Warbird Marine Holdings Announces the Acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts

Warbird becomes the industry leader of premium saltwater center console boats with combination of Yellowfin Yachts and Invincible Boat Company

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2021 (SARASOTA, FL): Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boat builders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, announced it has completed the acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts. Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Company, which Warbird acquired in 2019. With this acquisition, Warbird becomes the largest and best capitalized designer and builder of custom offshore fishing boats.

Founded by Wylie Nagler in 1998, Yellowfin pioneered the premium center console category. In the 23 years since, Yellowfin has established itself as the most recognized brand in its segment and synonymous with the saltwater lifestyle.

“We are delighted to add Yellowfin to our Warbird platform. Yellowfin is at the pinnacle of their segment both in product line up and brand prestige,” said John Dorton, CEO of Warbird. “The Yellowfin team will remain in place at their Sarasota headquarters with Wylie Nagler as President. Wylie will continue to focus on the products and relationships that have made Yellowfin a legendary brand.”

“At Yellowfin, we have always strived to build the best boat by using the best materials — the best hardware, the best systems,” said Wylie Nagler, Founder and President of Yellowfin Yachts. “Joining forces with Warbird and John Dorton gives us the scale and resources of the Warbird platform, without changing Yellowfin’s DNA or our relentless focus on quality.”

Warbird will invest in Yellowfin’s facilities, people, and new product development – the same playbook that has made Invincible one of the fastest growing brands in the industry. Yellowfin and Invincible will continue to be managed independently.

“Both the Yellowfin and Invincible brands have their own personalities and design philosophies, and we intend to keep it that way,” Dorton said.

Mr. Dorton stated, “the center console category is split between volume builders that can’t deliver the customization, quality and performance the premium buyer demands, and small prestige brands that build quality boats but lack the scale and investment to become truly state-of-the-art.”

“By combining the resources of these two great businesses, Warbird will be able to accelerate innovation, invest in quality and customer service, expand capacity and ensure timely deliveries to our valued customers and distributors,” Dorton said. “Our goal is to set a new bar for the premium center console segment – world-beating boats with a complete customer experience to match.”

Jones Day provided legal counsel to Warbird Marine Holdings. Barrett Evans of Montecito Capital served as financial advisor to Yellowfin Yachts and Katz Barron provided legal counsel.

About Warbird Marine Holdings: Parent company to Yellowfin Yachts and Invincible Boat Company, Warbird Marine Holdings brings together the discipline and business rigor of a larger company with the entrepreneurial brands of premium sportfishing boats. In doing so, Warbird strives to create a higher level of craftsmanship, build quality, durability and customer experience for brands in its group. For more information, please visit www.warbirdmarineholdings.com.

About EagleTree Capital: EagleTree Capital is a leading New York-based middle-market private equity firm that has invested approximately $2.7 billion of equity capital since inception. The Firm has completed over 35 private equity investments and over 70 add-on transactions over the past 20+ years. EagleTree primarily invests in the following sectors: media and business services, consumer, and water and specialty industrial. For more information, please visit www.eagletree.com.

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EagleTree has always strived to maintain a strong culture of good governance to ensure that it operates in a socially responsible manner. In furtherance of this ethos and in accordance with our responsibilities to our clients and other stakeholders, EagleTree is committed to identifying and considering ESG issues, risks and opportunities associated with potential portfolio company investments and engaging with portfolio companies on these matters as necessary during our ownership.

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This Policy is intended to provide a broad framework for EagleTree’s overall approach to ESG. EagleTree recognizes that its approach to different ESG factors may vary among portfolio companies of different sizes, that fall within different industry sectors and that operate in different geographies. Therefore, EagleTree may incorporate and alter different elements of this Policy for different portfolio companies across the stages of the investment management process, including during pre-acquisition, throughout ownership, and when positioning a portfolio company for an exit.

