Southport Boats Announces New Dealer on Florida’s Atlantic Coast

March 10, 2016

For Immediate Release

Augusta, Maine – Southport Boats of Augusta, Maine has announced a new Dealer Relationship in Florida with Palm City Yachts, currently with two locations in Stuart ( and one in Palm Beach (, with more to follow.

Palm City Yachts is an experienced, successful, and a high volume dealer for Suzuki Outboards and several other quality boat lines, to include Pioneer Boats. Shane Hunt joined forces with Craig Clements to combine both high volume and larger boat experience in order to ensure continued success. Craig Clements has always had a goal of expansion and growth into new markets. A perfect example of this is the ongoing expansion to an all new showroom / dealership located on Federal Highway (US 1) in Stuart. Palm City Yachts recognized their need for high value, robust and a quality engineered offshore center console for both present and future customers, Southport was a perfect fit.

“We are delighted to welcome Palm City Yachts to our dealer group- with over 20 years serving the Palm Beach and Martin County market, we expect them to be very successful. Their experience, professionalism and marketing know-how combined with a strong dealer service operation will help take Southport Brand awareness to the next level in Florida.” said Skip Robinson, Managing Director of Southport Boats.

Both Craig and Shane visited the Southport plant in December and Craig said, “We knew at once we had to move forward with Southport. The Maine Craftsmanship and attention to detail was obvious.” Shane called the next day to confirm the agreement and began to order boats. “I’m not one to hesitate when I see a good product and a good fit for success at Palm City yachts. Why wait? Let’s get started,” he said.


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