineMax professional sales consultant before the show.”

In addition to the Galeon 420 FLY and Sea Ray L590, MarineMax will be displaying the Hatteras 70 Motoryacht, 60 Motoryacht and 45 Express along with a myriad of Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Azimut yachts and Harris Pontoon models at the show.

The 34th annual Suncoast Boat Show is produced by Show Management and takes place in downtown Sarasota April 15-17, 2016 at Marina Jack. The show hours are Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission is $13 at the show and children under 15 are free with an accompanying adult.

For more information or to make a reservation contact Jason LeFevre at 941-388-4411 ext. 15010

MarineMax Will Debut New Yacht Models at the Palm Beach International Boat Show

Stuart and Pompano, Fla., (March 7, 2016) – MarineMax Pompano and MarineMax Stuart will team up to display the latest models from Sea Ray, Boston Whaler, Azimut Yachts, Ocean Alexander, Scout Boats, and Scarab Jet Boats as well as presenting the area debut of Galeon Yachts at the Palm Beach International Boat Show March 17 – 20.

“We are excited to have so many new models to display at this year’s 2016 Palm Beach International Boat Show,” stated Paul Cummings, Regional President for MarineMax Florida Southeast. “Along with the new 2016 models, we will be displaying the newest Galeon Yachts for the first time at the show.”

New to North America, Galeon Yachts are handcrafted in Eastern Europe at a modern and well equipped 280,000 square-foot facility with over 500 experienced craftspeople implementing the latest marine technologies. All components are custom built in the factory assuring consistent quality throughout the construction process. The advanced operations are governed by cutting-edge management systems and state-of-the-art production technology.

“Galeon combines old-world craftsmanship with the latest boat building technologies. The results are, that every detail on a Galeon Yacht is painstakingly built to the highest standards by experts in their respective fields,” continued Cummings. “With exceptional exterior and interior options, individual customers can have their boat tailored specifically to where and how they boat, making each Galeon Yacht as individual as its owner.”

Presented by Show Management, The 31st Annual Palm Beach International Boat Show, March 17 – 20, 2016, is one of the top five boat shows in the country – featuring more than $1.2 billion worth of boats,  yachts  and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers. It is truly an international show. The Palm Beach International Boat Show is open to the public. The show is open Thursday, March 17, 12 noon – 7 p.m., Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 13, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Adult admission is $21, children 6 – 15 are $11 and children under 6 are free with an accompanying adult.

“As we move into spring and the weather is getting warmer, The Palm Beach International Boat Show presents the perfect opportunity to own the boat of your dreams with all the latest innovative features. And better yet, it is also the best time to get great deals,” added Cummings. “To avoid the lines and to receive the personal attention you deserve, call ahead and make an appointment with a MarineMax sales consultant and discover the boat that fits your boating passion.”

For more information or to make an appointment, call MarineMax Pompano at (954) 783-9555 or MarineMax Stuart at 941-485-3388.

Marine Industry Gathers for Inspiration

President of FedEx Light Load, Mike L. Ducker is the featured speaker at the industry’s annual Leading with Vision & Values. Every year, for 14 years the industry gathers for an inspirational presentation. It is an impressive testament to our marine industry that fierce competitors can get together for shared values.


Boston Whaler’s Outrageous Press Event at MIBS

Boston Whaler MIBS

At a press event held today at the Miami International Boat Show, Boston Whaler introduced the all-new 250 Outrage, 280 Outrage and 330 Outrage and was awarded Boating Magazine’s 2016 Boat of the Year for its 420 Outrage model. Boston Whaler President, Huw Bower, invited Miami International Boat Show attendees to test ride these fantastic Outrage models.