MarineMax Dallas to Host Debut of the All-New Sea Ray L590 at Annual Wine and Waves Event

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FORT MYERS, Fla., (February 23, 2016) – MarineMax Dallas announced today that they will present the first Sea Ray L590 ever in the state of Texas at their annual Wine and Waves Kickoff Party. The event will be on the MarineMax Lake Lewisville docks on March 18th.

“The Wine and Wave Kickoff Party wad created to start the boating season right by entertaining, wining and dining our great customers and their families,” explained Tyler Choyke, MarineMax Dallas General Manager. “Having the latest model L-Class yacht from Sea Ray, the L590, is the icing on the cake.”

With a length overall of fifty-eight feet, ten inches and a beam of sixteen feet, the Sea Ray L590 has room for a crowd, yet with triple Cummings® QSC 8.3 – 600 in-line 6 diesels and Zeus® drives and joystick control it is easy to operate short handed.

“Sea Ray used the finest materials and inspired design throughout the L590,” continued Choyke. “It is a stunning example of Sea Ray’s commitment to extraordinary comfort and performance.”

The Sea Ray L590 will be available for inspection along with entertainment, food and wine at the MarineMax Dallas Wine and Waves Kickoff party on March 18, 2016, 7 p.m. through 10 p.m.

For or more information, please contact Faith Miller at 469-293-9095 or email faith.miller@marinemax.com.

Boston Whaler’s Outrageous Press Event at MIBS

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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.

MarineMax to Host Free Seminar on Targeting Sheepshead and Spanish Mackerel

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (January 27, 2016) – MarineMax announced today that their Panama City Beach store will be hosting their first fishing seminar of the year, “Catching Sheepshead and Spanish Mackerel.” The seminar will be held on February 13, 2014 from 9 AM to 11:00 AM in a classroom environment at MarineMax Panama City Beach.

Winter brings colder weather that drive many game fish to warmer waters. However, sheepshead can be found inshore lurking around structures and historically, Spanish mackerel will soon be making an appearance in early spring. In this fun and instructive seminar, professional fishermen, Tom Putnam, will share his extensive expertise on catching these disparate fish species. Tom will detail the proper approaches using various rods, reels, tackle and bait. They will also coach on bait presentation and landing techniques for these fun to catch fish. Printed materials will be handed out for future reference and professional vocalist Bob Fowler will provide entertainment during the halftime break.

“If you are a novice or simply trying to improve your game, this seminar will be informative and entertaining,” said Bob Fowler, sales consultant and broker, MarineMax Panama City. “Even if you are a seasoned offshore fishermen you may glean new skills and learn some successful tips when you attend.”

The event is free to the public and attendees will receive special discount coupon cards good at any Half-Hitch Tackle Store. To reserve a seat, RSVP by Friday, 12 February 2016 to Julie Eliasen at 850-708-1317 or email to julie.eliasen@marinemax.com.

See the Latest 2016 Models Including the All-New 400 Sundancer at the Overland Park Boat Show

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LAKE OZARK, Wis., (December 16, 2015) – MarineMax Lake Ozark and MarineMax Osage Beach announced today that they will be showing, the all-new for 2016, Sea Ray 400 Sundancer along with the latest SPX and SLX models at the Overland Park Boat Show January 7-10, 2016. This will be the first opportunity to see the 400 Sundancer and many of the other Sea Ray models being shown.

“We are excited to be able to have such an incredible lineup for this show,” exclaimed Dave Bigge, MarineMax Regional President. “Along with some awesome Sea Rays, we will also have the new Nautique G23 that is gaining a lot of attention from the pros to the weekend warriors.”

The Lake of the Ozarks Marine Dealers Association produces the Overland Park Boat Show which has become a mid-winter tradition. Held at the Overland Park Convention Center located at 6000 College Boulevard, Overland Park, Kansas. Show hours are Thursday 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Friday 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $9.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 6 – 12. Children 5 and under are free.

“This is a very popular boat show. If you would like to avoid the crowds and receive the personal attention you deserve, schedule an appointment with your MarineMax sales consultant,” continued Bigge. “We look forward to seeing you at the show.”

For more information or to make a reservation, contact Teresa Riley at 573-365-5382 or email terresa.riley@marinemax.com

MarineMax Announces a New Ocean Alexander 100 Motoryacht Owner

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CLEARWATER, Fla., (December 10, 2015) – MarineMax announced today that they have a new Ocean Alexander 100 Motoryacht owner. This model was first introduced to the public at the 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show where The Ocean Alexander 100 received a lot of attention and acclaim by yacht enthusiasts and critics from around the world.

