2008 Press Releases
Grand Banks Yachts Appoints New Authorized Service Centers In Europe
Grand Banks continues to expand in the European region as new service centers open in the UK and Denmark.

SEATTLE – August 13, 2008 – Grand Banks Yachts continues to expand its global service support network with the appointment today of new Authorized Service Centers in Denmark, Norway and the United Kingdom.

Centrally located in Svendborg, Walsteds Baadevaerft A/S has been a part of Denmark's thriving marine industry since 1949. They are knowledgeable in all fields, from electronics to the engineering of air conditioning or steering systems, to all manner of fabrication as well. With a crane to haul smaller boats and a subcontractor on site for larger ones, Walsteds Baadevaerft A/S is equipped for any customer. They are the first Authorized Service Center for Grand Banks in Denmark.

Also in Scandinavia, Wector Yachting is not only an accomplished service and repair center, it is one of Norway's biggest indoor winter storage centers as well, with 6,000 square meters heated storage for boats up to one hundred feet. Located 90 nautical miles from Oslo on the south coast of Norway, Wector Yachting offers haulout services for yachts up to one hundred tons.

In Great Britain, Landau UK Ltd. offers GB owners a proven record in yacht service and repair, including service for warranty work, gel, teak and lacquer work, gardiennage service and other maintenance needs, with special expertise in electronics and electrical installations. Based in Hamble, Landau UK also offers haulout services for yachts up to 80 tons, as well as protected indoor storage.

Grand Banks Yachts offers one of the industry's best service support networks, in terms of both geographic coverage and professional expertise. Each Authorized Service Center receives training specific to Grand Banks, directly from the company's factories in Singapore and Malaysia. And with a growing roster of over 30 locations worldwide, GB owners can be confident in the knowledge that qualified service support is readily available as they cruise to new destinations.

About Grand Banks - Since 1956, Grand Banks Yachts, Ltd. has built yachts of superior quality that have become industry hallmarks and earned a loyal following around the world. Renowned for their handmade craftsmanship, distinctive good looks, and tried and true all-weather capabilities, Grand Banks yachts continue to be the choice of discerning boaters today. Learn more about the company and its Heritage, Eastbay, and Aleutian series yachts at grandbanks.com.

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