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EagleTree’s ESG initiatives are overseen by its ESG Committee, which includes EagleTree’s two Co-Managing Partners and other members of senior management. The ESG Committee meets at least quarterly. An ESG Sub-Committee has also been formed to function as an ESG working group that carries out the day-to-day aspects of EagleTree’s ESG efforts and initiatives and is available as a resource for investment team members. The ESG Sub-Committee generally meets on a weekly basis and its responsibilities include: (i) engaging with EagleTree’s deal teams on pre-acquisition ESG due diligence matters; (ii) engaging with EagleTree’s third-party ESG specialists to conduct annual portfolio company-level ESG reviews; (iii) responding to investor and other stakeholder ESG requests; (iv) conducting annual employee training; and (v) reviewing and updating this Policy and EagleTree’s ESG program, as necessary, from time to time. The ESG Committee also aims to ensure that all EagleTree employees are aware of EagleTree’s culture of social responsibility and any amendments to this Policy.

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Yellowfin Yachts Sold To Warbird Marine Holdings

  • Updated: June 2, 2021

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Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boat builders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, announced it has completed the acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts. Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Company, which Warbird acquired in 2019. With this acquisition, Warbird becomes the largest and best capitalized designer and builder of custom offshore fishing boats.

Founded by Wylie Nagler in 1998, Yellowfin pioneered the premium center console category. In the 23 years since, Yellowfin has established itself as the most recognized brand in its segment and synonymous with the saltwater lifestyle.

“We are delighted to add Yellowfin to our Warbird platform. Yellowfin is at the pinnacle of their segment both in product line up and brand prestige,” said John Dorton, CEO of Warbird. “The Yellowfin team will remain in place at their Sarasota headquarters with Wylie Nagler as President. Wylie will continue to focus on the products and relationships that have made Yellowfin a legendary brand.”

“At Yellowfin, we have always strived to build the best boat by using the best materials — the best hardware, the best systems,” said Wylie Nagler, Founder and President of Yellowfin Yachts. “Joining forces with Warbird and John Dorton gives us the scale and resources of the Warbird platform, without changing Yellowfin’s DNA or our relentless focus on quality.”

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Warbird will invest in Yellowfin’s facilities, people, and new product development – the same playbook that has made Invincible one of the fastest growing brands in the industry. Yellowfin and Invincible will continue to be managed independently.

“Both the Yellowfin and Invincible brands have their own personalities and design philosophies, and we intend to keep it that way,” Dorton said.

Mr. Dorton stated, “the center console category is split between volume builders that can’t deliver the customization, quality and performance the premium buyer demands, and small prestige brands that build quality boats but lack the scale and investment to become truly state-of-the-art.”

“By combining the resources of these two great businesses, Warbird will be able to accelerate innovation, invest in quality and customer service, expand capacity and ensure timely deliveries to our valued customers and distributors,” Dorton said. “Our goal is to set a new bar for the premium center console segment – world-beating boats with a complete customer experience to match.”

Jones Day provided legal counsel to Warbird Marine Holdings. Barrett Evans of Montecito Capital served as financial advisor to Yellowfin Yachts and Katz Barron provided legal counsel.

About Warbird Marine Holdings

Parent company to Yellowfin Yachts and Invincible Boat Company, Warbird Marine Holdings brings together the discipline and business rigor of a larger company with the entrepreneurial brands of premium sportfishing boats. In doing so, Warbird strives to create a higher level of craftsmanship, build quality, durability and customer experience for brands in its group. For more information, please visit warbirdmarineholdings.com .

About EagleTree Capital

EagleTree Capital is a leading New York-based middle-market private equity firm that has invested approximately $2.7 billion of equity capital since inception. The Firm has completed over 35 private equity investments and over 70 add-on transactions over the past 20+ years. EagleTree primarily invests in the following sectors: media and business services, consumer, and water and specialty industrial. For more information, please visit eagletree.com .