“After almost one year of extensive research comparing competitive models, my clients chose the Ocean Alexander 100 Motoryacht for their family,” said James Corts, MarineMax Sales Consultant. “The fully enclosed Skylounge was the deciding factor, they really liked that they could operate the vessel in comfort no matter what the weather brings. This configuration also frees up space on the main deck for a forward lounge and desk area.”

The Ocean Alexander 100 is designed by Evan K. Marshall as part of the highly successful Ocean Alexander full-beam master stateroom arrangement with his-and-her heads. The forward VIP stateroom and two guest staterooms each have en-suite heads and plenty of storage. The living space on the main deck affords a dining table that seats eight and massive seating areas for socializing. The galley is a stand-out in its class with the space and professional appliances for a chef to prepare true gourmet meals.

Ocean Alexander uses inventive aluminum-beam engineering and unidirectional carbon fiber to add exceptional strength without adding weight. This allowed them to design the 100 with the most massive window views and a living space usually found only in megayachts.

“My clients intend to make extensive use of their new Ocean Alexander 100,” added Corts. “With the highly efficient hull and 4,000 gallon fuel capacity, they will be able to reach distant ports in luxurious comfort and style.”

MarineMax Launches Supreme Towboats in Houston, Lake Conroe and Buford

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CLEARWATER, Fla., (December 7, 2015) – MarineMax announced today that they will be offering Supreme Towboats at three locations, MarineMax Houston, MarineMax Lake Conroe, and MarineMax Buford. Supreme manufactures world class wake and surf towboats that are designed with the performance expected by professional riders. However, they are value priced for the serious weekend warrior.

Supreme Towboats are powered by GM Marine Crusader Engines from PCM that are seamlessly integrated to the 1.72 X 1 gear reduction and specific propping for instantaneous take-offs. Combine the power and performance with Supreme’s QuickFill Ballast and Plug and Play Ballast to achieve precise control of the wake size. Add Supreme’s Quick Surf System and Supreme owners have the ultimate control over the shape of the wake.

Supreme’s exceptional value couples with the MarineMax Advantages including a complete owner’s orientation, a full tank of fuel, U.S. Coast Guard safety gear, and dock lines – everything needed to start boating. MarineMax’s exceptional service, educational boating seminars and the opportunity to participate in the exclusive MarineMax Getaways!® create the best-in-class, total ownership experience.

MarineMax is proud to be a dealer of Supreme Towboats, made for serious wake-surfing, and wakeboarding or simply relaxing on the water. To learn more contact Chill Pillsbury at 281-326-4224 ext. 13417 or visit http://www.marinemax.com/supreme.

MarineMax Panama City Beach to Hold Free Fishing Seminar – Trout and Winter Fishing

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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., (November 30, 2015) – MarineMax Panama City Beach announced today that they will be hosting a free seminar on targeting and landing trout and other area bay and gulf winter species, December 12, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The “Trout and Winter Fishing on Our Bays and Gulf” seminar will be held at MarineMax Panama City Beach in a classroom setting.

“Join us for our last free seminar of this season. Our resident instructor Tom Putnam, Owner of Half-Hitch Tackle Stores, will teach the techniques, methodology and proper tackle for fishing to successfully catch trout and other winter species,” said seminar host Bob Fowler, Sales Consultant and Broker at MarineMax Panama City Beach. “Tom will share his trade secrets to catching winter trout and other great fish on our beautiful Panhandle Bays and Gulf.”

Trout and other species can be caught in the Panama City Beach area all year. However, as the water cools the populations of fish move to the warmer waters inshore. Trout and other fish species are cold-blooded and their body temperatures stay around the same as the water that they swim in, which factors into slowing their metabolism. Temperate waters in the bays and rivers around the Panama City are warmer and provide sanctuary; good news for local fishermen looking to catch trout.

“Having the proper tackle and knowing how, where and when to find trout and winter species will give you a great advantage. That is what this seminar is all about,” added Fowler

Each participant will receive free instructional sheets and a valuable Half-Hitch Discount Coupon and, as usual, your host Bob Fowler will be providing the ‘half-time entertainment’ with his professional vocal styling.

For more information contact Julie Eliasen at 850-708-1317or email julie.eliasen@marinemax.com.