2010 Press Releases
Grand Banks Appoints New Great Lakes Dealer
Walstrom Marine Joins Grand Banks Authorized Dealer Network

SEATTLE – January 07, 2010 – Grand Banks Yachts today announced the appointment of Walstrom Marine as its new Authorized Dealer for the Great Lakes region of the United States.

"Walstrom Marine brings an outstanding combination of experience, knowledge, passion and professionalism to their operation," said Neil McCurdy, Vice President of Sales and Service for Grand Banks Yachts. "Grand Banks customers will be well served by the their sales and service teams. We're very proud to have Walstrom join our growing worldwide network of Authorized Dealers."

Walstrom Marine will manage sales of Grand Banks Yachts through its three offices in Northern Michigan, in Cheboygan, Harbor Springs and Bay Harbor. They also offer a full menu of service support, dockage and winter storage, with large-capacity Marine Travelifts in both Harbor Springs and Cheboygan.

"The Grand Banks brand with their Eastbay, Aleutian, and Heritage Series fills a niche in our current line-up of quality made yachts," said David Lyle, president of Walstrom Marine. "Grand Banks fits perfectly with the picturesque cruising found in the Northern Lakes."

Established in 1946, Walstrom Marine boasts a premier full service marina located in a beautiful cruising area popular with many Grand Banks owners. In addition to a knowledgeable sales staff they maintain an outstanding reputation for service, supported by extensive parts, equipment and facilities they use for repair, refitting, and maintenance of yachts. Walstrom Marine was one of the first two marinas in the state to be designated a "Michigan Clean Marina," with an ongoing program to address all areas of clean boating and best management practices.

About Grand Banks - Since 1956, Grand Banks Yachts, Ltd. has built yachts of superior quality that have become industry hallmarks and earned a loyal following around the world. Renowned for their handmade craftsmanship, distinctive good looks, and tried and true all-weather capabilities, Grand Banks yachts continue to be the choice of discerning boaters today. Learn more about the company and its Heritage, Eastbay, and Aleutian series yachts at grandbanks.com.

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