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Warbird Marine Holdings, parent company to Invincible Boat Co. in the US, has acquired Yellowfin Yachts. Florida-based Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible, which Warbird acquired in 2019.

This latest acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, means that Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boatbuilders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, is now the largest and best capitalised designer and builder of custom offshore fishing boats.

Warbird’s CEO Mr Dorton commented:

“We are delighted to add Yellowfin to our Warbird platform. Yellowfin is at the pinnacle of their segment both in product line-up and brand prestige.

“The Yellowfin team will remain in place at their Sarasota headquarters with Wylie Nagler as president. Wylie will continue to focus on the products and relationships that have made Yellowfin a legendary brand.”

Wylie Nagler founded Yellowfin in 1998 and, in the 23 years since, the company has established itself as one of the most recognised brands in the premium centre console segment.

Mr Nagler said of the acquisition:

“At Yellowfin, we have always strived to build the best boat by using the best materials – the best hardware, the best systems.

“Joining forces with Warbird and John Dorton gives us the scale and resources of the Warbird platform, without changing Yellowfin’s DNA or our relentless focus on quality.”

Warbird will invest in Yellowfin’s facilities, people, and new product development, whilst Yellowfin and Invincible will continue to be managed independently.

Mr Dorton continued:

“Both the Yellowfin and Invincible brands have their own personalities and design philosophies, and we intend to keep it that way.

“The centre console category is split between volume builders that can’t deliver the customisation, quality and performance the premium buyer demands, and small prestige brands that build quality boats but lack the scale and investment to become truly state-of-the-art.

“By combining the resources of these two great businesses, Warbird will be able to accelerate innovation, invest in quality and customer service, expand capacity and ensure timely deliveries to our valued customers and distributors.

“Our goal is to set a new bar for the premium centre console segment – world-beating boats with a complete customer experience to match.”

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WARBIRD ACQUIRES YELLOWFIN YACHTS

On June 2 nd  2021 Warbird Marine Holdings completed their acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts. This acquisition allows Yellowfin to only improve as they’ll remain in the same location with the same management, but have access to new resources. “At Yellowfin, we have always strived to build the best boat by using the best materials, the best hardware, the best systems,” said Wylie Nagler, Founder and President of Yellowfin Yachts. “Joining forces with Warbird and John Dorton gives us the scale and resources of the Warbird platform, without changing Yellowfin’s DNA or our relentless focus on quality.”

In 2019, Warbird Marine Holding had acquired, Yellowfin’s now sister company, Invincible Boats. Warbird Marine Holding’s understands that Invincible and Yellowfin are two completely different companies with their own personalities and design philosophies.

Since Invincible’s acquisition, Warbird has made Invincible one of the fastest growing brands in the industry and they plan to promote the same level of growth for Yellowfin Yachts.

President of Waterbird, John Dorton, had commented that “By combining the resources of these two great businesses, Warbird will be able to accelerate innovation, invest in quality and customer service, expand capacity and ensure timely deliveries to our valued customers and distributors. Our goal is to set a new bar for the premium center console segment – world-beating boats with a complete customer experience to match.” This is an exciting merger and our team at South Jersey Yacht Sales are eager to see the advancements it makes for Yellowfin Yachts.

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Warbird Marine Acquires Yellowfin

  • July 7, 2021

Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boat builders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, announced it has completed the acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts. Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Company, which Warbird acquired in 2019. With this acquisition, Warbird becomes the largest and best capitalized designer and builder of custom offshore fishing boats.

Founded by Wylie Nagler in 1998, Yellowfin pioneered the premium center console category. In the 23 years since, Yellowfin has established itself as the most recognized brand in its segment and synonymous with the saltwater lifestyle.

“We are delighted to add Yellowfin to our Warbird platform. Yellowfin is at the pinnacle of their segment both in product line up and brand prestige,” said John Dorton, CEO of Warbird. “The Yellowfin team will remain in place at their Sarasota headquarters with Wylie Nagler as President. Wylie will continue to focus on the products and relationships that have made Yellowfin a legendary brand.”

