Business Overview

Hawaii’s oldest boat dealership providing: boat, outboard motor, trailer & kayak sales, servicing, repair, parts & accessories. Serving the boat community on 2 islands with an excellent reputation utilizing both indoor show rooms and base yards. Featured as the #1 Honda engine dealer in Hawaii, this dealer has received the business of the year award. The top brands sold include: Mercury, Bowrider, Sea Chaser, Zodiac, Bayliner, Arima. An excellent website allows customers to view the inventory with 825 results for engine brands like: Honda Marine, Mercury Marine and Tohatsu, along with 297 results for boats of all styles. The service center offers complete marine service and repair for lower units, powerheads, electrical systems, marine electronics, steering and rigging, as well as warranty support for their outstanding manufacturers. Two locations, both centrally located for easy access. All products are available at both locations.


  • Asking Price: $1,035,000
  • Cash Flow: $350,000
  • Gross Revenue: $2,021,000
  • FF&E: $100,000
  • Inventory: $640,000
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1976

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:N/A
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Building on the Big Island - Available for purchase or rent. 2 buildings, 6,890 sq ft total. Yard 31,780 sq ft. Current rent $3,200 per month + GET. Approximate value $1 M (currently being scheduled to be appraised). New lease available. Building & base yard on Maui – Building, 9,450 sq ft, $3,333.31 per month. Yard, 19,780 sq ft, $520 per month. Lease ends June 2028. An option may be negotiated.

Purpose For Selling:

Owner & CEO passed away recently and his widow would like to retire.

Additional Info

The company was started in 1976, making the business 46 years old.
The sale won't include inventory valued at $640,000*, which ins't included in the requested price.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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