Off the Hook Yacht Sales NC, LLC Acquires Bennet Brothers Yachts & Boatyard


WILMINGTON, NC - June 26th, 2020 - Off the Hook Yacht Sales NC, LLC, announced that it has acquired Bennett Brothers Yachts and Boatyard, a company specializing in the service, repair, and refit of boats and yachts, as well as travel lift services and hurricane haulouts. The purchase is a key element of Off the Hook Yacht Sales’ long term strategic plan of becoming the #1 dealer for premium used boats and yachts in the World.

This acquisition will allow Off The Hook Yacht Sales to streamline and consolidate several existing locations and operations in South Eastern North Carolina, while increasing the breadth and quality of its service offerings. Additionally, Off The Hook Yacht Sales is extremely excited to be able to contribute to the development along the Cape Fear River in Downtown Wilmington and be a large contributor within the local economy.

“Connor and Patricia Bennett have done an incredible job building up their service team and we are thrilled to have them on board,” says Jason Ruegg, President of Off the Hook. We think it will be a great partnership - combining Ruegg’s expertise in Sales and Marketing, with the Bennetts experience in service and refits. We do the highest volume in the industry and we need more operations like this in order to support that. We look forward to serving the Wilmington area with the most efficient boat sales and service.”

About Off the Hook Yacht Sales and Bennett Brothers Yachts - Boat Yard

Off The Hook Yacht Sales NC, LLC, based in Wilmington, North Carolina, was founded in 2012 by Jason Ruegg, and has now become the largest marine wholesaler in North America. The company provides wholesale purchasing services for brokerages, new boat dealers, and private individuals, and has become a household name at the largest brokerages and dealerships in the Country. The Wilmington, NC headquarters is one of Off the Hook Yacht Sales four locations, which include Dania Beach, FL, Grasonville, MD, and Brick, NJ.

Bennett Brothers Yachts - Boat Yard specializes in the service, repair, and refit of yachts of all sizes and haulouts up to 70 tons, including catamarans, deep draft sailboats, sportfishing boats, and cruising powerboats. Bennett Brothers is one of Wilmington’s source providers of marine dockage in deep brackish water at Cape Fear Marina. Located on the Northeast Cape Fear River with a shipping lane depth approach, Cape Fear Marina offers security and convenience, located minutes from Historic Downtown Wilmington and Wilmington International Airport (ILM). The gated and certified Clean Marina offers a fully equipped dock house with shower and laundry facilities at the 70 slip marina. Water and tank pump-out is available at every slip and power availability.

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Article Author: Carson Talbert