“At Yellowfin, we have always strived to build the best boat by using the best materials — the best hardware, the best systems,” said Wylie Nagler, Founder and President of Yellowfin Yachts. “Joining forces with Warbird and John Dorton gives us the scale and resources of the Warbird platform, without changing Yellowfin’s DNA or our relentless focus on quality.”

Warbird said it will invest in Yellowfin’s facilities, people, and new product development – the same playbook that has made Invincible one of the fastest growing brands in the industry. Yellowfin and Invincible will continue to be managed independently.

“Both the Yellowfin and Invincible brands have their own personalities and design philosophies, and we intend to keep it that way,” Dorton said. “The center console category is split between volume builders that can’t deliver the customization, quality and performance the premium buyer demands, and small prestige brands that build quality boats but lack the scale and investment to become truly state-of-the-art.”

“By combining the resources of these two great businesses, Warbird will be able to accelerate innovation, invest in quality and customer service, expand capacity and ensure timely deliveries to our valued customers and distributors,” Dorton added. “Our goal is to set a new bar for the premium center console segment – world-beating boats with a complete customer experience to match.”

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Yellowfin Yachts’ History

Yellowfin Yachts, widely recognized for building some of the best offshore fishing vessels on the market today, has built their impressive reputation in a relatively short amount of time. Yellowfin Yachts’ history begins in 1998, when CEO Wylie Nagler set out to build a fast, top-of-the-line fishing boat that could perform well in rough offshore waters. Bringing to bear experience gained from years of offshore powerboat racing and tournament fishing, Nagler designed the first Yellowfin, a fast, top-shelf 31-foot center console yacht that debuted in 2000. Fourteen years later, Yellowfin Yachts’ line of exceptional semi-custom vessels now includes a militarized 34-foot vessel enhanced for law enforcement officials, a custom 40 super yacht tender, and a fleet of fishing boats that range from a 17-foot technical poling skiff to a 42-foot offshore center console with a top speed of 70 miles per hour. Wylie Nagler originally pursued a career building restaurant chains, but his love of boats soon led to an involvement with an offshore racing team. He started working part time rigging boats, eventually moving on to building flats boats. Applying his fishing and racing background, Nagler soon began redesigning boats, eventually creating his own original designs. He started Back Country Powerboats, introducing his first cutting-edge inshore vessel at the Miami Boat Show in 1993. Nagler’s fledgling company quickly became a success, which lead to its purchase by Champion Boats.

As Nagler worked at Champion, he noticed that many of the offshore fishing vessels on the market were merely racing hulls repurposed for the fishing market by adding center consoles. The resulting vessels were fast, but poorly designed, lacking essential fishing equipment such as adequate live wells. He realized that by building a fishing boat first, then making it fast, he could create fishing boats that would meet the needs of professional tournament fishermen and serious anglers. Yellowfin Yachts was born, with a commitment to making the best offshore fishing vessels available. Yellowfin’s vessels are designed, created, and built entirely on site, using only the best materials. 2007 Center Console 34’ Yellowfin for sale Yellowfin sells their vessels on-site, rather than using a dealer, which allows them to offer a wide range of options that customers can choose from to create the semi-customized vessels of their dreams.

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Innovator: Wylie Nagler

By Beau Denton August 31, 2012

In 1998, when Wylie Nagler sold Back Country Powerboats, a Sarasota company that manufactured shallow-water boats up to 20 feet in length, he signed a non-compete clause with his buyer. “The natural progression, then,” says Nagler, “was bigger boats for offshore fishing.” He founded Yellowfin Yachts, LLC, which released its first model in 2000. Now based in Manatee County, the 110-employee company sells nearly 150 boats every year, ranging in price from $35,000 to $500,000. Its global customers include professional athletes and—get this—the Emir of Qatar, who owns 14 of them.

