Petzold’s Marine Center launches new office in East Norwalk, Conn., names Diana McCabe managing broker in Norwalk
Petzold's Marine Center
October 25, 2013
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October 18, 2013-Petzold’s Marine Center, a third generation marine retailer, is pleased to announce the official opening of its second location at Norwalk Cove Marina, home of the Norwalk Boat Show, in East Norwalk, CT.
“The expansion into Norwalk was a sensible choice for us and our clients, noted Robert Petzold, President of Petzold’s. “Our base of clients has continued to grow in Fairfield County and to serve them better we decided to open an office in the area. That way, we can provide our clients in and around Norwalk with greater convenience and easier face-to-face service.”
Diana McCabe, a long time broker in the area, will head the office. ”Diana’s a real asset for us as she has such a great reputation and has built a successful career with a loyal following” says Kenneth Petzold vice-president and sales manager of Petzold’s Marine. Prior to Petzold’s, Diana worked for Boatworks Yacht Sales in Rowayton as an award winning sales broker for over 23 years. Diana has enjoyed both sail and power boats and can be found sailing throughout New England in her current boat a Sabre 34 MKII.
The Norwalk office will be named Petzold’s Yacht Sales and proudly represent new products from Sabre, Back Cove, Regal, and EdgeWater powerboats with many models on display Also, the office will offer brokerage services with a large inventory of quality preowned models.
Petzold’s Marine Center has been serving clients from its Portland office since 1945. The firm was founded by William and Agnes Petzold and then headed by William Petzold Jr. The company has a solid reputation as a first-class yacht sales organization with a long successful track record of sales throughout the region. The business also offers a wide array of services through the Portland office including seasonal commissioning /decommissioning, storage, engine repair and repowering, custom canvas work, electronic installation and customization, and the area’s largest Ship’s Store.