The latest news from around the world on mergers, acquisitions and exits across all sectors of the boating industry.

Mergers, Acquisitions & Exits

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Sailsense buys digital switching specialist

2022-05-24T11:31:00+01:00IBI , by Neil Eaves

The acquisition broadens Sailsense Analytics’ range of machine-learning based, connected applications that aid navigation

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UK marina and yacht harbour up for sale


Dart Marina Hotel & Yacht Harbour in Dartmouth is being marketed by Savills

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US boat dealership sold

2022-05-23T11:45:00+01:00IBI , by Neil Eaves

Miller Marine is one of the largest single-point boat dealerships in the US

Austin Boats & Motors

US boat dealership acquires new Texas location

2022-05-18T11:32:00+01:00IBI , by Craig Ritchie

NXTLVL Holdings buys rival to become five-location dealer

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Myers Industries buys third rotational molding operation in three years

2022-05-17T14:52:00+01:00IBI , by Craig Ritchie

Plastic fuel tank manufacturer acquires 41,000ft² rotational molding facility in southeast US, expanding production capabilities

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Freedom Boat Club buys largest US franchise


Acquisition includes the right to expand and build new club locations in the territory

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UK-based marine insurance broker sold in £500m deal

2022-05-10T13:23:00+01:00IBI , by David Robinson

Tysers is said to be the oldest broker on the Lloyd’s of London insurance market


Patrick Industries acquires wakeboard tower manufacturer


Financial terms were not disclosed

Pensacola Shipyard

Pensacola Shipyard sold


The full-service marina and boatyard is part of the West Florida boating community


Sea-Fire distributor sold


Fire Ranger represents the company’s fire detection products in South Florida

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Freedom Boat Club creates ‘Super Territory’ with new acquisitions

2022-04-21T15:55:00+01:00IBI , by Arlene Sloan

US-based Brunswick Corporation steps up its ’shared boat access’ strategy with multiple purchases in the popular boating region of the greater Atlanta area


Suntex acquires New Jersey marina


US owner of best-in-class marinas adds new location to expanding portfolio