About 20 years ago, I sat next to Bill McGill, the founder and president of MarineMax, at a black-tie dinner in Rimini, on the Atlantic coast of Italy, a gorgeous seaside resort often seen in Fellini movies. We were at a Ferretti Yachts presentation, and McGill, who had just started MarineMax in 1998, was in an expansive mood. From its headquarters in Clearwater, Florida, MarineMax has indeed grown during the intervening years. It is now the largest boat retailer in the world, with 77 dealers at 100 locations. This week MarineMax got even bigger: It just bought Cruisers Yachts in…
For those who love the classic lines and timeless style of a Hinckley, yet crave the capabilities and performance of the latest in cutting-edge outboard propulsion, the Hinckley 35 hits the sweet spot. With eight on order, the first Hinckley 35 is slated to splash in June. She is looking more beautiful than ever imagined, and we can’t wait to see her underway!