MarineMax, the world’s largest recreational boat, yacht and superyacht services company, announced the acquisition of C&C Boat Works, a full-service boat dealer in Crosslake, Minn.. The transaction expands MarineMax’s footprint in Minnesota to five locations.
For more than 60 years, family owned C&C Boat Works has provided Minnesota’s Whitefish Chain of Lakes with outstanding customer service and premium brands. The dealership features boats from Barletta, Cobalt, Harris, and Nautique, among others. With over 1,000 feet of lakeshore, C&C Boat Works has indoor and outdoor storage for more than 600 boats, complementing its service and storage operations with full-service marina amenities.
Brett McGill, MarineMax Chief Executive Officer and President, stated, “We are excited to welcome C&C Boat Works to the MarineMax family. This is a business we have known for many years, one that shares our team-focused culture and dedication to service excellence. The addition of C&C Boat Works, which follows our 2021 acquisition of Nisswa Marine, enhances our ability to serve customers and realize further efficiencies across our operations in the region. With an annual economic impact of $6.9 billion, recreational boating is important to Minnesota and a prime passion for its residents. We are thrilled to expand our presence there.”
As the world’s largest lifestyle retailer of recreational boats and yachts, as well as yacht concierge and superyacht services, MarineMax has more than 125 locations worldwide, including 78 dealerships and 58 marinas. Integrated business includes IGY Marinas, which operates luxury marinas in yachting and sport fishing destinations around the world; Fraser Yachts Group and Northrop & Johnson, leading superyacht brokerage and luxury yacht services companies; Cruisers Yachts, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of premium sport yachts and motor yachts; and Intrepid Powerboats, a premier manufacturer of powerboats.
Brad Nelson, C&C Boat Works CEO and Owner, stated, “Its passion for the boating lifestyle, extensive resources, and established industry leadership make MarineMax the ideal partner for us as we continue driving the expansion of our business in north central Minnesota. This combination offers tremendous benefits to both our customers and the C&C team. We are delighted to become part of the MarineMax family.”
To enhance and simplify the customer experience, the company provides financing and insurance services as well as leading digital technology products that connect boaters to a network of preferred marinas, dealers, and marine professionals through Boatyard and Boatzon. In addition, they operate MarineMax Vacations in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, which offers our charter vacation guests the luxury boating adventures of a lifetime. Learn more at www.marinemax.com.