(New Gretna, NJ – July 28, 2011) Viking Sport Cruisers and Orange Coast Yachts announce that they have finalized an agreement that appoints Orange Coast Yachts as the authorized representative for sales and service of Princess yachts on the west coast including California, Oregon, and Washington.
For over 38 years, Orange Coast Yachts has established a solid reputation for sales and service in California, with a reach that spans the many prime cruising destinations on the west coast, including the Pacific Northwest. With locations in Newport Beach and Alameda, California, as well as a new location in Seattle, Washington, Jim McLaren, Tad Fujita, and their staff claim to have built a loyal family of cruising enthusiasts through an outstanding focus on caring for the customer while helping them realize their boating dreams and enjoy the waterfront lifestyle.
Tom Carroll, President and CEO of Viking Sport Cruisers, notes “Orange Coast Yacht’s longstanding success comes from the dedication Jim McLaren and Tad Fujita have to building a well cared for
customer base that truly enjoys their time on the water by showing them the many joys of the boating lifestyle. At Viking Sport Cruisers, customer service and the quality of the ownership experience has been our foremost priority from day one. We are excited about the tremendous potential in our new relationship with Orange Coast Yachts to continue to build upon their track record of commitment to the customer by delivering the Viking Difference to a growing Princess owner base on the west coast.”
Jim McLaren, President of Orange Coast Yachts adds, “We are extremely pleased to join the Viking Sport Cruisers team and look forward to introducing the Princess line to our customers. We built our reputation and success on our belief that customer service had to match or exceed the quality of the product. The ability to continue that commitment makes this association with Viking Sport Cruisers representing the Princess line an ideal partnership.”
With the addition of Orange Coast Yachts, the Viking Sport Cruisers dealer network for Princess yachts spans over sixty sales and service locations to serve customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. Orange Coast Yachts will offer the full range of Princess yachts, including Flybridge yachts from 42 to 98 feet, V Class sport yachts from 42 to
85 feet, and the exceptional M Class 32 and 40 Meter yachts. Orange Coast Yachts will be on hand as the Viking Sport Cruisers authorized west coast representative
for Princess yachts at the at the 2011 Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show that runs from October 27th through the 31st.