“All boats ride nice when it’s flat,” says Nagler, 45, “but the performance and rough water capabilities are what make our boats stand apart.” Rather than building as many boats as possible for as little money as possible, Nagler strives to build the best boats. “It’s not always about money,” he says. “It’s about the passion of building something better than everybody else.” Nagler and his team are working on designs for a new line of boats they plan to unveil at upcoming boat shows in South Florida. “We try to keep our brand fresh and not get complacent just because we stay busy,” says Nagler.

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Celebrity Owned Super Yachts

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Ever wonder who owns that million-dollar yacht?

Luxury superyachts are made for the rich and famous. The ones we have listed below are worth millions. Some feature gyms, pools, and movie theaters. Not only do these billionaire celebrities own beautiful yachts, but they also have their own private jets, multiple homes, and some, their own island! Many celebrities love to set sail in their luxury yacht to get away from all the chaos and spend time with their family and friends. Step aboard and read some about these celebrity-owned super yachts!

VENUS | Steve Jobs/ Laurene Powell

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Steve Jobs was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc with an estimated net worth of $18 billion USD. Jobs died in 2011 due to pancreatic cancer and could not see the finished product of the superyacht he was building with designer Philippe Starck. Venus is now owned by the Job family. It was built at Feadship and delivered to the Job family in 2012. She is approximately 252 feet long and accommodates 12 guests in six cabins and 22 crew members in 14 cabins. Rumors are that Job’s family spent a total of 100 million euros on the superyacht. She is powered by two MTU engines that bring her to a top speed of 20.5 knots. The boat is not for sale and is not available for charter.

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MUSASHI |  Larry Ellison

2011 Feadship 288 | Larry Ellison is the owner of the American software company Oracle and is one of the richest people in the world. His estimated net worth is 58 billion USD. His mega yacht, Musashi, was launched in 2011 by Feadship and is 288 feet long. Her name was inspired by a Japanese samurai which stands for ‘warrior.’ She can sleep 18 guests comfortably with nine cabins and accommodate her 23 person crew. The designers combined elements from Japanese design and art deco. They even added a spa pool on the upper deck. She is powered by four MTU 16V4000 which brings her to a top speed of 21 knots. Not only does he own this beautiful superyacht, but he also has his own private island and a jet. He purchased Musashi for $160 million USD.

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SEVEN SEAS | Steven Spielberg

2010 Oceanco 282 | Steven Spielberg is a director and film producer. You might know him from his classic films like Jaws and ET. His estimated net worth is $3.7 billion USD. His mega yacht, Seven Seas, was launched in 2010 by Oceanco and is 282 feet long. The yacht has an estimated value of $200 million USD and is named after his seven children. Seven Seas can accommodate 12 guests in six cabins. She has a crew of 26. The designers Nuvolari Lenard and Azure Naval Architects are responsible for the beautiful interior design. She is powered by two MTU engines that will bring her to a top speed of 20 knots. Seven seas are not available for yacht charter nor is it for sale. Rumors have been circling that Spielberg is building a new 109-meter Oceanco Y720 to be completed by 2021.

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MAIN | Giorgio Armani

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PRIVACY | Tiger Woods

2004 Christensen 155 | Tiger Woods is a professional golfer. His estimated net worth is $800 million USD. His superyacht, Privacy, was launched in 2003 by Christensen and is 155 feet long. Woods purchased the yacht for $20 million USD. Privacy can accommodate ten guests in five cabins along with nine crew members in four cabins. The yacht has a large bar on the upper deck, an elevator, jacuzzi, three SeaDoos, and a workout room. Her top speed is 18 knots and she is powered by MTU 12V4000’s.

