OneWater Marine, Inc., a publicly traded company on NASDAQ, announced last week the acquisition of Walker Marine Group, owned by James Walker here on Marco Island. They are acquiring all of the sales of new and used marine craft, as well as the entire service and parts operations which were part of the Walker Group. Walker will maintain ownership of the properties which are part of the locations he presently owns.
Walker’s presently operates Walker’s Marine Sales on Bald Eagle Drive, Walker’s Hideaway Marina at 705 East Elkcam circle, Walker’s Coon Key Marina in Goodland, Walker’s Yacht Sales at 16115 San Carlos Boulevard on Fort Myers, Walker’s Yacht Sales on Fort Myers Beach, Walker’s Hideaway Marina in Cape Coral, and Wahoo’s Bar and Grill and the Flying Bridge at Walker’s Marina on North Road in Naples.
During the most recent 12 months of operation, Walker Marine Group generated $80 million in revenue in sales, service, parts, financing and insurance. This acquisition of Walker Marine by OneWater Marine will mark the largest acquisition by that group.