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Adding to the Family

More Boats on the Chesapeake Fairwinds Marina has added Wellcraft boats to the dealership offering, attracting new customers with the full line of fishing vessels. Fairwinds Marina, a family-owned and-operated business since 1959, is a full service marina located on the Magothy River focused on providing excellent customer service. The marina features an extensive parts inventory, top-notch repair facility,

and wet and dry boat storage. “We’re excited to bring on the Wellcraft brand in our store,” stated owner/partner Larry Goldberg. The current line-up for Wellcraft includes a wide range of fishing boats, 18 feet to 35 feet, including center console models, coastal models, and the high-performance Scarab Offshore products. New bay boats and center console boats will be launched over the next several months, broadening the line for 2016. For more information, visit wellcraft.com or fairwindsmarina.com

Cruisers Yachts announcs a long-term sales and service agreement with Bluewater Yacht Sales for its locations in northern South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. “This is a big enhancement to our already strong dealer network,” Cruisers Yachts vice president of sales Dan Zenz says. “Our strategy with dealer recruitment has been aimed at partnering with successful, stable, and established dealerships, and Bluewater Yacht Sales is a perfect fit.” “Our organization is committed to selling the highest quality of yachts,” Bluewater Yacht Sales president Jan Boone says. “Cruisers Yachts is posi-

tioned well for the future, as its ownership and management team share similar philosophies.” Bluewater Yacht Sales will begin carrying Cruisers for the 2016 model year. bluewateryachtsales.com and cruisersyachts.com

Clarks Landing is proud to announce that it has partnered with HP Marine at Tidewater Marina in Havre de Grace to provide its customers on the upper Chesapeake Bay with brokerage services, Tidewater center console sales, service, and parts. Tidewater Marina has been in business for over 60 years and is one of the major full service facilities on the Bay. Mike Hoak is a new affiliate broker of Clarks Landing and brings more than 20 years of experience. “We are excited to have such a knowledgeable partner with a full service marina in the Upper Chesapeake join our team,” says general manager Jeff Truesdale. “This is a huge opportunity to provide the Baltimore area with our exceptional brokerage services.” Clarks Landing provides the Chesapeake Bay area with Sea Ray, Tidewater center consoles, and brokerage yacht sales, as well as service out of the Shady Side and Chester, MD, locations. It has been serving mid-Atlantic boaters for more than 30 years. clarkslandingmd.com

New Home For TrawlerFest

The TrawlerFest boat show and seminar series will return to the Chesapeake Bay for six days this fall. TrawlerFest-Bay Bridge happens September 29 - October 4 and includes seminars on diesel engines, hands-on boat handling, and mastering the boat-buying process. This year’s destination seminars will focus on the Great Loop and its tributaries and Downeast Maine. The show runs October 1 - 4 and includes booths displaying marine products and services. Dozens of new and used cruising powerboats will be featured on the docks of the Bay Bridge Marina in Stevensville, MD. passagemaker.com/locations/baybridge 72 September 2015 PropTalk.com

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