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MARAYA | Sean Combs aka P.Diddy

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VA BENE | Eric Clapton

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1992 Cornelissen 156 | Eric Clapton is a British rock musician who was born in England. His estimated net worth is $300 million USD. The yacht was built in 1992 at Cornelissen in the Netherlands. However, Clapton did not purchase the luxury until 2005 for an estimated $10 million USD. Va Bene can accommodate twelve guests and twelve crew members. She is powered by two Caterpillar engines that bring her to a top speed of 16 knots. The boat is available for yacht charter and was listed for sale in 2016.

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COMMENTS

  1. Warbird Marine Holdings Announces the Acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts

    June 2, 2021. Warbird Marine Holdings Announces the Acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts. Warbird becomes the industry leader of premium saltwater center console boats with combination of Yellowfin Yachts and Invincible Boat Company. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2, 2021 (SARASOTA, FL): Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category ...

  2. Warbird Marine acquires Yellowfin

    Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Company, which Warbird acquired in 2019. With this acquisition, Warbird becomes the largest and best capitalized designer and builder of custom offshore fishing boats. Founded by Wylie Nagler in 1998, Yellowfin pioneered the premium center console category.

  3. Yellowfin Yachts Sold To Warbird Marine Holdings

    Warbird now owns Yellowfin Yachts and Invincible Boat Company. Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boat builders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, announced it has completed the acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts. Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat ...

  4. Warbird Marine Holdings acquires Yellowfin Yachts

    Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Company, which Warbird acquired in 2019. With this acquisition, Warbird becomes the largest and best capitalized designer and builder of custom offshore fishing boats. Founded by Wylie Nagler in 1998, Yellowfin pioneered the premium center console category.

  5. Warbird Marine Holdings Acquires Yellowfin Yachts

    The new Yellowfin 54 is the flagship of the company's sportfishing fleet. Warbird Marine Holdings, which was formed by EagleTree Capital and is managed by industry veteran John Dorton, has acquired Yellowfin Yachts. Financial terms were not disclosed and Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Co. that Warbird ...

  6. Warbird Marine Holdings Acquires Yellowfin

    Jun 2, 2021. Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boatbuilders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, announced it acquired Yellowfin Yachts. Financial terms were not disclosed. Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Co., which Warbird acquired in 2019.

  7. Yellowfin Acquired By Warbird Marine Holdings

    Here are some areas where we believe Yellowfin will benefit. 1. Improved Delivery Times and Quality Control — Warbird will bring standardized procedures, root cause analysis and work instructions to the build process to help maximize production efficiency. These processes and instructions will help assure consistent delivery of the intended ...

  8. Warbird Marine Holdings LLC

    With the Yellowfin Yachts acquisition, Warbird becomes the largest and best capitalized designer and builder of custom offshore fishing boats in the world. Warbird is a private equity owned company.

  9. Warbird Marine acquires Yellowfin Yachts

    Warbird Marine acquires Yellowfin Yachts. June 2021. Client (s) EagleTree Capital. Jones Day advised Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boat builders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, in the acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts.

  10. Warbird Marine Holdings buys US boat builder

    Warbird Marine Holdings, parent company to Invincible Boat Co. in the US, has acquired Yellowfin Yachts. Florida-based Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible, which Warbird acquired in 2019. This latest acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, means that Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in ...

  11. WARBIRD ACQUIRES YELLOWFIN YACHTS

    This is an exciting merger and our team at South Jersey Yacht Sales are eager to see the advancements it makes for Yellowfin Yachts. Recent Posts. Customizing Your Yacht: Options Available across Top Brands May 26th, 2024. How to Select the Perfect Yacht for Family Cruises May 26th, 2024. 609-884-1600 Email NEW BOATS.

  12. Yellowfin Yachts Bought By Warbird

    The owner of the Invincible Boat Company expands its industry footprint by acquiring Yellowfin Yachts, another legendary brand.. Since its founding in 1998 Yellowfin Yachts has grown to dominate the offshore center console scene, building boats that run at speeds fast enough to earn you a ticket on the highway and come equipped to fish hard all day long.

