New Englanders Love Boating

…and we’ve got money.

In a press release about his company’s acquisition of Bassett Marine (Westbrook and Warwick) announced yesterday, William H. McGill, Jr., Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of MarineMax, stated that the New England region “…represents one of the wealthiest areas of the country and has a deep appreciation and affinity for boating.”

Not sure from the press release what becomes of Bassett Marine, but as of 8:45 this morning their website was “down for maintenance”.