  13. Yellowfin Yachts Company Profile 2024: Valuation, Investors

    Yellowfin Yachts is a Private company. What is Yellowfin Yachts's current revenue? The current revenue for Yellowfin Yachts is 000000. When was Yellowfin Yachts acquired? Yellowfin Yachts was acquired on 02-Jun-2021. Who acquired Yellowfin Yachts? Yellowfin Yachts was acquired by Invincible Boat.

  14. Warbird Marine

    Warbird Marine Holdings, parent of Yellowfin Yachts and Invincible Boats, aims to solve workforce challenges with a fiberglass lamination facility in Mexico. Jul 23, 2021. Warbird Marine Holdings Acquires Yellowfin. Jun 8, 2021. Warbird Marine's Acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts.

  15. Warbird Marine Acquires Yellowfin

    July 7, 2021. By Bobby. Warbird Marine Holdings, formed by EagleTree Capital to invest in category-leading boat builders and managed by industry veteran John Dorton, announced it has completed the acquisition of Yellowfin Yachts. Yellowfin will be a separately managed sister company to Invincible Boat Company, which Warbird acquired in 2019.

  16. Yellowfin Yachts' History

    Yellowfin Yachts' history begins in 1998, when CEO Wylie Nagler set out to build a fast, top-of-the-line fishing boat that could perform well in rough offshore waters. Bringing to bear experience gained from years of offshore powerboat racing and tournament fishing, Nagler designed the first Yellowfin, a fast, top-shelf 31-foot center console ...

  17. team

    As CEO of Warbird Marine Holdings, he oversees Yellowfin; bringing segment-leading build quality, customer experience, investment capital and business professionalism. Under his leadership as CEO of MasterCraft Boats from 1999-2012, the company became the dominant brand in waterski and wakeboard boats. Dorton's vision to embrace athlete ...

  18. Innovator: Wylie Nagler

    He founded Yellowfin Yachts, LLC, which released its first model in 2000. Now based in Manatee County, the 110-employee company sells nearly 150 boats every year, ranging in price from $35,000 to ...

  19. Talkin' Boats

    Feb 29, 2012. In 1998, Wylie Nagler set out to build a fast top-of-the-line offshore fishing boat. Today, Nagler's Yellowfin Yachts builds some of the most well-respected open offshore fishing boats on the market.His first Yellowfin was a 31-footer, introduced in 2000. He has since added eight boats to a center console lineup from 23 to 42 feet.

  20. Used Yellowfin Boats For Sale

    About Yellowfin Yachts. Used Yellowfin boats for sale are built in Sarasota, Florida, and made in a conglomeration of 16 buildings that comprise 150,000 square feet of manufacturing space.Now owned by Warbird Marine Holdings (2021), Yellowfin Yachts got its start from a man named Wylie Nagler in 1998, the same year he sold Back Country Powerboats, his first company, to Champion Boats; Nagler ...

  21. Yellowfin Yachts

    Premium center console fishing boats for salt-water adventures. Build your Yellowfin. Mobile Menu Button. Boats Open menu. 54 Offshore; 42 Offshore; 39 Offshore; 36 Offshore; 34 Offshore; 32 Offshore; 26 Hybrid; ... Yellowfin boats are available through our domestic and international sales network. Wherever you are, we can help you find yours ...

  22. About Us

    SYC Yachts is a full-service Yacht Brokerage based out of Rose Marina on Marco Island and serving the adjacent Naples area. Industry veteran & broker Steve Sprigg established the company with a mission dedicated to customer service. We are one of the few West Coast of Florida large boat brokerages and have sold Superyachts up to and over 200′.

  23. Celebrity Owned Super Yachts

    His estimated net worth is $3.7 billion USD. His mega yacht, Seven Seas, was launched in 2010 by Oceanco and is 282 feet long. The yacht has an estimated value of $200 million USD and is named after his seven children. Seven Seas can accommodate 12 guests in six cabins. She has a crew of 26.